Title: Orthopedic Surgeon
Company: Monterey Joint Replacement and Sports Medicine
Location: Monterey, California, United States
Peter G. Gerbino, MD, orthopedic surgeon at Monterey Joint Replacement and Sports Medicine, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in sports medicine.
For more than 25 years, Dr. Gerbino has been a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine and treating knee, elbow, and shoulder injuries. He holds both a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Science from Stanford University and completed his Doctor of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh in 1986. He completed a surgical internship and a four-year residency in orthopedic surgery at the Naval Hospital in Oakland, California, before accepting a fellowship in sports medicine at the Boston Children’s Hospital in 1994 and traveling fellowships with the Clinical Orthopedic Society and the Boston-Stockholm Sports Medicine Exchange the following year. He credits his interest in medicine to his love of sport and dedication to helping others and solving problems and considers seeing his patients thrive after treatment to be the highlight of his work.
Currently, Dr. Gerbino is a staff orthopedic surgeon at the Monterey Peninsula Surgery Center and the Hazel-Hawkins Hospital in addition to serving as team physician for US Figure Skating, the Big Sur Marathon, and sitting on the Leadership Council of California State University College of Health Sciences and Human Services. He maintains a private practice at Monterey Joint Replacement and Sports Medicine offering a range of surgical and noninvasive treatments to adult and pediatric patients. Throughout his career, he has held numerous prestigious clinical positions across the country, including terms as a staff orthopedic surgeon at Beth Israel-Deaconess Hospital, Boston Children’s Hospital, and the Naval Hospital at Camp Pendleton, and director of the Performing Artists’ Medicine Network at the University of Cincinnati. Dr. Gerbino is a former assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and instructor in orthopedic surgery at Harvard University, where he taught between 1997 and 2005. A veteran of the United States Navy, Dr. Gerbino served to the rank of Captain between 1986 and 2014, including tours of duty during the Gulf War and Iraq War, and he remains a member of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary. In recognition of his service, Dr. Gerbino is decorated with a Navy Unit Commendation Medal, two National Defense Medals, and three Meritorious Unit Commendation Medals.
As a leading voice in sports medicine, Dr. Gerbino has been extensively published, sits on the review boards of the Journal of Adolescent Health, Journal of Family Practice, and Journal of Sports Medicine, among others, and has been an associate editor of the Journal of Dance Medicine and Science since 2015. Dr. Gerbino is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine, the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery, and the Arthroscopy Association of North America.
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