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

  • More primary care doctors, longer life

    Life expectancy grows when there are more primary care physicians in the field, yet their numbers are shrinking as medical students saddled with debt turn to more lucrative fields, according to a study led by researchers at Stanford and Harvard.


  • Stanford nurse Betty Rose dies

    Rose was known for her leadership, mentorship of other nurses and strong collaborations across the organization.


  • Despite MS, Eric Sibley prevails

    Eric Sibley was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis just as his career in pediatric gastroenterology was taking off. But in his unique circumstances, he unlocked his potential as an academic advisor and role model.


  • 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.



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