Talal Malhis - PIH Health - Whittier, CA

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Talal M. Malhis

Talal M. Malhis, MD

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Dr. Malhis wanted to be a doctor since childhood. He found medicine fascinating and interesting. He decided to specialize in Orthopedic Surgery, because it combined the intellect with the technical skill. Seeing his patients happy with their treatment and surgery outcome gives him gratification of a job well done. Dr. Malhis enjoys walks on the beach and spending time with his family and friends.


12462 Putnam St #402
Whittier, California 90602
  • Main: 562.789.5461
  • Fax: 562.789.4468

Hospital/Group Affiliation

PIH Health Physicians

PIH Health Hospital - Whittier





  • Orthopedic Surgery


  • English



Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (New York) Allegheny University Hospitals-Allegheny General (Pennsylvania)


DuPont Hospital for Children (Delaware)


Cairo University (Egypt)


Orthopaedic Surgery (General Cert)


Patient Reviews

March 11, 2019
They were great! Kind with my son and very informative!
March 08, 2019
Dr. Malhis is a good doctor.
March 06, 2019
Dr Malhis doesn't immediately rush to invasive procedures.
March 04, 2019
Dr. Malhis is the best doctor because his diagnosis gets results.
March 01, 2019
Doctor was very caring about my daughter and her recovery.
February 27, 2019
Dr. Malhis was friendly and easily explained his opinion on my condition. He listen to my thoughts and gave great feedback.
February 27, 2019
Dr. Malhis was attentive and knew about my medical history. He took the time to answer my questions and gave me over the counter brand in case my insurance didn't pay for Rx.
February 25, 2019
Friendly, knowledgeable staff, issues explained clearly, I feel I'm receiving the care I need.
February 25, 2019
Dr Malhis was awesome with my little one. He spoke to her in a way she was responsive and was very in tuned to her needs. Great doctor!
February 22, 2019
We truely have to use this doctor because of the HMO i am in. So i have to use this doctor. Lets see what he does with my pain then ill know more if i would recommend him.
February 15, 2019
Great doctor, always makes time to explain your health issue and is always carding for his patients.
February 13, 2019
Professional, kind and knowledgeable.
February 13, 2019
Dr.Malhis is wonderful! Very thorough and answered any questions we had about my son's newly diagnosed condition. I am so glad we were able to get in tosee him as he was highly reccommended.
February 08, 2019
Dr. Malhis is a great doctor! He has treated several conditions in the past with great success. I always understand my condition and possible treatments with Dr. Malhis and would highly recommend him for orthopedic care.
February 08, 2019
Great Job. Thank you.
February 04, 2019
That is a very good clinic,nurses and the doctor very attentive to listen and check your concerns I will recomend it.
February 01, 2019
Very excellent service
February 01, 2019
It's a nice place I would go there any time
January 25, 2019
He was caring, knowledgeable and timely.
January 25, 2019
Dr. Was great!
January 23, 2019
Dr. Malhis knows what he is doing, talking about, and does thorough? examinations and goes above and beyond to listen to the needs of his patients and to make future arrangements for further examines that are necessary.
January 21, 2019
Definitely recommend
January 21, 2019
Go to this orthopedic office.
January 21, 2019
Looking forward to my MRI.thanks.
January 18, 2019
My last visit with Dr. Malhis was good, in fact all my visits with Orthopedic doctors have been good. I would recommend them to everyone. Thank you for providing good service and staff members.
January 16, 2019
Dr. Malhis is an outstanding physician. I would highly recommend him to anyone.
January 04, 2019
Great facility, expert Physician, friendly service. Definitely will recommend.
January 02, 2019
Dr. Malhis is wonderful!
December 19, 2018
Dr Malhis is the best orthopedic diagnostician I have ever met!
December 17, 2018
Took his time, made sure we understood everything & made sure my daughter understood.
December 14, 2018
I was taken in quickly to see the doctor.
December 14, 2018
Very friendly, knowledgeable Doctor
December 14, 2018
Although my visit was more consultative in nature, I would recommend the services of Orthopaedic Putnam.
December 11, 2018
