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Orr Limpisvasti M.D.
Primary Specialties

Physician Bio

Orr Limpisvasti, M.D., specializes in sports medicine and arthroscopy with an emphasis on shoulder, elbow, and knee surgery. Dr. Limpisvasti is active in the training of orthopaedic surgeons at the Kerlan-Jobe Sports Medicine Fellowship Program. After completing his studies at the University of California, Irvine, he earned his medical doctorate at the University of Rochester. He went on to complete his orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Hawaii and his sports medicine fellowship training at Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic, a founding partner of the Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute. Dr. Limpisvasti is the team physician for Anaheim Ducks Hockey and is an orthopaedic consultant to the Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Lakers, and several other professional sports and collegiate teams. He also serves as a consultant for US Tennis and the PGA tour.

He is active in a number of professional organizations, including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. Dr. Limpisvasti writes for several journals, including the American Journal of Sports Medicine and the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. He has extensively authored professional literature and remains active in orthopaedic research. He currently serves as clinical faculty at the Orthopaedic Biomechanics Laboratory at the Long Beach VA Healthcare System.

Clinical Areas

Shoulder Disorders (Sports Injuries, Instability, Tendon Tears)
  • Shoulder Surgeries (Arthroscopic and Open)
  • Shoulder Instability Surgery
    • Labral Repairs (Bankart and SLAP Repairs)
    • Capsular and Ligamentous Repairs
    • Remplissage Procedure
  • Rotator Cuff Repairs (Traumatic and Degenerative Tendon Tears)
  • Biceps Repairs and Tenodesis
  • AC joint Repair and Reconstruction (Shoulder Separations of the Acromioclavicular Joint)
  • Pectoralis Tendon Repairs and Reconstruction

Elbow Disorders (Sports Injuries, Baseball Surgery, Instability, Tendon Tears) Knee Disorders (Sports Injuries, Instability, Tendon Tears)

  • Ligament Repair and Reconstruction
    • Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction (Tommy John Surgery)
    • Ulnar Collateral Ligament Repair and Internal Brace Surgery
    • Elbow Instability Surgery
  • Tendon Repairs (Sports Trauma)
    • Biceps Tendon Repair
    • Triceps Tendon Repair
    • Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golfer's Elbow Surgery)
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
    • Arthroscopic Surgery for Arthritis and Cartilage
    • Arthroscopic Surgery for Throwers
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Surgery
    • ACL Reconstruction and Repair for Complete Rupture
    • ACL Repair and Internal Brace Surgery for Partial Tears and Sprains
    • Revision ACL Reconstruction (Previously Failed ACL Surgery)
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Injuries
    • MCL Repair and Internal Brace Surgery
    • MCL Reconstruction
  • Lateral Instability Surgery
    • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Repair and Internal Brace Surgery
    • LCL Reconstruction
    • Anterolateral Ligament Repair and Reconstruction (ALL)
    • Posterolateral Corner (PLC) Repair and Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Meniscus Surgery and Repairs
  • Tendon Repairs
    • Patellar Tendon Repair and Reconstruction
    • Quadriceps Tendon Repair and Reconstruction
  • Articular Cartilage Surgery (Joint Cartilage)
    • Cartilage Transplantation
    • Osteochondral Transplantation
    • Arthroscopic Microfracture Surgery
    • Cartiform and Biocartilage Surgery
  • Patellofemoral Joint Instability Surgery (Knee Cap Dislocation)
  • MPFL Repair and Reconstruction
  • Team Physician to the Anaheim Ducks

Recognition & Accolades


  • Super Doctor, - 2016

Research & Special Projects

Curriculum Vitae