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General Orthopedics

Orthopedic Institute of the Bay Area

From old injuries to arthritis and sudden problems, San Mateo orthopedic surgeon Dr. Alberto Bolanos treats a comprehensive range of musculoskeletal injuries. His friendly demeanor and vast knowledge let you know you’re in good hands.

Dr. Bolanos will put your mind at ease by taking the time to talk with you, examine you, and find a solution that meets your orthopedic needs. We offer focused orthopedic treatments and advanced surgical techniques for outstanding head-to-toe care. Our orthopedic office in the Bay Area of San Mateo serves the surrounding areas of Daly City, South San Francisco, San Bruno, Millbrae, Burlingame, Foster City, Redwood City, and San Carlos.

Personalized Total Body Care Tailored to Your Needs

Here at Orthopedic Institute of the Bay Area, patients just like you benefit from head-to-toe orthopedic care. No matter how complex or simple your needs are, Dr. Bolanos and his medical staff understand how to assess and treat orthopedic injures and conditions of all types, in virtually every area of the body. 

Pain, loss of mobility, and injury can keep you from enjoying the activities and people you love. If you’re ready to live your best life, we are here to listen and to provide you with alternatives that work for your life. Dr. Bolanos is specifically trained in orthopedic treatments, and he subspecializes in arthritis. As a joint specialist, he provides the latest arthritis treatments to alleviate your pain and improve your range of motion.

Our Specialties

Dr. Bolanos and his team at Orthopedic Institute of the Bay Area specialize in some of the most advanced treatments and techniques available today. In fact, Dr. Bolanos was the first in the region to introduce new approaches for shoulder repairs and replacement, hip replacements, and hip resurfacing – all of which need the skilled hand of an expert for the best possible outcome.

Dr. Bolanos offers outstanding orthopedic care for patients with:

  • Arthritis (new or advanced)
  • Complex reconstructive needs
  • Elbow pain
  • Foot and ankle pain
  • Hip pain
  • Joint pain
  • Knee pain
  • Neck and back pain
  • Shoulder pain
  • Sports injuries
  • Traumatic injuries
  • Work-related injuries
  • Wrist pain
  • And many more orthopedic conditions

From the largest and most complex bones of the body to the tiniest and most delicate, our orthopedic doctor treats them all with care. He has dedicated his career to treating a spectrum of orthopedic problems with compassion and professionalism and looks forward to caring for you and your loved ones.

Advanced Surgical Techniques

When you find yourself with an orthopedic problem, many patients think a trip to the doctor will always mean surgery. In reality, many problems can be managed and perhaps even cured without ever setting foot in the operating room.

Dr. Bolanos understands your concerns. He always utilizes the most conservative methods first, such as oral medications, rest, physical therapy, and/or injections. If these fail, your treatment will progress to more aggressive therapies as your condition – and your wishes – dictate. If a surgical procedure becomes necessary, you can feel confident in the skill and expertise of Dr. Bolanos. He uses the most advanced techniques and approaches available so you heal well and get back to life as quickly as possible.

Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Bolanos performs advanced techniques including:

For an outstanding orthopedic surgeon in the San Mateo, California area, call Orthopedic Institute of the Bay Area at (650) 262-4262 today and our office staff will be in touch to get you started. We’re here to help and we look forward to seeing you soon.

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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