About USC Center for Shoulder/Elbow Surgery and Sports Medicine

Our mission at the USC Center for Shoulder/Elbow Surgery and Sports Medicine is to provide the highest level of care to both athletes and non-athletes for problems affecting the shoulder, elbow, hip and knee. This mission is based on advancement of knowledge through clinical and basic science research and improvement of care through education of physicians, and clinical staff. We strive to be one of the preeminent centers in the world for the treatment of complex injuries of the shoulder, elbow, hip and knee.

Our friendly staff will greet and assist you with registration on your visits. Please bring your insurance information and identification for registration. As a courtesy we are happy to bill your insurance carrier for services rendered. Loose fitting clothes are recommended for your consultation, such as gym shorts for knee problems and sports bra for women with shoulder problems. Services for x-rays, physical therapy, MRI exams, blood or other laboratory analysis are located in the same building. A pharmacy is next door for your convenience.

The office of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is located in the center of the greater metropolitan Los Angeles area, adjacent to the private USC University Hospital complex located just north and east of the 5 and 10 freeway intersection. The USC University Hospital is located 2 blocks north of the Los Angeles County Hospital.