Scott A. Graham, M.D.
Dr. Scott A. Graham earned his Bachelor’s degree in Biology from University of Southern California in Los Angeles, CA and his medical degree from University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL. He continued his training with a General Surgery internship at University of California, Irvine and Orthopaedic Surgery residency at University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA. He then went on to private practice in Tarzana, CA from 1984-1986 and partnered with Harvard Ellman, Eugene Harris, and Irwin Bliss in Century City, CA from 1986-1994. He spent the next seventeen years in private practice in Lake Havasu City, Arizona before returning to California to join Dr. Michael Klassen in private practice on the Monterey Peninsula, in 2012.
Board certified in orthopaedic surgery by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons , Dr. Graham is a Diplomate of the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and is a member on the Arthroscopy Association of North America.
He has been recognized throughout his career with many honors including membership in the Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Kappa Phi honor societies. Dr. Graham also served as Team Physician with Reseda High School, Lake Havasu City High School, and CSUMB. He has been Co-Director with the Arthritis Center, Century City Hospital, Los Angeles, CA from 1990 to 1994; Attending Orthopedic Surgeon, Century City Hospital, Los Angeles, CA 1986-1994; Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angles, CA 1986-1994 and Attending Orthopedic Surgeon, Tarzana Medical Center, Tarzana, CA 1984-1986.
Dr. Graham is the author of numerous authored/co-authored many peer-reviewed journal articles/chapters in books including “Flexible Geometry of the Hyridodecacararbonylditungstate Anion”: Robert D. Wilson, M.D., Robert Bau, M.D. and Scott A. Graham, M.D.; Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, 91 (3), C49-52, 1975 ; “The Cephaloscapular Projection – A Special Diagnostic Aid”: William Oppenheim, M.D., Edgar G. Dawson, M.D., Scott A. Graham, M.D. and Charles Quinlan, R.P.T. Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research, May 1985; (195): 191-3.; “Preliminary Results of the Chairi Osteotomy”: Scott A. Graham, M.D., William Oppenheim, M.D. G. Wilbur Westin, M.D. and Edgar G. Dawson, M.D.; Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research; A review of 58 cases, July 1986; (208): 249-58; and “Lumbar Spinal Stenosis”: Scott A. Graham, M.D. Edgar G. Dawson, M.D., and Urich Batzdorf, M.D. submitted to Journal of Spine. In addition, he has been a lecturer, “Operating Room Instrumentation”: Century City Hospital, Los Angeles, CA; July 25, 1990; “Post-op Care of the Total Hip Patient”: Physical Therapy Department, Century City Hospital, Los Angeles, CA, September 26, 1990 and “Orthopedic Surgery”: Post Graduate Course in Nursing, Century City Hospital, Los Angeles, CA, November 8, 1990.
His professional interests are in total joint replacement; sports medicine, arthroscopy of the shoulder and knee.
Dr. Graham is married and has three grown children. His interests include photography and aviation.
Licensure in California and Arizona.