37 Creek Rd, Ste 130
Irvine, CA 92604
Building A, 2nd Floor
phone 949 855-2772
fax 949 612-9171
"Doctors need to allow their patients to be involved in the decision making process. I do that by listening, educating, and working together with the patient.”
Floyd Shon, M.D. | Orthopedic Surgeon
Dr. Floyd G. Shon is an expert in orthopedic surgery with a speciality in upper extremity and hand injuries. In his practice, Dr. Shon applies knowledge acquired over 25 years of surgical experience to provide excellent orthopedic care. Known for his commitment to his patients, Dr. Shon is considered a preeminent orthopedic specialist in Southern California.
Dr. Shon's experience and expertise in orthopedics is highly valued by his patients, as shown by the referrals he receives. When asked about his practice, he commented, “I always ask myself, ‘What can I do to help patients get better or feel better?’ Providing advice isn’t enough – doctors need to allow their patients to be involved in the decision making process. We do that by listening, educating, and working together with the patient.” Dr. Shon prioritizes these collaborative patient relationships, and believes in taking the time to help patients understand and feel comfortable with the medical care that they are receiving.
Medical School & Residency
Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons – Medical School & Surgeons Internship
New York Presbyterian Hospital – Columbia Campus Residency , Orthopedic Surgery
University of Washington – Fellowship , Hand Surgery
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Surgery of the Hand
CA State Medical License
Other Education & Experience
University of California at San Diego – Bachelor of Sciences Biomedical Engineering
California Institute of Technology – Postgraduate Research CS Engineering
Trumble, T. E., & Shon, F. G. (2000). The physiology of nerve transplantation. Hand Clinics, 16(1), 105–122.
Dr. Shon was born and raised in Los Angeles, and loved surfing, mountain biking, and playing sports while he was growing up. He completed his medical degree at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, and his residency in orthopedic surgery at New York Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Shon augmented his surgical expertise as a fellow at the University of Washington, where he specialized in hand surgery. His prestigious medical education set the foundation for the excellent care that he provides today. He strives to serve every patient to the best of his abilities. Dr. Shon is still an avid surfer, hiker, and biker in his free time. His excitement to serve his patients comes in part from an understanding that pain-free mobility is essential in leading a high-quality life.
Floyd G. Shon, M.D. Biography
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