Dr. Eric Millstein is an award-winning, board certified orthopedic surgeon based in Beverly Hills, CA. Highly specialized in advanced arthroscopic surgery procedures to repair ACL injuries, Dr. Millstein firmly believes in taking a personalized diagnostic approach with each patient, so that all knee treatment options are explored in order to find the most effective course of action for every injury. In addition to his world-wide reputation for surgical excellence, he is also an avid sports lover and longtime athlete. As such, he is in a unique position to understand the impact that an anterior cruciate ligament injury can have on a patient’s quality of life and physical well-being, and has shaped his treatment philosophy around several key factors:
- Minimizing pain
- Preserving maximum function
- Restoring and/or preserving an active, healthy lifestyle
A native of Chicago, Illinois, Dr. Eric Millstein completed his undergraduate studies with honors in mathematics at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia (Magna Cum Laude). Dr. Eric Millstein’s own active lifestyle and love of sports lead him to pursue a career in orthopedics and sports medicine. He graduated from the School of Medicine at Penn with AOA honors and received the George Marshall Award for Excellence.
About Dr. Eric Millstein, Orthopedic Surgeon in Beverly Hills
Some of the many sports and athletic activities that Dr. Millstein personally enjoys are:
- Krav Maga (Israeli martial arts)
- Running with his dogs
After medical school, Dr. Eric Millstein completed his general surgery and orthopedic residency training at the University of Chicago, followed by eighteen months as a fellow in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery at the Southern California Orthopedic Institute. Dr. Millstein currently mentors and teaches advanced arthroscopic surgery techniques and procedures to fellow surgeons. As a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, and the Arthroscopy Association of North America, he has presented research on long-term outcomes of ACL reconstruction and arthroscopic rotator cuff repair.
Best Knee Surgeon in Beverly Hills
On multiple occasions, Dr. Millstein has been recognized as a Southern California Super Doctor, an award which is only given to the top 5% of physicians in each state, for his expertise in the fields of sports medicine and orthopedic surgery.
Additionally, Dr. Millstein has been award a Castle Connolly Top Doctor Award for orthopedic expertise based on peer review, research, and a rigorous screening process. Dr. Millstein has also been identified by the U.S. News & World Report as one of the best orthopedic surgeons in the county, being awarded a “Top Doctor” award for his experience, knowledge, and peer nominations.
In 2011 and 2012, Dr. Eric Millstein was identified as one of California’s favorite physicians and was award the Patient’s Choice Award, an esteemed accolade that is awarded to the nation’s best doctors and surgeons. While many physicians receive good feedback from their patients, only a select few are awarded a Patient’s Choice Award.
Dr. Eric Millstein also performed surgery at D.I.S.C. Sports and Spine Center, a leading national facility specializing in spine related sports medicine catering to competitive athletes, professionals and Olympians alike.
In addition to his orthopedic surgical practice, Dr. Eric Millstein is active in his community and generous with his time, regularly volunteering with suicide prevention programs and the Venice Family Clinic. He spent time abroad in Spain studying language and culture and is fluent in Spanish. In addition to his love of sports, Dr. Eric Millstein also loves to travel and has visited many countries including Thailand, India, Cambodia, Europe, and South Africa. He lives in Santa Monica, CA with his wife and children.
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