Kenton H. Fibel, MD, is a sports medicine physician at Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedics with an office in Los Angeles and Orange County. He is also an Assistant Attending Physician at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He joined the Anaheim Ducks organization as the Lead Medical Team Physician since the 2017-2018 season and now serves as the Medical Director for the Anaheim Ducks.
He has been elected as the Medical Advisor and Member-At-Large for the Irvine Youth Sports Committee. He is a member of the NHL Team Physicians Society and serves as a subcommittee member and is the assistant Program Director for the Kerlan-Jobe Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship. He also is a member of the American Medical Society of Sports Medicine and serves as a subcommittee member.
He moved to Southern California from New York City where he had his sports medicine practice at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) and was on faculty at Weill Cornell Medical College. He was the Lead Medical Team Physician for the New York Rangers from 2014-2017.
He is board certified in Family Medicine with a specialization in Sports Medicine.
Dr. Fibel graduated from the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine and completed his Family Medicine residency training at the University of California, San Diego. He went on to complete a Sports Medicine fellowship at Hospital for Special Surgery where he served as an assistant team physician for several sports teams including the New York Giants, New York Mets, St. John’s Athletics, as well as several local high school football teams. He also has served as an event physician for the Lake Placid Ironman, New York City Marathon, Brooklyn 10k, and Oakley Women's New York 10k.
Having previously played competitive baseball, soccer, and collegiate ice hockey, Dr. Fibel has an interest in caring for athletes who play a variety of sports and has an appreciation for the demands of higher-level athletics. Dr. Fibel sees patients of all ages including adolescents participating in recreational sporting activities, weekend warriors, individuals engaging in exercise programs for their health, and those battling with arthritis affecting their daily activities.
Dr. Fibel’s expertise lies in his conservative, non-surgical approach to sports-related injuries including those that are acute, chronic, or from overuse. While his goal is to help patients avoid surgery and return to their activities, he has an in-depth understanding of surgical indications which allows him to provide appropriate recommendations and guidance to all of his patients.
- Nonsurgical orthopedics
- Sports-related injuries
- Hip, knee, and shoulder osteoarthritis
- Sports team and event coverage
- Medical issues related to athletes
- Ultrasound-guided joint and soft tissue injections
- Viscosupplementation (hyaluronic acid) knee, hip, shoulder, elbow, and ankle injections
- Percutaneous needle tenotomy (PNT)
- Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections
- Orthobiologic (PRP, Amnion) injections