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Scott K. Forman, M.D.

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About Dr. Scott K. Forman

Dr. Forman is a Board Certified orthopedic surgeon in private practice, since 1992, in Newport Beach, California. His specialty interests include sports medicine of the knee, shoulder and foot and ankle. He has been a contributing author on several of the YOU book series including, YOU: The Owner’s Manual, YOU: On a Diet and YOU: Staying Fit, Staying Young. Dr. Forman was a featured health expert on the Discovery Channel’s Second Opinion. Additionally, he has been a guest on Oprah Radio with Dr. Oz.

Dr. Forman was born in Seattle, Washington and received his undergraduate and medical degrees from UCLA (1982, 1986). He completed his orthopedic surgery residency at Columbia University, New York in 1991.

In part for his involvement in community based charities, such as the Harvester’s Food Bank, SOS Clinic and Pacific Coast Triathlon, he is a three-time recipient of the Physician of Excellence Award, as determined by the Orange County Medical Association and published in Orange Coast Magazine.

When asked about the goal of California Orthopaedic Specialists, Dr. Forman stated, “Care without compromise. To see every patient as an individual with time set aside just for them. In this regard we hope to excel. We feel that we will.”

Affiliations HOI Surgery Center - Newport Beach
Education Medical Education - University of California, Los Angeles (Medical Doctor)
Internship - Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center (General Surgery)
Residency - Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center (General Surgery)
Residency - Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center (Orthopaedic Surgery)
Fellowship - Saint Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Ctr. (Foot & Ankle Reconstruction)
Fellowship - Memorial Orthopaedic Surgical Group (Sports Medicine)
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
Conditions Treated
  • AC Joint Separation (Shoulder)
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture (Foot & Ankle)
  • Achilles Tendonitis (Foot & Ankle)
  • ACL Injury / Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury (Knee)
  • ACL Tear / Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tear (Sports Medicine)
  • Ankle & Foot Dislocations / Subluxations (Foot & Ankle)
  • Ankle & Foot Tendinitis (Foot & Ankle)
  • Ankle Fracture (Foot & Ankle)
  • Ankle Instability (Foot & Ankle)
  • Ankle Sprain (Sports Medicine)
  • Anterior Knee Pain (Knee)
  • Athlete's Foot (Foot & Ankle)
  • Baker's Cyst (Knee)
  • Bankart Lesion (Sports Medicine)
  • Bicep Tendon Rupture (Sports Medicine)
  • Bicep Tendon Rupture / Tear (Elbow)
  • Bicep Tendonitis (Shoulder)
  • Biceps Tendonitis (Elbow)
  • Broken Arm (Elbow)
  • Broken Collarbone / Collarbone Injuries (Shoulder)
  • Broken Finger (Hand & Wrist)
  • Broken Hand (Hand & Wrist)
  • Bunion (Foot & Ankle)
  • Bunionette / Tailor's Bunion (Foot & Ankle)
  • Bursitis of the Hip / Hip Bursitis / Trochanteric Bursitis (Hip)
  • Carpal Tunnel (Hand & Wrist)
  • Cartilage Injuries (Sports Medicine)
