Justin D. Saliman, MD

Justin D. Saliman, MD
Justin D. Saliman, MD

Dr. Saliman is a sports medicine and arthroscopy -trained orthopaedic surgeon maintaining an active practice at the Cedars-Sinai Orthopaedic Center in Los Angeles, California. He specializes in joint-preserving treatment of injuries to the shoulder, hip and knee.

Dr. Saliman completed a sports medicine fellowship at Stanford University / SOAR in Palo Alto where he provided care for the San Francisco 49ers and for the Stanford University and Santa Clara University athletic teams. His residency in orthopaedic surgery was completed at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center of Columbia University in New York City. He earned his medical degree at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in his hometown of Denver.

Dr. Saliman is at the forefront of innovation in developing minimally invasive devices, implants and techniques to repair injured or degenerative joints. His present focus is on designing novel techniques that decrease pain, repair anatomy and improve function in the shoulder, hip and knee. He founded the start-up Ceterix Orthopaedics, Inc. with top Bay Area medical venture partners.

Meniscus Repair

Dr. Saliman invented a revolutionary meniscus repair device for which he founded the start-up Ceterix Orthopaedics, Inc. with top Bay Area medical venture partners. He has significant experience in using the device to repair tears that have been classically considered difficult or impossible to repair. He is repairing vertical, horizontal, oblique and radial tears, and some complex and degenerative tears in the right setting. Videos of such repairs are available on this website.

Additional information is also available at: www.ceterix.com

Hip Arthroscopy

Dr. Saliman is at the cutting edge of FAI (femoroacetabular impingement) and labral repair surgery. He employs the latest, most effective techniques available. He is one of only a handful of surgeons with extensive experience with this somewhat new, but very effective, surgical procedure. www.cedars-sinai.edu

Rotator Cuff Repair

Dr. Saliman utilizes the most modern all-arthroscopic techniques for treatment of large, small and partial rotator cuff tears to optimize patient outcomes and minimize rehabilitation times. He addresses all pain generators at the time of surgery to maximize his patients ability to return to a painless, fully functional shoulder.

Dr. Saliman has published articles in various journals such as The American Journal of Sports Medicine, Topics in Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Annals of Biomedical Engineering. He is board certified by The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons.