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 18 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

Treatment Frequency
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
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
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Knee Disorders
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lupus
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
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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