1180 North Indian Canyon Drive, Suite West 201, Palm Springs, CA 92262
phone (760) 416-4511 /  fax (760) 416-4514

Direct Anterior Hip Replacement

The direct anterior approach allows the surgeon good access to the hip without detaching any of the muscles or tendons. This may allow for a more natural return to normal function and activity.

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Total Knee Replacement

Total knee replacement is a surgical procedure in which certain parts of an arthritic or damaged knee joint are removed and replaced with an artificial knee joint, which is designed to move just like a healthy knee joint.

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Sports Medicine

Even if you're in great shape, sports related injuries can occur when you least expect it. The goal of Dr. Stabile is to help athletes recover from injuries and return to competitive performance as quickly and safely as possible.

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Dr. Louis A. Stabile

Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon

A Native of Sant'Arsenio, Italy, Dr. Stabile moved to the United States in 1970. He earned his medical degree from Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Jersey where he was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society in 1992. He completed his internship and residency at Brown University Rhode Island Hospital as well as his fellowship in Orthopedic Trauma where he was a clinical instructor in Orthopedics. He completed an additional year of training as an Orthopedic Trauma Fellow/Superchief. While in practice he has been performing Anterior hip replacements since 2006 since then he has performed over 500.

Dr. Stabile's sub-specialty interests include General Orthopedics, Orthopedic Trauma, Adult Reconstruction, particularly the Anterior approach for Total Hip Replacement, and Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy. Dr. Stabile is Board-Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, California Medical Association, a Fellow in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and Diplomat on the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME).


  • Undergraduate: Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ
  • Medical: Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ


  • Internship: Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital Department of Surgery, Providence, RI
  • Orthopedic Surgery Residency: Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Providence, RI
  • Orthopedic Trauma Fellowship: Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Providence, RI
  • Assistant Clinical Professor: UC Riverside Medical School, Riverside, CA

Professional Affiliations

  • National Board of Medical Examiners (Diplomat)
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Fellow)
  • American Medical Association (Member)
  • California Medical Association

Hospital Affiliations

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Dr. Stabile

Louis A. Stabile, MD

Dr. Stabile specializes in the treatment of a variety of orthopedic conditions and performs several orthopedic procedures including:

  • Direct Anterior Hip Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • General Orthopedics
  • Hip Replacement
  • Knee Replacement
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Sports Medicine
  • Operative and Non-Operative Fracture Care
  • Custom Fit Knee Replacement