Education

Fellowship
Sports Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, 1998
Residency
Family Practice, Kaiser Permanente - Los Angeles Medical Center, 1996
Fellowship
Surgery, Rancho Los Amigos Medical Center, 1993
Internship
Surgery, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, 1992
Degree
MD, Harvard Medical School, 1991

Medical Board Certifications

Sports Medicine
American Board of Family Practice, 1999
Family Medicine
American Board of Family Medicine, 1996

Gender

Male

State License

G76613
  • About Me

    About Me

    Faculty, Department of Family Medicine
    Faculty, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
    Faculty, Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship Program at UCLA
    Team Physician for UCLA Department of Intercollegiate Athletics
    Team Physician for UCLA Bruins' Women's Soccer and Softball programs

    Dr. Vigil holds faculty appointments in the departments of Family Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery. After his Sports Medicine Fellowship training at UCLA, Dr. Vigil founded the Division of Sports Medicine and co-founded the Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship Program at Kaiser Permanente-Los Angeles Medical Center. Afterward, Dr. Vigil returned to UCLA, where he holds faculty appointments in the departments of Family Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery. He serves as a consultant in Musculoskeletal Medicine at Mid-Valley Comprehensive Health Center in Van Nuys, CA.

    Dr. Vigil is a physician member of the UCLA Department of Intercollegiate Athletics where he serves as Team Physician for UCLA Bruins' Women's Soccer and Softball programs. He serves as a medical consultant for USA Track and Field, and is a member of the USA Track and Field physician referral network. He has served as a USA team physician for several international competitions including the World Championships, World Cup, Continental Cup and Pan American Games. In addition, he has served as a physician for the United States Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, CA.

    Dr. Vigil is a member of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine and the American College of Sports Medicine. Dr. Vigil is a member of the Sports Medicine Board Certification test writing committee for the American Board of Family Medicine.

    Dr. Vigil's sports medicine practice at UCLA includes patients of all ages for the evaluation of sports-related injuries and medical problems. He also practices family medicine, providing care for patients with a wide variety of medical problems, as well as supervising medical students, residents and fellows.

    Links

  • Locations

    UCLA Family Medicine Practice

    (primary location)
    Accepting new patients
    Address
    200 UCLA Medical Plaza
    Suite 220
    Los Angeles, California 90095-8344
    Phone
    310-794-9956
    Fax
    310-825-6826

    UCLA Family Health Center

    Accepting new patients
    Address
    1920 Colorado Avenue
    Santa Monica, California 90404-3414
    Phone
    310-319-4700
    Fax
    310-453-5106
  • Education

    Medical Board Certifications

    Sports Medicine
    American Board of Family Practice, 1999
    Family Medicine
    American Board of Family Medicine, 1996

    Education

    Fellowship
    Sports Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, 1998
    Residency
    Family Practice, Kaiser Permanente - Los Angeles Medical Center, 1996
    Fellowship
    Surgery, Rancho Los Amigos Medical Center, 1993
    Internship
    Surgery, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, 1992
    Degree
    MD, Harvard Medical School, 1991
  • Research

    Publications

    RESEARCH PAPERS (Peer Reviewed)
    Waters RL, Adkins R, Yakura J, Vigil DV. Prediction of ambulatory performance based on motor scores derived from standards of the American Spinal Injury Association. Arch Phys Med Rehab 75:756-60, 1994.

    CHAPTERS
    Vigil DV. Heat Illness. In: Twenty Common Problems in Sports Medicine. Puffer JC, editor. 1st ed. Philadelphia, PA: McGraw-Hill, 2000: 303-321.
    Vigil, DV: Soccer. In Sports Injuries & Emergencies. Rubin, A, editor. New York: McGraw-Hill; 2003: 355-361.

    REVIEW ARTICLES
    Ong A, Vigil DV. What To Do with Hypertension and a Murmur Found During a Preparticipation Physical Evaluation? Perm J 9(4): 20–22, 2005.
    Artal R, Clapp JF, Vigil DV.: Exercise During Pregnancy. Current Comment. Official statements by the American College of Sports Medicine. August 2000.

    ABSTRACTS
    Peng HP, Vigil DV. Ankle Injury – Gymnastics. Med Sci Sports Exerc, (43):5 Supplement 2011.

    CASE REPORTS
    Shah S, Luftman J, Vigil DV. Stress Injury of the Talar Dome and Body in a Ballerina: a Case Report. J Dance Med Sci 9(3-4):91-95(5), 2005.
    Vigil DV, DiFiori, JP, Puffer JC, Peacock W. Arachnoid Cyst and Subdural Hygroma in a High School Football Player. Clin J Sport Med 8(3):234-236, 1998.