Daniel C. Allison

Dr. Daniel Allison

Daniel C. Allison, MD, FACS, MBA is a board certified in orthopedic surgery and has expertise in musculoskeletal oncology, joint reconstruction and anterior hip replacement.

Dr. Allison is a fellow of both the American College of Surgeons and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, as well as a member of the Musculoskeletal Tumor Society and the California Orthopedic Association.

In addition to publishing several papers in peer reviewed journals, Dr. Allison has co-authored two book chapters relating to orthopedic surgery and has presented numerous papers and abstracts relating to orthopedic conditions at orthopedic society meetings. He served on the board of the Global Journal Society.

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Dr. Derek Dee

Dr. Derek Dee

Dr. Derek T. Dee is a double board-certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in complex arthroscopic reconstruction of the knees, shoulders and hips. At the core of his sports medicine practice is a commitment to diagnose and treat those whose symptoms have persisted, despite MRI findings or previous surgeries. Faced with even the most elusive of injuries, Dr. Dee has been able to successfully return numerous athletes to top form by combining his highly personalized approach with state-of-the-art techniques. These techniques often involve cartilage or meniscus transplant surgery, or PRP and stem cell enhancement.

Dr. Dee serves as consultant to the California State University Long Beach Athletics Program and team physician for the Los Alamitos High School Football Team and the Cypress College Department of Athletics. Dr. Dee’s care of athletes has also included team physician responsibilities for the US Ski/Snowboarding team, Long Beach Jam Professional Basketball, National Women’s Football Association, Long Beach Ice Dogs Professional Hockey, California State University Fullerton, University of California, Irvine, Chapman College and Mater Dei high schools.

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Dr. Brad Penenberg

Dr. Brad Penenberg

Dr. Penenberg performs hip and knee replacements using a minimally invasive surgical technique. This innovative technique involves less trauma to muscles and soft tissue and results in a significantly smaller surgical incision. The result for the patient is less postoperative pain, and earlier, easier mobilization.

Current research projects include analysis of major bone grafting of hip and knee reconstruction, management of infected prosthesis, coordination of computer-assisted hip and knee surgery, design analysis of hip and knee prostheses, and, development of patented hip and knee implants and instruments.

Dr. Penenberg is often called upon to share his expertise in his field at symposia around the world. He has presented at symposia for the International Society for Technology in Arthroplasty, and the Japanese Orthopedic Association. He is also a frequent presenter at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons annual meeting. Dr. Penenberg has co-authored a surgical textbook and contributed chapters to colleagues’ texts.

Dr. Penenberg is a graduate of the George Washington University School of Medicine, where he was the recipient of the Julius S. Neviaser Award in Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Penenberg performed his general surgical training at Albert Einstein Hospital in New York, and he completed his residency at Tufts – New England Medical Center and Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. After his residency, Dr. Penenberg remained in Boston for two years to complete a specialty fellowship in reconstructive surgery of the hip and knee at Harvard University. During the fellowship, he performed as a research fellow and a clinical instructor of orthopaedic surgery at the Harvard University School of Medicine. He is an active member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, a member of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, and a Qualified Medical Examiner. Dr. Penenberg has demonstrated a commitment to new physicians choosing the orthopaedic specialty as an assistant professor at the University of Southern California School of Medicine and the Tufts University School of Medicine.

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Dr. Justin Saliman

Justin D. Saliman, MD is a sports medicine and athroscopy specialty trained orthopedic surgeon at the Cedars-Sinai Orthopaedic Center. He also is a member of the Cedars-Sinai/USC Glorya Kaufman Dance Medicine Center.  Dr. Saliman specializes in joint preserving and arthroscopic treatments of injuries to the shoulder, hip and knee. He has published articles in various journals such as The American Journal of Sports Medicine, Topics in Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Annals of Biomedical Engineering.

Dr. Saliman earned his medical degree at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in his home town of Denver. He completed a residency in orthopedic surgery at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center of Columbia University in New York City and a sports medicine fellowship at Stanford University / SOAR in Palo Alto where he provided care for the San Francisco 49ers and Stanford athletic teams.

Currently, Dr. Saliman is actively involved with inventing and developing minimally invasive devices, implants and techniques to preserve injured or degenerative joints and tendons. His present focus is on cutting edge techniques and innovations to decrease pain, repair anatomy and improve function in the shoulder and knee.

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