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Dr. Michael Marandola

Michael S. Marandola, M.D.

Dr. Marandola specializes in arthroscopic shoulder, hip and knee reconstructive surgery, joint replacement surgery and general orthopedic surgery.

  • Board Certified, Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Board Certified, Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Fellow, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • Member, Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • Member, Western Orthopaedic Association
  • Member, California Orthopaedic Association

Dr. Marandola received his bachelor’s degree summa cum laude from Boston University. He earned his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine where he received honors and was sole recipient of his class' Anatomy Award. He completed a surgical internship and an orthopedic surgery residency at University of California Irvine Medical Center in 1992. During his residency, Dr. Marandola earned two research awards, served as chairman of an international orthopedic meeting and received sports medicine training at Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic Los Angeles.

Dr. Marandola is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with additional board certification in orthopedic sports medicine.  He specializes in complex arthroscopic shoulder, hip and knee reconstruction and in the replacement of these joints.  He also has expertise in orthopedic trauma, fracture care, and general orthopedics.

Dr. Marandola is active in medical staff leadership and has served as Chairman of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center, and on the Executive Board of the Orange County Chapter of the Western Orthopaedic Association.

Dr. Marandola maintains active community involvement in sports medicine by volunteering his time as team physician/orthopedist for Saddleback Valley Christian Schools and San Juan Hills High School in San Juan Capistrano.

In his spare time, Dr. Marandola enjoys spending time with his wife and four children, playing trumpet, exercising and golfing.

Read the "Knee Replacement Surgery” Pain-free Mobility Article written about Dr. Michael Marandola appearing in the August 2010 issue of Senior Reporter.

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