John Finkenberg, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

Available In:

  1. Emeryville, CA
  2. San Francisco, CA
  3. San Jose, CA


  1. John Hopkins Hospital, Spine Fellowship, J. Kostuik (President, North American Spine Society) and R. Davis (mentors) Baltimore, MD, 1991-92
  2. Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Orthopedic Surgery Chief Resident, Torrance, CA, 1990-01
  3. Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Orthopedic Surgery Resident II and IV, Torrance, CA, 1987-90
  4. Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Orthopedic Surgery Internship and Resident II, Torrance, CA, 1987-90
  5. University of California, Doctor of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, 1980-84
  6. Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, Doctor of Chiropractic, Glendale, CA, 1977-80
  7. University of California, Psychobiology, Bachelor of Science, Los Angeles, CA, 1972-76

Board Certification

  1. Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery, Fellowship Training in Advanced Spinal Reconstruction Surgery
  2. QME, IME, AME


  1. California

Professional Experience

  1. Alvarado Orthopedic Medical Group, Sub-specialty Spine Surgery, 1992-present


  1. Chief of Orthopedic Surgery, Alvarado Hospital Medical Center
  2. Director of Spine Center, Alvarado Hospital Medical Center
  3. Alvardo Hospital Medical Center Surery Supervisory Committee, Grossmont Hospital Orthopedic Supervisory Committee
  4. Physician 2000 Director, Alvarado Hospital Medical Center
  5. California Qualified Medical Examiner
  6. The Spine Journal Editorial Board, Journal for the North American Spine Society
  7. Sports Medicine Digest Editorial Board
  8. San Diego Medical Society
  9. American Medical Association
  10. NASS National Advocacy Committee
  11. Spineline Section, Editorial Board North American Spine Society
  12. Governing Board Alvarado Hospital Medical Center/SDRI
  13. Nd: YAG and Argon Laser Certification
  14. California Radiologic Operator/Supervisor License
  15. DSMB Chairman FDA Safety Monitoring Committee 2008

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