Karen Myung, M.D. | Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon



Bachelor of Science, Chemistry

Ph.D., Chemistry

Doctor of Medicine, 

Internship, University of Wisconsin

Orthopedic Surgery Residency, University of Wisconsin

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery Fellowship, Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Master of Business Administration, Kelley School of Business at Indiana University, Indianapolis

Board Certification

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

Sunrise Hospital Medical Center

Dignity Health - St. Rose Dominican, Siena Campus

Summerlin Hospital Medical Center

​Specialties: Pediatric Spine Surgery, Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

Dr. Karen Myung, MD, PhD, MBA, FAAOS is a board certified pediatric orthopedic surgeon specializing in scoliosis, kyphosis and other spinal deformities. With over 1,000 spine surgeries under her belt and many peer reviewed publications, she also serves on quality and safety committees in pediatric orthopedics at the national society level. Her orthopedic residency training was at the University of Wisconsin and her spine fellowship was at Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles at University of Southern California, where she stayed on as an attending physician. She then moved on to Riley Children’s Hospital at IU Health and Indiana University in Indianapolis where she built a large pediatric spine program. She also holds an MBA from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University, where she earned a certification in Lean/Six Sigma methods to further devote her career to the improvement of quality, safety and operational processes in pediatric spinal surgery.

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