Dr. John Finkenberg | a Sharp-affiliated Orthopedic Surgery Doctor in San Diego
Dr. John Finkenberg

Dr. John Finkenberg

Welcoming new patients
| Same-day/next-day appointments available

Specialty

  • Orthopedic Surgery (Board Certified)

Advanced Degree

  • Medical Doctor (MD)

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Locations

  • Phone: 619-286-9480
    5555 Reservoir Drive, Suite 104
    San Diego, CA 92120
    Hours:
    Mon. - Wed., 9 am to 5 pm
  • Phone: 619-286-9480
    8860 Center Drive, Suite 350
    La Mesa, CA 91942
    Hours:
    Thurs. - Fri., 9 am to 5 pm

Biography

My philosophy in patient care involves making extraordinary efforts to find the correct diagnosis with the least amount of testing possible. I have found that treatment success depends on ensuring the injury history, physical exam and X-rays all point to the same diagnosis. I also believe that each patient is different and all efforts should be made to exhaust nonsurgical treatments when indicated.

In my spare time, I enjoy sports, sculpting bronze figures and advocating for better health care in Washington, D.C.

Biographical Details

Age: 59
In practice since: 1992
Gender: Male

Hospital Affiliations

Education

  • Medical School: University of California, Los Angeles
  • Internship: Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
  • Residency: Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Johns Hopkins University

Insurances Accepted


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Treatments & Conditions

  • Anterior Laminectomy
  • Arthritis
  • Arthroscopy/Arthroplasty
  • Back Evaluation/Treatment
  • Biopsy
  • Bloodless Medicine
  • Bunions
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel
  • Endoscopic Spine Surgery
  • Epidurolysis
  • Foot Problems
  • Fracture Management
  • Growth Problems
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hip Disorders
  • Hip Surgery
  • Joint Replacement
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Laminectomy
  • Laser Surgery
  • Ligament Injuries
  • Microsurgery
  • Microsurgery - Spine and Intracranial
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Nerve Repair
  • Orthotics
  • Osteomyelitis (Bone Infection)
  • Osteoporosis
  • Physical Therapy
  • Post-Polio Syndrome
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Rickets
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injections
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Joint Replacement
  • Spinal Cord Stimulator
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spine Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sprains
  • Tendon Repair
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Trauma
  • Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Vertebroplasty

Practice Features

  • Treats Kids (Over 5 years)

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  • Phone: 619-286-9480
    5555 Reservoir Drive, Suite 104
    San Diego, CA 92120
  • Phone: 619-286-9480
    8860 Center Drive, Suite 350
    La Mesa, CA 91942

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