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Our physicians

We welcome the opportunity to help you feel your best. Excellent, comprehensive and affordable health care, delivered with compassion, is what we stand for. Since our founding, we've made it our goal to create an environment that meets each patient's physical, mental, and spiritual needs. We also believe this healing philosophy promotes the well-being of our staff and the places they serve.

Dignity Health Surgical Specialists–Southwest is comprised of local orthopedic surgeons, caregivers, and staff who deliver comprehensive care to our diverse community.

Through teamwork and innovation, faith and compassion, and advocacy and action, our team at Dignity Health Surgical Specialists–Southwest endeavors every day to keep you happy, healthy, and whole.

To learn more about us, please call (661) 664-2300.

Dignity Health Surgical Specialists–Southwest
300 Old River Road, Suite 200
Bakersfield, CA 93311

Fax: 661.663.6259
Referral Fax: 661.663.6711

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Dr. Alfred J. Coppola - Orthopedic Surgery - Mercy Hospitals - Dignity Health

Alfred J. Coppola, M.D.
Joint Reconstruction and Sports Medicine

Specializing in: Total hip and knee replacement, anterior hip replacement (minimally invasive), shoulder injuries, knee injuries, arthroscopic surgery (minimally invasive), sports injuries, fracture care.

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Berkay Unal, M.D.
Joint Reconstruction and Sports Medicine

Specializing in: sports injuries, shoulder disorders, knee disorders, sports injuries, arthritis, arthroscopic surgery (minimally invasive), ligament reconstruction, cartilage restoration.

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Dr. George M. Wahba - Orthopedic Spine Surgery - Mercy Hospitals - Dignity Health

George M. Wahba, M.D.

Specializing in: Neck and back pain, spinal stenosis, disc herniation, sciatica, nerve root compression with radiating pain, spondylolisthesis and spinal instability, degenerative spine conditions, spinal cord compression, spine trauma, scoliosis, spine tumors.

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Charles Wong, D.O. - Orthopedic Hand Surgery - Mercy Hospitals - Dignity Health

Charles Wong, D.O.
Hand and Microsurgery

Specializing in: Orthopedic surgery, hand and microsurgery, carpal tunnel surgery, trigger finger, finger, hand, and wrist and forearm fractures, soft tissue injuries (hand, wrist & forearm), ganglion cysts, tendon and nerve surgery, dupuytren’s surgery, non-operative management of hand and wrist conditions.

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