Dr. David So is a UCI Health orthopedic surgeon who specializes in hip and knee surgery.

David H. So, MD

Clinical Interests

Hip fractures, Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid arthritis, Arthroscopic knee surgery, Avascular necrosis, Partial knee replacement, Periprosthetic fractures, Periprosthetic joint infections, Revision total hip replacement, Revision total knee replacement

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Medical Services
  • English
Medical School
Wayne State University
Henry Ford Hospital - GMEOrthopedic Surgery
Henry Ford Hospital - GMEOrthpedic Surgery
University of PennsylvaniaAdult Reconstruction
Professional Positions
  • Assistant Professor — Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
More Information

Dr. David So is a fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in joint replacement for the treatment of knee and hip arthritis. He also treats patients with meniscal injuries of the knee, tears of the patellar and quad tendons, avascular necrosis of the hip, fractures of the proximal femur, infections of knee and hip replacements and fractures around joint replacements.

So’s research interests include periprosthetic joint infections and risk factors associated with the failure of two-stage reimplantation procedures, as well as hip/spine relations pertaining to the optimal position of the acetabular cup.

So received his medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit. He completed a residency in orthopaedic surgery from Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit and a fellowship in adult reconstruction at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.

UCI Health Orthopaedic Surgery Services
101 The City Drive South, Pavilion 3, Building 29A
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-456-7012
Fax: 855-519-4485
UCI Health Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center
1640 Newport Blvd., Suite 230
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
Phone: 949-515-5210
Fax: 949-631-3860