Dr. Gary Arends joined Valley Children’s orthopaedic surgery department as a
non-operative pediatric orthopaedist in May 2011.
In his role, Dr. Arends works closely with the department’s pediatric
orthopaedic surgeons in treating congenital deformities of the upper and
lower extremities, spinal disorders, sports-related injuries, neuromuscular
diseases and other conditions.
Dr. Arends is board certified in primary care sports medicine. Prior to coming
to Valley Children’s, he was in private practice for eight years in primary care
sports medicine and non-operative orthopaedics in the greater Los Angeles
An Ironman triathlete and a former All-American in track and field, Dr. Arends
has worked with numerous colleges, universities, high schools and semiprofessional
teams around the country as a team physician or consultant.
He is a member of several professional organizations, including the American
College of Sports Medicine, American Institute of Ultrasound Medicine,
Osteopathic Physician and Surgeons of California, American Medical Society
for Sports Medicine, American Osteopathic Association, and American
Academy of Family Physicians.
For referring physicians: Open a pdf of Dr. Arend's information with referral numbers.