Agreed Medical Exams (AME),
Independent Medical Exams (IME) and
Qualified Medical Exams (QME) by Appointment

Richard L. Masserman, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.I.C.S.
Orthopedic Surgery
6815 Noble Avenue, Van Nuys, CA 91405
(818) 901-6600

Richard Lee Masserman, MD is a native son of California. He received his undergraduate B.A. and his M.A. from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He completed his medical education at UC-Irvine, with his Internship completed at Los Angeles County Hospital. He then completed his Orthopedic Surgery Residency at the Mayo Clinic.

Dr. Masserman, a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon entered into practice in 1972 and since early in his career has been involved with workers' compensation cases. Dr. Masserman has provided treatment and evaluation to injured workers, as well as being a medical evaluator for both the applicant and defense as an Agreed Medical Examiner (AME), and also an Independent Medical Examiner.

Dr. Masserman has been recognized as an Agreed Medical Examiner by the workers' comp community for over 25 years. This is an accomplishemnt since both parties must agree, despite the adversity, on which AME physician to use.

Richard L. Masserman, MD was an Associate Member of the California Workers' Comp Defense Attorneys Association, as well as the California Applicants Attorneys Association for many years.

Dr. Masserman presently restricts his practice to Agreed Medical Examinations, Independent Medical Examinations and Qualified Medical Exams.

He is available through the Southern California Orthopedic Institute Medical Group Van Nuys office at 6815 Noble Avenue, Van Nuys, CA 91405, (818) 901-6600.

Curriculum Vitae

Richard Lee Masserman, M.D.

Date of birth: June 26, 1937

Physician and Surgeon License:
California 1966
Minnesota 1968

Board Certification:
Orthopedic Surgery, September 1973

(1) University of California, Los Angeles, 1955-1959
BA Degree
(2) University of California, Los Angeles, 1959-1961
MA Degree, Jr. College Teaching Credential
(3) California College of Medicine, UCI 1961-1965

Los Angeles County General Hospital, Rotating, June 1965-1966

Mayo Clinic, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine Orthopedic Surgery, 1968-1972

U.S. Air Force, Rank: Captain, General Medical Officer, 1966-1968

(1) Diplomat, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
(2) Fellow, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery
(3) Fellow, American College of Surgeons
(4) Fellow, International College of Surgeons
(5) Member, Western Orthopedic Association
(6) American Medical Association
(7) California Medical Association
(8) California Orthopedic Association
(9) Los Angeles County Medical Association

Congenital Pseudarthrosis of the tibia
R.L. Masserman, M.H. Peterson and A.J. Bianco, Jr.
Clinical Orthopedics, March/April 1974
Vol.99, p. 140


Dr. Masserman sees patients at the Van Nuys office of the Southern California Orthopedic Institute --