Cedars-Sinai/USC Glorya Kaufman Dance Medicine Center Expert Team

By combining the expertise of one of America's top dance educators with one of its top orthopaedic surgeons, the Cedars-Sinai/USC Glorya Kaufman Dance Medicine Center offers a unique perspective and innovative educational and clinical programs for dancers. Margo Apostolos, PhD, brings her background as a dancer, educator, scientist and expert in human and robotic movement and choreography. Glenn Pfeffer, MD, offers more than 25 years of experience as an orthopedic surgeon treating dancers and athletes.

In addition to the expertise of Drs. Apostolos and Pfeffer, the Cedars-Sinai/USC Glorya Kaufman Dance Medicine Center draws on the skills of a multidisciplinary medical team with specialty training in the evaluation and treatment of dance injuries.


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Expert Team

Glenn B. Pfeffer, MD

Co-Director Cedars-Sinai-USC Dance Medicine Center
Director Foot and Ankle Surgery Program

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Margo Apostolos, PhD

Co-Director Cedars-Sinai/USC Glorya Kaufman Dance Medicine Center
Associate Professor and Director of Dance USC School of Dramatic Arts

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Robert M. Bernstein, MD

Medical Director Orthopaedic Center
Vice Chair Clinical Affairs in the Department of Surgery

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Rodney A. Gabriel, MD

Orthopedics

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William M. Hohl, MD

Orthopedics

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Gabriel E. Hunt, MD

Neurosurgery

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Leonel A. Hunt, MD

Orthopedics

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Guy D. Paiement, MD

Associate Director Education Orthopaedic Center

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Justin D. Saliman, MD

Orthopedics

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Andrew I. Spitzer, MD

Co-Director Joint Replacement Program

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