USC Orthopaedic Surgery earned ‘high-ranking’ recognition from the 2015 U.S. News & World Report annual “Best Hospitals” report
For the athlete in all of us
As the official doctors of the USC Trojans, our experts at the USC Sports Medicine Center are focused on returning patients to an active lifestyle by providing comprehensive care from diagnosis to treatment and rehabilitation.
Our surgeons at the USC Joint Preservation and Replacement Center offer specialized expertise in the preservation and replacement of the hip and knee using the latest advances in robotic surgery and employing a thorough rehabilitation program.
At the USC Performing Arts Medicine Center, our experts, who have specific expertise in all parts of the body, align treatment with a focus on returning professionals to their craft as soon as possible.
Despite the rarity of complex musculoskeletal tumors, the USC Musculoskeletal Oncology Center is active, high-volume and staffed with experienced professionals who offer a wide variety of treatment options.
The extensive experience of our USC Trauma and Fracture Care Center physicians helps ensure your bones and joints last through the challengesof active living by minimizing the risk of future surgery and disability.
At USC Orthopaedic Surgery at Keck Medicine of USC in Los Angeles, we provide our patients with exceptional medical care in treating a wide range of orthopaedic disorders offering expertise in sports medicine, joint preservation and replacement, musculoskeletal oncology, spine care, fracture and trauma care and foot and ankle and hand surgery.
USC Orthopaedic Surgery physicians offer expertise across a wide range of orthopaedic specialties. We have special pain protocols and physical therapy protocols to shorten length of stay and enhance recovery from surgery. We use robotic surgery to perform minimally invasive procedures to restore mobility and function to our patients. We offer a blend of orthopaedic and plastic surgery expertise in the treatment of hand or upper extremity disorders. Our specialists also use a multidisciplinary approach to treat patients with musculoskeletal tumors. Read More »
Professional dancers, musicians and other performers experiencing back and neck pain are treated in the USC Performing Arts Medicine Center, which is staffed by experts focused on returning patients to their craft.
Athletes and weekend warriors experiencing pain from conditions affecting the elbow, such as tennis elbow and biceps tendon tears at the elbow can seek treatment in the USC Sports Medicine Center. Our sports medicine experts are skilled in the replacement and reconstruction of the elbow.
The USC Hand Center can treat a variety of conditions of the upper extremities including complex brachial plexus injuries affecting the elbow.
The USC Foot and Ankle Center specializes in the treatment of both common and complex foot and ankle problems from bunions and hammer toes to failed hindfoot fusions and rheumatoid arthritis.
Our foot and ankle experts also offer a unique approach in the care of professional performers needing treatment for injuries. Learn more at the USC Performing Arts Medicine Center.
Fracture and Trauma
The Trauma and Fracture Care Center treats simple and complex fractures of all parts of the body, except the hand and spine. Fracture and Trauma surgeons specialize in fractures that do not heal or heal out of proper alignment, deformity correction and microvascular reconstruction.
The USC Hand Center team specializes in upper extremity reconstruction, reconstructive replantation of the upper extremity, and vascularized bone and functional muscle transfers. Common conditions treated include carpal tunnel, trigger finger and fractures.
Conditions affecting the hip such as arthritis and hip impingement are treated in the USC Joint Preservation and Replacement Center, which specializes in conservative management of these conditions as well as total hip replacement and hip resurfacing.
Experts in the USC Sports Medicine Center, who treat sports-related injuries in the shoulder, knee, hip, elbow and neck, specialize in cartilage restoration and preservation.
Our orthopaedic surgeons treat conditions conservatively, only replacing joints when necessary. The USC Joint Preservation and Replacement Center is staffed with among the most experienced surgeons in the region for the both total and partial replacement of the hip and knee.
Conditions affecting the knee such as arthritis and osteonecrosis are treated in the USC Joint Preservation and Replacement Center, which specializes in conservative management of these conditions and partial and total knee replacement surgery.
Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), collateral ligament and meniscal tears and other common sports injuries to the knee are treated in the USC Sports Medicine Center. Performers suffering from a knee injury, eager to return to their craft as quickly as possible are treated in the USC Performing Arts Medicine Center.
The USC Musculoskeletal Oncology Center at Keck Medicine of USC in Los Angeles offers comprehensive care for the treatment of rare and complex musculoskeletal tumors. Despite the rarity of these tumors, our center is active, high-volume and staffed by a very experienced team who offer a wide variety of options in the treatment of these conditions.
A wide range of conditions affecting the shoulder including joint pain, arthritis, frozen shoulder and labral tears are treated at the USC Sports Medicine Center. Our sports medicine experts are skilled in the replacement and reconstruction of the shoulder.
As leading authorites in reconstructive surgery, the USC Hand Center can treat complex brachial plexus injuries.
At the USC Spine Center, our experts provide some of the best non-surgical and surgical approaches to alleviate pain and restore function and mobility. The center is staffed with an experienced group of spine surgeons – both neurosurgeons and orthopaedic surgeons – who are committed to providing appropriate and individual spine care. Our physicians are accomplished in performing a full range of spine surgical procedures from minimally invasive to the most complex.
The USC Sports Medicine Center specializes in treating sports-related and recreational injuries affecting the shoulder, knee, hip, elbow and neck. Our surgeons in the USC Sports Medicine Center are leading experts in shoulder and elbow replacement and reconstruction, rotator cuff repair and anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction, among other specialties.
Foot and ankle injuries, including stress fractures and ankle sprains, are treated in the USC Foot and Ankle Center. Our experts specialize in minimally invasive Achilles tendon repair, a procedure not widely available in the community.
USC Orthopaedic Surgery has been recognized as a Blue Distinction Center for our expertise in delivering specialty care. This distinction demonstrates our commitment to better quality and improved outcomes for our patients.
Hear From Our Patients
Tina gets a new hip — and a new lease on life “Tina was born with hip dysplasia, but she never let it stop her. At an early age she developed a love for the outdoors and athletics, finding a beautiful culmination of the two in her passion for extreme sports. She barely even noticed her hip until her late 20s, when she began to experience mild pain. Undaunted, she pushed through it, continuing to go canyoneering, repelling and water skiing.” Read More »