Johannes A. Bernbeck, M.D.


Dr. Bernbeck was born and raised in sunny Southern California. He is dedicated to our beautiful state and the people who live here. Dr. Bernbeck earned his undergraduate degree at UC Irvine, and then attended medical school at the University of Cologne in West Germany. He also attended medical school at USC, where he received his medical degree. Dr. Bernbeck completed a five-year orthopedic residency at USC then did a 12-month fellowship in spinal reconstructive surgery at UCLA.

Dr. Bernbeck is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in surgery of the spine in the neck, upper back, and lower back for many different conditions involving the bones, discs, joints, and ligaments. He performs minimally invasive procedures, as well as extensive reconstructions of the spinal column. He is dedicated to helping his patients in a compassionate and caring way.

Dr. Bernbeck enjoys the great outdoors. He camps, skis, dives, fishes, boats, and surfs. He tries to inspire those around him to live each day to its fullest. Life is an art. Every year he goes on at least one mission to a developing country to try to serve patients in these medically underprivileged areas.


Bachelor of Arts Degree, German
Bachelor of Arts Degree, Linguistics
University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA


University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA


Orthopaedic Internship, USC Medical Center


University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA


Spinal Reconstructive Surgery
University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA


American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
North American Spine Society

Contact Dr. Bernbeck at our Los Alamitos Orthopedic Office.