Coastal Ortho and our physical therapy department are committed to continuing care for all our patients and new patients orthopedic needs during this difficult time. We will remain open as usual, and will take all precautions to ensure our patients, staff and physicians are safe. In order to accomplish this, we will be screening patients before and the day of their appointments, utilizing telehealth visits when applicable, and adhering to strict guidelines in regards to distancing, cleansing and safety equipment. If you want/need to be seen and are unsure how to proceed, call us and we will help direct you safely and appropriately. Take care, be safe and we look forward to helping any way we can.
Torrance Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Group was founded in 1971 as a partnership between legendary surgeons Dr. John Stratton, retired, and Dr. John O’Hara, deceased, and later Dr. Richard Shrader, retired. With the South Bay’s two main hospitals located in Torrance, it remains the primary hub of medical care for the South Bay.
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