"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 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, and Chairman of the Board of the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Foundation. 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 former President of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and current 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
  • Raptors' Siakam has shoulder surgery, out 5 months

    Raptors' Siakam
    "The Raptors said the injury occurred on May 8 against the Memphis Grizzlies. The surgery was performed by Dr. Neal ElAttrache at Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles."
    June 2021 | TSN ›
  • De’Andre Hunter to have surgery; out for rest of postseason

    DeAndre Hunter
    "Hunter was experiencing swelling in his knee and underwent an MRI that showed a new small tear of the lateral meniscus. Per the team, the MRI was sent to Dr. Neal ElAttrache of Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles for a second opinion, and Wednesday he confirmed the tear and recommended surgery."
    June 2021 | The AJC ›

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


Neal ElAttrache MD 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.