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Dr. Larry M Gersten Is this you?

About Dr. Larry M Gersten

Dr. Larry M Gersten, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Laguna Woods, CA. He has 36 years of experience. His specialties include Orthopaedic Surgery and Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Gersten is affiliated with Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center and Mission Hospital Laguna Beach. Dr. Gersten has received 1 award. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

32 Ratings with 7 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Larry M Gersten is Great. Dr. Larry M Gersten has been rated by 32 patients. From those 32 patients 7 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Larry M Gersten is 3.5 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

South County Orthopedic Specialists

24331 El Toro Rd Ste 200
Laguna Woods, CA 92637
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Specialties

Dr. Larry M Gersten has the following 2 specialties

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Larry M Gersten has the following 5 expertise

  • Hip Surgery (Hip Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis

Board Certifications

Dr. Larry M Gersten is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Reviews

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Dr. Gersten was a professional! He answered all my questions thoroughly. Don't know if the treatment will help yet, or I will have to get further treatment, but I feel confident Dr. Gersten will help.
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Incompetent and Rude

Really incompetent and rude, this doctor Larry Gersten is guilty of malpractice in a hip surgery; he should be removed.

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Seriously ?

I had a consult with this guy in 2007 as I was having issues with my left knee a couple years after having arthroscopic surgery for a torn meniscus. The facility performed x-ray, I sit down with this guy, he's looking at x-ray and he's excessively amused at the image as the x-ray "picked up" the white piping that went down the length of what were my biking pants. Anyway, after intimating to him that I had arthroscopic surgery three years earlier for torn meniscus and I was experiencing more pain, more instability, he looks at me and says "join a gym and lose some weight". I'm like seriously ?, are you even listening to me ? I, at the time was 6'2 (still am !) and 240 lbs. What a waste of time and a waste of whatever my copay was. I then got consult with another Ortho. Surgeon. He confirmed instability of the knee by having me walk on my toes then heels at which point I dropped to the floor. He gave me a cortisone shot for pain, awesome. Scheduled an MRI that revealed tears and debris, completed arthroscopic surgery, no issues since 2007. Seriously ? Half star ...

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Three Stars

Staff included is amazing! Would recomed this doctor highly!

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Surgery

Would not choose him again. Spends time with you before surgery (pre-op) visits but after surgery does not give you the time of day. Bedside manners not good-real bad. Diagnosis is not good and he does NOT listen to what you tell him at all.

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  • Awards

    1 Award

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2008)

    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.

  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Education

    36 Years Experience

  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University

    Graduated in 1982

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Larry M Gersten 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 PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
    • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
    • Blue Cross CA California Care Large Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
    • Blue Cross CA Pathway X PPO
    • Blue Cross CA Select HMO
    • Blue Cross CA Select PPO
    • 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 HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Health Net
    • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
    • Health Net CA HMO Whole Care Network
    • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
    • Health Net CA PPO
    • Health Net EPO - PureCare One Small Business
    • Health Net PureCare HSP Individual and Family Plans
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
  • Molina Healthcare
    • Molina Mrktplace CA
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
    • PHCS PPO Kaiser
  • UHC West
    • UHC SignatureValue Flex1
    • UHC SignatureValue Flex2
    • UHC SignatureValue Flex3
    • UHC SignatureValue Focus
    • UHC West SignatureValue HMO

Locations & Directions

South County Orthopedic Specialists, 24331 El Toro Rd Ste 200, Laguna Woods, CA

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