Jeffrey L. Zilberfarb Independent Medical Examiner
Curriculum Vitae

Contact this IME Doctor

  • Company: Meeks & Zilberfarb Orthopedic Assoc.
  • Phone: 617-232-2663
  • Fax: 617-232-6342
  • Website:

Specialty 1: Orthopedic Surgery

Specialty 2: Sports Medicine

Keywords/Search Terms: Shoulder, Sports Medicine, Knee Injuries, ACL Injuries, Meniscus, Arthroscopic Surgery, Rotator Cuff

License(s): Massachusetts

Years in Practice: 35

  • 25 years performing IMEs
  • 500+ IMEs performed
  • Deposed/Testified 50 times

Additional Information

Assistant Professor, Part Time, Orthopedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School; Staff Orthopedic Surgeon at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA; Staff Orthopedic Surgeon of the New England Baptist Hospital, Boston, MA; Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery, Additional Certification in Sports Medicine; Member: Arthroscopic Association of North America, American College of Sports Medicine, Society of Military Orthopedic Surgeons. As a faculty member at the Harvard Medical School, Dr. Zilberfarb teaches surgery residents-in-training and is the former director of the Meeks and Zilberfarb Orthopedics/Harvard Medical Student Sports Medicine elective. His expertise earned him the BIDMC Orthopedic Surgery Department “Teacher of the Year” award in 2007 and he captured a nomination for Outstanding Harvard Medical School teacher in 2011. Dr. Zilberfarb came to Harvard Medical School in 1994, where he was awarded the prestigious Rowe Shoulder Fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He joined the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Orthopedic Surgery Department the following year. In 1997, he co-founded Meeks and Zilberfarb Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine and serves as the group president. In addition, Dr. Zilberfarb joined the medical staff of the New England Baptist Hospital in 2001. Splitting his time between the Brookline office and the new center in Dedham, Dr. Zilberfarb specializes in shoulder and sports injuries. He has highly skilled expertise in minimally invasive surgery of the shoulder, elbow, knee and ankle. He treats all shoulder problems, including rotator cuff tears, instability, fractures, and arthritis; as well as upper extremity nerve compression syndromes. Additionally, Dr. Zilberfarb performs Total Shoulder Replacement surgery, knee ACL reconstruction, meniscal tears, ankle arthroscopy and fracture surgery, and has earned a Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine.