Dr. Kropf enjoys membership in numerous professional societies, including the California Medical Association, the International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and the North American Spine Society. He is the Principal Investigator for several investigational device exemption studies, including those for PRODISC-Cervical, PRODISC-Lumbar, and NeoDisc-Cervical disc arthroplasty. In addition, Dr. Kropf is a Co-Investigator on the studies of Coflex, the minimally invasive interspinous process device, and the AxioMed Freedom Lumbar Disc.
Dr. Kropf graduated with honors, receiving his bachelor’s degree in biomedical science from the University of California, Riverside (UCR). After earning his medical degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, Dr. Kropf completed a general surgery internship at the same institution. Following that, he completed a residency in orthopaedic surgery at Harbor UCLA Medical Center as well as a fellowship in spinal surgery at UCLA, directed by Dr. Rick Delamarter and Dr. Edgar Dawson.
Currently, Dr. Kropf performs surgery at several hospitals in Los Angeles (including Cedars-Sinai) and serves as an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at UCLA’s School of Medicine. Dr. Kropf’s practice is dedicated to providing his patients with the highest-quality spine care. He actively participates in fellowship training of orthopaedic and neurologic surgeons in state-of-the-art surgical techniques, and dozens of his outstanding students presently practice throughout the United States.
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