Dr. Evan Vellios is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in open and arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, elbow, and knee. Dr. Vellios was born and raised in Los Angeles, and he attended medical school at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA before completing his orthopedic surgery residency at UCLA Medical Center.
After his residency training, Dr. Vellios then completed a fellowship in sports medicine and shoulder surgery at the prestigious Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City, which has been rated the number one orthopedic hospital in the country for the last 11 years. There, he learned expertise in the latest, proven treatments for sports-related injuries and shoulder conditions, including minimally invasive techniques for joint repair using arthroscopy for advanced precision and quicker recoveries.
Dr. Vellios has a passion for helping athletes of all ages and levels return to what they love. In his practice, he tailors all treatment decisions to each of his patients to provide them with the best care. He also performs orthopedic research, which allows him to better treat his patients as he is up to date with the latest treatments. Furthermore, he uses computer-assisted technology and minimally invasive techniques to allow his patients to have faster recovery times and superior results.
What Dr. Vellios enjoys most about being an orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine is working with patients who are motivated and eager to get better. In addition, he values the opportunity to be a part of a larger care team, including other doctors, physical therapists, athletic trainers, and nurses.
When he isn’t providing consultation and care to his patients, Dr. Vellios enjoys spending quality time with his wife and traveling. He also stays active and likes to hike, do weight training, and play basketball.
- Sports Medicine
- Shoulder Arthroscopy
- Shoulder Replacement
- Shoulder Instability
- Elbow Arthroscopy
- Knee Arthroscopy
- Knee Ligament Reconstruction
- Cartilage Restoration
- Patellofemoral (Kneecap) Instability
- Minimally Invasive Surgery