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Dr. John Finkenberg, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery*
3.1 (22)
Map Pin Small San Diego, CA
Accepting new patients

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. John Finkenberg, MD

Dr. John Finkenberg, MD is an Orthopedic Spine Surgeon in San Diego, CA. Dr. Finkenberg, completed a fellowship at Johns Hopkins Hospital|The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Finkenberg an average 3.1 star rating.

Dr. Finkenberg works at Practice in San Diego, CA with other offices in La Mesa, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Sciatica, Degenerative Disc Disease and Intervertebral Disc Disease along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Finkenberg's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Alvarado Orthopedic Medical Group Inc.
    5555 Reservoir Dr Ste 104, San Diego, CA 92120 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (619) 286-9480
    Monday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    09:00 - 17:00
  2. 2
    Grossmont Hospital Corporation
    5555 Grossmont Center Dr, La Mesa, CA 91942 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (619) 740-6000
  3. 3
    West Coast OB/GYN Inc
    8860 Center Dr, La Mesa, CA 91942 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (619) 286-9480

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Admitting Hospitals

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  • Alvarado Hospital Medical Center
  • Sharp Grossmont Hospital

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Sciatica
Degenerative Disc Disease
Intervertebral Disc Disease

Treatment frequency



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Sciatica
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Degenerative Disc Disease
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Herniated Disc
Cervical Radiculopathy
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Radiculopathy
Scoliosis
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Back Pain
Bursitis
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Bursitis of Hip
Cervical Stenosis
Chronic Neck Pain
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Difficulty With Walking
Gait Abnormality
Hip Tendinitis
Joint Pain
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Compression Fracture
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
Lumbosacral Stenosis
Miner's Knee
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Pathological Spine Fracture
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Spinal Osteophyte
Spine Deformities
Spondylolisthesis
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Upper Back Pain
Arthrocentesis
Cervical Spinal Fusion
Herniated Disc Surgery
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Percutaneous Kyphoplasty
Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Decompression
Spinal Fusion
Steroid Injection
Ankle Fracture
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Ataxia
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Autoimmune Diseases
Avascular Necrosis
Baker’s Cyst
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Broken Arm
Broken Neck
Bunion
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Cancer
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Clavicle Fracture
Coccygeal Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Injuries
Elbow Sprain
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Foot Conditions
Foot Fracture
Fracture
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Ganglion Cyst
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Gout
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Hammer Toe
Hand Conditions
Hip Fracture
Hip Pointer
Humerus Fracture
Internal Derangement of Knee
Knee Dislocation
Knee Disorders
Knee Fracture
Knee Sprain
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Lupus
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Muscle Cramping
Myelopathy
Neck Muscle Strain
Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteopenia
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Pelvic Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Plantar Fasciitis
Polyneuropathy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Pseudoarthrosis
Pyogenic Arthritis
Repeated Shoulder Dislocation
Rib Fracture
Rotator Cuff Tear
Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
Sacrum Disorders
Schmorl's Nodes
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Fracture
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Still's Disease
Thoracic Compression Fracture
Thoracic Stenosis
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Trigger Finger
Anterior Disc Decompression and Fusion
Closed Hip Fracture Treatment
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
Fracture Care
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hip Dislocation
Hip Replacement
Hip Replacement Revision
Joint Drainage
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Replacement
Knee Replacement Revision
Knee Surgery
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminoforaminotomy
Lumbar Fusion with Robotic Assist
Lumbar Spinal Fusion
Musculoskeletal Function Test
Neuroplasty
Open Hip Fracture Treatment
Partial Hip Replacement
Peripheral Nerve Block
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Rotator Cuff Surgery
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Somatic Nerve Block
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spine Fracture Treatment
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    • Blue Shield of California
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    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Curative
    • First Health
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    • Humana
    • MultiPlan
    • National Elevator
    • Sharp Health Plan
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    • UnitedHealthCare

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    3.1
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    4 Star
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    About Dr. John Finkenberg, MD

    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1285703413
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Johns Hopkins Hospital|The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Fellowship
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. John Finkenberg, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Finkenberg is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Finkenberg has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Finkenberg has seen patients for Sciatica, Degenerative Disc Disease and Intervertebral Disc Disease, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Finkenberg on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    22 patients have reviewed Dr. Finkenberg. The overall rating for this provider is 3.1. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Finkenberg.

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