I was pleased with my visit with the doctor and was impressed with his staff member who assisted him during the visit.
December 11, 2018
I would recommend it.
December 07, 2018
The Doctor was very professional and straight to the point. But also he and his staff were all very nice and made me feel comfortable.
December 05, 2018
Great facility and like the doctor
December 03, 2018
The doctor was very thorough, patient and intent on helping me navigate my pain issues.
December 03, 2018
Been with Malhis for over 30 years. He cares for his patients.
November 30, 2018
Dr Malhis and team are wonderfulcaring and attentive
November 26, 2018
He is a fine dr. and I like him very much.
November 26, 2018
I feel Dr. Malhis grasped my problem immediately and provided the best follow up care suited to my problem and lifestyle. In addition I found him a warm and caring person.
November 20, 2018
Explained everything throughly and answered all questions. Wait time was minimal.
November 19, 2018
Dr Malhis was very easy to talk to and obviously very knowledgeable about my spine problem. He took the time to explain everything in terms that I could easily understand while maintaining a extremely respectful manner.Also his staff was very nice!
November 16, 2018
He is wonderful. Listens to what you have to say and truly cares. He is positive and optimistic on the future and your outcome!
November 14, 2018
Dr was in a rush and didn't answer all questions.
November 14, 2018
Provider was thorough and helpful.
November 13, 2018
Dr. Malhis has been our family orthopedist for almost 30 years. He is the best at diagnosing issues. He also goes above and beyond to ensure we get the best care possible. His cortisone shots are precise and effective.
November 12, 2018
Good fast appointment
November 12, 2018
The best office ever. Dr malhis is awesome. The back office is great
November 02, 2018
The staff and doctor were polite and attentive
November 02, 2018
Dr Malhis is spot on, thorough and knows his stuff. So thankful we were referred to him and anticipating a successful recovery with his direction. Wish Blue Sheild worked a littler faster to keep a smooth flow for my recovery.
November 02, 2018
Top notch analysis
October 31, 2018
Choosing PIH is highly recommendable
October 29, 2018
The provider did not give us the impression that he wanted to take care of us. His exam was rushed. He didn't explain much except diagnosis. He stood in the doorway to take questions from us like he was done and ready to leave...as if his interest in our case was over.
September 25, 2018
This doctor is highly Knowable; explains everything; best of the best
September 24, 2018
Yes I would tell my friends and family.I like Dr Malhis. He was friendly and answered some of my questions that he had enough time for. I like that he had X-ray equipment there so he can take xrays and look at them with me right away.
September 24, 2018
Great doctor!
September 18, 2018
Dr. Malhis is a good doctor, has been seeing him for a while now, and I have no complain on his treatment.
September 18, 2018
Be prepared to face difficultly on the phone
September 12, 2018
September 07, 2018
Such an amazing doctor, explain everything. Gave myself and my daughter peace that everything will be fine.
September 07, 2018
Dr. Malhis is very knowledgeable and friendly.
September 07, 2018
It took over 2 weeks to make an appointment to be seen.
September 04, 2018
Dr Malhis is very smart and has a lot of medical experience. I feel safe and comfortable under his care I trust his knowledge
August 29, 2018
Dr. Malhis immediately knew my foot had a fracture due to my recent incident, after reviewing my X-ray and ordered a MRI.While previously I was told that I had an old fracture on my foot.
August 28, 2018
I felt like dr Malhis really cared about me as a person ..was not in a hurry .. and he will definitely help me figure out what is going on with me
August 28, 2018
Dr. Malhis was the kindest, complete doctor I have ever met! He made me feel I was the first patient of the day.
August 20, 2018
Dr. Malhis is a very knowledgeable and compassionate doctor. Dr. Malhis gives his patients a lot respect by listening to his concerns and explain very clearly what the course of treatment will be. Thank you Dr. Malhis! Thank you for the opportunity!
August 20, 2018
Very professional and efficient.
August 20, 2018
Good service
August 15, 2018
Like any PIH physicians, friendly organized and professional. All doctors have access to a patient history which saves time and needless questions from doctor to patient. Facilities and equipment appear modern and up to date.
