Dr. DiFiori holds faculty appointments in the departments of Family Medicine and Orthopaedics. He serves as Chief of the Division of Sports Medicine in the Department of Family Medicine. He also serves as co-director of the primary care sports medicine fellowship program at UCLA.
Dr. DiFiori has been a team physician for the UCLA Department of Intercollegiate Athletics for more than 15 years, and currently serves as team physician for the Bruins’ football and men’s basketball programs. He serves as a medical consultant for the NHL Players Association, and is a member of the U.S.A. Gymnastics physician referral network. He has served as a U.S. team physician for several international competitions including the XIIIth Pan American Games. In addition, he has served as a physician for the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, CO, and USA Basketball.
Dr. DiFiori served two terms on the Board of Directors for the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, and is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine. He serves on the editorial boards of the Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine and Current Sports Medicine Reports.
Dr. DiFiori's sports medicine practice at UCLA includes patients of all ages for the evaluation of sports-related injuries and medical problems. He also maintains a family medicine practice, providing care for patients with a wide variety of medical problems, as well as general health maintenance and preventive care.
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