Dr. Sam Bakshian, MD

Dr. Sam Bakshian, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
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Dr. Sam Bakshian, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University in 1992 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

6330 San Vicente Blvd Ste 310

Los Angeles, CA 90048

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Back Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers
Myelopathy
very high
more than 90% of peers
Spondylosis
high
more than 88% of peers

Dr. Bakshian's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

78  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Trigger Finger

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22  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.

Education

  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
    Medical School | Graduated 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bakshian has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Bakshian's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bakshian to family and friends
14 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Bakshian's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Lemme tell you... i was assigned Dr. BAKSHIAN by me legal team after i was hurt on the job. Dr. Bakshian and his staff are incredibly professional but have a emphatic level I've never gotten from any other doctor. Although my case is a tough one full of denials and neglect from the other side DR....more
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1st visit: 20 pages of paperwork, only to be asked the same questions again by the admin. 2nd visit: Dr kept me waiting for almost 3 hours (for a 9am appt) before being seen! Dr wanted me to have surgery for a bulging disc, and didn't offer any options like physical therapy etc. 3rd appointment:...more
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Man destroyed my life, had a microdiscetomy and laminectomy 2 years ago, the result has been life changing, I live in horrible pain and the issues I went in have gotten 100 times worse, he treats patients like cattle and takes no responsibility for his work, he has been the worse decision I have...more
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I have had 3 successful back and neck surgeries performed by Dr. Bakshian. He is an amazing surgeon with an excellent bedside manner. He has given our family renewed hope for a life without pain. I was totally incapacitated due to an industrial accident and his skills as a surgeon has given me a...more
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Dr Sam Bakshian did my neck fusion in 2007 did a excellent job I was in so much pain before the surgery I had a bulging disc before the surgery . I highly recommend Dr. Sam Bakshian for any type of Spinal surgeries.
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