Benjamin Busfield, MD Expert Witness

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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

Specialty Focus: Shoulder replacement, hip replacement, knee replacement, joint replacement, fractures, trauma, personal injury, arthroscopic surgery

Education: MD, Georgetown University; Residency , UC San Francisco; Orthopedic Sports Medicine Fellowship , Kerlan Jobe Orthopedic Clinic

Years in Practice: 10

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 30


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Fellowship trained and board certified in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine, fellow of AAOS, 10 years of practice as a community surgeon, author of over 15 peer reviewed journal Articles Dr. Benjamin Busfield specializes in arthroscopy, care of athletes, and sports-related injuries. His interests include injuries to the shoulder, elbow, hip, and knee. He completed an additional year of Fellowship training for sports medicine and arthroscopy at the prestigious Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles, the birth place of the Tommy John elbow surgery. Dr. Busfield is board certified as a diplomate of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (ABOS) and is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery (AAOS). Furthermore, he has been awarded the Certificate of Additional Qualification (CAQ) for Orthopedic Sports Medicine. This distinction, in conjunction with his Sports Medicine fellowship training, is held by very few local surgeons in the area. As a general orthopedist, he is able to offer the entire spectrum of care and has a special focus on minimally invasive surgical techniques. Dr. Busfield has extensive training in joint replacement and fracture care. He performs total hip, total knee, partial knee, and shoulder replacements, as well as revision surgeries. He sees patients of all ages, including children. Platelet rich plasma (PRP) injections, as well as Xiaflex injections (for Depuytren's contracture). Throughout his training, he has had a special interest in caring for the injured athlete. During his Fellowship, Dr. Busfield assisted in the orthopedic care of Los Angeles professional sports teams including the Dodgers, Lakers, Ducks, Sparks and Kings. In addition, he served as Loyola Marymount University and St. Mary's University collegiate team medical staff.