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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. William Oppenheim, Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Oppenheim has been reviewed by 21 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.3
Promptness 4.3
Courteous Staff 4.4
Accurate Diagnosis 4.7
Bedside Manner 4.6
Spends Time with Me 4.6
Follows Up After Visit 4.8

Specialties & Research

Dr. William Oppenheim, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 14 areas:
  • Brain Injuries
  • Broken Bones (Bone Fractures)
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Leg Length Inequality
  • Muscle Spasticity
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta
  • Osteotomy
  • Pediatrics
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Spinal Injuries

Education & Awards

Dr. Oppenheim graduated from Georgetown University, Washington. He has 13 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Endowed Chair, Margaret Holden Jones Kanaar Chair in Cerebral Palsy, 2004
America's Top Orthopedists, Consumer's Research Council of America, Washington, DC, 2009
America's Top Doctors, Castle Connolly, Boca
America's Best Doctors 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2007, 2004, 1999
Southern California Super Doctor, 2011, 2010
Past President, American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine
White Swan Award, Cerebral Palsy, Abilities First Foundation, Beverly Hills, 2000
America's Top Doctors, Castle Connolly, Boca Raton, FL, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2010 - 2015)
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2011 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2014)


Dr. Oppenheim has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Orthopaedic Hospital 
  • Santa Monica - UCLA Medical Center 


  • Spanish
  • English
  • Tagalog

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Additional Information
Dr. William Oppenheim MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 42 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. William Oppenheim practice?
Dr. William Oppenheim has 7 office locations.
Dr. William Oppenheim practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Los Angeles, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Santa Monica, CA and Culver City, CA.
See Los Angeles Orthopedic Surgeons.