Gary E. Brazina, MD, FACS Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

  • Company: Forensic Med. Group
  • Phone: (626) 415-0032
  • Cell: 626 324 9657
  • Fax: 866 827 6225
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

Specialty Focus: Knee Surgery, Shoulder Surgery, ACL Ligament Reconstruction, Rotator Cuff Reconstruction, Cartilage Preservation, Degenerative Arthritis

Education: BS, University of Pittsburgh, PA; MD, Temple University School of Medicinee, PA

Years in Practice: 43

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 6

Additional Information

Gary Brazina, M.D., FACS. Is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon specializing in arthroscopic surgery, sports medicine, and industrial medicine. He is a Fellow in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery; the Arthroscopy Board of North America; and the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Brazina received his Medical degree from the Temple University School of Medicine, where he also performed his Internship in general surgery. He served his residency in orthopaedic surgery at Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia. He is currently licensed in California and Colorado. Dr. Brazina was affiliated with Cedars-Sinai Medical Center from 1980 through 2014. Dr. Brazina “The Jock Doc”, has treated some of the world’s top professional athletes. He has served as a medical consultant to the U.S. Olympic Committee, Red Bull Athletes, Cirque du Soleil, the Jeoffry Ballet, Dancing with the Stars, The Southern California Cheetahs Track Club, and Second Opinion for the NFL Players Association. He has also served as team physician for the L.A. Heat Football Team and the Los Angeles Blades. Dr. Brazina writes and lecturs to the profession and for the public. He is editorial consultant and contributor to Max Fitness Magazine, Women’s Fitness Magazine and has been featured in articles published in Redbook, Shape Magazine, Sports Illustrated and Elle. He has appeared on CNN, Entertainment Tonight, LA Today, Skling America and other TV shows.