Practice contact
(800) 872-2273
1520 San Pablo Street
Suite 2000
Los Angeles California 90033
James E. Tibone MD
Orthopaedic Surgeon - Sports Specialty
Orthopaedic Surgeon - Academic
Primary Practice: USC Healthcare Center 2 - Los Angeles - Orthopaedic Surgery
Primary Hospital: KECK HOSPITAL OF USC

Practice Contact

Office Address
1520 San Pablo Street
Suite 2000
Los Angeles California 90033
(800) 872-2273

Clinical Expertise

Sports Medicine Elbow Surgery Knee Surgery Minimally Invasive Orthopaedic Surgery Rotator Cuff Injuries Shoulder Surgery


Dr. Tibone holds the Moss Foundation Professorship in Sports Medicine in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC and he is the medical director for USC's Athletic Department. Dr. Tibone is an internationally recognized expert in sports injuries of the shoulder, knee, and elbow and total and reverse shoulder replacement surgeries. A prolific writer and speaker, Dr. Tibone has extensive experience working with professional athletes. He is a team physician for USC's football team and has also served as team physician for numerous sports organizations, including the Los Angeles Kings. He is also the consulting physician for the Los Angeles Dodgers and Lakers, as well as the Anaheim Ducks. He recently started working with the Los Angeles Rams since they returned to L.A. Dr. Tibone has been voted a Super Doctor by Los Angeles Magazine and was the North American editor for the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. He has served on numerous national professional committees and is a past president of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons. He received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, and completed his fellowship in sports medicine at the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles.
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Primary Practice

Primary practice
USC Healthcare Center 2 - Los Angeles - Orthopaedic Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

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Education & Training

Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic
Harbor - UCLA Medical Center
Harbor - UCLA Medical Center
Jefferson Medical College

Meeting Faculty