Dr. Michael Flippin, MD

Dr. Michael Flippin, MD

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Dr. Michael Flippin, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine in 2000 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery and neurological spine surgery.

4647 Zion Ave

San Diego, CA 92120

Contact Information

(800) 290-5000

Insurance Accepted

  • Kaiser Permanente

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Flippin's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Flippin performs Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities more than 28% of his peers

Dr. Flippin performs this procedure more than 28% of his peers

Dr. Flippin's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myelopathy
  • Neuroplasty
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • 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
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

Health care leader whose mission is to keep you healthy. Under-one-roof convenience, 24-hour advice nurse, and online access to manage your health - anytime.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2000
University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine
Medical School
2000

Awards

Memberships & Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Flippin's Reviews

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4.6

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I trust this man with my life and my ability to walk! Excellent doctor! He truly cares!
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changed my life and was a pleasure to deal with
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