James E. Tibone, M.D. is a board-certified orthopaedic 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 residency at the
Harbor General Hospital in Torrance, California, and was a Sports Medicine
Fellow at Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic, a founding partner of the Cedars-Sinai
Kerlan-Jobe Institute. 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, Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles
Kings, Los Angeles Angels and Anaheim 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 Orthopaedic Surgeons, and American Orthopaedic
Association. Dr. Tibone has authored more than 65 publications and 25
book chapters and has facilitated more than 130 lectures.