August 10, 2018
He knew what he was doing. Painless experience.
August 08, 2018
Not yet. Ask me again after follow up visit...that’s the real test. So far so good. Having a lot of trouble getting them to expedite my request for wheel chair...”we’re really busy”...not a good answer. I lost my balance several times using crutches alone??
August 08, 2018
Thank you for the referrals
August 08, 2018
I would recommend Dr. Malhis without hesitation.
August 06, 2018
Dr. Talal Malhis knows what he is doing and he made me feel comfortable explaining the process for recovery to me
July 30, 2018
Excellent professionals in all aspects of the office
July 30, 2018
Very good info about pain reduction
July 30, 2018
excellent experience
July 25, 2018
Dr. Malhis is very knowledgeable and knew exactly what to check to diagnose the cause of my symptoms.
July 25, 2018
Provider is so elaborative on explaining the medical problem to the patient
July 24, 2018
Dr Malhis is awesome! I like that he spoke directly to my teenage son. He gave him the options for care and discussed the issues directly with him. He listened to my son and was able to give him a diagnosis, after we had already been to urgent care and told my son was fine.
July 18, 2018
Very nice and answered all my questions. I would recommend him
July 18, 2018
Very professional and experienced
July 18, 2018
He was polite and listened to his patients.
July 16, 2018
Very knowledgeable, courteous and a pleasant personality
July 13, 2018
He was funny which helped lighten the mood
July 13, 2018
This Dr. is the best in his field
July 11, 2018
He is very knowledgeable and caring.
July 11, 2018
Good Doctor, on time, listens, pro-active, and gets down to business. My time is valuable too, and this staff runs effectively and didn't keep me waiting around.
July 11, 2018
Doctor cares, very calm and will explainor answer all your questions.
July 11, 2018
To go an see this dr if any orthopedic problems. Very thorough
July 10, 2018
The first visit was not getting any respect from him. I hope the next follow up visit will be a different experience.
July 10, 2018
Very pleased with my visit with Dr. Malhis and staff. They were very caring and respectful. They were able to answer all questions and able to but my concerns to rest.
July 03, 2018
Great Dr!!
July 02, 2018
He was able to connect with my son. Doctor understood him
July 02, 2018
I have known Dr. Malhis since 1994, he is a very good doctor.He addressed my issue and moved forward, explained my issue with my knee, showed me the x-rays and past MRI, and explained my options.
July 02, 2018
He is very knowledgeable about my concerns, however his English needs improvement as he is hard to understand.
June 25, 2018
Really like Dr. Malhis, very professional, explaining with models of bony structures and pictures. Pleasant bedside manner allowing for interaction without feeling rushed.
June 25, 2018
My family members are all patients of Dr. Malhis!
June 20, 2018
Keep doing what you do. My daughter felt at ease with the doctor and staff which is always a good thing!!
June 15, 2018
Very friendly. Good with kids.
June 15, 2018
very experience doctor
June 15, 2018
Super friendly and genuinely nice and knowledgeable.
June 13, 2018
Dr Malhis and his staff are very professional and friendly.
June 12, 2018
He was very knowledgeable and understood the situation with my medical problem. He moved quickly to try to resolve the issue. He was friendly and had a good bedside manner.
June 12, 2018
Dr. Malhis listens and is very thorough in getting the necessary tests to make an accurate diagnosis. In the past his recommended treatment of physical therapy has always worked without me having to have surgery. He is the best!
June 11, 2018
Very good doctor.
June 11, 2018
that my care was excelle
June 06, 2018
Dr. Malhis is Amazing!
June 06, 2018
Great doctor
June 05, 2018
I went very highly recommended this doctor to anyone, very compassionate and understanding.
June 01, 2018
I have always liked going to PIH I have not been disappointed.And the fact that it close to where I live is a bonus.ALL the staff in the offices I've been to are polite and patient with you that is a plus when your not feeling your best.Thank you
May 29, 2018
I commented that I Dr. Malhis was very nice and he knew exactly what to do and how to treat my problem.
May 22, 2018
