Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

About the Department

Welcome to the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Keck School of Medicine. The department is one of the nation’s most extensive orthopaedic programs, offering a comprehensive approach for the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries and diseases related to the musculoskeletal system.

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery embraces a multidisciplinary, collaborative approach to our research and patient care programs. Our focus is on our patients, and our goal is to provide the most advanced care possible while educating and mentoring future generations of orthopaedic specialists.

About the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

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“The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at USC has a long tradition of excellence. We provide not only superb clinical care but also are on the forefront of the development of new therapies and procedures that will benefit patients.”
Jay R. Lieberman, MD
Professor and Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
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Clinical Activities

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery features some of the country’s top specialists in total joint implant and revision surgery, sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery, hand surgery, replantation surgery, foot and ankle disorders, spinal disorders, musculoskeletal neoplasm, trauma, as well as reconstructive surgery following sequela of trauma.

Working at Keck Medical Center of USC and affiliated institutions, our goal is to provide patients — throughout Southern California and beyond — with the best care possible. From diagnosis to rehabilitation, we provide each patient with comprehensive services across the continuum of care to enable them to return to a full and healthy life.

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Department News

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Faculty physicians keep singers, musicians and actors in peak shape

Injuries won’t keep these performing artists out of the spotlight. Javen Smith was singing for hours a day preparing for a major role in a USC production of the musical Songs for a New World, known for its vocally demanding score, and he felt fine—until his voice went out. “A week before opening, I couldn’t do all
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Nightmares in Robotic & Laparoscopic Urologic Surgery

Nightmares in Robotic & Laparoscopic Urologic Surgery

12/01/2016 - 12/02/2016
Intuitive Surgical Inc., Sunnyvale, CA
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