Menyoli Michael Malafa, MD, is an exceptional plastic and reconstructive surgery specialist at Los Angeles Orthopedic Surgery Specialists, with offices in East Los Angeles, Wilshire, Santa Fe Springs, Pico Rivera, Tarzana, Encino, Valencia, and Montebello, California.
Dr. Malafa received his undergraduate degree in biology at Stanford University in California. He graduated medical school with honors from the University of South Florida’s College of Medicine in 2011. From there, he moved on to the University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas, where he completed his hand surgery residency. Finding hand surgery particularly interesting, Dr. Malafa moved to California to complete a fellowship in hand surgery at the University of California, Los Angeles.
Having more than nine years of diverse experience, especially in plastic and reconstructive surgery and hand surgery, Dr. Malafa performs all surgical hand procedures, including fracture repair, joint replacement, nerve, and tendon repair. He has vast experience in successful non-operative and rehabilitative treatment techniques that avoid surgery. He treats all patients, both young and old, with varied backgrounds, including the injured worker, non-athlete, and athlete, and takes pride in treating each patient as an individual and tailoring care to their specific needs and complaints.
Dr. Malafa is available for patient care at the Los Angeles and Tarzana locations.