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


Knee Joint Injury Repair, Los Angeles, CA

Dr. Thomas Vangsness is an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in treating knee joint injuries, including a torn meniscus.

Knee Joint Injury Repair, Los Angeles, CAArthroscopic Knee Surgery for a Torn Meniscus

If you live in the Los Angeles and need arthroscopic knee surgery, come see orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Thomas Vangsness for the experience and results you deserve. Specializing in treating an assortment of injuries and various joint conditions, Dr. Vangsness is a leading orthopaedic surgeon for arthroscopic knee surgery. Each knee has an inner and outer meniscus, providing protection and stability of the knee. When a meniscus tear occurs, arthroscopic surgery may be needed for a healthy and strong recovery. Call today for your consultation appointment with Dr. Vangsness in Los Angeles.

Reconstructive Surgery for a Torn Meniscus

Dr. Thomas Vangsness is a trusted and highly recommended orthopaedic surgeon. Dedicated to assisting you in a successful and healthy recovery, Dr. Vangsness performs reconstructive surgery for torn meniscus injuries. A meniscus tear usually occurs while performing a twisting movement while the knee is bent or flexed, a common injury among athletes. For experience and the high-quality care you deserve, make Dr. Vangsness your orthopaedic surgeon, and start your road to better health.

Cartilage Repair Surgery

Dedicated to improving your health and helping you regain strength and mobility, Dr. Vangsness performs cartilage repair surgery to help rebuild and improve damaged joint surfaces. As articular cartilage breaks down and degenerates in a joint, it can cause pain, stiffness and swelling and often leads to arthritis. Make Los Angeles the place for your cartilage repair surgery and get on the road to better health with the experience and skill of Dr. Thomas Vangsness.

Meniscus Tear Surgery

Specializing in meniscus tear surgery, Dr. Vangsness helps hundreds of patients every year regain strength and physical relief with state-of-the-art orthopaedic procedures and treatments. Depending on the severity of your meniscus tear injury, Dr. Vangsness may recommend surgery. Your procedure is performed using an arthroscope, a very small camera that allows Dr. Vangsness to see deep inside the knee and repair the tear. Browse our site to read more about meniscus tear surgery and how Dr. Vangness can repair it.

If you have injured your knee, contact orthopaedic specialist Dr. Thomas Vangsness to schedule your consultation. Call us today at (323) 442-5800.