Frequently Asked Questions

We are open from Monday to Friday from 8:00am–5:00pm, and are closed for lunch every day between 12:00pm–1:00pm.

We are located at the Los Alamitos Medical Center at 3851 Katella Ave, Suite 202, Los Alamitos, CA 90720.

Please bring your insurance card(s), ID, and discs with the written report of current xrays and MRIs. Please wear comfortable clothing and no metal.

If this is your first visit and you have not filled out the patient intake forms, please download them and complete them before coming in. You can find the forms here.

Spine orthopedic specialists assess, diagnose, and treat patients with spine-related injuries and conditions, including herniated discs, scoliosis, neck pain, spinal cord compression, degenerative disc diseases, vertebral fractures, and more. They are concentrated primarily on repairing problems of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spinal anatomy. Learn more about Johannes A. Bernbeck, M.D., Beach Orthopaedic Specialty Institute’s own spine orthopedic specialist here.

Shoulder and elbow orthopedic specialization is one of more than 10 different areas of orthopedic subspecialization. Shoulder and elbow specialists are able to diagnose and treat numerous shoulder and elbow conditions, including dislocations, fractures, tendonitis, arthritis, bursitis, tennis and golfer’s elbow, and more. Learn more about Raymond A. Klug, M.D., Beach Orthopaedic Specialty Institute’s own shoulder and elbow specialist here.

Orthopedic surgeons who specialize in sports medicine treat all musculoskeletal structures that can be affected by sports activity, exercise, and training. This includes advanced knowledge of everything from performance, health, physical conditioning, and soft tissue biomechanics to field evaluation. They treat sports injuries including rotator cuff and knee injuries (ACL, MCL, and PCL), as well as nerve compression, overuse injuries, sprains, and more. They can not only advise injured athletes and provide education and counseling on injury prevention, but also coordinate medical and sports activity. Learn more about Christopher J. Woodson, M.D., Beach Orthopaedic Specialty Institute’s own sports orthopedic surgeon here.

Beach Orthopaedic Specialty Institute accepts many types of insurance, including PPO, POS, HMO, and Medicare. However, we may or may not be in network with your plan. Insurance plans are constantly changing, and we are always working to adapt to these changes. If you have a specific question about your plan, please contact your insurance company to see if Beach Orthopaedic Specialty Institute is in your network and to verify your level of benefits. You will need to have your insurance ID card ready to provide information regarding your plan.