Dr. Behrooz Akbarnia | a Sharp-affiliated Orthopedic Surgery Doctor in San Diego

Dr. Behrooz Akbarnia

Welcoming new patients

Specialty

  • Orthopedic Surgery (Board Certified)

Advanced Degree

  • Medical Doctor (MD)

The Sharp Experience

My mission is to foster optimal care of my patients with any spinal disorder throughout life

Locations

  • Sharp Community Medical Group
    Phone: 858-678-0610
    4130 La Jolla Village Drive, Suite 300
    La Jolla, CA 92037
    Hours:
    Mon. - Fri., 8 am to 5 pm

Biography

My mission is to foster optimal care of my patients with any spinal disorder throughout life that may affect its shape, alignment or function. I accomplish this goal through education, research, advocacy and ethical practice.

Biographical Details

Age: 72
In practice since: 1966
Gender: Male

Additional Languages Spoken

  • Farsi

Medical Group

Hospital Affiliations

Education

  • Medical School: Tehran University (Iran)
  • Internship: Berkshire Medical Center
  • Residency: Albany Medical Center
  • Fellowship: University of Minnesota

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
    Health Fund HMO, HMO, Managed Choice POS, National Advantage PPO, Select Choice HMO, Traditional Choice PPO, Value Network HMO
  • Anthem Blue Cross
    California HMO, Plus POS, Prudent Buyer PPO
  • Blue Shield
    HMO, POS, PPOs (contact Blue Shield)
  • Care1st
    Medi/Medi
  • Cash/Self pay
  • Champus Tricare
    For Life
  • CIGNA
    HMO, Open Access POS, PPOs
  • Coventry Healthcare
    PPO
  • Health Net
    ExcelCare HMO, HMO, PPOs, Select POS, Seniority Plus Retirees HMO
  • Medicare
    Assignment, UHC-AARP MedicareCompleteValue, UHC-AARP MediComplete Premier, UHC-AARP MediCompleteEssential, UHC-Secure Horizons Retiree, UHC-Sharp Secure Horizons
  • Medicare/Medi-Cal
  • MultiPlan
    PPO
  • Sharp Health Plan
    Choice HMO, Performance HMO, Premier HMO, Value HMO
  • United Healthcare
    Choice HMO, Signature Value HMO
  • VEBA
    Performance HMO-Network 1 HMO
  • Workers' Compensation

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Treatments & Conditions

  • Scoliosis

Practice Features

  • Second Opinions
  • Treats Kids (Newborn to 18 years)

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  • Sharp Community Medical Group
    Phone: 858-678-0610
    4130 La Jolla Village Drive, Suite 300
    La Jolla, CA 92037

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