Our Doctors

Spine Surgery

Dr. Nitin Bhatia, a Board-Certified and Fellowship-trained spine surgeon, serves as Chief of the Spinal Surgery service and co-Director of the Multidisciplinary Spine Program at UC Irvine. bhatian@uci.edu

Shoulder, Elbow & Hand Surgery

Dr. Ranjan Gupta’s practice is limited to care of the shoulder, elbow, and hand. He has a particular interest in arthritis and minimally invasive shoulder surgery. Other areas of focus include treatment of fractures, degenerative conditions, compressive neuropathies, distal radius malunions, and brachial plexus injuries. ranjang@uci.edu

General Orthopaedics & Spine Surgery

Dr. Douglas Kiester does major spinal reconstruction including spinal stenosis, scoliosis, tumors, complex revision surgery, and trauma. He is also an expert in microsurgery. pkiester@uci.edu

Spine Surgery

Dr. Yu-Po Lee specializes in the treatment of spinal disorders.  His areas of interest include degenerative conditions such as disc herniations, spinal stenosis, spondylolisthesis, and degenerative scoliosis.  He also treats tumors and performs complex revision surgeries.

Hip and Knee Arthroplasty

Dr. William McMaster specializes in the medical and surgical management of afflictions of the hip and knee including Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid arthritis and post traumatic arthritis. wmcmaste@uci.edu

Sports Medicine

Dr. Dean Wang is a fellowship-trained orthopaedic sports medicine surgeon who specializes in sports-related musculoskeletal injuries of the knee, shoulder, hip, and elbow. His clinical expertise includes advanced minimally invasive arthroscopic procedures and reconstructive surgery of these joints.