Christos D. Photopoulos, MD is an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in sports
medicine at Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic in Los Angeles. His areas of clinical
interest include arthroscopic surgery, joint preservation, knee replacement
surgery, and fracture care.
Dr. Photopoulos is a team physician for the Los Angeles Rams. He has been
an orthopedic consultant to the Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Lakers,
Los Angeles Kings, Anaheim Ducks, and Los Angeles Sparks. Dr. Photopoulos
has also been a consultant for a variety of other professional and collegiate
athletics, including the PGA tour and USC Football.
Dr. Photopoulos completed medical school at Dartmouth Medical School where
he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He completed
his residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Pennsylvania
and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, where he was elected administrative
chief resident and awarded the DeForest Willard Award for most outstanding
performance by a senior resident. Dr. Photopoulos went on to train at
Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic and remained on as faculty upon completion
of his fellowship.
At Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic, Dr. Photopoulos has remained active
in research and has published several scientific articles and book chapters.
Dr. Photopoulos is involved in the training of sports medicine fellows
and is committed to providing the highest quality orthopaedic care for