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Purab C. Viswanath, M.D.

Languages: English
Accepting New Patients
Professional Statement
Dr. Viswanath enjoys being able to help patients with their pain and dysfunction through the practice of orthopaedics. When asked about his approach to patient care, he reports he “takes pride in seeing a tangible difference” in the patients he treats through both surgical and conservative measures. After earning his undergraduate degree at Northwestern University, Dr. Viswanath returned to his home state of Ohio to earn his medical degree at Ohio State University. From there, he completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at UPMC Hamot Medical Center, under the tutelage of Dr. John Lubahn. Following this, Dr. Viswanath completed a hand/upper extremity fellowship with the Florida Orthopaedic Institute, training under the renowned surgeon Dr. Alfred Hess.
Field of Study
Ohio State University College Of Medicine, Columbus, OH
Medical School
UPMC Hamot Medical Center, Erie, PA
UPMC Hamot Medical Center, Erie, PA
Florida Orthopaedic Institute, Fellowship Program, Florida
Hand & Upper Extremity
Personal Interests
When away from work, Dr. Viswanath is a fervent drummer and snowboarder. He also enjoys hiking with his wife in beautiful Southern California.
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Orthodontics, Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery
Clinical Interests
  • Arthritis
  • Arthroplasty Shoulder
  • Fracture Of Forearm
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Reconstructive Surgery Of The Hand
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
Center for Orthopaedic Specialists
7301 Medical Center Drive Suite 400
West Hills, CA 91307
(818) 264-3433