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About Dr. Richard Kertzner

Dr. Richard Kertzner, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Woodland Hills, CA. He has 34 years of experience. His specialties include Orthopedic Surgery. Dr. Kertzner is affiliated with Community Memorial Hospital of San Buenaventura, Kaiser Permanente Woodland Hills Medical Center and Ojai Valley Community Hospital. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

9 Ratings with 5 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Kertzner is Good. Dr. Richard Kertzner has been rated by 9 patients. From those 9 patients 5 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Richard Kertzner is 2.6 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

5601 De Soto Ave
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
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Specialties

Dr. Richard Kertzner has the following 1 specialty

  • 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.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Richard Kertzner has the following 3 expertise

  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Board Certifications

Dr. Richard Kertzner is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Terrible surgeom

Kertzner performed knee replacement which resulted in malalignment and leg length discrepancy. I have more pain and less mobility than before the surgery. The pain not only occurring in the knee, but I experience severe pain in the lower back, quadriceps, hamstring, foot and ankle. I have a terrible limp. My foot hits the floor on my arch as a result of the malalignment. Kertzner not only takes no responsibility for his sloppy work, but also bragged that this major surgery took only 43 minutes. I am permanently disabled because of kertzner.

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Kaiser- Chief of Orthopedic Surgery - Woodland Hills - emeritus

Dr. Kertzner is a busy and proficient orthopedic surgeon. He knows his art and is an excellent surgeon.

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One Star

my biggest complaint is a total lack of communication.

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Terrible doctor

My father has been a post man for 37 years, he's walked 3 times around the world if you add up all the miles he's walked. His knees are bone in bone and he has a hard time walking now (still delivering mail). It is very pain for for me to watch him walk and you can only imagine how much pain he is in. He had a knee replacement surgery scheduled for next Tuesday and he went for the pre-op today with Dr. kertzner only for Dr to tell my father "his knees aren't that bad" WHAT A JOKE!!!!!! The man can barely walk!!!!! I am so angry with this Doctor! I get the impression he has plans for Tuesday and doesn't want to perform the surgery! I would not employ him to work at my hospital! I am very ashamed kaiser has someone like this working there!!!!!

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ankle fussing

I tried to give blood before the surgery but was told wasnt needed, I took two units the next Sunday. He had to put my ankle together two times and took forever. Later I found my foot was twisted off 10 degrees and my leg was of an inch or more shorter. What got me when I had the cast changed the tech ask how he screwed it up this time. Im paying for his work now

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  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Community Memorial Hospital of San Buenaventura
  • Kaiser Permanente Woodland Hills Medical Center
  • Ojai Valley Community Hospital
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Education

    34 Years Experience

  • Dartmouth College

    Graduated in 1979

  • Accepted Insurance

    Please contact the office for more information.

Locations & Directions

5601 De Soto Ave, Woodland Hills, CA
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