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Vance Gardner, MD

Medical Director, Hoag Orthopedics

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Vance is an orthopaedic surgeon and spine surgeon. His undergraduate degree is from USC and MD from Washington University School of Medicine. He was faculty at the University of California, Irvine for 10 years. For the past 17 years he has concentrated on research and education instead of clinical practice. In addition to developing his own projects, he has also been medical director of a multihospital system research department and chief medical officer of a biotech company. His experience in the medical device and drug development industries provides much needed expertise in these fields.

Vance is married with 4 adult children and lives in Irvine. He enjoys hiking, boating and relaxing with his family.