Dr. Michael Kropf, MD

Dr. Michael Kropf, MD

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Orthopedic Spine Surgery  |  
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59 y/o
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Dr. Michael Kropf, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery doctor who practices in Los Angeles, CA. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 29 years.

The Spine Institute

444 S San Vicente Blvd Ste 901

Los Angeles, CA 90048
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Scoliosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spine Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Degenerative Disc Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • 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 Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • 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 Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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Procedures

  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid 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

  • UCLA Med Center
    Medical School | Graduated
  • UCLA School Of Med La
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Rancho Los Amigos Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of California Los Angeles
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kropf has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Providence Saint John's Health Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Joint Replacement Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Kropf is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Kropf's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kropf to family and friends
4.2
based on 32 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

  • 5
    (24)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Kropf's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

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We are praising God for Dr. Kropf and all of his excellent staff at the Spine Center!! Due to a very late diagnosis of tumors in and around my spine, we came to Dr. Kropf with an urgent, critical need for surgery ASAP. Dr..Kropf and Katie did an excellent job going over the imaging and the...more
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in Nipomo, CA |
In February 2016 Dr. Kropf rebuilt my lumbar. The outcome was excellent. Ergo, based on my personal experience, I recommend Dr. Kropf to anyone who requires spinal surgery.
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in Riverside, CA |
Dr. Kropf is wonderful. He is a very good listener and won't rush you. Sometimes as patients you have to explain in detail or read your list of questions. ?? He has never rushed me with my questions. He's very calm. You want a calm patient doctor operating on you. He has preformed surgery on me &...more
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in New York, NY |
Dr. Kropf performed the removal of previously required dynasis surgery which was required for the correction of spondiolesthesis/facet syndrome/decompression/& replacement of a disc between L4 & L5 nine years earlier by another well respected surgeon. This surgery by Dr. Kropf was for additional...more
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in Villa Park, IL |
Dr. Kropf left me with spondylosis, tilted forward and to the right. He left me with a single disc to support my entire spine and now I am facing a full spine fusion, including iliac screws due to his inadequate ability. I would not go to him unless it was a very simple procedure.
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Hospitals where Dr. Kropf has admitting privileges

Providence Saint John's Health Center
2121 Santa Monica Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90404
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Placentia - Linda Hospital
1301 N Rose Dr
Placentia, CA 92870
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St.Jude Medical Center
101 E Valencia Mesa Dr
Fullerton, CA 92835
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Cedars - Sinai Medical Center
8700 Beverly Blvd
West Hollywood, CA 90048
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