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Biography

Biography

Dr. Banffy is a team physician for the Los Angeles Dodgers and Los Angeles Rams. He is an orthopaedic consultant to the Los Angeles Kings and Los Angeles Lakers. Dr. Banffy has also been a consultant for a variety of other professional athletics including USA Beach Volleyball, the PGA tour, and the X Games.

Dr. Banffy began his studies at the University of California, Berkeley, and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology before attending medical school at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He completed his general surgery internship at the Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Boston, MA and completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program, which included training at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Dr. Banffy went on to train at Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic, a founding partner of the Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute, as a Sports Medicine Fellow in 2011. He is a certified member of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery with a Certificate of Additional Qualification in Sports Medicine.

Dr. Banffy is an active researcher and has published several scientific papers in sports medicine as well as several book chapters. He is a member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Research Committee involved in the selection of research grants provided by the society. He is a reviewer for several orthopaedic scientific journals. Dr. Banffy is also active as Assistant Clinical Director of the Kerlan-Jobe Sports Medicine Fellowship.

Dr. Banffy is an active member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, International Society for Hip Arthroscopy, Arthroscopy Association of North America, the International Cartilage Repair Society, and the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society.

Medical School
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Bronx, NY
Internship
  • Joslin-Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
Residency
  • Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program, Boston, MA
Fellowship
  • Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic, Los Angeles, CA
Languages
  • English

Locations

Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedics Clinic
6801 Park Terrace
Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90045
(310) 665-7200
(888) 972-7130
Kerlan Jobe - Satellite Office
2400 E. Katella Avenue
Suite 400
Anaheim, CA 92806
(714) 937-1338
(714) 937-1210

Specialties

Specialties
  • Orthopedic Surgery (Board Certified)
  • Sports Medicine (Board Certified)
Clinical Interests
  • Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Elbow Orthopedic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Knee Replacement
  • Hip Fractures
  • MAKOplasty

Insurance

Insurances Accepted
  • Admar Medical Network (PPO, EPO)
  • Aetna PPO/POS/EPO
  • Affiliated Health Funds PPO
  • Anthem Blue Cross PPO/POS/EPO
  • Beech Street Corporation
  • Benefit Panel Services PPO/ EPO
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Shield HMO Plus POS
  • Blue Shield PPO/POS/EPO
  • Cigna PPO/POS/EPO
  • Community Care Network PPO
  • CorVel Health PPO/EPO
  • First Health Network PPO/EPO
  • Foundation Health Plan PPO/EPO/POS
  • Galaxy PPO
  • GWH-CIGNA (Great West) PPO, POS
  • Health Management Network PPO
  • Health Net PPO/EPO/POS
  • Health Payors Organization PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare PPO
  • ILWU Blue Shield PPO
  • Interplan PPO/ EPO
  • LA Foundation Medical Care PPO/ EPO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan
  • MCS Patient Centered HC PPO
  • Medical Network Incorporated, PPO
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan LTD PPO
  • National Provider Network PPO
  • Preferred Health Systems PPO
  • Prime Health Services PPO
  • Private Healthcare System PPO/POS
  • ProAmerica PPO
  • Prudential Healthcare
  • Three Rivers Provider Network PPO
  • United Healthcare PPO/POS/EPO
  • Universal Health Network PPO
  • USA Managed Care Organization