  • Chondromalacia (Knee)
  • Clavicle Fracture (Shoulder)
  • Colles Fracture (Elbow)
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome (Elbow)
  • De Quervain's Disease (Hand & Wrist)
  • Degenerative Joint Disease of the Hip (Hip)
  • Degenerative Joint Disease of the Knee (Knee)
  • Diabetic Foot (Foot & Ankle)
  • Dislocated Elbow (Elbow)
  • Dislocated Finger (Hand & Wrist)
  • Dislocated Hip / Hip Dislocation (Hip)
  • Dislocated Knee / Knee Dislocation / Kneecap Dislocation (Knee)
  • Dislocated Patella / Sublaxation (Knee)
  • Dislocated Shoulder / Shoulder Dislocation (Shoulder)
  • Dislocated Shoulder / Shoulder Dislocation (Sports Medicine)
  • Dislocated Wrist (Hand & Wrist)
  • Distal Biceps Tendon Rupture / Triceps Rupture (Shoulder)
  • Distal Biceps Tendon Rupture / Triceps Rupture (Elbow)
  • Distal Radius Fracture (Hand & Wrist)
  • Dupuytren's Contractures (Hand & Wrist)
  • Elbow Arthritis (Elbow)
  • Elbow Bursitis (Elbow)
  • Elbow Contracture (Elbow)
  • Elbow Fracture / Fractured Elbow (Elbow)
  • Elbow Instability (Elbow)
  • Elbow Osteoarthritis / Osteoarthritis of the Elbow (Elbow)
  • Elbow Sports Injuries (Elbow)
  • Elbow Tendonitis (Elbow)
  • Erb's Palsy (Elbow)
  • Femoral Acetabular Impingement (Hip)
  • Femur Fracture (Hip)
  • Fibula Fracture (Foot & Ankle)
  • Flat Foot / Pes Planus (Foot & Ankle)
  • Fractured Hip (Hip)
  • Fractured Knee / Knee Fracture (Knee)
  • Fractured Wrist (Hand & Wrist)
  • Fractures (Sports Medicine)
  • Frozen Shoulder Syndrome (FSS) / Adhesive Capsulitis (Shoulder)
  • Ganglion Cyst (Hand & Wrist)
  • Golfer's Elbow (Sports Medicine)
  • Golfer's Elbow / Medial Epicondylitis (Elbow)
  • Groin Pain (Hip)
  • Groin Pain (Sports Medicine)
  • Hammer Toe (Foot & Ankle)
  • Hamstring Strain (Sports Medicine)
  • Hand Arthritis (Hand & Wrist)
  • Hip Arthritis (Hip)
  • Hip Impingement (Hip)
  • Hip Pain (Hip)
  • Hip Sprain (Hip)
  • Humerus Fracture (Shoulder)
  • Hyperextended Elbow / Hyperextension of the Elbow (Elbow)
  • IT Band Syndrome / Iliotibial Band Syndrome (Hip)
  • IT Band Syndrome / Iliotibial Band Syndrome (Knee)
  • Jammed Finger (Hand & Wrist)
  • Joint Pain (Hip)
  • Joint Pain (Knee)
  • Knee Arthritis (Knee)
  • Knee Bursitis / Goosefoot (Knee)
  • Knee Cartilage Injuries (Knee)
  • Knee Ligament Injuries (Knee)
  • Knee Pain (Knee)
  • Knee Tendonitis (Knee)
  • Labral Tear of the Hip or Shoulder (Sports Medicine)
  • Labral Tears of the Shoulder / Bankart Lesion (Shoulder)
  • Labrum Tear (Hip)
  • Lateral Epicondylitis (Elbow)
  • LCL Injury (Knee)
  • LCL Injury / Lateral Collateral Ligament (Sports Medicine)
  • Little League / Elbow or Shoulder (Sports Medicine)
  • Little Leaguer's Elbow (Elbow)
  • Mallet Finger (Hand & Wrist)
  • MCL Injury / Medial Collateral Ligament (Sports Medicine)
  • MCL Injury / Medial Collateral Ligament Injury (Knee)
  • Meniscus Tear (Knee)
  • Meniscus Tear / Meniscal Tear (Sports Medicine)
  • Metacarpal Fracture (Hand & Wrist)
  • Morton's Neuroma / Metatarsalgia (Foot & Ankle)
  • Muscle Injury (Knee)
  • Muscle Strain (Foot & Ankle)
  • Nail Disorder (Foot & Ankle)
  • Nerve Injuries (Hand & Wrist)
  • Olecranon Bursitis (Elbow)
