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The overall average patient rating of Dr. Michael Patzakis is Good. Dr. Patzakis has been reviewed by 3 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.2
Promptness 3.7
Courteous Staff 3.7
Accurate Diagnosis 3.7
Bedside Manner 3.2
Spends Time with Me 3.7
Follows Up After Visit 4.3

Specialties & Research

Dr. Michael Patzakis, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 14 areas:
  • Ankle Injuries
  • Bone Transplantation
  • Bone marrow inflammation (Osteomyelitis)
  • Broken Bones (Bone Fractures)
  • Femoral Fractures
  • Fracture Fixation
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis (septic arthritis)
  • Internal Fracture Fixation
  • Joint Diseases
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Prosthesis-Related Infections
  • Soft Tissue Injuries

Education & Awards

Dr. Patzakis graduated from The Ohio State University , Columbus. He has 5 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Bone marrow inflammation (Osteomyelitis)
Femoral Fractures
Fracture Fixation
Infectious Arthritis
Who's Who in America - 1999 - Present


Dr. Patzakis has 5 hospital affiliations:

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


  • Greek

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Additional Information
Dr. Michael John Patzakis MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 48 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Michael J. Patzakis practice?
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Dr. Michael Patzakis practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Los Angeles, CA.
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