Dr. Philip Conwisar, MD

Dr. Philip Conwisar, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Philip Conwisar, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Sherman Oaks, CA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Chicago Medical School in 1987 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

4835 Van Nuys Blvd Ste 210

Sherman Oaks, CA 91403

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • 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

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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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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

23  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)

8  Procedures

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

Dr. Conwisar's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

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  • 2
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Dr. Conwisar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

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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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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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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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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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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