Dr. Michael Lenihan, MD

Dr. Michael Lenihan, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 58
(11)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Michael Lenihan, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Chula Vista, CA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California in 1986 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

955 Lane Ave Ste 200

Chula Vista, CA 91914

Contact Information

(619) 421-3400

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Molina Healthcare

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Lenihan performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
high
more than 85% of peers
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
high
more than 80% of peers
Elbow Bursitis
normal
more than 87% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic 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
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger

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Procedures

  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • 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

  • Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Usc La Co Genl Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Usc La Co Genl Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Kerlan Jobe Orth Clin
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lenihan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Lenihan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lenihan to family and friends
2.9
based on 11 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

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

Dr. Lenihan's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Lenihan was outstanding. He went above and beyond the call of duty to be helpful and informative. He explained my options without treating me like I was an idiot. I highly recommend Dr. Lenihan.
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I limped for a month before my primary sent me to Dr. Lenihan. I got there 15 mins early, and 90 plus mins later I finally see him. He gave me a full 8 minutes, asked what hurt, ignored my attempt to link my other issues (military injury) and said "Get physical therapy" and see me in 4 months. ...more
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Dr. Lenihan has been my Ortho Doctor for about 15 years. He performed a very successful shoulder surgery on me and has helped me through a number of other aches and pains. During each visit he is Professional, kind and compassionate. That along with his expertise, makes him a great Doctor. I have...more
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Misdiagnosed me told me it was an lcl strain ended up having a torn acl lcl and meniscus tear ... Never got a call after ..... Didn't show me any images of my MRI... I'm also an athlete
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Way to conservative in taking corrective action.
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