• Total Knee Replacement

  • Total Hip Replacement

  • Revision Hip Replacement

  • Outpatient Unicondylar Knee Replacement

  • Revision Knee Replacement

General FAQ,s

What are your business hours?

Our practice hours are from 8:00am to 5:00pm Monday to Friday (excepting public holidays). Appointments for Dr. Barnett can be made by telephoning our practice on (949) 255-9740 during regular business hours. The office is closed on weekends and major holidays.

Can X-Rays be performed at your office?

Our practice houses a comprehensive radiology department with facilities forX-Rays and MRI studies. CT scans, Ultrasound, Bone Scans, and Interventional Radiology are availableat the hospital or other external facilities.

What should I bring with me when I come for an appointment?

When you come for your appointment remember to bring the following:

  • Have your insurance cards available for scanning into the record.
  • Copies of operation records, medical records, x-rays, MRIs, CT scans and so on from prior doctor visits.
  • If you have seen a physical therapist, please bring a progress letter from the therapist.
  • If you have had surgery elsewhere, please bring a copy of your operation report

Do I need a referral to make an appointment?

Most medical specialists will accept only referred patients. This is mainly to try to ensure that the specialist you are seeing is appropriate for you and your condition. Check with your insurance company to see if a referral is necessary.

Are my medical records kept private and confidential?

Your medical file is handled with the utmost respect for your privacy. Our staff is bound by strict confidentiality requirements as a condition of employment regarding your medical records. We will not release the contents of your medical file without your consent.

How do I contact after hours?

There will be a point of contact 24 hours a day for any concerns you may have. You will be provided with contact details following your treatment.

  •  American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • The Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • Arthritis Foundation National Office
  • OREF
  • Orthopaedic Research Society
  •  American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • American Medical Association
  •  THE BONE AND JOINT DECADE
  • The Orthopaedic Education and Research Foundation of Southern California (OSI Foundation)
  • Orthopaedics