Dr. Ralph Gambardella, MD

Dr. Ralph Gambardella, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
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Dr. Ralph Gambardella, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from University of Southern California / Keck School of Medicine in 1977 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.Read his story

6801 Park Ter

Los Angeles, CA 90045

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Delta Health System
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Gambardella's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gambardella treats Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear) more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Gambardella treats this condition more than 84% of his peers

Hip Sprain
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gambardella treats Hip Sprain more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Gambardella treats this condition more than 82% of his peers

Knee Disorders
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gambardella treats Knee Disorders more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Gambardella treats this condition more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Gambardella's conditions and procedures:

ACL Surgery
Adhesive Capsulitis
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Arm Surgery
Arthroscopic Knee Shaving
Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
Arthroscopic Shoulder Repair
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
Back Pain
Bone Disorders
Broken Arm
Bursitis
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Difficulty With Walking
Elbow Arthroscopy
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Injuries
Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
Elbow Reconstruction
Elbow Sprain
Elbow Surgery
Elbow Tenotomy
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Foot Conditions
Fracture
Ganglion Cyst
Glenoid Labrum Repair
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
Hip Sprain
Internal Derangement of Knee
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee Arthroscopy
Knee Cartilage Implantation
Knee Cartilage Repair
Knee Disorders
Knee Fracture
Knee Injuries
Knee Ligament Injuries
Knee Ligament Reconstruction
Knee Ligament Rupture
Knee Pain
Knee Sprain
Knee Surgery
Knee Tendinitis
Knee Tendon Repair
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprains and Tears
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteochondritis Dissecans
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injuries
Post-Traumatic Arthritis
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rotator Cuff Injuries
Rotator Cuff Surgery
Rotator Cuff Tear
Runner's Knee
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Reconstruction
Shoulder Stabilizations
Shoulder Surgery
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Spinal Cord Injury
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Sports Injuries of the Knee
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Steroid Injection
Systemic Chondromalacia
Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Wear and Tear Arthritis

About Me

At Kerlan-Jobe, we specialize in helping people who are on-the-go to stay healthy and active. We are considered the experts in comprehensive sports medicine and rehabilitation and we are able to offer complete evaluation and treatment ...

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Men's Sports Medicine
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy

Board Certifications

Education

1983
Kerlan Jobe Orthopedic Clinic
Fellowship Hospital
1982
University of Southern California / Keck School of Medicine
Residency Hospital
1978
Tufts New England Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1977
University of Southern California / Keck School of Medicine
Medical School
1973
Bowdoin College
Undergraduate School
1983
1982
1978
1977
1973

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Super Doctors, SuperDoctors.com, 2015
  • Castle Connolly America’s Top Doctors, 2007-2015
  • Patients’ Choice Award, 2012
  • Super Doctor, Los Angeles Magazine, 2010
  • Top Doctors: Southern California, Castle Connolly, 2012
  • Top Doctors: LA Area, Castle Connolly, 2013
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition Award, 2012
  • Hollywood’s Top Doctors, The Hollywood Reporter, 2015

Dr. Gambardella's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Gambardella

4.7

Based on 34 reviews

5 Stars
91.17647058823529%
(31)
4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
2.9411764705882355%
(1)
1 Star
5.882352941176471%
(2)

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At first I was concerned that he did not recommend surgery for traumatic injuries to my knee. He knows his statistics. He was supportive throughout the rehabilitation process. Ultimately I did need to have the arthroscopic surgery but most of the injuries had healed on there own (full thickness...Read More
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Dr. Gambardella is one of the best in the business. I have sent my wife and mother to see him. I also recommend him to my friends. We all play tennis and he know how to help. He does not push surgery. But rather as a last option to improve quality of life. This is important for those surgery averse...Read More
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Dr Gamberdella is a great surgeon! My entire experience with him was excellant. Great bedside manner, highly competent support staff, excellant facility.
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Doctor Gambardella and his staff are excellent!
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Dr. Gambardella is an amazing surgeon who takes time to make sure you understand your options, outcomes, and answers all your questions. He made feel extremely comfortable before, during and after my surgery.
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
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AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Bluegrass Family Health
Worker's Compensation WC
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Delta Health System
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
Group Health Cooperative
Health Net
Health Net PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Kaiser Permanente
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
MedHealthInsurance
Principal Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
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Marina Del Rey Hospital

Marina Del Rey, CA