The Arthritis Foundation, Pacific Region, has named Dr. Neil Ghodadra as Medical Honoree for the 2014 Los Angeles “Walk To Cure Arthritis”. Dr. Ghodadra is an Orthopedic Surgeon and Sports Medicine Specialist, with a private practice in Westlake Village.
Dr. Neil Ghodadra’s orthopedic practice focuses on minimally invasive, arthroscopic surgery of the knee, shoulder, elbow, and hip. He is trained in Shoulder and Sports Medicine Surgery and has a particular interest in taking care of athletes. He has been the team doctor for the Chicago Bulls (NBA) and Chicago White Sox (MLB).
His training emphasized cartilage restoration and joint-preserving surgical techniques of the knee and shoulder, which allow active patients to continue with their athletic careers and recreational activities. He has authored dozens of textbook chapters and medical journal articles and believes that excellent outcomes are achieved through effective patient communication and patient understanding of their condition and treatment options.
The 2014 Los Angeles “Walk To Cure Arthritis” takes place on Saturday, May 31st at Exposition Park, South Lawn, 700 Exposition Park Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90037. Registration begins at 7:30 AM and the 1 or 3-mile Walk begins at 9AM. The Arthritis Walk Village at the finish line will have entertainment, a kid’s zone, activities, refreshments and health information.
About the 2014 Arthritis Walk To Cure Arthritis
The Walk to Cure Arthritis raises funds to fight arthritis, the nation’s leading cause of disability. The Walk helps to improve the lives of the 53 million adults and 300,000 children with arthritis and funds research towards a cure. There are more than 1.2 million adults in Los Angeles County, and 38,000 children in California, who suffer the pain and disability of arthritis. Visit www.LAArthritisWalk.org for more information. For more information about arthritis and the Arthritis Foundation, visit: arthritis.org.