Samuel W. Park is a highly trained, board certified orthopedic surgeon.
As a Harvard Fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Park specializes
in hip and knee arthroplasty, an operative procedure in which an arthritic
or dysfunctional joint surface is replaced.
Dr. Park offers extensive experience in both minimally invasive joint replacements
with rapid recovery protocols and reconstructions for failed and infected joints.
Dr. Park performs primary total hip joints through anterior, lateral and
posterior approaches. His extensive expertise includes resurfacings, megaprostheses
and total femurs. For the knee, he specialized in partial knee replacements
(unicompartmental), total knee replacements, custom patient-specific implants,
and distal femoral replacements. Dr. Park earned his Bachelor’s
degree at the University of California, Berkeley, graduated with Phi Beta
Kappa honors. At the University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, he
received his medical degree and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha
National Medical Honor Society. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency
at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Medicine,
where he was nominated for a prestigious research sabbatical. He completed
his training at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital at the Harvard
Medical School with fellowship in total joint arthroplasty.
Dr. Park has published multiple articles on knee ligament reconstructions,
has helped to create a national committee on evidence-based review of
hip and knee replacements guidelines, and has presented at national meetings.
Dr. Park is a Southern California native and grew up in the city of La
Canada Flintridge. When not in operating room, you are most likely to
find him in the outdoors, hunting down his lost golf balls or with a fishing
pole in hand.