About Ronald S. Kvitne, M.D. – Orthopedic Surgeon Los Angeles

Dr. Ronald S. Kvitne LA Kings Team Doctor

Doctor Ronald S. Kvitne is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon in Los Angeles with over 27 years of experience. He received his medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the Northwestern University Medical center in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Ronald Kvitne received additional specialty training in sports medicine at the prestigious Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic in Los Angeles. Dr. Kvitne is a well-recognized expert in the field of sports medicine, specializing in the evaluation and treatment of shoulder, elbow and knee disorders and injuries.

Dr. Kvitne‘s knowledge and dedication have earned him an outstanding reputation among the most popular athletes of Southern California’s professional sports teams and organizations. He has served as the Team Physician for Los Angeles Galaxy professional soccer team, and is the Medical Director and Team Physician for the Los Angeles Kings NHL hockey team and is a consultant for UFC Mixed Martial Arts.

Dr. Kvitne has published over 30 articles in peer review orthopedic journals and has authored 5 textbook chapters in orthopedics. If you’re looking for one of Los Angeles’ best orthopedic doctors or one of the top rated orthopedic surgeons you’ve come to the right place. Get your consultation today and get back to the things you love doing!

A   F E W  C A R E E R  H I G H L I G H T S . . .

  • Medical Director and Team Physician – Los Angeles Kings (2014 & 2012 Stanley Cup Winner)
  • Consultant and Team Physician – Los Angeles Galaxy
  • Consultant – UFC
  • Previous Consultant – Los Angeles Lakers
  • Previous Consultant – Los Angeles Dodgers
  • Previous Consultant – Anaheim Angels


A W A R D S   A N D   H O N O R S . . .

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Dr. Ronald Kvitne is an Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in minimally invasive, arthroscopic surgery – should you require surgical intervention. Although surgery could alleviate your pain, Dr. Kvitne will do his best to avoid surgical intervention as many knee injuries can be treated through conservative measures such as medication and rehabilitation therapy.

Thousands of patients have chosen Dr. Kvitne.
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PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS:

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • California Medical Association
  • Western Orthopaedic Association
  • Los Angeles California Medical Association

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:

  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, 1990 – present
  • Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners, 1990 – present
  • Qualified Medical Examiner, 1993 – present

SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • California Medical Association
  • Western Orthopedic Association
  • Los Angeles California Medical Association

MEDICAL LICENSURE

State of California
G59659
1987 – Present

MEDICAL DIRECTOR & TEAM PHYSICIAN

Los Angeles Kings
Professional Hockey Team

CONSULTANTSHIPS

Anaheim Mighty Ducks
Professional Hockey Team

Anaheim Angels
Professional Baseball Team

Los Angeles Dodgers
Professional Baseball Team

Los Angeles Lakers
Professional Basketball Team

EDUCATION

Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic
Fellowship, 1987 – 1988
Inglewood, California

Northwestern University Medical Center
Residency, 1983 – 1987
Chicago, Illinois

Northwestern University Medical Center
Internship, 1982 – 1983
Chicago, Illinois

University of California, School of Medicine
Medical School, 1980 – 1982
San Francisco, California

University of North Dakota School of Medicine
Medical School, 1978 – 1980
Grand Forks, North Dakota

University of North Dakota
Undergraduate, 1974 – 1978
Grand Forks, North Dakota

Central High School
High School, 1970 – 1974
Grand Forks, North Dakota

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

Associate/Orthopedic Surgeon
Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic
1988-Present
Los Angeles, California

Assistant Clinic Instructor
Sports Medicine & Reconstructive Service
Rancho Los Amigos Hospital
1988-1995
Downey, California

Assistant Medical Director
Los Angeles Kings Professional Hockey Team
Los Angeles, California

Medical Director
Los Angeles Kings Professional Hockey Team
Los Angeles, California

Medical Director
Los Angeles Galaxy Professional Soccer Team
Pasadena, California

Medical Director
Los Angeles Blades Professional Roller Hockey Team
Los Angeles, California

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Business Information

Doctor Ronald Kvitne, MD

5 stars - based on 25 reviews: Yelp + Healthgrades
6801 Park Terrace Drive Los Angeles, CA 90045
301 N Lake Ave Pasadena, CA 91101

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