Dr. Richard Zapanta MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Richard Zapanta is an orthopedic surgeon in Monterey Park, California. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Monterey Park Hospital and White Memorial Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Keck School of Medicine of USC and has been in practice for 41 years. He is one of 6 doctors at Monterey Park Hospital and one of 34 at White Memorial Medical Center who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Monterey Park Hospital

White Memorial Medical Center
High performing in Orthopedics

Education & Medical Training

University of Southern California/LAC+USC Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1973 - 1974

University of Southern California/LAC+USC Medical Center
Residency, Neurology, 1974 - 1975

University of Southern California/LAC+USC Medical Center
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1975 - 1979

Keck School of Medicine of USC
Class of 1973

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Risks of transplanting kidneys from hepatitis B surface antigen-negative, hepatitis B core antibody-positive donors.
Satterthwaite, R., Ozgu, I., Shidban, H., Aswad, S., Sunga, V., Zapanta, R., Asai, P., Bogaard, T., Khetan, U., Mendez, R. G., Mendez, R.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Healthfirst New York
  • HealthLink PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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