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Dr. Neal Selim Elattrache MD

Sports Medicine Specialist | Sports Medicine

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6801 Park Terrace Suite 400 Los Angeles CA, 90045
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Neal S. Elattrache, MD, is a well-versed orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist who diagnoses and treats patients at Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute in Los Angeles, California. His roles include Co-Chair of Medical Affairs and member of the Board of Directors. Furthermore, Dr. Elattrache serves as Chairman of the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Foundation, Director of the Kerlan-Jobe Sports Medicine Fellowship, as well as Head Team Physician for the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Los Angeles Rams. As an orthopedic surgeon, he has dedicated training and experience in the diagnosis and preoperative, operative, and postoperative treatment of diseases and injuries of the musculoskeletal system. As a sports medicine physician, Dr. Elattrache specializes in dealing with physical fitness and the treatment and prevention of injuries related to sports and exercise. He has an impressive professional journey that spans twenty-eight years and has expanse expertise in treatment and research of knee, shoulder, and elbow injuries.

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Education and Training

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Medical Degree 1985

Board Certification

Orthopaedic SurgeryAmerican Board of Orthopaedic SurgeryABOS- Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

Provider Details

MaleEnglish 28 years of experience

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Chairman Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Foundation -
  • Director Kerlan-Jobe Sports Medicine Fellowship -
  • Head Team Physician Los Angeles Dodgers -
  • Head Team Physician Los Angeles Rams -
  • President Herodicus Society -
  • Vice President American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine -
  • Co-Chair of Medical Affairs Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute -
  • Member Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute Board of Directors -

Awards

  • Hollywood’s Top Doctors 2015 The Hollywood Reporter 
  • Orthopaedic Surgeon to Know 2015 Becker’s Orthopaedic Review 
  • MLB Super Surgeon 2014 Bleacher Report 
  • Top 19 U.S. Sports Medicine Specialists 2013 Orthopaedics This Week 
  • Super Surgeon 2010 Baseball Prospectus 
  • Super Doctor 2010 Los Angeles Magazine 
  • Super Doctor 2018 Southern California Super Doctors, 2008-2010, 2011-2012, 2014-2018 

Treatments

  • Torn Meniscus
  • Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Syndrome
  • Pain

Professional Memberships

  • American Orthopaedic Association  
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons  
  • American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons  
  • NFL Physicians Society  
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society  

Residency

  • University of Pittsburgh Orthopedic Surgery  1990
  • University of Pittsburgh 1990 Orthopedic Surgery Residency

Fellowships

  • Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic Sports Medicine   1991

Internships

  • University of Pittsburgh1986General Surgery

Fellowships

  • Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic1991Sports MedicineFellowship

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Orthopaedic Association, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons, and the NFL Physicians Society

Hospital Affiliations

  • Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute

Dr. Neal Selim Elattrache MD's Practice location

Howard Hughes Center/LAX

6801 Park Terrace Suite 400 -
Los Angeles, CA 90045
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Dr. Neal Selim Elattrache MD has a rating of 5 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 72 patients. FindaTopDoc has aggregated the experiences from real patients to help give you more insights and information on how to choose the best Sports Medicine Specialist in your area. These reviews do not reflect a providers level of clinical care, but are a compilation of quality indicators such as bedside manner, wait time, staff friendliness, ease of appointment, and knowledge of conditions and treatments.

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Get to know Orthopaedic Surgeon and Sports Medicine Specialist Dr. Neal S. Elattrache, who serves patients in Los Angeles, California. 

With over 34 years of experience, Dr. Elattrache is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist who is recognized for his treatment and research of knee, shoulder, and elbow injuries. He is currently practicing at the Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute in Los Angeles, California. There, he holds many positions, including Co-Chair of Medical Affairs and member of the Board of Directors. 

Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute is a world leader in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of sports-related injuries and illnesses. As the sports division of the Cedars-Sinai Department of Orthopaedics, the institute also provides comprehensive care for a broad range of orthopaedic conditions. Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute physicians have pioneered advanced surgical methods and procedures to enhance treatment, rehabilitation, and recovery. Over more than half a century, the institute has become an internationally recognized center for research and education in sports medicine. 

Among his many professional roles, Dr. Elattrache also serves as Chairman of the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Foundation, Director of the Kerlan-Jobe Sports Medicine Fellowship, as well as Head Team Physician for the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Los Angeles Rams.

In 1985, he earned his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He then went on to complete his internship in general surgery and his residency in orthopaedic surgery at the University of Pittsburgh in 1986 and 1990, respectively. This was followed by a fellowship in sports medicine at Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in 1991. 

Thereafter, he became board-certified in orthopaedic surgery and orthopaedic sports medicine by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery – an organization with the goal of establishing educational and professional standards for Orthopaedic residents and surgeons, as well as evaluating the qualifications and competence of Orthopaedic surgeons. It is a member of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS). 

As for the doctor’s accomplishments, he remains a member of the American Orthopaedic Association, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons, the NFL Physicians Society, and the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He is also President of the Herodicus Society, as well as Vice President of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine.

Serving as an expert in his field, Dr. Elattrache has won numerous awards throughout his career, including Super Doctor, Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery (2008 through 2018), Hollywood’s Top Doctors, The Hollywood Reporter (2015), and MLB Super Surgeon, Bleacher Report (2014) – to name a few. 

Orthopaedic surgery or orthopaedics, is the branch of surgery that deals with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. An orthopaedic surgeon offers care to patients suffering from problems associated with the joints, bones, muscles, tendons, and ligaments. They perform surgeries to address trauma, injuries, tumors, infections, and other conditions that require surgical intervention. 

Sports medicine is the medical specialty concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of injuries due to athletic activity. Sports medicine specialists are either Orthopaedic surgeons or primary care physicians who prescribe treatments for professional and amateur athletes. They are trained to address issues associated with nutrition, sports psychology, and substance abuse. They may also counsel athletes on injury prevention.

Additional Information

Neal S. Elattrache, MD, is a Leading Orthopedic Surgeon and Sports Medicine Specialist with Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute in Los Angeles, CA 

Neal S. Elattrache, MD, is a well-versed orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist who diagnoses and treats patients at Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute in Los Angeles, California. His roles include Co-Chair of Medical Affairs and member of the Board of Directors. Furthermore, Dr. Elattrache serves as Chairman of the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Foundation, Director of the Kerlan-Jobe Sports Medicine Fellowship, as well as Head Team Physician for the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Los Angeles Rams. As an orthopedic surgeon, he has dedicated training and experience in the diagnosis and preoperative, operative, and postoperative treatment of diseases and injuries of the musculoskeletal system. As a sports medicine physician, Dr. Elattrache specializes in dealing with physical fitness and the treatment and prevention of injuries related to sports and exercise. He has an impressive professional journey that spans twenty-eight years and has expanse expertise in treatment and research of knee, shoulder, and elbow injuries. For more information about Neal S. Elattrache, MD, please visit https://kerlanjobe.org/physicians/neal-s-elattrache-md/.

Neal S. Elattrache, MD, attended the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and received his medical degree in 1985. Then, he served his internship and orthopedic surgery residency at the University of Pittsburgh. (1986-1990). Furthermore, he completed his fellowship training in sports medicine at Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic (1990-1991). In addition, Dr. Elattrache received board certification in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine from the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He remains an active member of the American Orthopaedic Association, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons, and the NFL Physicians Society. Dr. Elattrache is President of the Herodicus Society, Vice President of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, and inductee of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. For more information about Dr. Neal S. Elattrache, please visit https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/3534063-Neal-Elattrache-sports-medicine-specialist-Los-Angeles-CA-90045.

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