Stephen Lombardo, M.D.
With over 50 years of professional experience, Dr. Stephen Lombardo is one of the orthopedics specialists currently affiliated with Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital. He earned his medical degree from the University of Kentucky in 1967 and completed his internship at San Francisco General Hospital Medical Center in 1968 and his residency at the University of Southern California in 1974. Subsequently, the physician underwent fellowship training at Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic, which he finished in 1975. Dr. Stephen Lombardo is a distinguished member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. Furthermore, he is the Orthopaedic Consultant of the Los Angeles Lakers.
Over the decades, the physician has been the recipient of numerous awards, such as the Super Doctor, Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery, the Knee Surgeon and Specialist to Know, Becker's Spine Review, and the Orthopedic Surgeon to Know, Becker's Spine Review. Dr. Stephen Lombardo specializes in sports medicine, namely in shoulder, elbow, and knees procedures. He is a former president of the NBA Team Physician Society and NHL Team Physician Society. The physician has authored over 50 publications and facilitated more than 100 lectures. Dr. Stephen Lombardo also has a Bachelor of Arts in Biology, which he earned from Amherst College in 1963. He is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.
- Blue Cross / Blue Shield
- Coventry Health Care
- GEHA Health Plans
- Workers' Compensation
Education & Training
University of Kentucky College of Medicine
San Francisco General Hospital Medical Center, Transitional Year
University of Southern California/LAC+USC Medical Center, Orthopedic Surgery
Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic
Memberships & Affiliations
Publications & Media
Vitamin D Insufficiency Among Professional Basketball Players: A Relationship to Fracture Risk and Athletic Performance.
Jason A Grieshober, Nima Mehran, Christos Photopolous, Matthew Fishman, Stephen J. Lombardo, F. Daniel Kharrazi
Athletic Performance at the National Basketball Association Combine After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction.
Nima Mehran, Phillip N. Williams, Robert A. Keller, Lafi S. Khalil, Stephen J. Lombardo, F. Daniel Kharrazi
Cost Analysis of Outpatient Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Autograft versus Allograft.
Sameer Nagda, Grant G. Altobelli, Kevin A. Bowdry, Clive E. Brewster, Stephen J. Lombardo
Intercondylar Notch Stenosis Is Not a Risk Factor for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tears in Professional Male Basketball Players An 11-Year Prospective Study.
Stephen J. Lombardo, Paul M. Sethi, Chad Starkey
Non-operative treatment of ruptures of the anterior cruciate ligament in middle-aged patients. Results after long-term follow-up.
Michael G. Ciccotti, Stephen J. Lombardo, Blake Nonweiler, Marilyn Pink