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Partners and Orthopedic Specialty Institute,

Miguel P. Prietto, M.D.

It is hard for me to find the words to express the gratitude that I feel towards the people that I have worked with throughout my orthopedic career. I am thankful for having been chosen to be an instrument in the care of God’s people for their maladies and anxieties. Being a physician is a privilege for which few are chosen.

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New procedure gives those with bunions hope for faster recovery

She watched her mother go through the nearly yearlong process of recovering from bunion surgery and was skeptical about doing it herself, but a new minimally invasive bunionectomy done by Dr. Jonathan Kaplan of Hoag Orthopedic Institute gave her hope.

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To my Patients and Friends,

It is with mixed emotion that I inform you that I plan to retire at the end of this calendar year. It has been an honor and privilege to form and participate in the growth and development of OSI and Hoag Orthopedic Institute, and I am proud to have played a role in both. I truly believe that OSI represents one of the most impressive groups of musculoskeletal specialists anywhere in the world.

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Our new office at Irvine location

16300 Sand Canyon Avenue
Suite 511
Irvine, CA 92618

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Doctors who will be seeing patients at our Irvine location (OSI Irvine)

High School students learn about orthopaedic surgery through a mock surgery program at the Hoag Orthopaedic Institute.

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USA Gymnastics Solidifies Leadership For Program Medical Services

Dr. David Kruse has officially started a new position with USA Gymnastics

It’s a new position, facilitating the care for all USAG disciplines and national teams (men's/women's artistic, rhythmic, T & T, acro), organizing our national providers, and addressing medical policies for the gymnastics community.

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Soccer and Head Trauma: Why the Sudden Influx? And What Should You Do

Concussions, sports, and young children seem to be a hot conversation these days. So hot, that it was one of the major topics that the American Academy of Pediatrics covered last year in their annual conference. Concussions are on the rise, but why? And, if your child gets one while on the field, what should you do? Breezy Mama turned to Dr. David Kruse, a sports medicine physician with Hoag Orthopedic Institute, for some answers.

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Kylie Doniak has graduated from the University of Texas. Kylie a women's soccer star at UT suffered a severe brain injury after she was struck by a car as a pedestrian two years ago, but this week brought some good news as she walked through graduation.

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2014 - The year of Tommy John surgeries in MLB. Is it an epidemic?

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José Fernandez surgery confirmed as Tommy John epidemic continues

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Doctors Carlos and Miguel Prietto on PBS

Hoag Orthopaedic institute has been recognized as a national leader in outcome results, lower insurance costs, and patient satisfaction. For the annual outcomes report please click on the following link

Jay Patel M.D. Announcement

The Orthopaedic Specialty Institute Partnership would like to take this opportunity to welcome Dr. Jay Patel to our practice.

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On Monday night November 5th, David Kruse MD of OSI and Rod Walters will be presenting a free symposium on concussions in athletes. NATA continuing education units will be available. The course will be from 7pm to 9pm at 230 S Main Street in the conference center. The goal of the symposium is to get all team medical providers (ATC, PT, MD) involved in the treatment and recognition of concussions.

Jennie Krauser (NC STATE) scores crazy goal

Jenny Krauser coming off of ACL surgery has returned to her scoring ways for the NC STATE soccer team. Jennie has had ACL surgery on both knees and scored twice for the Wolfpack. The second goal has become a you tube sensation!

Arthritis Walk Video

Dr. David Kruse recent interview on ESPN Radio's Weekend Warrior program.

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David Kruse MD has joined OSI as a sports medicine specialist.

David Kruse MD has joined OSI as a sports medicine specialist. Dr Kruse was an Olympic level gymnast at UC Berkley and went on to become a Family Practice Physician and performed a fellowship in Sports Medicine. He is an expert in the non-operative care of the injured athlete and in particular, the treatment of concussions. His addition helps OSI to provide the highest level of care to our athletes.

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Orthopaedic Specialty Institute welcomes Dr. David W. Kruse, M.D. on the board

We at Orthopaedic Specialty Institute are very proud to inform all our patients that Dr. Kruse, M.D. joined our team of surgeons. Now our patients can avail his services who is Board Certified surgeon in sports medicine and family medicine. Please click here to know more about Dr Kruse and his services.

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Wolitski enjoying miracle season

Mike Wolitski heard the prognosis and was devastated. Doctors can do some amazing things these days, but sometimes a body is just damaged beyond repair.

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Pediatric Ligament Injuries KDOC

New surgery impressive in speedy recovery

Five hours after Dr. Robert Gorab made an incision nearly 5 inches in the top of my right thigh and took out my arthritic right hip to replace it with a titanium and ceramic version, I was walking down the hall at St. Joseph Hospital.

With a walker, of course.

I wasn't setting any records and I hear that walking that soon after surgery is fairly routine. Still I was impressed.

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