Andrew P. Gerken, MD
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Originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Andrew Gerken, M.D. grew up in Corona del Mar. It was in high school following a sports injury that he decided to pursue medicine. “I went to a physician in Los Angeles and he said he’d have me back running in a few weeks. I just trusted him and believed he’d be right. Then the idea hit me that would be the greatest thing to be able help others the way he helped me,” he commented. “I really enjoy the practice of medicine and have fun because I take the time to get to know my patients. You don’t just treat the body part; you’ve got to know what the person is about.”
Dr. Gerken developed a new approach to treating calcaneous fractures. In addition to treating all orthopedic conditions, he has special expertise in ankle arthroscopy and fixing chronic ankle problems that have not responded successfully to treatment.
Dr Gerken serves as team physician for his old high school in Corona del Mar. In addition, he teaches as an assistant clinical professor in orthopedic surgery at UC Irvine, his alma mater. Dr. Gerken lives in Newport Beach with his wife and three daughters. He enjoys running, tennis and golf.
Dr. Gerken’s Team
Appointment Scheduler – Denyse Ahrens
Phone: (949) 722-5075
Fax: (949) 630-4961
Denyse is the appointment scheduler for Dr. Gerken. She is responsible for scheduling office appointments for the doctor. If you have a question about your visit to the office or new-patient paperwork, please contact Denyse directly.
Triage Medical Department
If you have a clinical question about your care, medication, or follow-up needs, please contact the Triage Medical Department.
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Surgery Scheduler – Kim Donaldson
Phone: (949) 722-7038 x3585
Fax: (949) 630-4933
Kim is the Surgery Scheduler for Dr. Gerken. She is responsible for coordinating and scheduling all surgery for the doctor. If you have any questions about your surgery, please contact Kim directly.
Foot and Ankle
University of California Irvine : 1990
University of California Irvine : 1991
University of California Irvine : 1995
Foot and Ankle Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship
- Orange County Medical Association
- American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
- American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
- California Orthopaedic Society
- American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery