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Sterling Mutz, MD

Specialty
  • Orthopedic Surgery
Additional Language Spoken
English
Address
The Hand Care Center
1310 West Stewart Drive
Suite 410
Orange, CA 92868
Accepting New Patients

Primary Office

Address
The Hand Care Center
1310 West Stewart Drive
Suite 410
Orange, CA 92868
Get Directions
Phone
(714) 835-6500
Fax
(714) 541-6105
Hours
Mon - Fri: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

More Information

  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    Education & Training
    • Medical School
      University of Nebraska - 1959
    • Internship
      Tripler Army Medical Center
    • Residency
      Madigan Army Medical Center - 1959
    • Residency
      Letterman Army Medical Center - 1961
    • Residency
      Shriner's Hospital for Crippled Children - 1962
    • Fellowship
      Walter Reed Army Medical Center - 1965
  • Biography

    Biography

    Biography
    Dr. Mutz completed his adult orthopaedic training at Letterman Army Medical Center at the Presidio of San Francisco, his pediatric orthopaedic training at the Shriner’s Hospital for Crippled Children in San Francisco and served a Hand Surgery Fellowship at Walter Reed Hospital in Washington, D.C.

    In practice in Orange County, California, since 1975, Dr. Mutz is a retired United States Army Colonel with special expertise in severe trauma and occupational injuries. He was Chief of the Orthopaedic Surgery Service at the 97th Army General Hospital in Frankfurt, Germany, and served as European Orthopaedic Consultant. Following service as Commander of a field hospital in Viet Nam, the United States Army awarded Colonel Mutz the prestigious Legion of Merit. Dr. Mutz was also Chief of the Orthopaedic Surgery Service, Lettermen Army Medical Center at the Presidio in San Francisco.

    He holds an appointment to the State of California as a Qualified Medical Examiner in Orthopaedic Surgery, including the hand and the back and is a former Clinical Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, at the University of California, Irvine.

    Dr. Mutz holds a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Surgery of the Hand from the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is Past President of the Orange County Chapter of the Western Orthopaedic Association.

    Amongst Dr. Mutz’s professional affiliations are the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons, Orange County Medical Society, Western Orthopaedic Associations, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and the Royal Society of Medicine.

    He has numerous publications on wrist and hand disorders and trauma to his credit. In addition, he has developed, co-authored and presented a number of exhibits and a film for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.