Dr. Wesley Phipatanakul, MD

Dr. Wesley Phipatanakul, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 44
(143)
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Dr. Wesley Phipatanakul, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Loma Linda, CA and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Loma Linda University in 1998 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

25455 Barton Rd Ste 102B

Loma Linda, CA 92354

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Delta Health System
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
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Top Care Areas

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Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
very high
more than 99% of peers
Arm Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Shoulder Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Phipatanakul "My personal philosophy is that I treat patients not x-rays?. This means that I like to get to know my patients on a personal level so we can better address their wishes and concerns. I believe in open and direct communication between patient and physician."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • 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 Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger

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Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection

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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

  • Loma Linda University
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Wayne State University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • California Pacific Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Phipatanakul has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction, Member

Dr. Phipatanakul's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Phipatanakul to family and friends
4.9
based on 143 total reviews (51 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (143)

  • 5
    (136)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Phipatanakul's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (51)

From day one we knew we were in good hands. Dr did not rush me and listened to my fears. The assistant Davina is the best Thank you to the entire office.
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Professional, knowledgeable, answers all questions, friendly. Top notch. I came in with pain due to badly broken shoulder and after he operated on it I began to heal and not be in such pain. Yes I would not hesitate to recommend him. As far as I'm concerned he is a blessing.
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Great doctor. Very gentle. Wss in and out of office in less than 45 min. Got my shot and i was good. Thank you so much
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Dr. Phipatanakul is a great physician. he is thorough and explains everything. He listens to the patient comments and questions very carefully. he has done a shoulder replacement on me in the past, and it was a wonderful success. Kudos to him for being a great surgeon and it is a pleasure to have...more
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Dr Phipatanakul is fantastic and a caring surgeon. I came to Loma Linda on a Saturday in the middle of the night with a split Femur, after spending 2 days at St Mary's in Apple Valley, where they did not know what to do with me. Dr Phip operated on my thigh on Sunday night. He called my husband...more
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