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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (6)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Alan Hirahara, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Surgeon is Good. Dr. Hirahara has been reviewed by 20 patients who have provided 6 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
Promptness 3.4
Courteous Staff 4.3
Accurate Diagnosis 4.1
Bedside Manner 3.4
Spends Time with Me 3.6
Follows Up After Visit 3.5

Specialties & Research

Dr. Alan Hirahara, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery - Sports Medicine.

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Knee Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Problem (Shoulder Impingement Syndrome)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Sports Medicine

Education & Awards

Dr. Hirahara graduated from University of California at San Francisco. He has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2009)
Top 10 Doctor - Neighborhood (2014)
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Sacramento, CA
Orthopaedic Surgeon


Dr. Hirahara has 8 hospital affiliations:

  • Mercy General Hospital 
  • Sutter General Hospital 


  • English
  • French

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Additional Information
Dr. Alan Masaichi Hirahara MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 16 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine.
Where does Dr. Alan M. Hirahara practice?
Dr. Alan Hirahara has 1 office location.
Dr. Alan Hirahara practices Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine near Sacramento, CA.
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