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James E. Tibone, M.D.

James E. Tibone, M.D.

Specializing in sports medicine, shoulder, elbow and knees

VOTED A 2010 "SUPER DOCTOR" - Los Angeles Magazine


James E. Tibone, M.D. is a board certified orthopedic surgeon, specializing in sports medicine, shoulder, elbow, and knees. He earned his medical doctorate at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, after which he completed his surgical internship and a residency at the Harbor General Hospital in Torrance, California, and was a Sports Medicine Fellow at Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic. Dr. Tibone is the Medical Director of the University of Southern California Athletic Department. He serves as an associate consultant to the Los Angeles Dodgers, LA Lakers, LA Kings, Los Angeles Angels and Anaheim Mighty Ducks. He was voted a 2010 “SUPER DOCTOR” by Los Angeles Magazine.

Dr. Tibone is active in a number of professional medical societies and is a past president at the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons Society. He is the North American Editor for the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. He is a member of the American Medical Association, Gibbon Surgical Society, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, and American Orthopedic Association. Dr. Tibone has authored more than 65 publications and 25 book chapters and has facilitated more than 130 lectures.

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