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Dr. Craig Zeman, MD
Get to Know Dr. Zeman
Medical College of Wisconsin 1989
John P Smith Hospital
St Luke'S Med Center
Dr. Zeman's Experience
Awards & Recognitions
In My Own Words
Craig Zeman, M.D. is a native of Southern California and was raised in Long Beach, California. He graduated from California State University Long Beach with a degree in Biology/Chemistry and then graduated in the top 15% of his class with honors from the Medical College of Wisconsin. After an internship at St. Lukes Hospital in Milwaukee, Dr. Zeman completed his orthopedic surgery residency in Fort Worth, Texas. There he had opportunity to work with John Conway, M.D., the Texas Rangers' team doctor; James Montgomery M.D., Olympic doctor for the Seoul and Los Angeles games; and the late David Selby, M.D., co-founder of the North American Spine Society. His training included a winter in Aspen where Dr. Zeman studied the treatment of knee and ski injuries and provided care to the U.S. and Swiss ski teams. During his residency Dr. Zeman developed a keen interest in shoulder and elbow problems and decided to do a fellowship in Shoulder/Elbow reconstruction with the internationally renowned W.Z. Burkhead, M.D. at the Carrell Clinic and Baylor Hospital. Through this fellowship he also worked with Daniel Cooper, M.D., physician for professional athletes on the Dallas Cowboys football team and Dallas Stars hockey team. Dr. Zeman is still the physician liaison for the Cowboys when they train in Oxnard. After completing his fellowship in 1996, Dr. Zeman returned to his native California to join Ventura Orthopedics. Here he practices general orthopedics with a specialty in shoulder and elbow problems with additional interests in knee and ankle sports medicine and conservative spine care. Since joining Ventura Orthopedics Dr. Zeman has taken care of athletes from all the local high schools and Oxnard, Ventura, and Moorpark Colleges. He also enjoys getting Ventura County's mature citizens back to a more active lifestyle. Dr. Zeman has contributed to numerous publications. He has book chapters in Charles Rockwood's: The Shoulder and Jim Magnusson's: Rehabilitation of the Post-Surgical Patient, first and second editions. He has published many articles in peer review journals including Journal of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Journal of Sports Medicine, and Seminars in Arthroplasty. His research has been presented in the United States, France, Australia, and Japan.
Dr. Zeman's Locations
Accepting New Patients
2221 Wankel Way, Oxnard, CA 93030
St. John's Pleasant Valley Hospital
2309 Antonio Ave, Camarillo, CA 93010
St. John's Regional Medical Center
1600 N Rose Ave, Oxnard, CA 93030