Richard D. Ferkel, MD
This VJO video, a compilation of four, was produced for Dr. Ferkel’s Foot and Ankle Arthroscopy, 2nd edition, published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins:
Dr. Ferkel is currently the director of the sports medicine fellowship program at Southern California Orthopedic Institute. He has published numerous articles regarding the shoulder, knee, foot and ankle, and sports medicine. He lectures extensively all over the world. In addition, he has invented several surgical devices and has received numerous awards and was selected to be in the book entitled "The Best Doctors in America."
Dr. Ferkel is an Assistant Clinical Professor of orthopedic surgery at UCLA and was chief of arthroscopic surgery at Wadsworth Veterans Hospital for fifteen years. He is a member of the Arthroscopy Association of North America, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, International Society for Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopedic Sports Medicine, and the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society.
He is a qualified medical examiner (QME) for the State of California Industrial Medical Council, Department of Industrial Relations.
Dr. Ferkel started the Athletic Training Program at Southern California Orthopedic Institute. In addition, he has been the team physician for Crespi Carmelite, Oaks Christian, and Harvard-Westlake High Schools, and Los Angeles Valley College for many years. He has worked with the U.S. Olympic teams, specifically the U.S. Soccer Team, the Special Olympics, and is a consultant to the NFL, MLB, and NBA.
- Total Run Time: 25:40 minutes
- Catalog Number: 1037
- VJO Publication Date: June, 2017