|Harlan Selesnick, M.D.
Harlan Selesnick, M.D., is a Board-certified orthopedic surgeon with a focus on arthroscopic surgery, sports medicine and knee-joint replacement surgery. Harlan Selesnick, M.D., is a Board-certified orthopedic surgeon with a focus on arthroscopic surgery, sports medicine and knee-joint replacement surgery. He received his medical degree through a six-year honors program in medical education at Northwestern University and completed his residency at the Michael Reese Medical Center. He received additional sports medicine training at Temple University Center for Sports Medicine Science in Philadelphia under the direction of Dr. Ray Moyer, the team physician for the Philadelphia 76ers.
Dr. Selesnick has been the team physician for the Miami Heat since 1988. He also served as assistant to Chicago Bulls team physician Dr. H. Bates Noble, and as the team physician for the NBA’s pre-draft rookie camp in 1983 and 1984. He was a team physician for the Miami Marlins in 1985-1988; the Miami Miracle baseball team in 1988-1989; the NBA All-Star game in 1990, 2000 and 2001; the USA Dream Team for the World Basketball Championship in 1998; and the gold medalist USA basketball team at the 2000 Olympics. He is a past President of the NBA Team Physician Society and a past assistant professor in the Department of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine at the University of Miami. He was elected NBA Team Physician of the Year for the 2002-2003 seasons. In addition to the Miami Heat, Dr. Selesnick is currently the team physician for Miami Jai Alai, Ransom Everglades School, Westminster Christian School, and the Miami Open Tennis Championships. He is also an independent medical evaluator and consultant for the National Football League and NFL Players Association.
Dr. Selesnick is director of the ACGME-accredited Sports Medicine Fellowship sponsored by Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute. He has published more than 60 articles and lectured nationally and internationally about arthroscopy, sports medicine and orthopedic surgery. His “Jock Doc” column appears biweekly in The Miami Herald.
Dr. Selesnick is certified by the National Board of Medical Examiners and is licensed by the State of Florida. He is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.
He is also a member of:
- American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
- American College of Sports Medicine
- American Society of Orthopedic Sports Medicine
- Arthroscopy Association of North America
- Southern Medical Association
- Dade County Medical Association
- Florida Orthopaedic Society
- The National Basketball Association Team Physician Society
To know more about Dr. Selesnick, please click the below links.