Faculty supervision is a key component strength of the program, not only in the high quality of the teaching staff, but in the faculty execution of department philosophy regarding the faculty role. In the operating room, members of the academic staff truly serve in the lee—not to dictate care or to perform the procedure.

<strong>Louis Kwong, M.D.</strong>
Louis Kwong, M.D.Chairman/Program Director

SCHOOL: David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA,
Los Angeles, CA
-Primary Degree Awarded: MD
-Year Completed: 1984
GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS:
Massachusetts General/Harvard Medical School
-Specialty/Field: Joint Arthroplasty/Adult Reconstruction
-Date From: 7/01/1989 To: 6/30/1990
LAC Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
-Specialty/Field: Orthopaedic Surgery
-Date From: 6/24/1984 To: 6/30/1989
Concise Summary of Role in Program:
Department Chair, Program Director, Orthopaedic Clinic Medical Director, Chief of the Orthopaedic Joints Service (Joints I Clinic). Designing format and content of didactic teaching program. Oversight of all aspects of Orthopaedic residency training. Responsibilty for organization and operation of all Orthopaedic Outpatient Clinics and Services. Training of residents and medical students in joint arthroplasty/arthritis surgery.

<strong>Daniel Zinar, M.D</strong>.
Daniel Zinar, M.D.Chairman Emeritus
SCHOOL: University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla, CA
-Primary Degree Awarded: MD
-Year Completed: 1981
GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS: 
UCLA Medical Center for the Health Sciences
-Specialty/Field: Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedics
-Date From: 7/1/1982 To: 6/30/1983
LAC Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
-Specialty/Field: Orthopaedic Surgery
-Date From: 1982-1987
Concise Summary of Role in Program:
Chairman Emeritus, Chief, Orthopaedic Trauma Service
<strong>Anthony Ahn, M.D.</strong>
Anthony Ahn, M.D.Chief, Hand Service
SCHOOL:  Brown University/ Alpert School of Medicine
-Primary Degree Awarded: MD
-Year Completed: 1998
GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS:
Tufts University Combined Hand Fellowship 2003-2004
New York University- Hospital for Joint Diseases 1998-2003
-Surgical internship, New York University/ Bellevue Hospital, 1999
Concise Summary of Role in Program:
Chief of the Hand Service
<strong>Arash Aminian, M.D.</strong>
Arash Aminian, M.D.Assistant Chief, Foot and Ankle Service
SCHOOL: University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, NY
-Primary Degree Awarded: MD
GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS:
-Orthopaedic residency, Northwestern University, Chicago.
Concise Summary of Role in Program:
Attending, Foot and Ankle Surgeon

<strong>John Andrawis, M.D.</strong>
John Andrawis, M.D. Director, Value-Based Healthcare, Orthopaedic Research Consultant
SCHOOL:  University of Chicago – Pritzker School of Medicine
-Primary Degree Awarded: MD
-Year Completed: 2012
GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS:
Arthroplasty and Value Based Healthcare Fellowship – The University of Texas, Dell Medical School,
Austin, TX 2017-2018
Residency – Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA 2012-2017
Concise Summary of Role in Program:
Director, Value-Based Healthcare, Orthopaedic Research Consultant
<strong>Haleh Badkoobehi, MD, MPH</strong>
Haleh Badkoobehi, MD, MPHPediatric Orthopaedic Service/ Associate Program Director

 

SCHOOL: John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD
-Primary Degree Awarded: MPH
-Year Completed: 2011
Albany Medical College, Albany, NY
-Primary Degree Awarded: MD
-Year Completed: 2009
GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS:
-Fellowship: Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery. Children’s Hospital, Los Angeles, CA. August 2016-July 2017.
-Internship and Residency: Orthopaedic Surgery. Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA. July 2011-June 2016.
Concise Summary of Role in Program:
Assistant Professor in Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Associate Program Director
Clinical specialties: Trauma, Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity, Neuromuscular Disorders
<strong>Amandeep Bhalla, M.D.</strong>
Amandeep Bhalla, M.D.Director, Spine Trauma
SCHOOL: David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA,
Los Angeles, CA
-Primary Degree Awarded: MD
-Year Completed: 2010
GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS:
Massachusetts General Hospital & Brigham and Women’s Hospital
-Spine Surgery Fellowship
Concise Summary of Role in Program:
Director, Spine Trauma
<strong>Stuart Gold, M.D.</strong>
Stuart Gold, M.D.Chief, Fracture Reconstructive Service/ Chair, Orthopaedic QA/QI
SCHOOL: McGill University Faculty of Medicine, Montreal, Quebec
-Primary Degree Awarded: MD
-Year Completed: 1983
GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS:
University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center
-Specialty/Field: Orthopaedic Trauma
-Date From: 9/1/1986 To: 12/1/1986
Katonspital Chur, Switzerland
-Specialty/Field: Orthopaedic Trauma
-Date From: 3/1/1988 To: 5/1/1988
Hospital for Joint Diseases Orthopaedic Institute
-Specialty/Field: Ilizarov Total Joint Reconstruction
-Date From: 7/1/1988 To: 12/1/1988
Hospital for Joint Diseases Orthopaedic Institute 1983-1988
Concise Summary of Role in Program:
Chief of Fracture Reconstruction, Problem Fracture Reconstruction, Small Wire Fixation
<strong>Thomas G. Harris, M.D</strong>.
Thomas G. Harris, M.D.Chief, Foot and Ankle Service
SCHOOL: Georgetown University, Washington, DC
-Primary Degree Awarded: MD
-Year Completed: 2000
GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS:
UCLA-Harbor / Balance Orthopaedics Foot & Ankle Fellowship 
2005-2006
Pennsylvania State University – Hershey, PA
-Specialty/Field: Orthopaedics
-Date From: 2000-2005
Concise Summary of Role in Program:
Chief, Foot and Ankle Surgery, Orthopaedics
<strong>Willaim Hohl, M.D.</strong>
Willaim Hohl, M.D.Chief, Pediatric Orthopaedic Service