Michael B. Banffy, M.D.
The orthopedic surgeon Dr. Michael Banffy specializes in sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery, which refers to minimally invasive joint surgery, hip, knee, and shoulder reconstruction, and joint preservation. He is currently affiliated with Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital. The surgeon was the lead event physician for X Games Los Angeles 2013 and has worked for professional sports organizations, including the Anaheim Ducks and the PGA Tour. Dr. Michael Banffy attended medical school at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City. He completed his general surgery internship at Harvard Medical School's Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital and his orthopedic residency at the Harvard Combined Orthopædic Program. The physician completed a sports medicine fellowship at the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopædic Clinic, is active in research, and has published several papers and book chapters.
Dr. Michael Banffy is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, the Arthroscopy Association of North America, the International Cartilage Repair Society, and the California Orthopaedic Association. He has been practicing medicine for approximately 20 years and over this time, he has been the recipient of numerous awards, such as the Super Doctors Rising Star, Sports Medicine three years in a row. Dr. Michael Banffy is certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Before practicing medicine in California, he had a medical license for Maryland.
Procedures Dr. Michael B. Banffy Performs at Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital
- Blue Cross / Blue Shield
- CareFirst BCBS
Education & Training
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital’s Department of Surgery
Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Program
Kerlan Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic
Memberships & Affiliations
Publications & Media
Biomechanical Comparison of Capsular Repair, Capsular Shift, and Capsular Plication for Hip Capsular Closure: Is a Single Repair Technique Best for All?
Anthony F. De Giacomo, Young Lu, Dong Hun Suh, Michelle H. McGarry, Michael B. Banffy, Thay Q. Lee
Proximal Overresection During Femoral Osteochondroplasty Negatively Affects the Distractive Stability of the Hip Joint: A Cadaver Study.
Lionel E. Lazaro, Daniel P. Lim, Trevor J. Nelson, Sam A. Eberlein, Michael B. Banffy, Melodie F. Metzger
Stay Ipsilateral: An Analysis of Tibial Tunnel Distance Between Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction and Posterior Meniscal Root Repair.
Abigail L Campbell, Michael Narvaez, Jon-Michael E. Caldwell, Michael B. Banffy
The Incidence of Hip Arthroscopy in Patients with Femoroacetabular Impingement Syndrome and Labral Pathology Increased by 85% Between 2011 and 2018 in the United States.
Mikhail Zusmanovich, William Haselman, Brian Serrano, Michael B. Banffy
Hip Adductor Longus Tendon Origin Anatomy Is Consistent and May Inform Surgical Reattachment.
Michael A. Perrone, Ali S. Noorzad, Mathew J. Hamula, Melodie F. Metzger, Michael B. Banffy, Michael B. Gerhardt