Michael D. Began, MD

Michael D. Began, MD

Orthopaedic Surgeon

EDUCATION

  • Medical Degree, University of Southern California, School of Medicine - 1984
  • Kinesiology, University of California, Los Angeles - 1980
  • Undergraduate Studies, University of California, Davis - 1977
  • Diploma, Woodrow Wilson High School, Long Beach - 1975

INTERNSHIP AND RESIDENCY

  • San Francisco Orthopedic Residency Program

    St. Mary’s Hospital, San Francisco, California - 1986 to 1990

  • Internship and Surgical Residency Program

    Huntington Memorial Hospital, Pasadena, California - 1984 to 1986

ORTHOPEDIC PRACTICE EXPERIENCE

  • Orthopedic Surgeon

    Michael D. Began, M.D. APC

    Ventura, California - 2002-present

  • Orthopedic Surgeon

    Ocean Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medical Group

    Ventura and Oxnard, California - 1991 to 2002

  • Orthopedic Surgeon

    Oxnard Orthopedic Surgeons

    Oxnard, California - 1990 to 1991

BOARD CERTIFICATION

American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons - 1993

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • Oversee and Direct Junior Residents and Medical Students - 1984 to 1990
  • Teaching Assistant, Human Anatomy, University of California, Los Angeles - 1980
  • Teaching Assistant, Exercise Physiology, University of California, Los Angeles - 1979
  • Tutor, Chemistry and Physics, University of California, Davis - 1975 to 1977

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Community Memorial Hospital, Ventura, California - Active
  • St. John’s Regional Medical Center, Oxnard, California - Active

MEDICAL ACTIVITIES AND ASSOCIATIONS

  • Chief of Surgery

    American Medical Association - 1994 to 1995

  • California Medical Association

    California Orthopedic Association Board of Directors - 1996 to 1998

 

To know more about Dr. Michael Began please visit www.oceanorthopedics.com

  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • American Academy Of Orthopaedic Surgeons