Dean K. Matsuda, MD
About Dr. Matsuda
Dr. Dean K. Matsuda is a world-renowned pioneer in the field of hip arthroscopy and hip preservation, having developed multiple new surgical procedures and enabling instruments.
He also serves on the editorial board of Orthopedics Today, the education committee of the International Society for Hip Arthroscopy, and is chairman of the Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy program committee for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS).
After Dr. Matsuda completed his undergraduate degree at the University of California, Irvine where he graduated summa cum laude, he pursued his medical degree at the University of California, Davis.
His published works comprise numerous journal and clinical research articles, book chapters and teaching videos, including the teaching video on Arthroscopic Surgery for Femoroacetabular Impingement for the AAOS. Before coming toLA Spine and Ortho Institute, he spent 26 years at Kaiser West Los Angeles Medical Center, where he developed the hospital’s sports medicine program. During that time, he was the chief of orthopedics, the director of sports medicine, and was honored as the very first surgeon of any field to receive the Distinction Merit Award for Surgical Excellence and Innovation.