Charles N. Moon, MD
Associate Director, Orthopaedic Trauma
Charles N. Moon, MD is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in trauma at Cedars-Sinai Orthopaedic Center and Cedars-Sinai Institute for Joint Replacement.
Active in clinical research, Dr. Moon's primary areas of research interest involve trauma and trauma reconstruction, specifically relating to the hip, pelvis and long bones. He was presented with the Bessie Kaplan Morais Award for excellence in cancer research from the New York Medical College and the Herman Epstein Award for clinical excellence from the University of Southern California (USC). He received a research grant to investigate the clinical results of using special, state-of-the-art nails in femur fractures.
Dr. Moon has written articles for such peer-reviewed publications as the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Orthopedics and the Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. He is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Osteosynthesefragen-Association for the Study of Internal Fixation (AO-ASIF), Orthopaedic Trauma Association and the Western Orthopaedic Association.
Dr. Moon earned his bachelor's degree from the University of California, Berkeley
and his medical degree from New York Medical College in Valhalla. At Los Angeles
County + USC Medical Center, he completed an internship and residency in
orthopedic surgery as well as fellowships in orthopedic trauma surgery and pelvic
and acetabular surgery.