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Dr. George Hatch, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

Professional statement

Dr. Hatch is an Associate Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. He specializes in sports medicine with a focus on disorders and injuries affecting the shoulder and knee. He uses advanced arthroscopic and open surgical techniques to restore damaged joints ligaments and bones. He is highly regarded for his expertise related to the treatment of single and multiple ligament knee injuries as well as articular cartilage and meniscus injuries about the knee. He is also well recognized for his expertise in the field of complex shoulder surgery including arthroscopic as well as total shoulder replacement. Dr. Hatch also provides care for USC intercollegiate athletes. He has served as an assistant physician for several professional sports teams including the Los Angeles Lakers Dodgers Galaxy Kings and Angels as well as the Anaheim Ducks. Dr. Hatch is very active in research with over 44 peer-reviewed publications 9 textbook chapters and multiple national research awards. His research interests focus on knee and shoulder instability stability of the reverse total shoulder prosthesis treatment of infected shoulder prosthesis outcomes following multiligament knee injuries and testosterone supplementation in orthopaedic post-operative rehabilitation. Dr. Hatch is active in the national orthopaedic community where he is a member of multiple orthopaedic societies including: The American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons The American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine The Western Orthopaedic Association and The Arthroscopic Association of North America. In addition Dr. Hatch is an elected member of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons the most exclusive and prestigious specialty society in the United States.

In-network insurances

  • Aetna
  • American Republic Insurance Company
  • Anthem Blue Cross

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgeon

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • Keck Hospital of USC

Board certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (Orthopaedic Surgery)

Education and training

  • Medical School - Emory University, Doctor of Medicine
  • Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic, Fellowship in Sports Medicine, Knee, Shoulder, and Elbow Surgery
  • Harvard University, Fellowship in Complex Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Emory University Hospital, Internship in General Surgery
  • Emory University Hospital, Residency in Orthopedic Surgery

Professional memberships

  • American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Western Orthopaedic Association
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons

Awards and publications

  • Dr. Hatch was voted a Top Doctor by Pasadena Magazine for multiple years.
  • Primary Anterior Cruciate Ligament Single-Bundle Repair With Augmentation for a Partial Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tear Arthrosc Tech. 2018 Apr; 7(4):e367-e372. View in: PubMed.
  • Discharge Destination After Shoulder Arthroplasty: An Independent Risk Factor for Readmission and Complications J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2018 Apr 01; 26(7):251-259. View in: PubMed.

Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1699712844

Office locations

Keck Medicine of USC - Orthopaedic Surgery

Keck Medicine of USC - Health Sciences Campus

1520 San Pablo St, Ste 2000

Los Angeles, CA 90033

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Amazing experience, friendliest front and back office staff. Very organized and clean environment.
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Wonderful, Dr. Hatch was great.
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Everything was great. The staff is great. I love Jael.
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Dr. Hatch was very helpful in explaining my injury and prescribing the correct treatment.
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Professional, friendly, on time, good tips, listens carefully to understand.
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