Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is dedicated to providing excellent patient care and outstanding education in the fields of orthopaedic surgery and musculoskeletal medicine focusing on adult reconstruction and joint replacement, sports medicine, pediatric orthopaedics, a wide range of surgeries, and physical medicine and rehabilitation. Our faculty members are dedicated to advancing the field with a research focus on “bench to bedside” innovations.


Orthopedics & Sports Medicine News

  • Genetics of rapid antler growth

    Stanford scientists and their collaborators have identified two key genes responsible for the rapid growth of deer antlers. They hope their insights will open the door to new approaches for treating bone diseases and fractures.


  • Q&A: Measure F and Stanford Health Care

    An initiative on the November ballot in the City of Palo Alto would significantly affect the delivery of health care within the city, including at Stanford Health Care. Three university leaders discuss the issues behind the initiative and the impacts they foresee.


  • Anesthesiologist Kevin Malott dies

    Malott, who was honored as the favorite instructor of Stanford’s anesthesiology residents in 2014, enjoyed providing care for young children.


  • Sheila Dolezal wins Amy J. Blue Award

    Sheila Dolezal, the director of finance and administration in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at the School of Medicine, will receive a 2018 Amy J. Blue Award at a ceremony May 15.


  • Medicare’s blame game

    A Stanford researcher and his colleague got access to data showing the inner workings of an influential committee advising Medicare. They found that bias among its members has different effects from what critics claim.



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