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About St. Joseph Health

SJH provides a full range of care facilities including 16 acute care hospitals, home health agencies, hospice care, outpatient services, skilled nursing facilities, community clinics and physician groups. All of our hospital and home health entities are accredited by the Joint Commission. In our award-winning facilities, SJH maintains a "continuum of care," matched to the diverse needs of the urban centers, smaller cities and rural communities who depend on us every day.

Ari R. Youderian, BS,MD

  • Orthopedic Surgery
Additional Language Spoken
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • Mission Heritage Medical Group
  • Mission Hospital Affiliated Physicians
  • Providence
South County Orthopedic Specialists - Laguna Woods
24331 El Toro Road
Suite 200
Laguna Woods, CA 92637
Accepting New Patients

Primary Office

South County Orthopedic Specialists - Laguna Woods
24331 El Toro Road
Suite 200
Laguna Woods, CA 92637
Get Directions
(949) 586-3200
(949) 900-2158

More Information

  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    Education & Training
    • Medical School
      University of Illinois, College of Medicine
    • Internship
      University of Illinois - 2007
    • Residency
      University Of Illnois - 2011
    • Fellowship
      Cleveland Clinic Hospital - 2012
    • Board Certification
      American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
    • Undergraduate Studies
      Northwestern University - Chicago, IL
  • Biography


    Dr. Youderian is a board-certified, orthopedic surgeon who specializes in the care and treatment of fractures, arthritis, dislocations and complex injuries or tears of the shoulder, upper arm and elbow. Prior to SCOS, Dr. Youderian practiced for several years in Chicago at the Illinois Bone & Joint Institute.

    Dr. Youderian is originally from New Jersey. He completed his undergraduate studies at Northwestern University with a degree in biomedical engineering. He graduated with Honors from University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine and then remained at the University of Illinois at Chicago for his orthopedic residency. Dr. Youderian then completed a fellowship in orthopedic shoulder and elbow surgery at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio.

    Dr. Youderian’s expertise includes reverse and total shoulder replacement, fracture care and rotator cuff injuries, and complex reconstructions of the shoulder and elbow. He is skilled at minimally invasive, arthroscopic and open surgery, and one of only a few fellowship-trained shoulder and elbow orthopedic surgeons in the area

    Dr. Youderian believes patients should fully understand their condition, treatment options and expectations for recovery, as well as to have the best possible experience while under his care.