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About St. Joseph Health

SJH provides a full range of care facilities including 16 acute care hospitals, home health agencies, hospice care, outpatient services, skilled nursing facilities, community clinics and physician groups. All of our hospital and home health entities are accredited by the Joint Commission. In our award-winning facilities, SJH maintains a "continuum of care," matched to the diverse needs of the urban centers, smaller cities and rural communities who depend on us every day.

Peter S. Birnbaum, DO

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    (Board Certified)
Additional Language Spoken
Spanish, English
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • St. Joseph Heritage Medical Group
  • St. Joseph Hospital Affiliated Physicians
Peter Birnbaum, DO
1211 West La Palma Avenue
Suite 506
Anaheim, CA 92801
Accepting New Patients

Primary Office

Peter Birnbaum, DO
1211 West La Palma Avenue
Suite 506
Anaheim, CA 92801
Get Directions
(714) 491-3670
(714) 533-6760

More Information

  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Orthopedic Surgery
      (Board Certified)
    Education & Training
    • College
      University of California Davis - 1990
    • Medical School
      Medical Western University of Health Sciences - 1994
    • Internship
      Oakland General Hospital - 1995
    • Residency
      Peninsula Hospital Consortium - 2003
    • Fellowship
      New York University - 2004
    Areas of Interest

    Microvascular Hand Surgery

  • Biography


    Dr. Birnbaum was born and raised in Fullerton, California and graduated from Fullerton High School. He has obtained well-rounded experiences in academics and extracurricular activities. Outside of work, he has strong interests in water sports. He played water polo while at Fullerton High School achieving 1st Team All League and all CIF honors. He also competed in intercollegiate water polo at UC Davis. He has since transitioned to surfing and often travels internationally on surf trips. He lives in Huntington Beach and surfs there regularly.

    Dr. Birnbaum’s academic achievements include being awarded Intern of the Year while at Oakland General Hospital/Michigan State University. He has been directly involved in research and has 2 major publications. His first major publication was completed during his residency. It involves hip screw fixation for children with Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SCFE). His second major publication was performed during his fellowship at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. It involves interposition arthroplasty of the elbow. The paper supports use of biologic tissue for elbow reconstruction for younger patients with moderate to severe elbow arthritis. Both articles can be visualized by clicking on the link.