Director of Sports Medicine
Dr. Feder is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon, Medical Director of the West Coast Center for Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, Founder of the West Coast Sports Medicine Foundation and Past Chairman of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Centinela Hospital. Dr. Feder is a Clinical Assistant Professor- UCLA School of Medicine as well past chief of Sports Medicine at the UCLA-Harbor Orthopedic Residency Program. Dr. Feder is the Director of The Cartilage Restoration Center and the Medical Director of the Team to Win Sports Medicine program. Dr. Feder lends his sports medicine expertise as a committee member of the NFHS (National Federation of High Schools) and the CIF State safety committee and was appointed by the Governor of the State of California as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Health Professions Education Foundation. He is a graduate of SUNY Downstate Medical School, New York, followed by an internship and residency in orthopedic surgery at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, New York. Dr. Feder is fellowship trained in arthroscopic surgery and sports medicine. He is the author of multiple chapters and peer reviewed articles in the Orthopedic Surgery literature as well an Associate Editor of Foot and Ankle International, the signature publication of the American Orthopedic Society for Foot and Ankle Surgery. Dr Feder is a member of the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) and the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA). Dr. Feder co-created the Team to Win program to provide sports medicine expertise and treatment to low income, at risk student athletes of Los Angeles, the first of it’s kind in Los Angeles. His participation in high school and collegiate athletics has given him first-hand knowledge of what can occur during sports participation. His expertise in sports medicine is the reason professional athletes and sports organizations, such as USA Weightlifting, the DEW-NBC Action Tour, Cal State University Dominguez Hills, L.A. Southwest College, L.A. Harbor College, the Nike Real Run Professional Basketball League, and the Los Angeles Rugby Club, depend on him as their Chief Orthopedic Consultant. Dr. Feder served as Medical Director/Team Physician and Chief Orthopedic Consultant to the Long Beach Ice Dogs IHL Hockey Team for 7 years as well as the AVP (Association of Volleyball Professionals) for 10 years, and the L.A. Triathlon. Dr. Feder participated as a Team Physician in the 1996 Summer Olympics (Beach Volleyball) and the 2000 Summer Olympics (Olympic Weight Lifting). Dr. Feder is an orthopedic consultant to the National Hockey League (NHLPA) Players Association.