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Dr. Lercel began working with Chaparral Medical Group on 9/01/06 as an orthopedic surgeon. After completing his orthopedic residency at the University of Southern California, he went on to do a sports medicine fellowship at Los Angeles Orthopaedic Institute (LAOI) in Sherman Oaks, CA. While at LAOI, Dr. Lercel gained additional training in arthroscopic and reconstructive procedures of the knee, shoulder, ankle, and elbow. He also participated in the care of high school and college athletes both on the athletic field and in the training room. Dr. Lercel treats all age groups in a wide variety of orthopedic issues involving the shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, hip, knee, ankle, and foot. He especially enjoys doing arthroscopic procedures, joint replacements, and orthopedic trauma. After obtaining his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of California, San Diego, Dr. Lercel went on to receive his Medical Doctorate degree from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. He completed his internship and residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. Dr. Lercel is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is currently seeing patients at 1866 N. Orange Grove, Suite 202, Pomona, CA 91767. Appointments can be scheduled at 909-623-8796.
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3.0 Explains conditions and treatments
3.0 Takes time to answer my questions
3.0 Provides follow-up as needed
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160 E Artesia St Ste 360, Pomona, CA, 91767
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Chaparral Medical Group
160 E Artesia St Ste 360
Pomona, CA, 91767
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"I was concerned with some of the ratings for Dr. Lercel when I was directed to him for my knee surgery. I couldn't be more happy with his staff and most importantly Dr. Lercel himself. He was extremely attentive and even went as far as exploring my knee during the procedure to assure a long term, positive outcome. I was told that I would need crutches for days but literally was walking the same ..."
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  • February 1, 2021
"He is the best. He replaced my right knee six years ago with a supper good outcome. He will now replace my left knee. He did tell me if I was 75 pounds heavier, the outcome might not have been as nice or easy."
  • July 28, 2020


Southern California Orthopaedic Center
160 E Artesia St Ste 360
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13560 San Antonio Dr Ste G
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4955 Van Nuys Blvd Ste 615
Sherman Oaks,CA,91403
1880 N Orange Grove Ave
4480 Mills Cir


Lac Usc Medical Center
Medical School
George Washington University School Of Medicine & Health Sciences
Graduated 2000


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