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About Dr. David Mesna MD
Dr. David Mesna, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Woodland Hills, CA. He has 31 years of experience. His specialties include Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery. Dr. Mesna is affiliated with KAISER PERMANENTE WOODLAND HILLS. He speaks English.
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Dr. David Mesna has the following 2 specialties
- Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
An osteopath is a physician who is trained in the philosophy of osteopathic medicine. These doctors have a D.O. degree which stands for Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, as opposed to M.D. for Medical Doctor.
Osteopathic medicine differs from conventional medicine, which is sometimes referred to as allopathic medicine, in that they incorporate a type of manual therapy called Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) into their treatment in which they manipulate the spine in order to relieve pain when other methods have not been successful. This is reflective of the philosophical difference between the two types of physicians; osteopaths are trained to treat the body as a whole in the belief that the body is structured with the ability to heal itself while medical doctors treat specific illnesses or symptoms.
Overall, osteopaths and medical doctors in the US are both equally qualified to treat patients and they work in the same settings and provide the same treatments.
- Orthopedic Surgery
An orthopaedic surgeon is a physician who specializes in diagnosis and surgical treatment of injuries and disorders involving the musculoskeletal system, such as hip replacements and arthroscopic knee surgery.
In addition to treating trauma to the musculoskeletal system, these doctors also deal with sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors and congenital disorders.
Dr. David Mesna has the following 3 expertise
- Hip Osteoarthritis
- Knee Osteoarthritis
- Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
Dr. David Mesna is Board Certified in 1 specialty
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Self-verified patient of Dr. David Mesna - Posted on April 26th, 2018
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Self-verified patient of Dr. David Mesna - Posted on December 7th, 2017
Dr. Mesna was right to the point, Very thorough, measured , reviewed and evaluated my hip and back. after he reviewed my x-rays, too the time to explain to me what his opinion was, what the risks, and made me feel comfortable with his diagnoses. I would recommend him to anyone who needed a Orthopaedic doctor
Self-verified patient of Dr. David Mesna - Posted on October 10th, 2015
Patients' Choice Award (2016)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
On-Time Doctor Award (2016)
Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
Dr. Mesna is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
KAISER PERMANENTE WOODLAND HILLS
31 Years Experience
Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1984
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5601 De Soto Ave Woodland Hills, CA : (818) 719-2000
Locations & DirectionsKAISER PERMANENTE WOODLAND HILLS, 5601 De Soto Ave, Woodland Hills, CA
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