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C. Thomas Vangsness, Jr., M.D.


Our friendly staff will greet and assist you with registration on your visits. Please bring your insurance information and identification for registration. As a courtesy we are happy to bill your insurance carrier for services rendered. Loose fitting clothes are recommended for your consultation, such as gym shorts for knee problems and sports bra for women with shoulder problems.  Services for x-rays, physical therapy, MRI exams, blood or other laboratory analysis are located in the same building. A pharmacy is next door for your convenience. Easy underground parking is available.

The office of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is located in the center of the greater metropolitan Los Angeles area, adjacent to the private USC University Hospital complex located at the north east corner of the 5 and 10 freeway intersection. The USC University Hospital is located 2 blocks north of the Los Angeles County Hospital.