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We found 4 pediatric orthopedic surgeons who accept CIGNA Plans near Beverly Hills, CA.

Dr. Robert Matthew Bernstein, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Other
8700 Beverly Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Robert Bernstein works as a pediatric orthopedist. Clinical interests for Dr. Bernstein include scoliosis, kyphosis, and hip dysplasia. He is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. He attended the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Harvard Orthopaedic Combined Residency Program and Massachusetts General Hospital. He has received distinctions including Southern California Super Doctors and Southern California Super Doctors 2008. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Bernstein's hospital/clinic affiliations include Cedars-Sinai and North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Pain, Metabolic Bone Disease, Hip Problems, Hip Dysplasia, Elbow Problems, Polydactyly, Scoliosis, ... (Read more)

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Dr. Nina Rachel Lightdale-Miric, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
120 S. Spalding Drive; Suite #401
Beverly Hills, CA
 

Dr. Nina Lightdale-Miric's specialty is pediatric orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Clinical interests for Dr. Lightdale-Miric include hand surgery procedures, wrist fracture, and congenital hand disorders. Dr. Lightdale-Miric is affiliated with Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) and Cedars-Sinai. Dr. Lightdale-Miric is a graduate of Dartmouth Medical School and a graduate of Duke University Hospital's residency program. Dr. Lightdale-Miric is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA Plans, and more. Dr. Lightdale-Miric has received the distinction of Southern California Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Pain, Wrist Fracture, Shoulder Fracture, Surgical Procedures, Elbow Fracture, Cerebral Palsy, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
8700 Beverly Boulevard; Pro - South 5534
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. Earl Brien is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon in Los Angeles, CA. Dr. Brien obtained his medical school training at Harvard Medical School and Howard University College of Medicine and performed his residency at Martin Luther King, Jr.-Harbor Hospital, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and a hospital affiliated with Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science. His areas of expertise include hip replacement, bone cancer, and spina bifida. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medi-Cal, and more. Dr. Brien has received professional recognition including the following: Southern California Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Cedars-Sinai.

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Clinical interests: Tumor, Hip Problems, Cysts, Osteoporosis, Spina Bifida, Bone Cancer, Sarcoma, Bone Problems, Lower ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
444 S. San Vicente Boulevard; Mark Goodson Building, Suite 603
Los Angeles, CA
 

Dr. William Hohl is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist in Manhattan Beach, CA and Los Angeles, CA. Dr. Hohl's average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise consist of clubfoot, ACL reconstruction, and hip dysplasia. He is professionally affiliated with Cedars-Sinai. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HealthSmart. Dr. Hohl is a graduate of Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. His medical residency was performed at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. He has received the following distinction: Southern California Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Pain, Sports Health, ACL Injury, Hip Problems, Ankle Fracture, Hip Dysplasia, Shoulder Problems, ... (Read more)

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What is Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery?

Pediatric orthopedic surgery is the surgical specialty that focuses on muscle, joint, and bone issues in children, from infants to teenagers. Because patients this age are still growing, bone and joint problems can be much more significant than they would be in an adult. Growing children also change quickly, and a pediatric orthopedic surgeon is able to tell the difference between a symptom that a child will grow out of, and something serious that should be corrected.

Some of the issues that a pediatric orthopedic surgeon might treat include:
  • Serious fractures
  • Limb and spine disorders, such as clubfoot or scoliosis
  • Uneven leg lengths
  • Infections and cancers of the bones or joints
  • Certain conditions that affect the musculoskeletal system in children, such as cerebral palsy

Besides a physical examination, a pediatric orthopedic surgeon often looks at X-rays and sometimes CT scans to determine a patient’s problem. Blood tests may also be ordered to check for any metabolic or nutritional deficiencies. Treatment depends on the disorder, but it may include surgery, manipulation, bracing, casting, or physical therapy.

When illness, injury, or disorders threaten children’s mobility, pediatric orthopedic surgeons work to give them a healthy and active future.