Dr. Douglas Garland, Orthopedic Surgeon, Long Beach, CA

douglas-garlandDr. Douglas Garland welcomes the opportunity for you to consult with him to assist in making a well-educated decision about orthopedic treatment. Visit his website at Memorial Orthopaedic Surgical Group!

“Medical Director of the Memorial Care Joint Replacement Center and distinguished member of the Memorial Orthopaedic Surgical Group”

Phone: 562-424-6666

Long Beach California Location: Memorial Orthopaedic Surgical Group, 2760 Atlantic Avenue, Long Beach ,CA 90806

Dr. Douglas Garland Bio

In the field of orthopedic surgery, the name of Dr. Douglas E. Garland, M.D. receives special mention. Being the Medical Director of the Joint Replacement Center at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center and the Clinical Professor of Orthopedics at USC, he has acquired broad experience in various types of bone disease, along with spinal cord injury (SCI), heterotopic ossifications and many other orthopedic areas. He is also the Director of Neuromuscular Services—serving 150 individuals with spinal cord and head injuries (TBI). He was the former Chief of Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury, Fracture and Spinal Cord Injury Services at Rancho Los Amigos Medical Center. His clinical interests lie in total joint arthroplasties, hip and knee replacement, arthroscopies for the knee and shoulder, heterotopic ossifications and osteoporosis in Long Beach, CA.

Dr. Garland has proudly authored several scientific articles and book chapters. As an associate of Rancho for over 18 years, he delivered the most comprehensive article on bone density in people having acute SCI. It was his unconditional support that helped developing a pulsed electromagnetic stimulating unit to treat non-unions of long bones and it is at present used by him to stimulate bone formation inside knee in patients with chronic SCI. Dr. Garland specializes in bone metabolism, osteoporosis, fracture repair and heterotopic ossification. His specialty areas also include:

In fact, Dr. Garland indulged in the clinical evaluation of bisphosphonate, didronel to prevent heterotopic ossification and achieved outstanding results. He attended several national meetings of American Spinal Injury Association and shaped the first study related to regional osteoporosis in women having SCI. His state-of-the-art training and a wonderful record of successful surgeries make him an ultimate choice for many people suffering from an orthopedic injury or orthopedic genetic issue in Long Beach CA.