Two new fellowship-trained surgeons join Southern California Orthopedic Institute

Brian Dierckman, MD, fellowship-trained sports medicine surgeon, and Eric I. Ferkel, MD, dual-fellowship-trained sports medicine and foot and ankle surgeon, have joined Southern California Orthopedic Institute. Patients in need of specialized sports medicine or foot and ankle care are encouraged to call (818) 901-6600 to schedule an appointment.

As a fellowship-trained sports medicine surgeon, Dr. Dierckman’s expertise includes a wide variety of advanced procedures and techniques to promptly and effectively diagnose and treat orthopedic sports injuries and conditions.

Dual-fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon Dr. Ferkel’s expertise includes the treatment of sports-related injuries and conditions and surgical and nonsurgical treatments for the foot and ankle.

"Dr. Dierckman and Dr. Ferkel join us with a wealth of knowledge and skill in helping sports medicine and foot and ankle patients to return to their active lifestyles," says Dr. Ronald P. Karzel, practice president at Southern California Orthopedic Institute. "We are thrilled to welcome them to our expert team of doctors. They will make excellent additions to our practice and community.”

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