Dr. Peter Lorman, MD

Dr. Peter Lorman, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 78
(8)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Peter Lorman, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Torrance, CA and has been practicing for 48 years. He graduated from New York Med Coll in 1965 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

23600 Telo Ave Ste 180

Torrance, CA 90505

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
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more than 70% of peers
Foot Fracture
normal
more than 57% of peers
Myelopathy
normal
more than 47% 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 Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • 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
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger

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Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery

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

  • New York Med Coll
    Medical School | Graduated 1965
  • Brookdale Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1966
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1970

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lorman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lorman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lorman to family and friends
2.5
based on 8 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Lorman's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (3)

He refused to send me to physical therapy for knee cartilage damage, permanent limp as a result. He is often very quick to come to an opinion, such as when he glanced for a few seconds at a close friend's MRI and exclaimed "we need to schedule a surgery." He was more concerned with his pocketbook...more
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Today, after my 4th appointment with this man, I left and drove straight to my doctor to demand a different referral. I did not feel comfortable with him from the beginning, but hung in there and gave him a chance. Today he walked in, introduced himself, and told me it was nice to meet me. He...more
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30 minutes wait in outside waiting room. Even before he examined or give my husband a chance to talk, he drew a conclusion without concrete evidence. Since then, he has been proven wrong by my husband's PCP and 2 other Orthopedic surgeons. Incompetent, dismissive, ego-maniac, apathetic, quick to...more
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