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Bornstein, Jerome

Sports Medicine - 1994

Since 1961, and heading into the year 2000, Dr. Jerry Bornstein has been an orthopedic consultant and supervising team physician for numerous high schools and colleges in greater Los Angeles, including: Fairfax, Monroe and North Hollywood high schools; Cal State University-Los Angeles and Occidental College.

In 1962, Dr. Bornstein became the orthopedic consultant to the Southern California Striders (track & field team). He was named team physician for United States AAU Track Team Euro¬pean tours in 1970 and 1973, and Team Physician for the International Track Association. In 1977, 1985, 1989 and 1997, he was either a U.S. Team physician or Assistant Chief-Medical Officer for the U.S. World Maccabiah Games in Israel. In 1984, he served on the Los Angeles Olympics medical staff.

Since 1981, Dr. Bornstein has served on the Los Angeles County Medical Association Committee for Sports Medicine, where he helps train other MD’s as team physicians. He established and was the first Director of the Sports Medicine Training Program for the Northridge Hospital Family Practice Residency Program, and is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine. Jerry supervises medical care and athletic trainers for the annual Intercollegiate Tennis Association Woman’s All-America Championships held at the Riviera Country Club.

In 1995, Jerry received the National Football Foundation’s Al Wistert Award for “Outstanding Contribution to Amateur football”.

A Fairfax High School baseball and football star, Dr. Bornstein played baseball at both USC and UCLA.

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