Dr. Michael Gordon, MD

Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery  |  
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Age 52
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Dr. Michael Gordon, MD
Dr. Michael Gordon, MD is a minimally invasive orthopedic spine surgery doctor who practices in Huntington Beach, CA. He is 52 years old and has been practicing for 36 years. Dr. Gordon is affiliated with Hoag Orthopedic Institute and Hoag Hospital Newport Beach.

19582 Beach Blvd Ste 306

Huntington Beach, CA 92648

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Dr. Michael Gordon, MD

Dr. Michael Gordon, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Physicians Mutual
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Thoracic Spine Fracture
very high
more than 99% of peers
Lumbar Spine Fracture
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gordon "I believe in spinal surgery as the last resort in a comprehensive care plan. However, spinal surgery is vital to good patient outcome particularly in cases of progressive neurologic deficits, severe pain, failure of conservative care, and severely abnormal diagnostic studies. I have an excellent history of good documented long term results."

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Specialties

  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
52

Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Rib Fracture
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture

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Procedures

  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lumbar Fusion
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

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

  • Columbia U
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1977
  • Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Mount Sinai Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Usc Rancho Los Amigos
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gordon has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Gordon's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gordon to family and friends
4.1
based on 31 total reviews (5 with comments)
Dr. Gordon's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (5)
in Huntington Beach, CA |
Good diagnosis and treatment for spinal injury. Surgery was a positive experience and result. I believe the best care & results available anywhere. Dr. G has a good team to provide professional care... Dave K Huntington Beach, CA
in Costa Mesa, CA |
Dr. Gordon gave me all of my options to deal with my sciatica and lower back pain. These conditions had plagued me for three years, and he and I agreed on a strategy that eventually culminated with a minimally invasive spinal surgery. Now nearly three months later, I feel the best I have felt in many years. I owe Dr. Gordon and his staff immeasurable thanks. He is excellent at his profession, and his calm demeanor certainly helps, particularly when I was understandably anxious about the process.
in Long Beach, CA |
DR GORDON WAS PROFESSIONAL AND TOP NOTCH WHEN I HAD MY SPINE OPERATION. THE SURGERY WAS A GREAT SUCCESS. I HAVE HAD NO PROBLEMS SINCE HAVING SURGERY. I FEEL HE TAKES THE TIME TO GO OVER EVERYTHING AND FOLOWS UP AFTER SURGERY. ITS BEEN 10 WEEKS AND I AM HEALING VERY WELL.
in Newport Beach, CA |
Doctor Gordon and Ivey are very professional and competent. They treated me for a herniated disc and 2 surgeries. Both are very kind and compassionate. Dr. Gordon does a great job of answering questions and explaining things. So does Ivey. Doctor Safman and Naomi treated me for chronic pain prior to the back surgeries described above. They were also professional and competent. They too did an excellent job of explaining things to me as well.
in Mission Viejo, CA |
Dr Gordon repair my neck on 4,5,6,7 and I had no pain
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Dr. Gordon accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Physicians Mutual
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Gordon has admitting privileges

Hoag Orthopedic Institute
16250 Sand Canyon Ave
Irvine, CA 92618
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Hoag Hospital Newport Beach
1 Hoag Dr
Newport Beach, CA 92663
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