Dr. Ross Nathan, MD

Dr. Ross Nathan, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. Ross Nathan, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Long Beach, CA and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Baylor University in 1983 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and orthopedic surgery.

3918 Long Beach Blvd Ste 100

Long Beach, CA 90807

Contact Information

(562) 424-9000

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
very high
more than 98% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hands
very high
more than 98% of peers
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
very high
more than 97% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

48  Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • 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 Knee
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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17  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release

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

  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Nyu School Med Bellevue Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Nyu School Med Bellevue Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Thomas Jefferson University Mc
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nathan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nathan's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nathan to family and friends
29 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

  • 5
    (22)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Nathan's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr Nathan is amazing! Before seeing Dr. Nathan I went to a specialist at UCLA for my Dupuytren's Contracture. The Dr. I saw at UCLA actually did more damage to my hands. Dr. Nathan was referred to me by another satisfied patient. He has completed surgery on my left hand which was severely...more
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Dr. Nathan saved my hands. I have a condition called Dupuytrens Contracture whereby my hands were becoming useless. In an office procedure I gained my hands back. Unlike many doctors I have been dealing with I found Dr. Nathan to be straightforward and more interested in my well being rather than...more
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Went to see dr Nathan for a hand fracture and he was excellent and extremely knowledgeable! The time he spent explaining my injury to me and the prognosis and treatment options exceeded my expectations and was much more in depth than most surgeons that just want to get you under the knife as quick...more
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An absolute joke. The wait was over 1 1/2 hours. Will never go back.....My time is just as important!!
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Dr. Nathan has been absolutely right, immediately, about how to treat the various hand ailments I have had these last three years. He is a top-of-the-line surgeon, and has an extremely competent physical therapy group co-located with this office. I recommend him for any mild or serious problems...more
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