Dr. Philip Conwisar, MD

Dr. Philip Conwisar, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
56 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Philip Conwisar, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Sherman Oaks, CA. He is 56 years old and has been practicing for 25 years.


4835 Van Nuys Blvd Ste 210

Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas


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

Chronic Neck Pain
more than 55% of peers
Knee Arthroscopy
more than 47% of peers
Rotator Cuff Surgery
more than 40% of peers

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

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

Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Herniated Disc
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)


  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • 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.


  • State University of New York at Binghamton
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • Chicago Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Michael Reese Hospital And Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • University of Illinois
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University Calif San Diego
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Conwisar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center

is a Healthgrades Top-Rated Hospital

Hospital Quality

2018 Five Star Recipient for Total Knee Replacement

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Dr. Conwisar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Conwisar to family and friends
based on 21 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Conwisar's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Las Vegas, NV |
Dr. Conwisar treated me in 1999 and in 2015 and 2016. I have high regards for him and his staff. Always forthcoming with his diagnosis. I would recommend him to anyone.
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in Valencia, CA |
Dr Conwisar is an awesome doctor. He did a total hip replacement on my right hip about 2 years ago and I've never had any issues. He's an awesome surgeon. He is intense and matter of fact because he's good. He's not going to hold your hand or talk about your fallen arches (joke). I'm almost 56 yrs...more
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Burbank, CA |
My wife was told by Dr Conwisar in December 2016 that she needed shoulder surgery. But it was impossible to get a hold of, or a response from, his surgery scheduler. Nor will the office manager return a call to explain why no one in his office can be bothered to return a call.. It's been 7 months...more
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Glendale, CA |
This man is the absolute worst doctor I have ever had the displeasure of meeting. He is rude, condescending, and treats you like you're a bother to his existence. He sulks into the room and grunts hello, never once making eye contact. When you try to voice your concerns about your health he cuts...more
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Simpsonville, SC |
Is as sent to Dr. Conwisar thru workers compensation. They had previously had me see other Drs. I had no option to choose. I did not like the Dr. His bedside manor was horrible more often than not I left his office in tears due hie degrading me. Even my nurse case manager stated I should not be...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Conwisar accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Hospitals where Dr. Conwisar has admitting privileges

Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center
501 S Buena Vista St
Burbank, CA 91505
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Mission Community Hospital
14850 Roscoe Blvd
Panorama City, CA 91402
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Providence Tarzana Medical Center
18321 Clark St
Tarzana, CA 91356
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