  • Olecranon Fractures (Elbow)
  • Osgood-Schlatter Disease (Knee)
  • Osteoarthritis of the Foot & Ankle / Foot Osteoarthritis / Ankle Osteoarthr (Foot & Ankle)
  • Osteoarthritis of the Hand & Wrist / Hand Osteoarthritis / Wrist Osteoarthr (Hand & Wrist)
  • Osteoarthritis of the HIp / Hip Osteoarthritis (Hip)
  • Osteoarthritis of the Knee / Knee Osteoarthritis (Knee)
  • Osteochondral Defect (OCD) of Capitellum (Shoulder)
  • Osteochondral Defect (OCD) of Capitellum (Elbow)
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans (Elbow)
  • Osteonecrosis / Avascular Necrosis (Knee)
  • Osteoporosis (Shoulder)
  • Osteoporosis (Hip)
  • Patellar Tendinitis (Knee)
  • Patellar Tendonitis / Patella Tendonitis (Sports Medicine)
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (Knee)
  • PCL Injury / Posterior Cruciate Ligament (Sports Medicine)
  • PCL Injury / Posterior Cruciate Ligament Injury (Knee)
  • Pelvic Fracture (Hip)
  • Peripheral Nerve Injuries (Elbow)
  • Pinched Nerve (Elbow)
  • Plantar Fasciitis (Foot & Ankle)
  • Radial Collateral Ligament Sprain (Elbow)
  • Radial Tunnel Syndrome (Elbow)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (Hand & Wrist)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (Elbow)
  • Rotator Cuff Injury / Rotator Cuff Tear (Shoulder)
  • Runner's Knee (Knee)
  • Runner's Knee / Chondromalacia Patella (Sports Medicine)
  • Sciatica (Hip)
  • Separated Shoulder (Sports Medicine)
  • Separated Shoulder (Shoulder)
  • Shin Splints (Sports Medicine)
  • Shoulder Arthritis (Shoulder)
  • Shoulder Bursitis (Shoulder)
  • Shoulder Fractures (Shoulder)
  • Shoulder Impingement (Shoulder)
  • Shoulder Instability (Sports Medicine)
  • Shoulder Instability (Shoulder)
  • Shoulder Osteoarthritis / Osteoarthritis of the Shoulder (Shoulder)
  • Shoulder Sports Injuries (Shoulder)
  • Shoulder Tendonitis (Shoulder)
  • SI Joint Pain / Sacroiliac Joint Pain (Hip)
  • Skin Conditions (Foot & Ankle)
  • SLAP Lesion Tear (Sports Medicine)
  • SLAP Lesion Tear / Shoulder Lebrum Tear (Shoulder)
  • Snapping Hip (Hip)
  • Sports Concusion (Sports Medicine)
  • Sports Hernia (Hip)
  • Sprained Ankle / Ankle Sprain (Foot & Ankle)
  • Sprained Elbow (Elbow)
  • Sprained Finger (Hand & Wrist)
  • Sprained Wrist (Hand & Wrist)
  • Sprains and Strains (Sports Medicine)
  • Stiff Big Toe / Hallux Rigidis (Foot & Ankle)
  • Still Elbow (Elbow)
  • Strained Elbow (Elbow)
  • Strained Hip (Hip)
  • Strained Knee (Knee)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot (Foot & Ankle)
  • Suprascapular Nerve Injury (Shoulder)
  • Suprascapular Neuropathy / Entrapment (Shoulder)
  • Synovitis (Sports Medicine)
  • Synovitis of the Hip (Hip)
  • Tendinosis (Elbow)
  • Tennis Elbow (Sports Medicine)
  • Tennis Elbow / Lateral Epicondylitis (Elbow)
  • Throwing Injuries (Shoulder)
  • Toe & Foot Fractures (Foot & Ankle)
  • Triceps Tendonitis (Elbow)
  • Trigger Finger (Hand & Wrist)
  • UCL Tear / Ulnar Collateral Ligament Tear (Sports Medicine)
  • Ulnar Collateral Ligaments Injuries (Elbow)
  • Ulnar Nerve Entrapment (Elbow)
  • Ulnar Neuropathy (Elbow)
  • Unstable Knee Cap (Knee)
  • Wrist Tendonitis (Hand & Wrist)