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Welcome Letter

Dear Colleague,

It is our pleasure to welcome you to the first edition of the USC Orthopaedic Surgery KeckZine. Through this publication, we hope to start a conversation about how our expertise and technical capabilities can offer exceptional and appropriate care to patients with orthopaedic conditions.

In this issue, you will read about our treatment for patients with complex orthopaedic trauma, including the use of vascularized fibular grafts, revision total shoulder arthroplasty, management of osteonecrosis of the hip and clinical research.

locations_sidebarUSC Orthopaedic Surgery comprises experts in sports medicine; joint preservation and replacement; musculoskeletal oncology; foot, ankle and hand surgery; and fracture and trauma care. We pride ourselves on offering a comprehensive program that covers every aspect of orthopaedic surgery, with specialists who care for common and complex problems.

Keck Medical Center of USC was recently ranked 24th in the country by US News & World Report for adult orthopaedic hospitals. We are honored to have 13 physicians named to the Southern California Super Doctors list in 2017, including two physicians who have been Super Doctors for 10 years, and two additional physicians who were named to the Super Doctors Rising Stars list in 2016.

USC Orthopaedic Surgery holds grand rounds every month that are open to external providers. For more information, please contact Sylvia Suarez at

If you wish to speak with one of our clinicians or obtain more information about our activities, please call (323) 442-6943. Thank you for your interest in our care and we look forward to working with you.



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