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Myra Trivellas, MD

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About Dr. Myra Trivellas

Dr. Trivellas is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in treatment of shoulder, knee, and hip conditions and injuries. She grew up in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania. Her mother is a plant pathologist from PA, and her father is a chemical engineer from Greece. She attended Tower Hill School, where she thrived as a student athlete and found her passion for sports. She went on to play Division 1 lacrosse at Yale for her 4 years, where she majored in Biology, published research in biomedical engineering, graduated the Kiphuth Leadership Program, and even competed in the finals of Yale’s Iron Chef competition. She attended Pennsylvania State College of Medicine, and did an extra year of research at the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in NYC prior to her residency in Orthopedic Surgery at UCLA. At UCLA, she was elected as a Chief Resident. She completed her fellowship in Orthopedic Sports Medicine & Shoulder Surgery at Duke University, where she took care of the Duke Football, Men’s Basketball, and Women’s Lacrosse Teams. At Duke, she also graduated from the Feagin Leadership Program. Dr. Trivellas remained involved as a lacrosse coach throughout her medical school and residency. She enjoys taking care of current and prior athletes, as well as patients eager to maintain an active lifestyle, coaching them back to peak performance. She is a member of both the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM).

Dr. Trivellas enjoys running, all sports, hiking, and cooking. Being outdoors year-round drew her to Southern California. She credits her middle school Spanish teacher for making Spanish fun and competitive for her to learn.

Education Medical Education - Penn State College of Medicine
Residency - UCLA Medical Center (Orthopedic Surgery)
Fellowship - Duke University School of Medicine (Sports Medicine)
Board Certifications
  • Board Eligible
  • Orthopaedic Surgery