Dr. Stephen Mikulak

Dr. Mikulak is one of the pioneers of minimally invasive hip and knee replacement surgery. He was the first surgeon in Orange County to perform outpatient hip replacement surgery. His protocol for pain management coupled with less invasive surgery have resulted in rapid recovery from hip and knee replacement surgeries.

When not working, Dr. Mikulak enjoys playing golf, hockey, biking and surfing.


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Training and Education

Dr. Mikulak attended high school in Hyannis, Massachusetts, where he earned an athletic scholarship to UC Berkeley for gymnastics. After being named Pac-10 Athlete of the year, earning All-American honors, and competing internationally for the USA national gymnastics team, Dr. Mikulak focused his attention on medical school.

At the University of Southern California, he received numerous prestigious academic scholarships and was named Alpha Omega Alpha honor society for his outstanding performance in medical school. To complete his training, Dr. Mikulak crossed town to UCLA where he completed his orthopaedic surgery residency and a subspecialty fellowship in Joint Replacement Surgery. He has published and presented extensive research projects.

Dr. Mikulak has been in private practice since finishing his training in 1998 and currently is a hip and knee specialist at California Orthopaedic Specialists in Newport Beach, CA.


Dr. Mikulak's Physician Assistant is Michael Walker.