Dr. James Christopher Strazzeri MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. James Strazzeri is an orthopedic surgeon in Mission Hills, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Providence Holy Cross Medical Center and Veterans Affairs Long Beach Healthcare System. He received his medical degree from Albany Medical College and has been in practice for 34 years. Dr. Strazzeri accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 12 doctors at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center and one of 18 at Veterans Affairs Long Beach Healthcare System who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: General Orthopedic Surgery

Clinical Interests: Implants, Knee Injuries, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Sports Medicine, Spine, Knee Replacement Arthroplasty, Hip Prosthesis, Hip Joint

Education & Medical Training

University of California at Irvine
Residency, General Surgery, 1980–1981

University of California at Irvine
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1981–1985

Albany Medical College
Class of 1980

University of California at San Diego
Other Training, Biology, 1972–1976

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery

CA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Consumers’ Guide to Top Doctors, Consumers’ Checkbook Magazine

Publications & Presentations

Arthritis: Living Without Pain
2000 1 27

Orthopedic Evaluation of the Knee
1996 11 1

Knees
1996 11 1

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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