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About Dr. Glenn B Pfeffer

Dr. Glenn B Pfeffer, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Los Angeles, CA. He has 38 years of experience. His specialties include Orthopaedic Surgery and Surgery. Dr. Pfeffer is affiliated with Good Samaritan Hospital, UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica and Promise Hospital of East Los Angeles, LP. Dr. Pfeffer has received 1 award. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

102 Ratings with 61 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Glenn B Pfeffer is Great. Dr. Glenn B Pfeffer has been rated by 102 patients. From those 102 patients 61 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Glenn B Pfeffer is 4.1 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Cedars Sinai Orthopaedic Center

444 S San Vicente Blvd Ste 603
Los Angeles, CA 90048
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Dr. Glenn B Pfeffer has the following 2 specialties

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Expertise

    19 Expertise

  • Congenital Foot Deformities
  • Hip Surgery
  • Bone Fracture
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Herniated Disc
  • Sports Medicine
  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease
  • Scoliosis
  • Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Laminectomy
  • Bunions (Hallux Valgus)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Surgery
  • Joint Pain/Swelling
  • Acquired Foot Deformities
  • Joint Replacement
  • Knee Osteoarthritis


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WOW, what an amazing year our family has had post surgery with Dr Pfeffer. I have had so many great things to say about the man and talented Dr Glenn Pfeffer. Our entire family feels like we owe our lifestyle, our livelihood and future completely to him. First a little like this is a life altering event...choose wisely! As if your LIFE depends on it, because it does. Years ago, I thought I had done great research for my husbands elbow and we went with a surgeon in Newport Beach...supposedly the best in his field and he destroyed my husbands arm. He was rude, abrasive, dismissive and had a monster ego. My husband got a raging infection with streaks running to his lymph nodes and he refused to acknowledge it...our hometown hospital had to treat it. Follow ups were a joke and we were discarded the minute insurance payment was final. My husbands arm went from frying pan into the fire. To this day every surgeon tells us that its now too far gone and the surgery compounded all of our issues. At least with his arm, we have all learned to work around the limitations, but with an entire foot rebuild we had ZERO room for error or accepting less than the most excellent surgeon there is. Forward to the foot: a few years ago on a NYC vacation, walking 20 miles a day, my husbands congenital out-turned flat foot suddenly collapsed ...tearing thru the main ligament. When we realized the severity of the operation , fear was through the roof. Every doctor lacked confidence, or was over confident and removed, like somehow, our outcome was going to be what it was... we needed to accept that life would be different now. Oh my God no. and then.... DR PFEFFER!!! We love this guy. Our mad scientist genius!! He gave us hope, infused us with confidence, and made us feel GENUINELY cared for. My husband is a paramedic in San Diego and is on his feet 24/7 and also always at the gym. Dr. Pfeffer took one look at my husband and said, "This man is an athlete, and I WILL make him whole...we wont accept any less!" Are you kidding me?! Dr P had all scans done that day and explained in great detail everything wrong with the foot and essentially he would need to rebuild with cadaver bone, save damaged muscle by doing a gastrocneuius recession and tendon transfer, and column lengthening w/ possible screws... now, we should have been freaking out, but he instilled his contagious explosive excitement in my husband and I both. Dr Pfeffer LOVES his job and he LOVES his abilities and LOVES a challenge..this man is a badass. Surgery...... then postop. Dr P. showed up after surgery asap and filled me in on my husbands progress. Every follow up in office was unrushed and detailed, like he was meeting old high school friends... we LOVED seeing him and the confidence he instilled during a difficult healing process. He talked to us in time lines of expectations that were ridiculously accurate. When we worried about pain or swelling or nerves....he was so cavalier and knowledgeable, I swore he was just trying to push off the fact we might have to live with the issues and in time we will eventually accept it. Nope. Like clockwork, his time windows would come up and just like he said...nerve pain stopped...then aches...and the swelling 10 months my husband was 95% Dr Pfeffer gave my husband his future , he gave ME my husband... and my sons his whole dad. My husband was back at work on his feet at 9 months post op. We are back on our family husband heaves me up in the air and carries me around again, he races his 15 year old son, and we all owe it to one amazing surgeon. THANK YOU Dr Glenn Pfeffer for sharing your genius with the world and changing so many lives. Your love of your career , drive to be the best and to never give up shows and has made you THE leader in your field. We speak of you often Dr Pfeffer, and with great respect.

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Game changer

I felt very comfortable with Dr. Pfeffer. Also had full confidence in my healing process because of him. I loved that they check on me every day.

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Great Care

I live in Riverside County about 75 miles from Cedars & would not think of going to another dr. other than Glenn Pfeffer. With traffic, getting to the office &/or the Hospital at any time of the day is at least 2 + hrs. drive (one way). In busy times with is most of the time the drive will take 3+ ea. one way.

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Very professional and friendly

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Excellent Doctor!

My experience with Dr. Pfeffer was excellent. He was highly recommended and did not disappoint. Top notch MD, Cedars is lucky to have him.

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  • Awards

    1 Award

  • Top 10 Doctor - Neighborhood (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Pfeffer is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    38 Years Experience

  • University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1980

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Glenn B Pfeffer accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna HMO Deductible Plan CA only
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Savings Plus of CA
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross California
    • BC CA California Care Small Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA California Care Large Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA Select Plus HMO
    • Blue Cross CA Vivity
  • Blue Shield California
    • BS CA Platinum 90 PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze 60 PPO SHOP
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
    • Blue Shield CA PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Platinum Access+ HMO 25
    • Blue Shield CA Silver 70 PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
    • PHCS PPO Kaiser
  • UHC West
    • UHC SignatureValue Flex3
    • UHC West SignatureValue HMO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Cedars Sinai Orthopaedic Center, 444 S San Vicente Blvd Ste 603, Los Angeles, CA
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