"That relationship you make with a patient...if that privilege doesn't strike you right in the chest...you're missing the most beautiful thing about what we do."

- Neal ElAttrache, M.D.
Neal ElAttrache
Neal ElAttrache, M.D.

Dr. Neal S. ElAttrache, is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine at Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles and is recognized for treatment and research of knee, shoulder, and elbow injuries. He serves on the Board of Directors at Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic, is Chairman of the Board of the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Foundation, and Program Director for the Kerlan-Jobe Fellowship. He is Co-Chair of Medical Affairs for the Kerlan-Jobe Institute, a collaboration with Cedars-Sinai whose goal is to lead advancements in the fields of orthopedics and sports medicine on a global scale.

Dr. Neal ElAttrache is Head Team Physician for the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Los Angeles Rams. He is the President of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and President of the Herodicus Society. He is frequently recognized as a top sports medicine specialist, having been identified as one of the "Top 50 Most Powerful in LA Sports" by the Los Angeles Daily News. He is consistently selected as a top physician by peer review process and by renowned medical and sports publications and has been recognized as one of "Hollywood's Top Doctors" and as one of the "Best Orthopedic Surgeons in Los Angeles" by the The Hollywood Reporter.



Ligament Injuries
Meniscus Tears


Labrum | Rotator Cuff | Bicep Injuries
Shoulder Instability
AC Joint Injuries


Ulnar Collateral Ligament (UCL) Injury "Tommy John Surgery"
Tendon Tears
  • Ben Roethlisberger Undergoes Successful Elbow Surgery

    Ben Roethlisberger Undergoes Surgery
    "Dr. Neal ElAttrache performed the procedure at Cedars-Sinai Kerlan Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in consultation with Steelers team physician Jim Bradley, according to the team."
    September 2019 | Sports Illustrated ›
  • Twins’ Byron Buxton Undergoes Season Ending Surgery

    Byron Buxton Undergoes Shoulder Surgery
    "Buxton went to see Dr. Neal ElAttrache in California before the Twins' off-day on Monday, and because the injury wasn't going to completely heal without surgery, the Twins shut their center fielder down for the season and started looking toward next season."
    September 2019 | MLB ›

Clinic Location

Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic
6801 Park Terrace
Los Angeles, CA 90045
P: (310) 665-7200
Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
7:00am - 6:00pm
We offer partial parking validation.


Request an Appointment
P: (310) 665-7151
Monday - Friday
8:30am - 5:00pm
by filling out the form found here.
A representative will respond to your request within 24 to 48 hours.

Phone Numbers

Teri Chavarria | Executive Assistant
P: (310) 665-7257
Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic
P: (310) 665-7200
Appointments: P: (310) 665-7151
Clinical Line: P: (310) 665-7269
Clinical Fax F: (310) 665-7295
Sports Agents & Athletic Trainers:
Contact Teri Chavarria
P: (310) 665-7257


Dr. ElAttrache has done extensive research and product development leading to US Patents for arthroscopic devices, orthopedic devices, and implants commonly used in rotator cuff, labrum, tendon, and ligament surgery.