Dr. Sharon Dreeben, MD

Dr. Sharon Dreeben, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 59
(44)
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Dr. Sharon Dreeben, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 34 years. She graduated from Umdnj-New Jersey Med Sch in 1984 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

9337 Genesee Ave # 150

San Diego, CA 92121

Contact Information

(858) 625-7979

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Molina Healthcare

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Top Care Areas

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

Plantar Fasciitis
very high
more than 91% of peers
Knee Sprain
high
more than 89% of peers
Bunion
high
more than 85% of peers

Dr. Dreeben'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*

36  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

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12  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

  • Umdnj-New Jersey Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Baylor College Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • UMDNJ R W Johnson Med School
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dreeben has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Dreeben's Reviews

2.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dreeben to family and friends
44 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (44)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (24)

Dr. Dreeben's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

She wrecked my right foot not once - but twice. Went in for bunion and hammertoe surgery. It failed miserably (she admitted this.) Unfortunately, I went back to her for revision surgery. The bunion itself was corrected but I have other complications she ignored. Now I'm in constant pain and can...more
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I have been a patient of her's for over 20 years. Recently, she performed a major "custom" foot surgery, which is recovering well. During this time, I have also seen numerous other foot surgeons, which allows me to compare surgeons. I found that she balances caution with the desire to obtain the...more
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I July, I meet with Dreeben for a second opinion after ankle dislocation and reconstructive surgery. I sill had issues with my range of motion. The DR manged to insult me within the first five minutes, was not prepared for the meeting, never touch or maneuvered my foot and offered only, "Well,...more
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I cannot include my experience, too wordy, but will say that she was completely incompetent and unobservant to what was going on with a custom brace while treating my torn Achilles tendon. She is not a people person, nor hands on. I don't think she touched my foot once, even with gloves on. I...more
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