Dr. Dees Curriculum Vitae

Dr.Dee
Specializing in Athletic Injuries
Arthroscopic Reconstruction
Subspecialty Certified - Orthopedic Sports Medicine (OSM)
Licensure
  • Subspecialty Certified - Certificate in Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Board Certified - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Radiography and Fluoroscopy Supervisor and Operator: RHJ 143856
  • QME (Qualified Medical Examiner) - Certified 2003
Postgraduate Training
  • Sports Medicine Knee/Shoulder Fellowship
  • Lake Tahoe Orthopedic Institute
  • Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine Fellowship
  • Orthopedic Specialty Institute (OSI) Orange, California
  • Orthopaedic Residency University of California, Irvine
  • General Surgery Internship University of California, Irvine
Education
Medical School
  • University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, M.D. with Distinction
Undergraduate
  • Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, B.S. Biology with Distinction
  • Oxford University, Magdalen College, Oxford, England, Stanford Abroad Program, History of Medicine
  • Pacific Union College, Angwin, CA
Honors
  • Alpha Omega Alpha - USC School of Medicine
  • Phi Kappa Phi, All-University Honor Society - USC School of Medicine
  • Dean's Scholar, Junior-Senior Continuum - USC School of Medicine
  • Bachelor's Degree, with Distinction - Stanford University
  • Dean's List, 6 Academic Terms - Pacific Union College
Research / Presentations
  • Articular Cartilage Injuries of the Knee 2004
    Los Alamitos Medical Center Grand Rounds, Los Alamitos, CA.. July 2004.
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
    Long Beach Memorial Family Practice Grand Rounds, Long Beach, CA. October 2003.
  • Meniscus Injuries and Treatment
    Lake Tahoe Orthopaedic Institute Grand Rounds Presentation, March 2003.
  • Dee D. DVT Prophylaxis in Total Knee Surgery
    Resident Reporter Paper. AAOS Meeting 1999, Anaheim, CA.
  • Dee D, McMahon PJ, Lee TQ, Yang B.
    Sagittal Plane Offset in Shoulder Hemiarthroplasty
    Long Beach VA Orthopaedic Biomechanics Lab, University of California, Irvine. (Podium Presentation Orthopaedic Research Society 2000)
  • Dee D, McMahon PJ, Lee TQ, Yang B
    The Effects of Shoulder Hemiarthroplasty on Joint Forces and Contact Pressures/Areas.Long Beach VA Orthopaedic Biomechanics Lab, University of California, Irvine. (Poster Presentation AAOS 2001)
  • Dee D, Golshani S, Nimni M.
    Effects of Charged Beads on Demineralized Bone Matrix (DBM)-induced OsteogenesisUSC School of Medicine Research Grant. (Poster Presentation USC Research Forum 1996).
Extracurricular Meetings
  • AANA Fall Course - Palm Desert, CA 2002
  • San Diego Shoulder Course Oceanside, CA 2002, 2004
  • Shoulder Surgery Controversies Laguna Hills, CA 2001
  • Cartilage Symposium San Diego, CA 2001
  • Lake Tahoe Knee/Shoulder Update Lake Tahoe, Nevada 1999
  • AAOS Annual Meeting
    • New Orleans, LA 2003
    • San Francisco, CA 2001
    • Anaheim, CA 1999
    • San Francisco, CA 1996
  • AO Basic Course Vancouver, B.C. 1999
  • Salvage of the Pelvis/Lower Extrem. Pasadena, CA 1997
Professional Societies
  • AAOS - American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • ORS - Orthopaedic Research Society
Activities
  • Los Alamitos High School Football Head Team Physician: 2005 - current
  • Cypress College Team Physician: 2003 - current
  • OC Breakers Team Physician: 2005 - National Women's Football Association
  • Long Beach Jam Professional Basketball Head Team Physician: 2003 - 2005
  • California State University Dominguez Hills Orthopedic Consultant: 2003 - 2005
  • California State University Long Beach Student Health Consultant: 2003
  • Long Beach Ice Dogs Professional Hockey Assistant Team Physician: 2003 - Long Beach, CA 2002
  • Chapman College Assistant Team Physician, Orange, CA : 2001
  • University California Irvine Assistant Team Physician, Irvine, CA: 2001
  • Cal State Fullerton Volunteer Physician, ATC Program, Fullerton, CA: 2001
  • Mater Dei High School Assistant Team Physician, Santa Ana, CA : 2001
  • President, Associated Students of the School of Medicine, USC : 1993 - 1994
  • Founder/Editor-in-Chief, The Chief Complaint, USC Student Newspaper: 1993 - 1994
  • Editorial Staff, USC Journal of Medicine: 1992 - 1993
  • Magdalen College Men's Rowing Team, Oxford University: 1991
  • Stanford Symphony: 1989 - 1990
  • Principle Cellist, Pacific Union College Symphony and Quartet: 1987 - 1989
  • Snow Skiing, Windsurfing, Mountain Biking, Hockey, Fly-Fishing
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