Education

Fellowship
Orthopaedic Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, 1979
Residency
Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Washington Medical Center, 1978
Internship
Surgery, San Francisco General Hospital, 1971
Degree
MD, Georgetown University School of Medicine, 1970

State License

G20568
  • About Me

    About Me

    Link to Dr. Oppenheim's complete CV

    Dr. William Oppenheim is Emeritis Chief, Pediatric Orthopaedics, Professor of Pediatric Orthopaedics at the David Geffen school of Medicine at UCLA, the Margaret Holden Jones Kaanar Professor of Cerebral Palsy, Director of the Center for Cerebral Palsy, and Past President of the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine. He is a Past President of the Los Angeles Chapter of the Western Orthopaedic Association, a member of the Bay Surgical Society, and a four time winner of the America's Best Doctors designee.

    Dr. William L. Oppenheim has written over 65 peer reviewed publications, 21 textbook chapters, and presented over 280 presentations at National and International Meetings.

    He is a member of the Pediatric Orthopedic Society, the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy, and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery, and has served as a Visiting Professor in Europe, Mexico, Japan, Taiwan and various institutions throughout the United States.

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  • Education

    Education

    Fellowship
    Orthopaedic Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, 1979
    Residency
    Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Washington Medical Center, 1978
    Internship
    Surgery, San Francisco General Hospital, 1971
    Degree
    MD, Georgetown University School of Medicine, 1970
  • Clinical Interests
    • Cerebral Palsy
    • Congenital limb anomalies and deficiencies
    • Hip Dysplasia and dislocation
    • Limb Reconstruction
    • Muscular Dystrophy
    • Pediatric and adolescent fractures
    • Pediatric Foot and Ankle
    • Pediatric Scoliosis
    • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Research

    Research Interests

    Pediatric Orthopaedics, Cerebral Palsy
  • News & Awards

    Awards

    • Named to The Best Doctors in America, 1999, 2004, 2007—2016. www.bestdoctors.com Boston, MA
    • Who’s Who in America, 2009-2015 Edition, Marquis Who’s Who in America, Providence, NJ
    • Compassionate Doctor Recognition, 2011-15 http://www.vitals.com/doctors/Dr_William_L_Oppenheim
    • America’s Top Doctors, 2009--2015,Castle Connolly, Boca Raton, FL.
    • Marquis Who’s Who in the World, 2011-15 (28th Edition). 890 Mountain Ave. Suite 300, New Providence, NJ 07974.
    • LA Magazine Super Doctors, 2014, 2015
    • Top Doctors, Hollywood Reporter 2015
    • Western Orthopaedic Association, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, July 2015
    • First place poster award for Blumensaat-Epiphyseal Containment of the Knee (BECK): A New Radiological Tool For Determining Patellar Height at the 79th Annual meeting
    • Lifetime Achievement Award, American Academy for Cerebral Palsy, Austin, TX, October 2015
    • Southern California Super Doctor, 2011, 2010
    • America's Best Doctors 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2007, 2004, 1999
    • Marquis Who's Who in the World, 2011 (28th Edition).
    • Who's Who in America, 2010, 2009
    • America's Top Doctors, Castle Connolly, Boca Raton, FL, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009
    • America's Top Orthopedists, Consumer's Research Council of America, Washington, DC, 2009
    • Endowed Chair, Margaret Holden Jones Kanaar Chair in Cerebral Palsy, 2004
    • White Swan Award, Cerebral Palsy, Abilities First Foundation, Beverly Hills, 2000
    • Past President, American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine
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