Samuel W. Park is a highly trained, board certified orthopedic surgeon
and member of South Orange County Orthopaedics team. 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
Dr. Park offers extensive experience in both minimally invasive joint replacements
with rapid recovery protocols and reconstructions for failed and infected
joints. He serves patients throughout south Orange County and performs
procedures out of Mission Hospital, Mission Viejo and Laguna Beach.
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. Samuel W. Park is a Southern California native and grew up in the city
of La Canada Flintridge. When not in the OR, you are most likely to find
him in the outdoors, hunting down his lost golf balls or with a fishing
pole in hand.
Questions About Your Care
If you have a clinical question about your care, medication, or follow-up
needs, please contact the South Orange County Orthopaedics, Inc. directly.
Fax: (949) 364-2110
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email. Once your email is received, you will receive a call from one of
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South Orange County Orthopaedics, Inc.