When patients want to see a doctor who can draw on an incredible wealth of experience to treat them compassionately, they come to Vlad Gendelman, MD, QME, AME, FAAOS. Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Gendelman is proud to serve patients throughout the greater Los Angeles area at Urgent Orthopaedic Care in North Hollywood and the Westlake neighborhoods of Los Angeles, California.
Dr. Gendelman's passions for serving his community and seeing the world have taken him from Los Angeles, where he was the official team physician of the LA Blues SC, to the Philippines, where he worked as a volunteer surgeon in impoverished communities. The prolific research work he has done over the course of his career (much of which was conducted at such prestigious organizations as the Arthritis Institute) has made it easy for Dr. Gendelman to maintain cutting-edge knowledge of medicine and technology.
After receiving his Bachelor of Science in Biology at the University of Southern California, Dr. Gendelman earned his Doctorate from the University of California at Irvine. He went on to complete his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at SUNY Downstate in Brooklyn, New York. During his time in Brooklyn, he served as a team physician of the Sheepshead Bay High School Varsity and Junior Varsity Football Teams.
Dr. Gendelman is licensed to practice medicine in the state of California and is board certified with the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is also a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery.
He holds membership in various professional organizations, including the Los Angeles County Medical Association, the California Medical Association, California Orthopaedic Association, and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery.
Dr. Gendelman has completed extensive research and is a published author, contributing his expertise to the field of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is also bilingual, fluent in both English and Russian.
He looks forward to meeting you!