DISC Hip Arthroscopy Center of Excellence
Already trusted by the nation’s elite athletes and celebrities for multidisciplinary care, DISC has taken extra strides to establish a comprehensive center dedicated to the treatment of hip ailments. With Orthopedic Surgeons, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Pain Management and Chiropractic specialists working side by side, the patient experiences an unparalleled continuity of care unlike the typical physician’s office. With in-house diagnostic imaging and a world renowned outpatient surgery center, DISC has all the tools to accurately diagnose, quickly treat, and fully rehabilitate your hip pain under one roof. Directed by Dr. Dean Mastuda, DISC is one of the United States sought out destinations for hip arthroscopy services.
About Dean K Mastuda, MD – LA’s Trusted Hip Arthroscopy Specialist
- Director, DISC Hip Arthroscopy Center of Excellence
- Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon
- Over 26 Years of Sports Medicine Experience
- Chairman, AAOS Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Program Committee
Before joining DISC, Dr. Dean K. Matsuda developed the sports medicine program for Kaiser West Los Angeles Medical Center, where he served as the chief of orthopedics and director of sports medicine. Dr. Matsuda was also honored as the very first surgeon of any field to receive the Distinction Merit Award for Surgical Excellence and Innovation. A pioneer in his field, he has invented several innovative surgeries, techniques and surgical instruments that have greatly improved the treatment options for athletes with hip problems. Dr. Matsuda is a frequent lecturer who serves on the editorial board of Orthopedics Today and reviews for some of the top sports medicine journals. His published works include numerous teaching videos, journal and clinical research articles and book chapters.
- Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
- Member, Arthroscopy Association of North America
- Member, Western Orthopaedic Association
- Member, International Society for Hip Arthroscopy
What is Hip Arthroscopy?
- 97% patient recommendation rate
- Minimally invasive outpatient procedure
- No lengthy recovery
- Lower Complication Risk
- Same Day Procedure
- Labral Tears
- Femoroacetabular (hip) impingement
- Snapping Hip
- Hip Dysplasia
- Loose Bodies
- Osteitis Pubis
- Mild Arthritis
This outpatient procedure allows the physician to examine the cartilage, bones, ligaments and tendons of the hip for damage or disorders. The physician uses a small camera, called an arthroscope, which is inserted into the hip joint.