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Stephen G. Owens, M.D. is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in shoulder and knee disorders, sports injuries and arthritis. His practice emphasizes arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder and knee, ligament reconstruction, joint replacement and cartilage restoration. He received his undergraduate degree in kinesiology at the University of California, Los Angeles and went on to attend Loyola University, Stritch School of Medicine in Maywood, Illinois where he graduated cum laude as a doctor of medicine in 1994. He completed his internship and residency in orthopaedic surgery at the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine in 1999 where he served as chief resident and was the Herman Epstein Alumni Award recipient recognizing outstanding clinical and teaching skills and ethical conduct. He then went on to complete his fellowship in orthopaedic sports medicine at the University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles, California in 2000, and has published several scientific and review articles.

Dr. Owens is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is an associate professor at the University of Southern California as volunteer faculty, and served as adjunct assistant professor in orthopaedic surgery for Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has been selected as a Top Doctor by the Pasadena Magazine, and best orthopaedist by the Glendale News Press in 2014.

Dr. Owens serves as team physician for high school teams within the Southern California Pacific League, as well as Glendale Community College.

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