Dr. Satish Lal, MD

Dr. Satish Lal, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 76
Dr. Satish Lal, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Rancho Cucamonga, CA and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from All-India Institute Of Medical Sciences, All-India Institute Of Medical Sciences in 1963 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, orthopedic spine surgery, and more.

10841 White Oak Ave # 201

Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730

Contact Information

(909) 297-3413

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • MultiPlan
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Femur Fracture
more than 69% of peers
more than 51% of peers
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
more than 42% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

42  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
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22  Procedures

  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

1 Sanction
  • Gross Negligence (5/5/2017)
    Action Taken: Reprimand
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: California
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • All-India Institute Of Medical Sciences, All-India Institute Of Medical Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1963
  • All India Institute Med Science
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1964
  • Eastern Virginia Med School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Lal has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Lal has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

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What People Say About Dr. Satish Lal, MD
1996, Dr. Satish Lal fused three vertebrae in my lumbar, L4, L5, S1 Presently my quality for life is great! Despite few limitations I now experience more good days than bad days. If you are thinned skinned see another Doctor because Dr. Lal is tough as nails and tolerates no nonsense. He listens...Read More
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Scott N. in Colton, CA – Sep 29, 2017
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Doctor doesn't have any patients, gets very frustrated. I complained to insurance company. They didn't give me a return appointment can't call office voice mail is always full. The insurance informed him that I didn't want to come back and he sent me back to work, knowing I wasn't ready. Now I'm...Read More
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Ontario, CA – Mar 07, 2017
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I waited over a week to get into this doctor. I got a call a hour and a half before my doctors appt today and the doctor cancelled my appointment. I have a dislocated thumb and needed to be seen. Now another 2 week wait because the doc wanted to have a long weekend.
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Foothill Ranch, CA – Jun 01, 2016
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My experience with this Doctor is the worst I have ever experienced. He has no bedside manners. I went there for an opinion on back surgery and because I wasn't saying the exact words he wanted to hear he got frustrated. When he went to check how far I could bend forward and side to side he put...Read More
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