Bruce E. Fishman, MD, MPH, FICS


Curriculum Vitae

Bruce E. Fishman, MD, MPH, FICS

Orthopedic Surgery Occupational Medicine

16542 Ventura Blvd., Suite 500, Encino, CA 91436

Phone 818.808.2828 Fax 818.788.0386

Additional Office Location: 412 West Avenue “J”, Suite “D”, Lancaster, CA 93534

Additional Office Location: 2080 Century Park East, Suite 1111, Los Angeles, CA 90067

Licensure Department of Health Services, State of California X-Ray & Fluoroscopy

Supervisor and Operator License

The Board of Medical Quality Assurance

State of California, February 7, 1983

Workers’ Compensation Available for Agreed Medical Exams

Undergraduate Education Wayne State University, Detroit Michigan

Degree: 1974-Bachelor of Science

Major: Biology and Psychology- Graduate with Distinction

Honors: Awarded the “Exceptional Accomplishment in Psychology Superior Academic Performance

Graduate Education 1975 Wayne State University, Detroit Michigan

Sections of Anatomy and Physiology

Medical School Education Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit Michigan

Degree: 1979 – Doctor of Medicine -Graduate of Distinction

Honors: Alpha Omega Alpha; National Honor Medical Society

Excellence in Academic and Clinical Achievement

Instructor: Physical examination skills course. Taught to first year medical students

The Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Degree: 2004-Masters of Public Health

Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Clinical Fellowship 1978-1979 Sinai Hospital, Department of Surgery, Detroit, Michigan

Cardiothoracic Surgery Section

Residency Post Graduate Medical Training

1979-1983 Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan

Residency: Orthopedic Surgery

Certifications/Memberships Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners

Diplomate, American Board of Clinical Orthopedic Surgery

Diplomate, American Board of Preventive Medicine

Board Certified Occupational Medicine

Fellow International College of Surgeons

Fellow American Academy of Neurologic and Orthopedic surgery

Fellow American Academy of Disability Evaluating Physicians

Certified Disability Impairment Evaluator

Certified Medical Review Officer

Member California Orthopedic Association

Member International Spinal Injection Society

Member American College of Sports Medicine

Member American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Research Grants 1981 Henry Ford Hospital Orthopedic Surgical Research Grant

“Mechanism of Injury in Calcaneal Fractures”

Awards Wayne State University School of Medicine 2004 Medical Alumni

Distinction in Medicine Award for 25 years of Medical Service

Inductee – Guide to America’s Top Orthopedists

Consumer Research Council of America 2011

Inductee- The leading Physicians of the World, North America 2012

Orthopedic Section

Hospital-Surgical Staff Sherman Oaks Hospital – 4929 Van Nuys Blvd., Sherman Oaks, CA

Mission Community Hospital – 14850 Roscoe Blvd., Panorama City, CA

Regency Surgical Center – 16055 Ventura Blvd., Encino, CA

Century Park Ambulatory Surgery Center – 2080 Century City Park

Suite 1111., Los Angeles, CA

Interventional Ortho-Biologics Cell Surgical Network Annual Affiliate Convention – June 2015

Cell Surgical Network Training and Accreditation Conferences – July

2015 and 2016

Select Biosciences and Cell Surgical Network, Clinical and Surgical

Utilization of Adult Stem Cells – 2015

3rd Annual Cell Surgical Conference – June 3-4, 2016

4th Annual Cell Surgical Conference – June 1-4, 2017



Lecturer/Panelist Orthopedic WPI Rating Controversies under Almaraz/Guzman Decision.

California Society of Industrial Medicine and Surgery

March 28, 2008, Raising the Bar

Rating Complex Orthopedic injuries under Almaraz/Guzman

California Workers’ Compensation Association Annual meeting

October 2009

Orthopedic Injury Analysis Utilizing the AME Guidelines under

Almaraz/Guzman Decision.

California Orthopedics Association QME course.

Lake Tahoe, April 15-18, 2010

When and How to Utilize the Almaraz-Guzman line of cases, and

What Constitutes a Complex or Extra-Ordinary Injury

California Worker’s Compensation Defense Attorneys Association –

November 2015

Apportionment of Orthopedic Work Related Permanent Impairment

to Non- Industrial factors – Council of Self Insured Public Agencies –

March 2016 General Meetings

New Guidelines for Prescribing Opioid Medication in the Worker’s

Compensation System – California Self Insured Association – fall

2017 Newsletter

Stem Cell Based Therapies: Challenges and Opportunities –

November 2017

Michael Ellenburg

Dr. Ellenburg received his bachelor of arts in biology in 1994. He graduated from the Rollins School Public Health at Emory University with a Masters in Public Health in 1997. In 1997, he started his naturopathic medical education at Bastyr University in Seattle, Washington. In 2001 he graduated from Bastyr with his Naturopathic Medical Doctorate, and again in 2004 with a Masters Degree in Acupunture.

He is running a private practice in Anchorage, Alaska with focus on autoimmune diseases, cancer, cardiovascular disease, environmental medicine, pain management, men and women’s health, oxidative medicine (Ozone, UBI, Hydrogen Peroxide, Vitamin C), preventative medicine, and Low level laser therapy (LLLT).

Bruce Fishman

At the office of Dr. Stem Cell, Bruce Fishman, MD, MPH, FICS, provides regenerative orthopedic care, in Encino, California. He has provided orthopedic care and treatment to the community in Los Angeles for over 25 years.

Dr. Fishman is a graduate of the Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit. He graduated with honors, and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Medical Society. He is also a graduate of the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, where he earned his Master of Public Health degree. He received his orthopedic surgical training at the Henry Ford Hospital Medical Center in Detroit.

Dr. Fishman is a Diplomate of the American Board of Clinical Orthopedic Surgery under the auspices of the American Academy of Neurologic and Orthopedic Surgeons. He is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Preventive Medicine, a fellow of the International College of Surgeons, and a fellow of the American Academy of Disability Evaluating Physicians. He is a California State licensed X-ray and fluoroscopy supervisor and operator by the Department of Health.

Dr. Fishman is a member of several medical societies, including the California Orthopedic Association, the International Spinal Injection Society, the American College of Sports Medicine, the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, and the California Society of Industrial Medicine and Surgery. He is also an affiliate of the Cell Surgical Network and their institutional review board where he provides stem cell treatment for musculoskeletal injuries and diseases.

Dr. Fishman has received multiple awards, including the distinction in medicine award for 25 years of medical service to the community, awarded by the Wayne State University School of Medicine. He was chosen for recognition, and included in the Guide to America’s Top Orthopedists by the Consumer Research Council of America. He is a frequent lecturer to groups and organizations on the medical apportionment of orthopedic permanent disability injuries.

Dr. Fishman is on staff at the Sherman Oaks Hospital and Health Center in the Departments of Surgery and Medicine. He also provides interventional services at the Regency Ambulatory Surgery Center in the San Fernando Valley.

Michael Weber

Michael Weber has been working as a medical doctor in Germany for more than 20 years. Today he manages three medical centers for general and internal medicine, pain therapy, regenerative therapies (PRP, stem cells) and photodynamic tumor therapy.

Besides his medical degrees, he holds a diploma in biochemistry, which made a decisive contribution to the research and development of the new laser technology.

As president of the International Society for Medical Laser Applications (ISLA) and co-editor of several international medical journals, his focus is on research and publication of the new methods. For this purpose, he collaborates with numerous international institutions and universities.

The patented “Weberneedle”™ technology, which was developed by Dr. Weber himself, allows us to apply highly focused and efficient lasers of different wavelengths for the benefit of our patients’ health.