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Dr. Peter Birnbaum, DO

Orthopedic Hand Surgery ·  Male · Age 52

Dr. Birnbaum

Dr. Peter Birnbaum, DO is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Anaheim, CA and has been practicing for 15 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.


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Dr. Birnbaum's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Osteoarthritis of Hands
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Birnbaum treats Osteoarthritis of Hands more than 72% of his peers

Dr. Birnbaum treats this condition more than 72% of his peers

Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Birnbaum treats Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist more than 71% of his peers

Dr. Birnbaum treats this condition more than 71% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
Elbow Injuries
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Birnbaum treats Elbow Injuries more than 59% of his peers

Dr. Birnbaum treats this condition more than 59% of his peers

Dr. Birnbaum's conditions and procedures:

  • ACL Surgery
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthroscopic Knee Shaving
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cartilage Tear
  • Casting
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Pain
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Injection of Tendon
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • 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 Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • 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
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Injury
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Pain
  • Wrist Replacement

About Me

Biography

Dr. Peter Birnbaum, DO is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Anaheim, CA and has been practicing for 15 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.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Birnbaum's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Birnbaum

3.6

Based on 39 reviews

5 Stars
58.97435897435897%
(23)
4 Stars
7.6923076923076925%
(3)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
33.333333333333336%
(13)

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Without a doubt, Dr. Birnbaum and his staff are amazing!! I couldn’t have chosen a better doctor to help me with my carpal tunnel surgery and trapped ulnar nerve surgery. The level of knowledge, experience and care I received was better than I could have hoped for! Clean waiting room, clean back...Read More
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Had surgery done by Dr Birnbaum. 2 months after surgery my arm and hand are worse off than what I originally went in for. His bedside manner is horrible and he cuts you off mid sentence every time you try to explain something. Constantly lied to by staff for return calls. Found out he referred me...Read More
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Have bad bedside manners Outcomes of his surgeries has lots of complications
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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...Read 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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