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Physician Bio

Steve H. Yoon, MD is the Director of Regenerative Medicine and Orthobiologics at the Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute and specializes in advanced non-surgical biologic treatments for sports injuries and degenerative joint disease. He also specializes in the use of image-guided and minimally invasive techniques in conjunction with biologic treatments for many orthopaedic conditions.

Dr. Yoon is team physician for the Los Angeles Angels major league baseball team. He is a consultant for many athletes throughout the NBA, MLB, NFL, and NHL in addition to other organizations including the United States Tennis Association, PGA and LPGA tour, and Team USA for both the Summer and Winter Olympics. He is a consultant with local teams including the Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Rams, Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Kings, Anaheim Ducks, Los Angeles Sparks, and the Loyola Marymount University athletic department.

Dr. Yoon earned his medical doctorate within his home state at the University of Alabama School of Medicine, after which he completed his residency at the NYU Medical Center and Hospital for Joint Disease, where he was named Chief Resident. He followed his residency with a subspecialty fellowship and board certification in interventional pain medicine at the UCLA Medical Center.

Dr. Yoon has been identified as a Super Doctor by LA Magazine since 2013. His work with professional athletes has been recognized in many media outlets including the Los Angeles Times, Sports Illustrated, CNN, and ESPN. Dr. Yoon continues to work with industry leaders in the field of orthobiologics and is an active member of the medical community. He is a member of the Major League Baseball Team Physicians Association, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Yoon is an active researcher and continues to publish in journals and book chapters as well as lecture regionally and nationally.

  • Los Angeles Angels
  • Selected as Super Doctor
  • Selected as Super Doctor

Recognition & Accolades


  • Super Doctor, Los Angeles Magazine - 2013 to Present

In the Media

Middleton day to day with elbow nerve irritation
September 15, 2017

Angels pitcher JC Ramirez has torn ligament, will try stem-cell therapy
September 13, 2017

Albert Pujols to rejoin Angels on Friday after getting treatment on knee
September 8, 2017

Everything you need to know about Rhabdomyolysis
April 24, 2017

Stem Cell Therapy Gets Angels Pitcher Back on the Field
April 5, 2017

The stem cell procedure that may change the sports medicine field in 2017 — 5 observations
March 24, 2017

Angels' Huston Street in no rush to return from injury this time around
March 21, 2017

Stem cell procedure could be next wave in sports medicine
March 20, 2017

D'Angelo Russell to miss at least 2 weeks after PRP injection in knee
November 23, 2016

5 Things You Need To Know About Rhabdomyolysis
November 1, 2016

Giants reliever Josh Osich undergoes procedure on left knee
October 18, 2016

The role of biologics in the next 5 to 10 years: 6 spine specialists weigh in
October 6, 2016

Angels pitchers Garrett Richards, Andrew Heaney hoping stem-cell treatment helps them avoid Tommy John surgery - OC Register
June 26, 2016

Angels pitchers Garrett Richards, Andrew Heaney hoping stem-cell treatment helps them avoid Tommy John surgery - Daily News
June 25, 2016

Doctors comment on Breshad Perriman's injury and typical recovery for similar issues
June 21, 2016

As views change on opioids, patients and providers find few other options for managing pain
June 11, 2016

Richards, Heaney put faith in stem-cell therapy
May 26, 2016

Angels starter Garrett Richards hopes he can pitch this season
May 18, 2016

Chronic Pain Relief: New Treatments
May 17, 2016

Timely break arrives for ailing Warriors
May 12, 2016

Stephen Curry’s rehab is progressing, but he’s still ‘doubtful’‚Äč
May 5, 2016

Will the FDA's New Prescription Painkiller Warnings Really Make a Difference?
March 25, 2016

17 Common Lies You Tell Your Doctor (And Why You Need to Just Stop)
March 23, 2016

Lou Williams out at least a week with strained left hamstring
March 2, 2016

Dr. Steve Yoon discusses knee injury treatment for Lakers' Pau Gasol on KTLA 5
May 13, 2013

Pau Gasol has knee procedure, to receive stem cell injections
May 9, 2013

Lakers News: Dwight Howard To Undergo Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy
February 2, 2013

Dr. Yoon describes the FAST Technique on Pau Gasol

Brian Urlacher won’t discuss therapy for injured knee
August 22, 2012

Dr. Steve Yoon's views on Brian Urlacher's therapy for injured knee

Research & Special Projects

Curriculum Vitae available upon request.