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About Dr. Peter R Kurzweil

Dr. Peter R Kurzweil, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Long Beach, CA. He has 34 years of experience. His specialties include Sports Medicine, Orthopaedic Surgery and Internal Medicine. Dr. Kurzweil has received 4 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

24 Ratings with 7 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Peter R Kurzweil is Great. Dr. Peter R Kurzweil has been rated by 24 patients. From those 24 patients 7 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Peter R Kurzweil is 4.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Memorial Orthopedic Surgical Group

2760 Atlantic Ave
Long Beach, CA 90806
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Specialties

Dr. Peter R Kurzweil has the following 3 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
  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Peter R Kurzweil has the following 7 expertise

  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Arthroscopic Surgery (Arthroscopy)
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Endoscopy (Endoscopic Surgery)
  • Sports Medicine
  • Hip Osteoarthritis

Dr. Peter R Kurzweil has 2 board certified specialties

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Board Certifications

Dr. Peter R Kurzweil is Board Certified in 2 specialties

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Reviews

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Staff / Office - Not the Best

Dr. Kurzweil is an excellent surgeon. Had 2 knee replacement surgery which turned out well. The problem is his promptness in office visits. Our average wait time has been about an hour and sometimes more. At the last Post-Op Follow Up Visit (after waiting over an hour) only his Physician Assistant met with me.....didn't even see Dr. Kurzweil after over an hour wait. When I asked the Physician Assistant if there is any way to know if the office appt. is running late. He said "No" and further responded that it is typical for an office to run this late.....not a good answer. This tells me that the Office will not look for solutions to unnecessary lateness, especially since on my last post operation visit, Dr. Kurzweil did not even see me after more than an hour wait! Also, shouldn't the doctor at least pop in and see me during post operation follow ups......even if for a moment?

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Problems post surgery

I was a patient of Dr. Kurzwei for many years. Had my knee replaced and had pain several months later after recovery. I went to see him 4 different times in a year for this problem. He never investigated the reason for the pain,. It is now 18 months later and I still have pain. Will be seeing a new doctor. Don't expect Dr. Kurzwei to help you with problems post surgery.

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Five Stars

Dr. Peter Kurzweil, you are to me a "miracle worker"! Thanks so much to you and PA Carlos and staff for your excellent professional services yesterday. The treatment (injection) was affective! Walking around my neighborhood today, there was none of the usual discomfort I was feeling before my visit yesterday. Thank you!

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exceptional in skill and personal manner

Dr Kurzweil has treated me for 5 conditions over 4 years, 2 that needed surgery. I had seen other Orthopedic Drs who left me in pain with no help because the condition did not immediately include surgery. I recovered from rotator cuff surgery in a remarkable timeframe with minimal pain. I credit the Dr's skill for this exceptional recovery. I find the Dr's sense of humor a huge help in painful (stressful) situations. I would recommend him to anyone on all counts.

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Dr. Kurzweil is the best

he really knows his stuff and is an excellent surgeon !!! Very friendly and caring.

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  • Awards

    4 Awards

  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference™.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)

    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.

  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award

    Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2014, 2015)

    The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.

  • Top 10 Doctor - City

    Top 10 Doctor - City (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.

  • Education

    34 Years Experience

  • University Of Rochester School Of Medicine And Dentistry

    Graduated in 1984

  • Long Beach Memorial Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Peter R Kurzweil 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
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
    • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
    • Blue Cross CA Select PPO
  • Blue Shield California
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
    • Blue Shield CA PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Health Net
    • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
    • Health Net CA PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
  • UHC West
    • UHC SignatureValue Flex2
    • UHC West SignatureValue HMO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

Memorial Orthopedic Surgical Group, 2760 Atlantic Ave, Long Beach, CA

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