Orthopaedic Surgeon in Los Angeles, California (CA)

Leonel Hunt MD

Orthopaedic Surgeon


  • Cedars-Sinai Institute for Spinal Disorders
    444 S. San Vicente Blvd., Suite 800
    Los Angeles, California, 90048 - United States
    Phone: 310.423.9834

About Our Practice

Leonel A. Hunt, MD is an attending surgeon at the Cedar-Sinai Institute for Spinal Disorders and Cedars-Sinai Orthopedic Center. Dr. Hunt specializes in the treatment of pediatric and adult scoliosis, complex spine disorders and minimally invasive surgical techniques.

Dr. Hunt's primary areas of research interest involve orthopedic implants and innovative treatments of spine-related pain. He has presented his findings at numerous national conferences, including meetings of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, International Musculoskeletal Laser Society, Scoliosis Research Society and Western Orthopedic Association.

Dr. Hunt co-authored a chapter for the book Surgical Techniques in Spinal Instrumentation: BowTi Anterior Buttress Staple. He is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine, American College of Surgery, National Medical Association, North American Spine Society and Scoliosis Research Society.

Dr. Hunt received his bachelor's degree from Johns Hopkins University and his medical degree from the University of Southern California (USC) School of Medicine. He completed an internship in general surgery at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta and a residency in orthopedic surgery at St. Mary's Medical Center in San Francisco. Dr. Hunt also completed specialty training in orthopedic surgery of the spine focusing on both adult and pediatric spinal disorders at the San Diego Center for Spinal Disorders in La Jolla, California.

  • Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • Board Certified
  • Fellowship Trained
Area of Focus
  • Degenerative Spine
  • Spinal Deformity
  • Trauma
  • Tumor / Infection
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • North American Spine Society
  • Scoliosis Research Society
Hospital Affiliations
  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
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