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Specialties & Research
Dr. Dirk Diefendorf, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery - Sports Medicine.
- He has special expertise in 3 areas:
- Hip Osteoarthritis
- Knee Osteoarthritis
- Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
Education & Awards
Dr. Diefendorf graduated from Northwestern University, Chicago.
Dr. Diefendorf has 5 hospital affiliations:
- Mills-Peninsula Health Services
- Sequoia Hospital
Accepted Insurance Plans
Dr. Diefendorf accepts these health insurances in at least one office:
- Great-West Healthcare - 3 plans
- Unicare - 10 plans
- Anthem Blue Cross - 12 plans
- Blue Shield of California - 77 plans
- Cigna - 5 plans
- Aetna - 3 plans
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- Where does Dr. Dirk R. Diefendorf practice?
Dr. Dirk Diefendorf practices Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine, Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine, and Sports Medicine near San Mateo, CA.
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