955 Lane Avenue , STE 100
Chula Vista, CA 91914

7AM to 5PM, M-F

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Michael Lenihan, MD

Curriculum Vitae


955 Lane Ave

Suite 200

Chula Vista, CA 91914

Business: 619-421-3400

Fax: 619-421-3557


Specialty: Orthopedic Surgery
Subspecialty: Sports Medicine


Fellowship: Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Sports Medicine Clinic.
1991 – 1992 Assistant to Team Physician for Los Angeles Lakers,
Dodgers, Rams, Kings, Angels, PGA Tour, Senior
PGA Tour and Hollywood Park Racetrack. Team
Physician for USC Trojans Football, Baseball and
Volleyball. Team Physician NCAA Women’s
Final Four-Basketball Tournament.

Residency: Los Angeles County General Hospital / University of
1986 – 1991 Southern California Medical Center. Scored in the
98th percentile on the Orthopedic In-Training Exam.

Medical School: Doctor of Medicine degree from University
1982 – 1986 of Southern California. Graduated 1st in class.
Honors in Anatomy, Embryology, Ophthalmology,
Internal Medicine, Pharmacology, General Surgery,
Orthopedics, Preventative Medicine.

Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science degree from Loyola Marymount University. Dean’s List all semesters.
Varsity Letterman Men’s Volleyball.
Organic Chemistry Teaching Assistant.

1986 Phi Kappa Phi All University Honor Society
1985 Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Medical Society
1985 Certificate of Academic Excellence – University of Southern
California School of Medicine
1981 Alpha Sigma Nu National Jesuit Honor Society

2008 Fluoroscopy Superiors Liscense
2004 American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
1998 Genzyme Cartilage Repair System
1997 Qualified Medical Examiner
1994 American Board of Orthopedic Surgery – Certified
1992 Laser Arthroscopy – CO2 and Neodynium:YAG
1992 AO Basic Course
1991 Advanced Cardiac Life Support
1986 Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners

1998-2005 San Diego County Trauma System Medical Audit Committee –
Orthopedic Representative
1999-2005 Sharp Memorial Hospital Orthopedic Supervisory Committee
1994-2008 Sharp Memorial Hospital Trauma Morbidity and Mortality
1994-2008 Sharp Memorial Hospital Trauma Committee
1998-2005 Sharp Memorial Hospital Infection Committee
2000-2008 Sharp Memorial Hospital Orthopedic Trauma Committee
1994-2005 Sharp Chula Vista Surgery Supervisory Committee
1997-2005 Sharp Chula Vista Ortho/Neuro Supervisory Committee
1998-2005 Sharp System-wide Orthopedic Supervisory Committee
1993-1994 Advisory Board, Ehlers-Danlos Foundation
1993 Admissions Committee Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic
1992 Executive Committee USC Orthopedic Residency Program
1991 Admissions Committee USC Orthopedic Residency Program
1991 Executive Committee USC Orthopedic Residency Program
1991-1992 Steering Committee USC Orthopedic Residency Program


American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
Western Orthopedic Association
California Orthopedic Association
American Medical Association
California Medical Association
San Diego County Medical Association
Union of American Physicians and Dentists
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Civilian Volunteer

Staff Positions:

Chief of Surgery Sharp Chula Vista Hospital 2003 – 2005
Senior Staff – Sharp Memorial Hospital
Senior Staff – Sharp Chula Vista Hospital
Courtesy Staff – Scripps La Jolla Hospital
Courtesy Staff – Scripps Chula Vista Hospital and Scripps Mercy Hospital
Clinical Instructor – Kirksville School of Osteopathic Medicine, Arizona
Clinical Instructor – Summer Institute, Advanced Arthroscopic Techniques,
San Diego, CA 1997
Clinical Instructor – Scripps Family Practice Residency Program
Clinical Instructor – Stanford Physician Assistant Program

Team Physician:
Olympic Training Center – Chula Vista
Southwestern Junior College
Bonita Vista High School
Chula Vista High School
Eastlake High School
Montgomery High School
Sweetwater High School
Castle Park High School
Hilltop High School
Southwest High School