He likes to spend time with patients and will attempt non-operative treatment whenever possible. Dr. Dobyns graduated from medical school at U.C. Irvine, where he earned AOA Medical Society Honors. His Orthopedic Surgery residency training was completed at Harbor-UCLA Medical center in Los Angeles. Dr. Dobyns is Board Certified with the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. As a member of the CHOC Hospital and St. Joseph Hospital medical staffs, he is active in hospital, emergency, and outpatient care. He is Director of the CHOC Fracture/Trauma clinic, and has been past Chairman of the St. Joseph Orthopedic department.