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Dr. Michael C Tivnon Is this you?

About Dr. Michael C Tivnon

Dr. Michael C Tivnon, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Bakersfield, CA. He has 47 years of experience. His specialties include Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Tivnon is affiliated with San Joaquin Community Hospital. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

33 Ratings with 11 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Michael C Tivnon is Good. Dr. Michael C Tivnon has been rated by 33 patients. From those 33 patients 11 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Michael C Tivnon is 3.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Michael Charles Tivnon Md

300 Old River Rd Ste 150
Bakersfield, CA 93311
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Specialties

Dr. Michael C Tivnon has the following 2 specialties

  • Sports Medicine

    A sports medicine specialist is a physician who is trained to diagnose and treat injuries and conditions caused by participation in athletic activities.
    These doctors are generally employed by professional sports teams to care for the athletes who are injured. They have extensive knowledge of the types of injuries that athletes are most susceptible to, such as stress fractures, sprains, concussions, muscle cramps, ACL injuries, and shin splints.
    It is the responsibility of sports medicine specialist to clear athletes to return to the playing field when they are deemed fit. These doctors also advise athletes on how to avoid injury through proper care of their bodies while training.

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Michael C Tivnon has the following 14 expertise

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Joint Replacement
  • Bone Fracture
  • Laminectomy
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Scoliosis
  • Sports Medicine
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Arthroscopy
  • Joint Pain/Swelling
  • Surgery
  • Knee Surgery
  • Herniated Disc
  • Osteoarthritis

Board Certifications

Dr. Michael C Tivnon is Board Certified in 2 specialties

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Reviews

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Disenchanted

I timed my three short visits with my cell phone-all five minutes or less. Dr. Tivnon did all the talking and did not answers all my questions when he walks out and says "speak to Susie..." his assistant. He is arrogant and dismissive. I don't recommend him and questions his conclusions.

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Avoid like the plague

After asking Tivnon to please lower his voice, he yelled no and told us to leave. ONLY accepts cash copays. Arrogant, pompous, money hungry jerk.

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Unprofessional/ Vulgar behavior

Doctor yelled and cussed in front of my children (ages 13,5,2) because I asked for my daughter's MRI report and inquired about her pain. Daughter has pain with fracture in foot, doctor declares no cast needed and referred to PT??!!! Staff and Doctor refused to give medical records! Don't waste your time, doctor completely disregarding our concerns and staff ignored the terrible behavior of the doctor when I made a complaint for his cussing in front of my kids!

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Worthless

Had a arthroscopy surgery on my knee with him in 2011 and did not turn out well. I have been in pain management for 3 years and things arent any better yet. Tivnon is too old now & acts like you r your own problem. Blah.

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Best Ortho Dr.

Dr. Tivnon is excellent

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  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Education

    47 Years Experience

  • University Of California Irvine School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1971

  • Orange County Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Michael C Tivnon 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 Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross California
    • Blue Cross CA Select PPO
  • Blue Shield California
    • Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
    • Blue Shield CA Access Plus Savenet
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
    • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
    • Blue Shield CA PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Platinum Access+ HMO 25
    • Blue Shield CA Platinum Local Access + HMO 25
    • Blue Shield CA Trio ACO HMO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Health Net
    • Health Net CA CommunityCare Network HMO
    • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
    • Health Net CA HMO Whole Care Network
    • Health Net SmartCare Large Group
  • UHC West
    • UHC SignatureValue Flex1
    • UHC SignatureValue Flex2
    • UHC SignatureValue Flex3
    • UHC West SignatureValue Alliance
    • UHC West SignatureValue HMO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

Michael Charles Tivnon Md, 300 Old River Rd Ste 150, Bakersfield, CA
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