Dr. Peter Elsissy, MD

Dr. Peter Elsissy, MD

Joint Replacement Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Dr. Peter Elsissy, MD is a joint replacement orthopedic surgery specialist in Redlands, CA and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA in 2005 and specializes in joint replacement orthopedic surgery and orthopedic surgery.Read his story

1901 W Lugonia Ave Ste 120

Redlands, CA 92374

Contact Information

(909) 557-1600

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of California
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Top Care Areas

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Knee Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Dr. Elsissy's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Elsissy "Dr. Peter Elsissy, born to two immigrants, both from Cairo, Egypt. He was raised in Connecticut before moving to Southern California at age 10 where he atteneded El Dorado High School in Placentia. After graduating high school he attended the University of California, Riverside and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in 2002. He received his MD from David Geffin School of Medicine, UCLA in 2005 and completed his internship in general surgery at Loma Linda University in Orthopaedic Surgery in June 2010 before completing his fellowship in Hip and Knee Arthroplasty at the Arizona Institute for Bone and Joint Disorders in August 2011. Dr. Elsissy has been recognized for several achievements over the past several years including a first-place research paper at the 5th annual Loma Linda University Medical Center/Graduate Medical Education Program Directors and Coordinators Conference, as well as "Teaching Resident of the Year" by the Orthopaedic Trauma Association awarded to the best 3rd year teaching resident. He is associated with the publication of two manuscripts titled "Symptomatic Osteonecrosis of the Hip and Knee After Cardiac Transplantation" and "Cell Count and Differential of Aspirated Fluid in the Diagnosis of the Infection at the Site of Total Knee Arthroplasty." His completed research includes a publication for the American Journal of Orthopaedics titled "The Effect of Insurance Type on Delay in Fracture Care" and "Diagnostic Quality of Knee MRI in the Presence of a Trans-Articular, MRI Safe, External Fixator. In 2010, both Dr. Elsissy, his wife Laura, and Dr. and Mrs. James Matiko, traveled to Haiti on a medical mission trip to help those affected by the earthquakes's destruction. His hobbies include snowboarding, cooking with family and friends, and traveling. Dr. Elsissy has been a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons since 2006. He's been a welcome addition to our excellent orthopaedic team."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Elsissy "The mission of Arrowhead Orthopaedics is to be the premier provider for musculoskeletal services in the Inland Empire. Meeting the needs of our patients has and continues to be our highest priority. In order to provide for all of your care, our physicians are highly trained in many sub-specialty areas. AO strives to provide comprehensive care for all your needs by providing quality orthopaedic and rehab care in a convenient, efficient, responsive and accountable manner."

2  Specialties

  • Joint Replacement Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

51  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cartilage Tear
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Dislocated Joint
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Heel Pain
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Ligament Sprain
  • Ligament Tears
  • Limb Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Tendon Disorders
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures


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26  Procedures

  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • 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 Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement

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.


  • Uc Riverside
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2002
  • David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Loma Linda University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Loma Linda University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Arizona Institute for Bone and Joint Disorders
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Elsissy has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Elsissy's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Elsissy to family and friends
16 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

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Dr. Elsissy's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I was seen by Dr. Elsissy and was very pleased with his professionalism, experience, personality and compassion. I would recommend Dr. Elsissy to anyone looking for an orthopedic surgeon. I have had ortho problems for forty years and have seen a number of different doctors and Dr. Elsissy is one...more
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Dr Elsissy is the best he did a remarkable job replaceing my knee i wouldn't be able to walk
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I like Dr. Elisissy he listens to what I have to say and seems concerned about my condition.
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Dr. Elsissy gained my confidence at our first meeting when he actually looked at the Xrays and gave me a comprehensive report on my condition. I had become accustomed to doctors simply reading the tech report for their information.
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Excellent Doctor
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