Michael R. Lenihan M.D. 

Board Certification: American Board Orthopaedic Surgery

         

EDUCATION:

Fellowship: Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Sports Medicine Clinic

  • 1991-1992
  • Assistant to Team Physician for Los Angeles Lakers, Dodgers, Rams, Kings, Angels, PGA Tour, Senior PGA Tour and Hollywood Park Racetrack.
  • Team Physician for USC Trojans Football, Baseball and Volleyball.
  • Team Physician NCAA Woman's Final Four-Basketball Tournament

Residency: Los Angeles County General Hospital / University of Suthern California Medical Cneter

  • 1986-1991
  • Scored in the 98th percentile on the Orthopedic In-Training Exam.

Medical School: Doctor of Medicine Degree from University of Southern California.

  • 1982-1986
  • Graduated 1st in Class
  • Honors in Anatomy, Embryology, Opthalmology, Internal Medicine, Pharmacology, General Surgery, Orthopedics, Preventative Medicine.

Baccalaureate: Bachelor or Science Degree from Loyola Marymount University

  • Dean's List all semesters
  • Varsity Letterman Men's Volleyball
  • Organic Chemistry Teaching Assistant

LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION:

  • 2008 Fluoroscopy Supervisors License
  • 2004 American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
  • 1998 Genzyme Cartilage Repair System
  • 1997 Qualified Medical Examiner
  • 1994 American Board of Orthopedic Surgery - Certified
  • 1992 Laser Arthroscopy - C02 and Neodynium: YAG
  • 1992 AO Basic Course
  • 1991 Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • 1986 Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners

HONORS:

  • 1986 Ph Kappa Phi- All University Honor Society
  • 1985 Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Medical Society
  • 1985 Certificate of Academic Excellence - University of Southern California School of Medicine
  • 1981 Alpha Sigma Nu National Jesuit Honor Society

COMMITTEES:

  • 1998-2005 San Diego County Trauma System Medical Audit Committee - Orthopedic Representative
  • 1999-2005 Sharp Memorial Hospital Orthopedic Supervisory Committee
  • 1994-2008 Sharp Memorial Hospital Trauma Morbidity and Mortality Committee
  • 1994-2008 Sharp Memorial Hospital Trauma Committee
  • 1998-2005 Sharp Memorial Hospital Infection Committee
  • 2000-2008 Sharp Memorial Hospital Orthopedic Trauma Committee
  • 1994-2005 Sharp Chula Vista Hospital Surgery Supervisory Committee
  • 1997-2005 Sharp Chula Vista Ortho/Neuro Supervisory Committee
  • 1998-2005 Sharp System-wide Orthopedic Supervisory Committee
  • 1993-1994 Advisory Board, Ehlers-Danlos Foundation
  • 1993 Admissions Committee Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic
  • 1992 Executive Committee USC Orthopedic Residency Program
  • 1991 Admissions Committee USC Orthopedic Residency Program
  • 1991-1992 Steering Committee USC Orthopedic Residency Program

MEMBERSHIPS:

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Western Orthopedic Association
  • California Orthopedic Association
  • American Medical Association
  • California Medical Association
  • San Diego County Medical Association
  • Union of American Physicians and Dentists
  • Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department- Civilian Volunteer

STAFF POSITIONS:

  • Chief of Surgery Sharp Chula Vista Hospital - 2003-2005
  • Senior Staff - Sharp Memorial Hospital
  • Senior Staff - Sharp Chula Vista Hospital
  • Courtesy Staff - Scripps La Jolla Hospital
  • Courtesy Staff - Scripps Chula Vista and Scripps Mercy Hospital
  • Clinical Instructor - Kirksville School of Osteopathic Medicine, Arizona
  • Clinical Instructor - Summer Institute, Advanced Arthroscopic Techniques, San Diego, CA 1997
  • Clinical Instructor - Scripps Family Practice Residency Program
  • Clinical Instructor - Stanford Physician Assistant Program

TEAM PHYSICIAN:

  • Olympic Training Center - Chula Vista
  • Southwestern Junior College
  • Bonita Vista High School
  • Chula Vista High School
  • Eastlake High School
  • Montgomery High School
  • Sweetwater High School
  • Castle Park High School
  • Hilltop High School
  • Southwest High School