I felt that this provider was concerned about my situation and ordered further testing
May 21, 2018
I have seen Dr. Malhis on numerous occasions for different problems. He is a fantastic diagnostic physician!! If I have a problem, he finds the source through his vast experience and the medical tests and tools available to him. Years ago, when he stopped doing surgery, I was disappointed, but he referred me to great doctors within the group. It has been very helpful to have him and the surgeons right there together. My last visit was wonderful. They called me in on time, after waiting maybe 6-7 minutes. Dr. Malhis talked with me and felt the problem areas and knew what the problem was. Then he went to the next step -- x-rays. He explains everything to you and is a very kind person.
May 18, 2018
Dr. Malhis is very knowledgeable. He’s seen my son a few times already do to soccer injuries. Under his care and recommendations, the recuperation time is fast. As a parent I feel grateful & blessed to have him see my son.
May 16, 2018
I was very impressed with the care the staff and doctor provided.
May 15, 2018
I would recommend this provider to famil and friends
May 08, 2018
Felt very comfortable with information given to me about my injury and what needs to be done. Quick response for appt and medication. Also very happy with quickness on my disability paperwork
May 07, 2018
Excellence ??
May 04, 2018
Dr. Malhis seemed Very Knowledgeable about the circumstances with which I was there to see him. He answered some specific questions, and gave details about the further tests he has requested. Plus, he had a pleasant demeanor, a good 'Bedside manor', which can be rare in this day and age of Rushed appointments.
May 04, 2018
No comment at this point. Will see what the second visit has to offer.
May 01, 2018
Go see dr malhis
May 01, 2018
was knowledgeable about my history
April 30, 2018
I came home and told my husband that we should be able to go to Spain after all. I think I would be able to walk again without pain. May take awhile, but feel I’m on the right path.
April 27, 2018
He is an excellent doctor. He told me the treatments he would recommend and then I asked him which he would do and he told me. He is a conservative doctor, try the basic things first, and then go to the harder treatment in the event the first one does not work. I like that in a doctor. So far my knee is feeling much better. I highly recommend him to anyone. He explained with the x-ray what my problem was and then he proceeded to tell me the treatments he would recommend. He spends plenty of time with you and explains everything. A+++++++++
April 25, 2018
Dr. Malhis is terrific. Very attentive, listens closely, carefully provides information, and confirms understanding. He values the patients time while managing his schedule. Thank you Dr. Malhis.
April 24, 2018
I have been seeing Dr Malhis for years and have referred family members too him we all ?? Him!!!
April 23, 2018
Dr. Malhis is the best! I Highly recommend his practice!
April 23, 2018
Take a written list of all your concerns and make him stop and listen because he will rush out of the room once he says what he had to say
April 18, 2018
The doctor and staff were wonderful !
April 13, 2018
I was seen promptly and the Doctor listened to me and made me feel he really cared.
April 11, 2018
Nice and caring doctor.
April 11, 2018
I am under the best care possible.
April 11, 2018
Very friendly and staff is efficient
April 10, 2018
Very knowledgeable
April 10, 2018
How awesome Dr.Malhis is so friendly makes you feel welcomed he is a kind,hearted person. I only trust him for my medical care when it comes to my issues. He is a very professional and caring doctor.
April 09, 2018
I liked him and his efficiency.
April 09, 2018
Very happy and satisfied with the service that the doctor provided
March 28, 2018
Dr. Malhis is wonderful.
March 28, 2018
The people and offices at the Wells Building are Great !
March 28, 2018
I've been a patient of Dr. Malhis for over 15 years, and he remains to be my favorite doctor. Very down to earth and accessible. Did my knee surgery some time ago, but has since retired from surgery and continues to diagnose and recommend treatments, based on his many years of practicing the specialty of Orthopedics.
March 27, 2018
This provider is good and people involved treat you as a human being. They will be in good hands if they use this provider.
March 26, 2018
Diagnosed problem quickly.