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Tony S. Bouz, DOOrthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Tony S. Bouz received his medical degree from Western University of Health Sciences at Pomona, CA. He then completed his residency in Orthopedic Surgery at Riverside University Health in Moreno Valley, California, and is presently pursuing fellowship studies at Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla. Dr. Bouz has received advanced orthopedic training and is familiar with the latest technologies. He provides patient-centered care that is focused on safely returning his patient to their normal activities and sports.


  • Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, California Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO)
  • University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California Bachelor of Arts, Psychology Natural Sciences Minor
  • University of San Diego, San Diego, California


  • Riverside University Health System Medical Center, Riverside, California
  • Orthopedic Surgery Residency (ACGME- accredited)


  • Scripps Clinic, La Jolla, California
  • Adult Reconstruction (Hip and Knee) Fellowship


  • Osteopathic Physician and Surgeon Medical License
  • California Fluoroscopy Supervisor and Operator Permit


  • English
  • Arabic

Research Experience

Are We Training General Orthopedic Surgeons or Subspecialists? A Survey of Orthopedic Graduates. Published in The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. AOA Council of Orthopedic Residency Directors: Top Abstracts 2020. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 2022; 104: e1(1-6)

The Intraoperative Pelvic Radiograph During Total Hip Arthroplasty: Is it Reliable to Estimate Leg Length? Published in Arthroplasty Today, Volume 16, Aug 2022

High Rates of Femoral Neck Fracture Union Using Fully-Threaded, Variable Pitch Screws in a Divergent Triangular PatternPresentation at Western Orthopedic Association Annual Meeting, Monterey, CA (Aug 2019)

Early Validation of Effective Treatment Protocol for Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease Presentation at American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA (Oct 2018) Presentation at Riverside University Health System Research Symposium, Moreno Valley, CA (May 2019)

Radiographic Outcomes of Dorsal Distraction Distal Radius Plating for Fractures With Dorsal Marginal Impaction. Presentation at American Association for Hand Surgery Annual Meeting, Waikoloa, Hawaii (Jan 2017) Presentation at American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA (March 2017) Presentation at Midwestern University Dr. Kenneth A. Suarez Research Day, Glendale, Arizona (2017) Presentation at California Orthopedic Associated Annual Meeting, Carlsbad, California (May 2017) Presentation at European Orthopedic Research Society (EORS) Annual Meeting, Munich, Germany (Sep 2017) Presentation at American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics Annual Meeting, Washington, District of Columbia (Oct 2016) Presentation at Valley Consortium for Medical Education Annual Forum, Modesto, CA (May 2016)

Are We Training General Orthopedic Surgeons or Subspecialists? A Survey of Osteopathic Graduates.Presentation at 2020 AOA National Leadership Meeting (August 2019)

A Prospective Comparison of the Matriculation Rates of Osteopathic and Allopathic Residents. Presentation at 2020 AOA National Leadership Meeting (August 2019)

Lessons Learned from the Osteopathic Tradition of Training General Orthopedic Surgeons Presentation at 2020 AOA National Leadership Meeting (August 2019)

Determining Tip to Apex Distance using Varying Angled Cephalomedullary Constructs Placed in the Inferior Calcar Position. Robinson, M, Bouz, T. Paper pending review – Journal of Orthopedic Trauma Presentation at WOA 2020 (Digital poster due to Covid-19 pandemic) Presentation at AOAO 2020 (Digital poster due to Covid-19 pandemic)

Flexion Contracture During Preoperative Assessment of Patients Undergoing Total Knee Arthroplasty: The Most Accurate Physical Exam Finding. French, M, Bouz, T. Prospective Study – in progress

Acetaminophen- Double Edge Sword. A quality improvement study performed to improve health literacy regarding drug indications in patients admitted to a rehabilitation center. Presentation at USC-Rancho Los Amigos rehabilitation center, Los Angeles, CA (Aug 2014)

Compliment activation versus suppression and its role in spinal cord injury recovery. Assisted Dr. Aileen Anderson at UC Irvine in analyzing cross sections of injured spinal cords in mice, which were introduced to varying levels of compliment protein. Purpose was to analyze the contribution of individual inflammatory complement proteins to spinal cord injury pathology and recovery (June-August 2013)

Newborn chickens generate invariant object representations at the onset of visual object experience. Acknowledged in manuscript for creating and building controlled-rearing chambers. Wood, J. N. (2013). PNAS Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 110(34), 14000-14005. PMID: 27097925

Work Experience

  • Valley Orthopedic Associated, San Dimas, CA – Private practive
  • Scripps Health System, La Jolla, CA – Total Hip/Knee Reconstruction Fellowship
  • Kaiser Permanente Southern California – Orthopedic Resident Rotations
  • CHOC Children’s, Orange, CA – Orthopedic Resident Rotations
  • UC Riverside Orthopedic Resident Sports Coverage


  • The Refinery Salon, Claremont, CA – Owner 26 hair stylists, 1 aestheticians
  • Bouz Breathalyzers, Los Angeles County, CA – Previous Co-owner Breathalyzer Vending Machine Route; Sold in 2018
  • Exit Realty, Rancho Cucamonga, CA – Real Estate Agent Recruiter


  • Resident liaison for the Total Joint Committee at Riverside University Health Systems: Assisted in efforts to achieve Joint Commission Advanced Certification, as well as Center of Excellence status for Total Hip and Knee Reconstruction.
  • Resident liaison for the Musculoskeletal Infectious Disease Clinic at RUHS: Developed and established a protocol to begin a clinic where patients who develop post-operative infections, including total joint patients, are evaluated by multiple specialties to determine the most optimal course of treatment.
  • The Refinery Salon owner: 27 employees
  • Bouz Breathalyzers: previous co-owner of vending machine route established in order to prevent drunk driving throughout the Los Angeles Area.

Volunteer Service

USC Global Medical Brigades
Multiple trips to Honduras in order to establish pop-up multispecialty clinics for underprivileged villages Group Leader, Physician Recruiter

Santiago Canyon College
Performing physical exams for young collegiate athletes involved in football, soccer, and softball.

Professional Affiliations

  • America Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • American Academy of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of California
  • Sigma Sigma Phi National Honor Society

Certification & Courses

  • Acumed Upper Extremity Trauma Course Portland, Oregon
  • Southern California Residents and Fellows Lower Extremity Trauma Cadaveric Training Program. Irvine, CA.
  • Foundations in arthroscopy course Chicago, IL Arthroscopy association of North America (AANA)
  • Seminar in musculoskeletal pathology course - Enneking Gainesville, FL University of Florida
  • AO Basic principles of fracture management course Atlanta, GA
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life support Certification American Heart Association
  • Basic Life support CPR and AED Certification American Heart Association


  • Family
  • Sports
  • Small Business: salon owner
  • Stock Market: interest in pharmaceutical clinical trials/drug development
  • Gardening/landscaping
  • Traveling
  • Hiking/exercises
  • Skim-boarding
  • Snowboarding
  • Western University of Health Sciences
  • Scripps
  • University of Miami
  • Riverside University Health System
  • American Medical Association
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of California
  • Jackson Health System
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Sigma Sigma Phi
  • University of California
Location and Directions
Valley Orthopedic Associates

1334 West Covina Blvd,
suite 105
San Dimas, CA 91773

Practice Hours : Monday - Thursday 8:00am - 4:30pm
Friday 8:00am - 1:00pm