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Dr. Michael Began, MD

Dr. Michael Began, MD

Age 63 Orthopedic Surgery M
(20) 20 reviews


Dr. Michael Began, MD is a orthopedic surgery specialist in Ventura, CA. Dr. Began completed a residency at St Marys-SF Ortho. He currently practices at Thomas F. Golden M.d. A Professional and is affiliated with Community Memorial Hospital San Buenaventura. He accepts multiple insurance plans. Dr. Began is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery.


  • St Marys-SF Ortho, Residency Hospital — 1990
  • Huntington Memorial Hospital, Residency Hospital — 1986
  • Huntington Memorial Hospital, Internship Hospital — 1985

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Elderplan
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of California
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

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  1. Practice

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      Thomas F. Golden M.d. A Professional
      168 N Brent St Ste 505, Ventura, CA 93003 Existing Patients: (805) 641-0273

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Dr. Began performed a hip refurbishment for me last October. Everything went according to schedule. I was up the next day. In two weeks I was walking unaided by a cane or a walker. I was off of pain meds 3 days after I got home. I could not have asked for a better outcome. I highly recommend Dr Began.
Ventura, CA — Apr 21, 2017
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Dr. Began frequently treats Joint Pain, Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain, and Osteoarthritis of Knee.  

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Hospital Affiliations

  • Community Memorial Hospital San Buenaventura
  • St. John's Regional Medical Center