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ACL Reconstruction FAQs

What is the ACL (anterior cruciate ligament)? The ACL is ligament which connects the thigh bone (femur) to the shin bone (tibia).  It is located inside the knee joint. What does the ACL do? The ACL functions to provide knee stability during activity.  It prevents excessive translation and rotation of the knee joint.  It stabilizes […]

SCOS Docs Named Top Doctors in Orange Coast Magazine

SCOS Orthopedic Specialists are proud to announce the naming of our doctors in the current issue of 2018 Orange Coast Magazine “Top Doctors”.  Congratulations to Dr. Bryce Johnson (spine surgery), Dr. Nimish Kadakia, Dr. Scott Graham, and Dr. Chris Veneziano (sports medicine/orthopedic surgery).  Our orthopedic surgeons are well-deserved of this honor and have been proudly serving Orange County patients […]

Dr. Ari Youderian first in area to use groundbreaking technology for guided personalized shoulder replacement surgeries

MISSION VIEJO, CA 6.12.2017 – DR. ARI YOUDERIAN OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA ORTHOPEDIC SPECIALISTS is now using new technology at MISSION HOSPITAL, Mission Viejo, CA to offer guided personalized surgery for shoulder replacements in the area. ExactechGPS® Guided Personalized Surgery is an advanced platform that allows surgeons to combine preoperative planning with intraoperative computer-assisted technology. “This […]

65 orthopedic surgeons recommended by orthopedic surgeons

Becker’s Orthopedic Review came up with a list created by orthopedic surgeons where they are recommending their fellow peers of the industry. South County Orthopedic Specialists’ own Dr. Gersten was named as one of those orthopedic surgeons. To review the full list, please click here.

Dr. Youderian performs the first shoulder navigation surgery cases in the Western US

We are proud to announce that Dr. Ari Youderian performed the first two shoulder navigation surgery cases (Exactech GPS) in the Western US today at Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo, CA.  This cutting edge technology promises patient specific planning and intraoperative guidance to improve the accuracy of shoulder replacement surgery with the hope to improve […]

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