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Kenneth Park, M.D.

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Board Certification
American Board of orthopedic Surgery, 2011

Fellowship
Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY
Foot and Ankle Fellowship
2008-2009

Residency
University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital Medical Center
Orthopedic Surgery
2004-2008

Internship
University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital Medical Center
General Surgery
2003-2004

Doctor of Medicine
University of California-San Diego, 2003

Bachelor of Science
University of California-Los Angeles, 1998

Memberships
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society

Honors and Awards
Leadership Award, AMSA Chapter Officers Conference, 2000
1st place, 44th annual meeting of the society of Nuclear Medicine-PET Brain Atlas, 1997
UCLA Men’s Division I Tennis Team, Walk-on Tournament Champion, 1994

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Click here to watch Dr. Park's 40-minute presentation plus 20-minute Q & A about how to treat and prevent the most common foot, ankle, and lower leg conditions

What Dr. Park’s patients are saying about him:
"I am writing to thank you for the medical treatment you performed for [my child]. This was the first traumatic incident for one of our children, and I wanted you to know how much we appreciated all of your work. Our Louisville, Kentucky orthopedist has called your work ‘perfect.’ The renowned specialists at..." read more

Kenneth Park, M.D.

Foot, Ankle & Lower Extremity Specialist

Board Certified and Fellowship Trained

"Getting athletes and everyone else back to their sports and activities…there's nothing better. I love healthy patients!" beams Dr. Park when asked about his favorite part of being the South Bay's most prominent foot and ankle surgeon. He is a highly skilled, warm, and well-regarded surgeon who has a deep compassion and understanding for all of his patients. His skills were honed at the world renowned Hospital for Special Surgery, which is consistently ranked the #1 orthopedic hospital in the country.

Dr. Park's own lifelong athletic pursuits cultivated his passion as an orthopedic surgeon. The Southern California native is a veteran body boarder, and NCAA Division I UCLA tennis player who brings an athlete's commitment to his patients' treatment and recovery. "Competition is in my blood. I know how much is at stake in getting healthy and strong again," says Dr. Park. This attitude and his outstanding surgical skills are why he has successfully treated—and motivated—many high level athletes and professional dancers back to competition-level performance.

His own performance as an orthopedic surgeon is also impressive. Dr. Park has a broad range of experience in complex foot and ankle surgery, a specialty he expertly brings to patients of all backgrounds. He treats ankle pain and instability, cartilage injury, bunions, stiff/painful big toe, ankle and foot deformity, arthritis, tendon inflammation and tears, stress fractures, knee meniscal tears, and bursitis. He is also uniquely qualified in treating both adult and pediatric general orthopedic trauma (fractures/injuries of upper and lower extremities). For the past several years he has successfully used new treatments, such as platelet rich plasma (PRP) injections, as an alternative to surgical intervention.

He joined Torrance Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Group because "the surgeons here are committed to giving the absolute best to their patients, and the staff is better than first-rate. I couldn't ask for a better place to practice my dream career in orthopedic medicine."

 



Dr. Park specializes in these treatments:

 

Symptoms Possible Diagnoses Surgical Procedure
(medical term)
Surgical Procedure
(common term)
Knee pain, noisy knee, clicking knee, injury to knee Torn meniscus Arthroscopic Medial or Lateral Meniscectomy Minimally invasive knee cartilage partial removal surgery
Ankle pain, injury to ankle Scar tissue, osteoarthritis Ankle Arthroscopy with Debridement Minimally invasive ankle viewing surgery with debris removal
Foot pain, lump on foot bones Foot bone spur Metatarsal Cheilectomy Foot bone spur removal surgery
Toe pain Damaged/arthritic toe joint Metatarsal Joint Arthrodesis Foot bone fusion surgery using screws or plates
Ankle pain Arthritis Total Ankle Arthroplasty

Total Ankle Replacement Surgery

 

Deformed or protruding joint on side of big toe Bunion Hallux Valgus Correction Bunion removal surgery
Deformed or protruding joint on top of smaller toes Hammertoe Hammertoe Correction Surgery Bent toe correction surgery
Severe pain in back of heel, popping sound, pain in back of heel, swelling, tenderness Ruptured Achilles tendon, Achilles tendinopathy> Achilles Tendon Repair Surgery Back of heel tendon repair surgery
Ankle pain, swelling, protruding bone Ankle fracture OP TX Ankle Fracture with Internal Fixation Broken ankle repair surgery using screws
Tightness in outer calf muscle Gastrocnemius equinus contracture Gastrocnemius Recession Calf tightness repair surgery
Pain or infection caused by hardware Hardware failure, hardware discomfort, Titanium or nickel allergy Ankle Hardware Removal Removal of surgical plates, screws, or nails

Board Certification
American Board of orthopedic Surgery, 2011

Fellowship
Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY
Foot and Ankle Fellowship
2008-2009

Residency
University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital Medical Center
Orthopedic Surgery
2004-2008

Internship
University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital Medical Center
General Surgery
2003-2004

Doctor of Medicine
University of California-San Diego, 2003

Bachelor of Science
University of California-Los Angeles, 1998

Memberships
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society

Honors and Awards
Leadership Award, AMSA Chapter Officers Conference, 2000
1st place, 44th annual meeting of the society of Nuclear Medicine-PET Brain Atlas, 1997
UCLA Men’s Division I Tennis Team, Walk-on Tournament Champion, 1994

Click Here to download Dr. Park's complete CV in PDF format



Click here to watch Dr. Park's 40-minute presentation plus 20-minute Q & A about how to treat and prevent the most common foot, ankle, and lower leg conditions

What Dr. Park’s patients are saying about him:
"I am writing to thank you for the medical treatment you performed for [my child]. This was the first traumatic incident for one of our children, and I wanted you to know how much we appreciated all of your work. Our Louisville, Kentucky orthopedist has called your work ‘perfect.’ The renowned specialists at..." read more