Dr. Peter Birnbaum, DO

Dr. Peter Birnbaum, DO

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
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Dr. Peter Birnbaum, DO is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Anaheim, CA and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Western U Hlt Sci Col Osteo Med Of The Pacific in 1996 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery, sports medicine, and more.

3010 W Orange Ave Ste 507

Anaheim, CA 92804

Contact Information

(714) 995-1531

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Guardian
  • Health Net
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Top Care Areas

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Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
normal
more than 70% of peers
Pyogenic Arthritis
normal
more than 56% of peers
Fracture
normal
more than 55% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery*

75  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cartilage Tear
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Pain
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Ligament Sprain
  • Ligament Tears
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Nerve Injury
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Pain
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54  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Knee Shaving
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Casting
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Injection of Tendon
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Debridement
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement
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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

  • University Of California, Davis
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • Western U Hlt Sci Col Osteo Med Of The Pacific
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • University of Michigan Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Peninsula Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Ao Orthopedic Trauma Chur Switzerland
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • New York University Medical Center-Tisch Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Birnbaum has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Birnbaum's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Birnbaum to family and friends
35 total reviews (14 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (35)

  • 5
    (21)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Birnbaum's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (14)

My high school age daughter had a badly sprained ankle from playing lacrosse. Our primary care physician delayed referring her to an ortho and it got worse. Dr.Birnbaum took decisive action and made a treatment plan that resulted in healing and avoided surgery. We are thankful for him and his staff...more
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Dr is excellent!! Office staff is rude and unprofessional. I WOULD NOT RECOMMEND THIS PLACE TO MY FAMILY AND FRIENDS!!
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Great doctor , I'm glad I found him . I had injury on my middle finger tip about almost year ago I though I losses my half finger or will be look very ugly. But then dr Birnbaum fixed my finger . His staffs and his professor care make you feel trust and comfort. My finger look much normal like...more
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Dr. Peter Birnbaum, DO Specialist, gave me a shot to relieve extreme pain in my left hand. The location was about an inch and a half below my main thumb joint, and directly into my outer wrist. In 24 hours or less, the pain that I suffered with for more than 7 months... was completely gone. And......more
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My mother had Ligament Reconstruction and Tendon Interposition Surgery with Dr. Birnbaum. He is an amazing doctor/surgeon. He explained the procedure thoroughly to my mom and I, in terms that we completely understood. The surgery was a success and my mother is recovering very nicely. She is able to...more
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