Dr. Raymond Raven III, MD

Dr. Raymond Raven III, MD

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Orthopedic Hand Surgery  |  
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47 y/o
(33)

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Dr. Raymond Raven III, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery doctor who practices in Burbank, CA. He is 47 years old and has been practicing for 13 years.

Orthopaedic Surgery Specialists

2625 W Alameda Ave Ste 116

Burbank, CA 91505
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Accepted insurance

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare
  • WellPoint
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

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Osteoarthritis of Hands
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more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
very high
more than 99% of peers
Wrist Fracture
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Raven III "Dr. Raven believes in a multidisciplinary approach and always maximizes conservative treatment before considering surgery. This includes physical and occupational therapy, complementary and alternative medicine, prescription medications and steroid injections when appropriate. If conservative treatment modalities fail, Dr. Raven may recommend surgery using state-of-the-art techniques. All treatment is aimed towards pain control and improving hand and upper extremity function."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cartilage Tear
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Ligament Rupture
  • Hand Muscle Strain
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Ligament Sprain
  • Ligament Tears
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • Nerve Diseases
  • Nerve Injury
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Partially Dislocated Elbow (Nursemaid Elbow)
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Ulnar Nerve Entrapment at Wrist
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Injuries
  • Wrist Pain
  • Wrist Sprain

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Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritic Hand Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Joint Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Articular Cartilage Repair
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Elbow Reconstruction
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Finger Amputation
  • Finger Joint Fusion
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Hand and Elbow Microvascular Surgery
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fusion
  • Hand and Wrist Osteoarthrotomy
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand, Elbow, and Shoulder Microvascular Surgery
  • Hardware Removal
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Injection of Tendon
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Fusion
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Ligament Reconstruction
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Nerve Reconstruction
  • Nerve Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Percutaneous Procedures
  • Reconstructive Hand Surgery for Quadriplegic Persons
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder, Elbow, Hand, and Wrist Joint Reconstruction
  • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
  • Sports Medicine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Tendon Repair
  • Tendon Surgery
  • Tendon and Bursa Injection
  • Tommy John Surgery
  • Total Wrist Replacement
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Reconstruction
  • Wrist Replacement
  • Wrist Surgery
  • Wrist and Forearm Tenotomy

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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

  • University Of California Irvine School Of Biology
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • UCSF Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • UCSF Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Saint Luke's Roosevelt Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Raven III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Raven III's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Raven III to family and friends
4.3
based on 33 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (33)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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Dr. Raven III's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

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Dr. Raven performed basal joint reconstruction on my hand. He initially suggested conservative treatment and I found very little relief. At 6 weeks after surgery I was able to have much more flexibility and the pain has subsided substantially. I understand that my progress has been pretty...more
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I HATE TO CALL THIS MAN A DOCTOR. HE DID AN UNNECESSARY SURGERY ON MY HAND AND CRIPPLED ME., THE PAIN IS EXCRUCIATING AND I WILL REQUIRE A SURGERY TO CORRECT THE DAMAGE TO MY HAND. PLEASE DO NOT GO TO THIS BUTCHER. HE SPENDS FIVE MINUTES IN HIS OFFICE AND IS ALWAYS TOO BUSY TO TALK TO YOU. HIS...more
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in Sherman Oaks, CA |
Dr. Raven is for you if: 1) You would rather read brochures handed to you by a medical professional than receive actual information from one. 2) You prefer a doctor who makes you feel like you are one in a long line of patients for the day, thereby ensuring crisp, short visits with minimal verbal...more
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I think Dr. Raven comes straight to the point. He is fast and articulate and knows exactly what to do when he has made a decision to solve your hand problem. He will give you step 1, step 2 and then a step 3 if an injection for carpal tunnel hand syndrome. does and doesn't work and the percentages....more
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in Sherman Oaks, CA |
I came to a hand surgeon for consultation and diagnosis of carpal tunnel. I understand a physician who may consider another diagnosis. But an insulting remark, "you would have to be a mutant to have carpal tunnel" What kind of Dr. says that to a patient? A rude Dr. After completing all tests he...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Raven III accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Care Connection PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    PacifiCare
    PacifiCare PPO
    United Healthcare
  • WellCare
    WellCare PPO
  • WellPoint
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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Hospitals where Dr. Raven III has admitting privileges

Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center
501 S Buena Vista St
Burbank, CA 91505
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