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There are times when an orthopedic injury, arthritis, or other problems of the bones and joints require not just advanced care, but outstanding attention from a leader in the field. Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Alberto Bolanos has dedicated his career and training to being just that – a leading orthopedic surgeon who cares for you and all your orthopedic needs.

From the most delicate arthritis patient to the resilient athlete, Dr. Bolanos is here to assess your needs and apply advanced treatments tailored to your condition. Treating patients of all ages, Dr. Bolano offers comprehensive care to improve function, lessen your pain, and return you to activities you love as quickly as possible.

Board certified and fellowship trained in the #1 orthopedic training program in the United States, Dr. Bolanos knows what it means to think forward. He created the Bolanos Hip Retractor, a patented instrument that makes this common joint surgery safer and more effective than before.

Dr. Bolanos is one of a select number of physicians in the US trained in techniques like the Watson-Jones approach for hip surgery. He serves as a mentor to orthopedic surgeons around the world and was the first in the Bay Area to offer outpatient total joint replacement and hip resurfacing

When excellent care is your priority, you need an excellent orthopedic surgeon. Dr. Bolanos welcomes you to experience the difference a leader makes. Call Orthopedic Institute of the Bay Area in San Mateo, California office at (650) 262-4262 to make an appointment.

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Dr. Alberto Bolanos

Dr. Alberto Bolanos

Leader – Instructor – Researcher - Physician
Dr. Alberto Bolanos is a leading orthopedic surgeon offering cutting-edge treatments including outpatient joint replacements and hip resurfacing. 

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Patient Education

Patient Education

From symptoms and diagnosis to treatment and prevention, learn about common orthopedic conditions in our interactive patient education center.

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Osteoarthritis & Joint Health

Bone and joint specialist Dr. Bolanos offers treatment for joint pain and immobility from many types of arthritis. 

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Total Hip Replacement

Dr. Bolanos utilizes state-of-the-art techniques to get you back on your feet.

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