Sports Medicine

There are a wide range of sport injuries that can stop athletes in their tracks. Loma Linda University’s Department of Orthopedic Surgery’s sports medicine service provides comprehensive treatment and rehabilitation to injured recreational, amateur and professional athletes in all sports and at all ages.

Our sports medicine treatment approach utilizes the expertise of a multidisciplinary team comprised of orthopedic surgeons, physical therapists, nutritionists and exercise physiologists. Not only do they treat athletic injuries of the musculoskeletal system, but also work to prevent them. Taking into consideration the athlete’s performance needs, our doctors closely oversee patients through consultation, surgery and rehabilitation. Our approach extends far beyond surgical procedures to include non-surgical options, diet and form.


The Department of Orthopedic Surgery provides a unique sports medicine program for all sports-related injuries. We offer many different surgical options including:

Conditions and Treatments
Loma Linda University Medical Center’s orthopedic surgeons specialize in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disorders affecting the musculoskeletal system for patients of all ages. The department treats a wide range of orthopedic conditions including:

The Department of Orthopedic Surgery is located within the Professional Plaza Building on the LLUMC campus. The address is:

Professional Plaza, Building B
25455 Barton Road, Suite 102B
Loma Linda, CA 92354
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LLUMC’s Department of Orthopedics physicians specialize in surgery, research and clinical consultations. Their expertise and leadership produces better outcomes for patients, improving their mobility and quality of life.
Featured Physicians

•    Gary D. Botimer, MD
•    William P. Bunnell, MD
•    Thomas R. Burgdorff, MD
•    Wayne K Cheng, MD
•    Olumide A. Danisa, MD
•    Eric Gokcen, MD
•    Christoper M. Jobe, MD
•    Martin J. Morrison, MD
•    Scott C. Nelson, MD
•    Wesley P. Phipatanakul, MD
•    Barth. B. Riedel, MD
•    Lorra M. Sharp, MD
•    Hassan M. Syed, MD
•    Barry E. Watkins, MD
•    Montri D. Wongworawat, MD
•    Virchel E. Wood, MD
•    Lee Zuckerman, MD


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