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Daniel Kharrazi M.D.
Primary Specialties

Physician Bio

Daniel Kharrazi, M.D. is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine, shoulders, elbows, and knees. He earned his medical doctorate at the University of California, San Francisco, after which he completed a surgical internship at Harvard Surgical Service, followed by his residency at the Harvard Orthopaedics Combined Residency Training Program, both in Boston, Massachusetts. After his training at Harvard, Dr. Kharrazi completed a sports medicine Fellowship at Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic, a founding partner of the Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute.

Dr. Kharrazi is the team physician for the Los Angeles Sparks of the WNBA and is an orthopaedic consultant to the Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Angels, Los Angeles Dodgers, and Los Angeles Kings. Dr. Kharrazi is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the California Orthopaedic Association and is a Qualified Medical Evaluator in the state of California. He also serves as a Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners and is qualified as an Agreed Medical Examiner. Dr. Kharrazi's academic efforts have resulted in more than 20 articles as well as multiple lectures and presentations.

Clinical Areas

  • Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow, Golf Elbow)
  • Meniscus Tears
  • Shoulder Tendonitis
  • Rotator Cuff Injury / Injuries
  • Shoulder Disorders (Injury, Pain, Sprain, Strain, Instability)
  • Patellar Tendon Tears
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Elbow Disorders
  • MCL Ligament Injury / Injuries (Medial Collateral)
  • Knee Disorders (Injury, Pain, Sprain, Strain) - Sports
  • ACL Ligament Injury / Injuries (Anterior Cruciate)
  • Achilles Tendon Ruptures
  • Team Physician to the Los Angeles Sparks

Recognition & Accolades


  • Super Doctor, - 2016
  • Orthopaedic Surgeon to Know, Becker’s Orthopaedic Review - 2016

In the Media

Orthopedic surgeon to know: Dr. Daniel Kharrazi of Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic
March 3, 2016

St. Paul Pioneer Press Quotes Dr. Kharrazi: Minnesota Vikings DT Kevin Williams Suffers Knee Injury
August 28, 2013
Minnesota Vikings' Kevin Williams could be out up to six weeks York Quotes Dr. Kharrazi: New York Jets' QB Mark Sanchez Bruised Shoulder Joint
August 27, 2013
Sanchez shoulder injury: Short-term?

San Diego Union-Tribune Interview with Dr. Daniel Kharrazi: Chargers LB Melvin Ingram suffers torn ACL
May 15, 2013
Melvin Ingram suffers torn ACL

Bleacher Report Quotes Dr. Daniel Kharrazi: Russell Westbrook's Torn Meniscust
April 26, 2013
Russell Westbrook Knee Surgery: Best-Case, Worst-Case Scenarios for Thunder Star

The Boston Globe Quotes Dr. Kharrazi: Celtics PG Rajon Rondo Tears ACL
February 10, 2013
At 40, Grant Hill is old man of NBA mountain

San Diego Union-Tribune Interview with Dr. Kharrazi: Chargers RB Ryan Mathews Breaks Other Clavicle
December 18, 2012
The curious case of Ryan Mathews' clavicles Orthopedic surgeon compares second break in four months to lightning strike

Chicago Sun-Times Quotes Dr. Kharrazi: Bears LB Brian Urlacher out at least three games with hamstring injury
December 04, 2012
Bears LB Brian Urlacher out at least three games with hamstring injury

Eagles injuries leave a Thin Green Line
September 18, 2012
Dr. Daniel Kharrazi said if the Eagles elected to let Jason Kelce play with the partially torn ACL, there was the risk of a complete rupture.

Mathews unlikely to return in four weeks
August 10, 2012
Dr. Daniel Kharrazi comments on Ryan Mathews' unlikely early return to the game.

Hamstring epidemic
June 14, 2012