Dr. Yuri Falkinstein, MD

Dr. Yuri Falkinstein, MD

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Dr. Yuri Falkinstein, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Burbank, CA and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

2625 W Alameda Ave Ste 116

Burbank, CA 91505

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Falkinstein's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Chronic Neck Pain
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Falkinstein treats Chronic Neck Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Falkinstein treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Low Back Pain
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Falkinstein treats Low Back Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Falkinstein treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Falkinstein treats Back Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Falkinstein treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Falkinstein's conditions and procedures:

Ankle Fracture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Arthritis of the Elbow
Ataxia
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chronic Neck Pain
Coccygeal Pain
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Injuries
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Femur Fracture
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
Foot Conditions
Fracture
Fracture Care
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
Ganglion Cyst
Gout
Hand Conditions
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hip Fracture
Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Hip Pointer Injuries
Hip Resurfacing
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Pain
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Dislocation Treatment
Knee Disorders
Knee Surgery
Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lupus
Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
Myelopathy
Neck Muscle Strain
Nerve Block, Somatic
Neuroplasty
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pelvic Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Block
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sacrum Disorders
Scoliosis
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Sternum Fracture
Steroid Injection
Synovial Biopsy
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Torticollis
Trigger Point Injection

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Yuri Falkinstein is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon who specializes in complex disorders of the entire spine in adult and pediatric patients. He is a general partner of Orthopaedic Surgery Specialists where his practice focuses on the treat...

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2008
Stanford/St Marys
Fellowship Hospital
2007
Los Angeles County University Southern California Medical Center
Residency Hospital
2002
University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine
Medical School
1998
University Of California, Los Angeles. (UCLA)
Undergraduate School
2008
2007
2002
1998

Languages

  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Falkinstein's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Falkinstein

3.2

Based on 32 reviews

5 Stars
46.875%
(15)
4 Stars
3.125%
(1)
3 Stars
9.375%
(3)
2 Stars
6.25%
(2)
1 Star
34.375%
(11)

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This surgeon was my first of many for my spinal stenosis. He took the time to read my MRI and I even came back with my husband which he again explained what he would do for me. I liked the fact he would go in the front of neck as opposed to another doctor wanted back. He did not feel it necessary...Read More
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I saw him a few years back for workers comp injury to his neck. Everything that Dr. Falkenstein said was accurate and the best part is he followed through. What he told us he also wrote in his report.
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Dr. Falkinstein is a very talented surgeon, and also a very patient, kind person. He always took the time to answer my questions, and was very thorough in reviewing all of my test results and images with me. He made sure I felt calm and comfortable the day of surgery, and was great at reviewing...Read More
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Do not use this doctor for a QME evaluation if you are on Worker's Comp. you are subject to benefit interruption and your primary treating physician removed from the MPN. this doctor spends very little time with you and apparently has no real interest in truly evaluating your overall health. ...Read More
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I saw Dr Falkenstein with a 12mm bulge in my L4-L5 disc. He encouraged all non-surgical treatments first, and was NOT just 'eager to cut". Then those eventually failed to bring relief, he performed the surgery. I was walking the same day, and over the next few months, felt better and better. ...Read More
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