Orthopædic surgeon Dr. Michael Banffy specializes in sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery (that is, minimally invasive joint surgery), hip, knee, and shoulder reconstruction, and joint preservation. He was the lead event physician for X Games Los Angeles 2013, and he has worked for professional sports organizations including the Anaheim Ducks and the PGA Tour. Dr. Banffy attended medical school at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City. He did his general-surgery internship at Harvard Medical School's Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital and his orthopædic residency at the Harvard Combined Orthopædic Program. He has completed a sports-medicine fellowship at the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopædic Clinic, is active in research, and has published several papers and book chapters. Dr. 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.

Procedures Dr. Michael B. Banffy Performs at Marina Del Rey Hospital

Insurance Accepted

Languages Spoken

  • English

Education & Training

Medical Degree

Albert Einstein College of Medicine,Bronx, NY

Internship(s)

Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital’s Department of Surgery

Residency(ies)

Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Program

Fellowship(s)


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