Dr. Vahan Cepkinian, MD

Dr. Vahan Cepkinian, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
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Dr. Vahan Cepkinian, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Glendale, CA and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California in 1998 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

222 W Eulalia St Ste 300

Glendale, CA 91204

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Gait Abnormality
very high
more than 99% of peers
Shoulder Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Difficulty With Walking
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Cepkinian'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cepkinian "Provide state of the art medical ace for our patients in a friendly , compassionate and professional setting."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

113  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tendonitis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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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

  • University of California At Los Angeles
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Keck School Of Medicine Of The Univ Of Southern California
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • LAC-USC MC
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Lac University Of Southern Cal
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Lac Usc Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cepkinian has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Armenian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Cepkinian's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cepkinian to family and friends
27 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

  • 5
    (20)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Cepkinian's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

My partner had a very successful total knee replacement with Dr. Cepkinian. He was a wonderful doctor . Highly recommend . He is talented!
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The doctor is so professional. Very well explain medical conditions. Friendly and always smile. You can trust him.
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Had my second opinion on knee replacement with Dr. Cepkinian. He was the only doctor who spent the time to explain all that was involved. He answered all my questions . I decided to have my surgery with him. He is a honest and educated guy. Had a very successful surgery. He will be doing the left...more
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He is an awesome person,physician and human being. He is the most talented joint replacement doctor in Los Angeles. He has replaced both my hips and I am doing well. So good that I donated my walker to charity and no longer need it. So happy I met Dr. Cepkinian. I don't know why I didn't do this...more
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Dr. Cepkinian an amazing Dr. His energy is positive. His respect for his peers is admirable, and his humility is an inspiration. But most of all, his keen sense of diagnosis and thorough testing and investigation makes him stand out. And to top it off, he believes surgery is a last option after...more
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