Who We Are2018-09-21T12:32:59+00:00

Our Board-Certified surgeons, billers, and coordinators provide solutions that allow you to focus your attention on the case at hand. When it comes to surgery, each of our patients deserves the best care, which is why Kerlan-Jobe has chosen to partner with Avalon Surgery Center.


Orthopedic Surgeon:
Shoulder & Knee

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Ronald S. Kvitne is a Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon with over 27 years of experience. Dr. Kvitne is a well-recognized expert in the field of sports medicine as he serves as the Team Physician for the LA Kings NHL team. He specializes in the evaluation and treatment of shoulder, elbow and knee disorders and injuries.

Orthopedic Surgeon: Foot and Ankle

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Kenneth Jung is a Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in foot and ankle surgery. Dr. Jung is a foot and ankle consultant to the Anaheim Ducks, Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Kings, and Los Angeles Sparks.

Orthopedic Surgeon: Shoulder, Knee, Hip, Elbow

Dr. Jonathan Frank’s practice focuses on minimally invasive, arthroscopic surgery of the knee, shoulder, hip & elbow. His unique background includes extensive training and expertise in cartilage restoration, complex multi-ligament knee injuries, joint preserving osteotomies, as well as treatment of complex shoulder conditions, ranging from shoulder instability and rotator cuff repair surgery to shoulder replacement surgery.


Igor Fineman is a Board-Certified Neurosurgeon whose clinical practice encompasses a variety of disorders of the brain and spine. His areas of focus and expertise include: functional and stereotactic surgery for movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease; essential tremor, and dystonia; stereotactic radiosurgery and microvascular decompression for treatment of trigeminal neuralgia; treatment of benign and malignant tumors of the brain and spine, including minimally-invasive stereotactic radiosurgery and trans-nasal approaches for pituitary-region tumors; and treatment of degenerative conditions of the spine, including minimally-invasive microscopic approaches and spinal instrumentation.

Pain Management

Hilary Fausett is a Board-Certified Pain Management Specialist. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Southern California and her Medical Degree from the University of California, San Francisco. After leaving her academic position at Harvard University, Dr. Fausett opened the Foothill Center of Wellness and Pain Management in 2003.

Plastic Surgery

Elliot Hirsch is a Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon who practices in the San Fernando Valley. Dr. Hirsch practices the full spectrum of plastic and reconstructive surgery, including minimally invasive cosmetic surgery techniques and state of the art microsurgical reconstructive techniques including muscle sparing (DIEP) breast reconstruction and nasal reconstruction.

Orthopedic Surgeon: Spine

Dr. Samudrala is a Board-Certified Neurological Surgeon and is recognized both nationally and internationally. He currently performs surgery at Huntington Memorial Hospital. Prior to beginning his practice in Pasadena and Glendale, Dr. Samudrala was the Director of Spinal Surgery for the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Southern California for 10 years. He specializes in surgical treatment for spinal disorders.

DR. Christophe s. lee
Orthopedic Surgeon: Hand & Upper Extremities

Christophe S. Lee is Board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery. He received his medical degree at Hahnemann / Drexel University School Of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Orthopaedic training at New Jersey Medical School. He is also fellowship trained in Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery at Maricopa Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona.

DR. Daniel d. lee
Orthopedic Surgeon: Shoulder & Knee

Daniel D. Lee is Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery with training at New Jersey Medical School and medical degree at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is also fellowship trained in Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Surgery with special interest in shoulder and knee surgeries.

MEDICAL Specialties


Operative, and postoperative treatment of diseases and injuries of the musculoskeletal system. Includes Elbow, Foot & Ankle, Hand & Wrist, Knee, Shoulder, and Spine surgery.


Medicine employing an interdisciplinary approach for easing the suffering and improving the quality of life of those living with pain.


Medicine or biology that deals with the anatomy, functions, and organic disorders of nerves and the nervous system.


Test commonly used to evaluate the function, especially the ability of electrical conduction, of the motor and sensory nerves of the human body.

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