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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Michael Lenihan is Good. Dr. Lenihan has been reviewed by 8 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 4.3
Courteous Staff 4.7
Accurate Diagnosis 4.3
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 4.7
Follows Up After Visit 4.6

Specialties & Research

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

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Sports Medicine
  • Wrist Injury

Education & Awards

Dr. Lenihan graduated from University of Southern California , Los Angeles. He has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2013 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2013 - 2014)


Dr. Lenihan has 11 hospital affiliations:

  • Alvarado Hospital 
  • Sharp Memorial Hospital 


  • English
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Michael Lenihan MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 25 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Michael Lenihan practice?
Dr. Michael Lenihan has 8 office locations.
Dr. Michael Lenihan practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Chula Vista, CA.
Additional practice locations include: San Diego, CA and La Mesa, CA.
See Chula Vista Orthopedic Surgeons.