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John G. Finkenberg, MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Monday – Friday, 6 a.m. – 6 p.m.


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Dr. John G. Finkenberg received his medical degree from University of California, Los Angeles in 1984. He completed a General Surgery Internship, an Orthopaedic Surgery Research Fellowship, and an Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at Harbor University of California Los Angeles Medical Center in 1991. He also served his a Spine Fellowship at John Hopkins Hospital in 1992.

Dr. Finkenberg specializes in Orthopaedics and helps patients with musculoskeletal disorders. He has been the Chief of the Orthopaedic Department at Alvarado Hospital Medical Center and has served on the Executive Supervisory Committee for many years. Dr. Finkenberg is the acting Director of the Alvarado Spine Center. As a surgical consultant for a spinal instrumentation company, he has developed instrumentation utilized in reconstructive spinal surgery.

Dr. John G. Finkenberg is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Practices at
Orthopedic Specialists of San Diego
Languages Spoken
  • › English
Board Certifications
  • › American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • › Johns Hopkins Hospital, Orthopaedic Surgery, Spine Fellowship- 1992
  • › Harbor Univ of California Los Angeles Medical Center, Orthopaedic Surgery Residency - 1991
  • › Harbor Univ of California Los Angeles Medical Center, Orthopaedic Surgery Research Fellowship - 1987
  • › Harbor Univ of California Los Angeles Medical Center, General Surgery Internship- 1986
  • › University of California, Los Angeles, MD - 1984
Memberships & Associations
  • › American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • › North American Spine Society
  • › European Spine Society
Associated Doctors
James E. Bates, MD
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Steven R. Allsing, MD
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Mark D. Jacobson, MD
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Ralph E. Rynning, MD
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5555 Reservoir Drive
Ste. 104
San Diego, CA, 92120

Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage
  • Arizona Foundation
  • Beech Street
  • Beech Street (Workers' Comp)
  • CorVel (Workers' Comp)
  • Coventry / First Health
  • Coventry / First Health (Workers' Comp)
  • Focus Healthcare
  • Fortified Provider Network
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Great-West Healthcare
  • Health Management Network, Inc.
  • Humana ChoiceCare
  • Interplan / HealthSmart
  • Interplan / HealthSmart (Workers' Comp)
  • MultiPlan
  • MultiPlan (Workers' Comp)
  • Pacific Foundation SISC (Workers' Comp)
  • Pacific Foundation for Medical Care
  • Pacific Health Alliance
  • Prime Health Services
  • Prime Health Services (Workers' Comp)
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • Scripps Employee Medical Plan
  • Three Rivers
  • Three Rivers (Workers' Comp)
  • USA MCO (Workers' Comp)

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