Dr. Ryan S. Labovitch is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon who specializes in sports medicine, arthroscopy, general orthopedics, and fracture care. He understands that every patient has a goal when they visit his office, and he takes great pride in helping you to achieve this goal, ultimately improving your quality of life.
Dr. Labovitch has practiced orthopedic surgery in Newport Beach since 2007, providing quality comprehensive care to patients and the community, including many local high schools, college, and club athletic teams. He is an active participant and proudly supports many Southern California endurance events. The scope of his practice includes general orthopedic surgery, arthroscopy of the shoulder and knee, sports medicine, and orthopedic trauma.
Dr. Labovitch was born and raised here in Southern California. During his undergraduate years at the University of Arizona, he became interested in orthopedic surgery while volunteering as a student athletic trainer working with NCAA Division 1 college athletes. He attended medical school at the University of Vermont, College of Medicine and completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of California, San Francisco.
Dr. Labovitch is fellowship-trained in sports medicine at the Aspen Foundation for Sports Medicine, Education, and Research. While in Aspen, he gained valuable experience treating sports-related injuries in addition to providing support for local World Cup US Ski Team and Mountain Biking events.
Dr. Labovitch is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery, and he is a member in good standing of the Medical Board of California, Medical Staff of Hoag Orthopedic Institute, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.
Dr. Labovitch is one of the few orthopedic surgeons in the area to obtain a Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in Sports Medicine.
Dr. Labovitch’s practice has been built on an understanding of the motivation, sacrifice, and pain of all athletic endeavors at all ages, including ultra-endurance athletes and weekend warriors. Dr. Labovitch continues to be active throughout our athletic community, including mountain/road biking, hiking, skiing, and enjoying all the beauty that Southern California has to offer. He also enjoys the extremes of winter, exploring the untouched powder of the British Columbia backcountry while ski touring. He continues to race locally and nationally at a variety of cycling events including the Leadville 100.