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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (12)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. David Thordarson is Good. Dr. Thordarson has been reviewed by 54 patients who have provided 12 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.9
Promptness 3.8
Courteous Staff 4.2
Accurate Diagnosis 4.2
Bedside Manner 4.2
Spends Time with Me 4.0
Follows Up After Visit 4.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. David Thordarson, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 18 areas:
  • Ankle Injuries
  • Arthritis
  • Avascular Necrosis (Osteonecrosis)
  • Bone marrow inflammation (Osteomyelitis)
  • Broken Bones (Bone Fractures)
  • Bunions (Hallux Valgus)
  • Clubfoot
  • Dislocations
  • Edema
  • Foot Diseases
  • Fracture Fixation
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Joint Surgery (Arthroplasty)
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Leg Fracture (Tibial Fractures)
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Osteotomy
  • Tendon Injuries

Education & Awards

Dr. Thordarson graduated from University of California at Los Angeles. He has 8 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Ankle Injuries
Bone Fractures
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2010 - 2012, 2015)
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009 - 2012)
Top 10 Doctor - Neighborhood (2014)
Mid-City West
Orthopaedic Surgeon


Dr. Thordarson has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Los Angeles County + University of Southern California Medical Center 
  • USC University Hospital 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. David B Thordarson MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 27 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. David B. Thordarson practice?
Dr. David Thordarson has 1 office location.
Dr. David Thordarson practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Los Angeles, CA.
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