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Derek T. Dee, M.D., F.A.A.O.S

My staff and I will do all we can to not only provide quality care, but to treat you as people - people with jobs to return to, kids to pick up, sports to play, and mountains to climb. The strongest pain killer I know is doing something you love - we have the expertise to get you back out there, whether you are a professional athlete or weekend warrior.

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Education & Training

  • Lake Tahoe Orthopedic Institute Fellowship, Orthopedic Sports Medicine, 2002
  • Orthopedic Speciality Institute (OSI) Fellowship, Orthopedic Sports Medicine, 2001
  • University of California (Irvine) Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1997-2001
  • University of California (Irvine) Internship, Orthopedic Surgery, 1996-1997
  • University of Southern California School of Medicine Class of 1996
  • Pacific Union College Undergraduate, 1987-1989

Certifications & Licensure

  • NV State Medical License 2001 - 2003
  • CA State Medical License 1998 - 2024
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

Awards, Honors & Recognition

  • Dean's Scholar, Junior-Senior Continuum USC School of Medicine
  • Alpha Omega Alpha USC School of Medicine
  • Phi Kappa Phi, All-University Honor Society USC School of Medicine

Clinical Trials

Web Based Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Registry Start of enrollment: 2010 Sep 01

Publications & Presentations

Mal-aligning humeral offset may not effect shoulder hemiarthroplasty: a biomechanical study. Patrick J. McMahon, Derek T. Dee, Bruce Y. Yang, Thay Q. Lee Medical Science Monitor. 2003 Aug 27

Press Mentions

Felice Herrig Headed Back for Another Knee Surgery After Problems Persisted Following First Procedure September 17th, 2020

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Hospital Affiliations

Los Alamitos Medical Center Los Alamitos, California

St. Mary Medical Center Long Beach Long Beach, California

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    Derek T. Dee, M.D., F.A.A.O.S

  • 7146 Edinger Avenue
    Huntington Beach

    CA 92647

  • 1127 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1000
    Tenth Floor

    Los Angeles, CA 90017

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