Dr. Michael Brage, MD

Dr. Michael Brage, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
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Dr. Michael Brage, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Laguna Woods, CA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1986 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

24331 El Toro Rd Ste 200

Laguna Woods, CA 92637

Contact Information

(949) 586-3200

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Brage performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Limb Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Foot Conditions
very high
more than 96% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
very high
more than 95% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

83  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Still's Disease
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Wrist Fracture
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23  Procedures

  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • University Of Chicago
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • University Of Washington
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Brage has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Brage's Reviews

2.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Brage to family and friends
14 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Brage's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

I recommend him. My total ankle from another physician was failing. Every other doctor just wanted to fuse my ankle. My revision total ankle is 2 years out and I'm doing so much better. Walking with minimal discomfort.
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I have been a patient at SCOS since 2004 and have undergone several experimental surgeries that have been lifesaving to me. Two whole human ankle transplants, and now I have a completely artificial ankle. Dr Brage and Dr Aminian literally have saved my life and removed about 90 percent of the pain...more
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Had appt with Dr Barge. Saw him for 2 minutes,his charge $500 ????? Took 2hrs 30 minutes for cast to be put on. Too many casts scheduled for that time. Everyone was upset. Finally another dr came in ,she was nice.
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Dr Brage is negligent and irresponsible, STAY FAR AWAY FROM HIM. The 1st surgery, he fused my toe jutting in a downward position and left hardware inside. 2nd surgery he forgot to close the wound which led to removing the fat pad causing severe nerve damage/pain. He has an awful personality and...more
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Dr. Brage can barely spend more than 30 seconds with you. He made a poor decision on my injury that delayed my recovery by months. I wish I had done more research before I saw him.
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