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Michael B. Gerhardt, M.DOrthopaedic Surgeon | Sports Medicine Specialist

Michael B. Gerhardt, MD, Orthopaedic, Surgeon ports Medicine Specialist

Dr. Gerhardt is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon who joined Santa Monica Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Group in 2002. He specializes in sports medicine, which includes arthroscopic surgery of the hip, knee, ankle and shoulder. Dr. Gerhardt has also completed sub-specialty training in hip arthroscopy, and is considered one of the leading physicians in the country in this arena. He has extensive experience in cutting edge, minimally invasive techniques for treating a wide spectrum of hip injuries.

Dr. Gerhardt, originally a native of the central coast of California, earned his  undergraduate degree from UC San Diego. While at UC San Diego he was a key member of the NCAA national championship men's soccer team in 1991. He attended medical school at the Medical College of Pennsylvania, where he graduated with honors, and then completed his orthopaedic surgical residency at the University of Southern California where he served as Chief Resident of his class. He then began a Sports Medicine Fellowship at Santa Monica Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Group. After fellowship he sought further training in hip arthroscopy with Dr. Thomas Byrd at the Nashville Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Clinic. Upon completion of his training he joined the Santa Monica and Sports Medicine Group and has remained there since.

His recent accomplishments include serving on multiple panels and advisory boards in the field of sports medicine and arthroscopy. He currently serves as the Team Physician for the US Soccer Men’s National Team, the Los Angeles Galaxy and Pepperdine University. Dr. Gerhardt has numerous publications in scientific orthopaedic journals and is frequently on the podium, giving research and educational presentations on various surgical topics. He is actively involved in basic science and clinical research and is a dedicated faculty member of the Santa Monica Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Fellowship Program.

Publications

  Adductor Tendon Repair- Case Report and Description of a Novel Approach for Improved Exposure

 Epidemiological Findings of Soccer Injuries During the 2017 Gold Cup

 Hip and Core Muscle Injuries in Soccer

 Pie Crusting Capsular Management

 Application of Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)

 Hip kinematics and kinetics in persons with & without cam femoroacetabular impingement during a deep squat task

  Proximal Hamstring Pathology and Endoscopic Management

  Proximal Hamstring Footprint- An Anatomic Mapping Study

  Endoscopic Repair of Proximal Hamstring Avulsion

  Groin Injuries in Sports Medicine

  Prevalence of Radiographic Hip Abnormalities in Elite Soccer Players

  Intra-articular Psoas Tendon Release Alters Fluid Flow During Hip Arthroscopy

  PRP for Musculoskeletal Injuries

  Arthroscopic and Open Anatomy of the Hip

  PRP - From Basic Science to Clinical Applications

Michael B. Gerhardt, M.D
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