Los Angeles Orthopaedic Center (LAOC)
Los Angeles Orthopaedic Center (LAOC)

About Our Orthopedic Practice

Our Orthopedic
Surgeons

Doctor Samson
Marc A. Samson, MD
Specializing in Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy & Shoulder & Knee Surgery

Doctor Shin
Tae Shin, MD
Specializing in Spine Surgery & General Orthopedics

Doctor Billings
Annette Billings, MD
Specializing in Hand & Upper Extremities

Doctor Saluta
Jonathan R. Saluta, MD
Specializing in Foot & Ankle Disorders & Hip & Knee Replacements

The Los Angeles Orthopaedic Center (LAOC) was founded by two orthopedic surgeons — Dr. Von Kilaghbian and Dr. Marc Samson. The practice was initially intended to serve the needs of the local community of downtown Los Angeles. It has since become the most prominent group in the area. With the additions of Dr. Tae Shin, Dr. Annette Billings and Dr. Jonathan Saluta, LAOC has become a referral center for complicated orthopedic conditions. Our use of cutting-edge technology, such as computer assisted surgery (CAS) "navigation" for knee replacements, arthroscopic shoulder and knee reconstructions, minimally invasive spine surgery, minimally invasive surgery (MIS), and complex hand, wrist and elbow reconstructions has helped LAOC become a leading clinic in Los Angeles. Our mission for compassionate orthopedic care remains our most valued asset.

Los Angeles Orthopaedic Center is committed to excellence by pledging to provide the highest quality of orthopedic care possible. Along with the treatment of immediate or chronic problems, we strive to integrate the doctrine of prevention in all our treatment plans as a way to alleviate possible future difficulties.

Our Specialties Include:

  • General Orthopedics
  • Total Knee Replacement and Total Hip Replacement
  • Computer Assisted Surgery (CAS), Navigation
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) Hip Replacement and Knee Replacement
  • Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy
  • Hand, Wrist and Elbow Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Total Ankle Replacement
  • Worker's Compensation
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Surgery for Spinal Stenosis
  • Surgery for Herniated Disks
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Reconstruction
  • Unicompartmental (UNI) Knee Arthroplasty
  • Pain Free Surgery with Pain Pump Technology

Orthopedic Surgeon OfficeWe are pleased to have you as a patient. If you have any questions, always feel free to contact our office and our trained staff will assist you in any way possible.