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Daniel Acevedo, MD - Fellowship Trained Orthopedic Surgeon

Daniel C. Acevedo M.D.Fellowship Trained Orthopedic Surgeon Shoulder & Elbow Specialist

Daniel C. Acevedo M.D., Fellowship Trained Orthopedic Surgeon, Shoulder & Elbow Specialist, Encino, Newhall, Thousand Oaks, CA

American Board Of Orthopaedic Surgery

Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon

ShoulderReplacement Expert

During a shoulder replacement or arthroplasty, the surfaces of the shoulder joint, i.e., the ball and socket, are removed and replaced by implants. Just like in hip and knee replacements, the shoulder joint now moves by having a metal implant glide against a plastic liner.

Shoulder Joint Replacement

Cutting Edge Treatments forMassive Rotator
Cuff Tears

Treating massive, non-repairable rotator cuff tears can be highly challenging and requires technical expertise. The success of the treatment largely depends on the chosen procedure. Dr. Acevedo has extensive experience in shared decision-making for these complex cases, ensuring you achieve the best possible outcome.

Honors & Awards

  • Alpha Omega Alpha

    2006 Alpha Omega Alpha
    Honor Medical Society –
    Junior Inductee

  • Stronger Together

    2005 American Society of Clinical
    Pathologists Award for Academic
    Excellence and Achievement.

  • Keck School of Medicine

    2012 Administrative Chief Resident
    University of Southern California /
    Keck School of Medicine

  • Association of Pathology Chairs

    2005 Pathology
    chairs Honor

Research and Publications
  • Reverse shoulder arthroplasty for proximal humeral fractures: update on indications, technique, and results

    The introduction of the reverse shoulder arthroplasty has provided shoulder surgeons with more options for the treatment of complex proximal humeral fractures in the elderly.

  • Classification system of graft tears following superior capsule reconstruction.

    Raffy Mirzayan, Daniel C Acevedo, Margo A Sidell, Karimdad A Otarodi, Michael P Hall, Brian D Suh, Anshuman Singh> ;Clinical imaging. 2022 Mar 1

  • Functional outcomes of ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction with a novel double suspensory fixation.

    Raffy Mirzayan, Neilen Benvegnu, Margo A. Sidell, Daniel C. Acevedo, David O. Dewitt, Nikko Lowe, Anshuman Singh> ;Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. 2020 Jun 9

Patient Education &

Keeping our patients well-informed about their condition and treatment procedures in order to improve their healthcare experience


  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • University of Southern California
  • American Shoulder And Elbow Surgeons
  • Super Doctors
  • Xcelerated Recovery™
  • Shoulder Sleeper LLC.