Michael B. Banffy, M.D.

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

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross / Blue Shield
  • CareFirst BCBS
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Education & Training

Medical Degree

Albert Einstein College of Medicine


Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital’s Department of Surgery


Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Program


Kerlan Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • California Orthopaedic Association California Orthopaedic Association
  • Publications & Media