Dr. Thomas Lain, MD

Dr. Thomas Lain, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
81 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Thomas Lain, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Santa Monica, CA and has been practicing for 48 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery.

2020 Santa Monica Blvd Fl 4

Santa Monica, CA 90404
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Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Neck Muscle Strain
more than 75% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
more than 62% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
more than 52% of peers

Dr. Lain'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*

58  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • 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
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy


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7  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.


  • David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles
    Medical School | Graduated 1963
  • St Lukes Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1964
  • Orth Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1970

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lain has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Providence Saint John's Health Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Joint Replacement Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Lain is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Lain's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lain to family and friends
2 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Lain's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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