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Kenneth S. Jung M.D.
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Physician Bio

Kenneth S. Jung, M.D. is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in foot and ankle surgery. Dr. Jung earned his medical doctorate at Saint Louis University School of Medicine, where the John A. Hartford Foundation recognized him as a Medical Scholar. He went on to his orthopaedic residency at New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York where he was also chief resident. His fellowship in foot and ankle surgery was at Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas. Dr. Jung earned his bachelor’s degree in Physiological Science at the University of California, Los Angeles, where he served as a student athletic trainer for the UCLA football and baseball teams.

Dr. Jung is an active member of the medical professional community and is a member of a number of professional organizations, including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society, California Orthopaedic Association. He is a Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He was an Eagle Scout.

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.

Commonly Treated Conditions:

  • Foot and Ankle Trauma / Injury
    • Fractures
    • Dislocations
    • Sprains
    • Strains
    • Lacerations
  • Achilles Tendon Disorders (tears, ruptures, tendinopathy, tendonitis, pain)
  • Instability
  • Flatfoot (Fallen Arches)
  • Ligament and Tendon Reconstruction
  • Bunions
  • Hallux Rigidus
  • Hammertoe / Clawtoe
  • Arthritis
  • Bone Spurs
  • Plantar Fasciitis

Clinical Areas

  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Arthroscopy
  • Injections

In the Media

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May 15, 2017

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January 9,2017

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December 12,2016

Doctor: Falcons have tough decision on Jones’ turf toe
December 8, 2016

Danny Amendola expected to miss rest of regular season
December 5, 2016

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October 31, 2016

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November 23, 2016

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October 31, 2016

Cameron Payne bypassing surgery a 'reasonable option,' doctor says
October 7, 2016

Doctors weigh in on Texans center Nick Martin's high-ankle sprain
August 23, 2016

Why Vontae Davis' injury isn't your average ankle sprain
August 23, 2016

It's possible to be pain-free with plantar fasciitis​
August 8th, 2016

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July 8th, 2016

The 9 Tips Foot Doctors Give Patients About Wearing Sandals
March 18th, 2016

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March 7th, 2016

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February 8th, 2016

Arch support shoe inserts could make you a worse runner.
January 28th, 2016

How to soothe sore feet
December 14, 2015

Warriors’ Harrison Barnes itches to return, but ankle not ready
December 1, 2015

Peyton Manning out vs. Chicago; Brock Osweiler to start
November 16, 2015

Explainer: Treatment, recovery time from torn plantar fascia
November 16, 2015

Texans star running back Arian Foster has successful Achilles tendon surgery
November 1, 2015

What’s ahead medically for Texans running back Arian Foster after tearing Achilles?
October 27, 2015

Carlos Hyde’s foot problem could be lingering issue for 49ers
October 24, 2015

Green Bay Press-Gazette Quotes Dr. Ken Jung: Benefits of Acupuncture for Packers QB Aaron Rodgers' Calf Injury
January 15, 2015
Despite skeptics, acupuncture finds favor with athletes Quotes Dr. Jung: Joel Embiid has a stress fracture in his foot
June 19, 2014
Joel Embiid's Injury Could Have Devastating Consequences for Prospect's Future

New York Times Quotes Dr. Jung: Should Runners Get Pedicures to Protect Nails
June 12, 2014
Should Runners Get Pedicures? Quotes Dr. Kenneth Jung: Stress Fracture
August 01, 2013
Doc Talk: Stress Fractures

Brown has surgery; expected back in 2012
August 19, 2012
Ankle fracture surgery is done to restore the bone's anatomy, Dr. Kenneth Jung said. As the bone heals, patients can begin basic rehabilitation to preserve some of their strength and range of motion.