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Dr. Raven is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon with subspecialty fellowship training in hand & upper extremity surgery. He has a Certificate of Added Qualifications (CAQ) in both surgery of the hand and orthopaedic sports medicine - one of only two surgeons in California with this distinction. Dr. Raven is a general partner of Orthopaedic Surgery Specialists, where his practice focuses on the management of musculoskeletal and neurovascular conditions of the shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand in children and adults. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Orthopaedic Surgery Department at the University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine where he teaches residents anatomy and state-of-the-art surgical techniques. Surgeons throughout the greater Los Angeles area frequently refer patients to Dr. Raven to correct complications from failed surgeries.
Dr Raven has special interest in arthroscopic surgery of the elbow, wrist and hand. He is well known and regarded for his expertise in the treatment of arthritis, involving the base of the thumb (basal joint arthritis), and received advanced fellowship training at the institution where the standard of care for this condition was established.
Dr. Raven is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and an active member of both the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) and the American Association for Hand Surgery (AAHS). He currently serves on several committees for the ASSH and was chosen as one of the YOUNG LEADERS in Hand Surgery. Dr. Raven has published clinical research in peer-reviewed journals and presented at national meetings. He has designed proprietary orthopaedic devices used internationally for the treatment of hand and wrist fractures. He stays up-to-date on the latest research and orthopaedic breakthroughs by attending several professional conferences and lectures each year.