Dr. Michael Burdi, MD

Dr. Michael Burdi, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
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Age 47
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Dr. Michael Burdi, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Mission Viejo, CA and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Stanford University in 1998 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery and orthopedic surgery.Read his story

26401 Crown Valley Pkwy

Mission Viejo, CA 92691

Contact Information

(949) 348-4000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Top Care Areas

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Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Ganglion Cyst
very high
more than 96% of peers
Degenerative Disc Disease
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Dr. Burdi's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Burdi "Dr. Burdi specializes in surgical and non-surgical treatment of conditions of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine and general orthopedic surgery. . Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (Board Certified) Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Member, North American Spine Society Member, California Orthopedic Association Member, American Medical Association Member, California Medical Association Dr. Burdi is a graduate of Stanford University School of Medicine. He completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of California San Diego and went on to complete a Spine Surgery Fellowship with Dr. Courtney Brown at Panorama Orthopedics in Golden, Colorado. He is trained in both operative and non-operative management of spinal disorders and, in addition, has training in minimally invasive techniques and disc replacement surgery. Dr. Burdi believes in a multidisciplinary approach to spinal disorders in order to provide his patients with the maximum benefit from their treatment. Read the "Sciatica" Article written by Dr. Burdi appearing in the June, 2009 issue of Physician LinkNews Dr. Burdi has a web site to educate and help you with questions you may have on the COMG (Community Orthopedic Medical Group) website."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Burdi "I enjoy educating my patients on their condition. I strive to exhaust all reasonable nonsurgical modalities before recommending surgical treatment. With the help of my 9 physician colleagues, we provide full service orthopedic and spine care."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

104  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
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Head and Neck Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Injuries
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • 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
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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39  Procedures

  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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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

  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • Stanford University
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • U C S D Medical Center-Hillcrest
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • University Ca San Diego Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Panorama Orthopaedic & Spine Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Burdi's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Burdi to family and friends
48 total reviews (27 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (48)

  • 5
    (41)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
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Dr. Burdi's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (27)

Dr. Burdi guided me smoothly through the process of restoring my back to health from the first diagnosis through the final step, the surgery. I appreciate his conservative approach and the fact that surgery was considered only after it became clear that there was no other option. I was...more
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Dr. Burdi performed a microdisectomy on me after battling with severe back pain. I came to Dr. Burdi through several referrals from my community page. I walked 5 miles a day and all of the sudden I couldn't walk more than 20 feet. A MRI showed massive herniation in my L4 L5 and Dr. Burdi said...more
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I herniated the L4/L5 disc in my back and also had stenosis of the L5 vertebrae. Both issues were creating tremendous pain. I swore I would never let anyone "cut on my spine" but after months of chronic pain and the depression that comes with it, I sought out Dr. Burdi. In the end, after trying to...more
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Dr. Burdi saw me for a herniated disc and after reviewing my MRI, suggested that he do an epidural procedure to relieve my sciatic nerve pain and my left foot that had gone totally numb. I underwent the relatively easy procedure and was immediately relieved of all pain and I slowly regained total...more
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Extremely pleased with Doctor Burdi and his efficient team. Successful surgery, now pain free. Doctor Burdi took time to explain all options as well as speaking in a non pushy informative manner which the common patient can understand . Thanks to Doctor burdi and team I can get back to my...more
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