Bert R. Mandelbaum, M.D.


Dr. Mandelbaum is an internationally recognized thought leader in sports medicine and orthopedics.  He is a member of the Board of Directors at Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute, as well as its Co-Chair of Medical Affairs.

Dr. Mandelbaum has served in governing positions at many major orthopedic medical societies.  He also exercises senior medical responsibilities with Major League Soccer, USA Gymnastics, FIFA, and the US Soccer Men’s National Team (team physician), among others.

Dr. Mandelbaum received his medical degree from Washington University Medical School in St. Louis, MO.  He completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at The Johns Hopkins Hospital and a fellowship in sports medicine at UCLA, where he also served as a faculty member.

Dr. Mandelbaum is respected as a surgeon, a mentor, an author and a motivated speaker.  He is dedicated to educating others about orthopedic conditions, with a particular emphasis on the knee.

Bert R. Mandelbaum, M.D.

Co-Chair of Medical Affairs, Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute; Director, FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence in Santa Monica; Team Physician, US Soccer National Teams


Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis – Medical Doctorate, 1980

The Johns Hopkins Hospital – Internship, General Surgery, 1981

The Johns Hopkins Hospital – Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, 1985

UC Los Angeles – Fellowship, Sports Medicine, 1986