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  • Robin Kamal, MD

    Robin Kamal, MD

    Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Stanford University Medical Center

    Bio Dr. Kamal is a Brown and Duke University trained orthopedic trauma and upper extremity surgeon. He strives to provide his patients the highest quality care possible - a commitment he makes his foremost priority. His research and clinical practice are devoted to improving hand, wrist, and elbow function with state-of-the-art and patient-specific procedures including wrist reconstructive surgery for instability/arthritis, joint replacement, sports/athletic injuries and fracture care including nonunion/malunion, and minimally invasive arthroscopy.

  • Ming-Chih Kao

    Ming-Chih Kao

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests 1. Patient-reported outcomes. Efficient, multi-feature item-response theory (IRT) based computerized adaptive testing (CAT) algorithm using item banks from PROMIS and NIH Toolbox

    2. Activity monitoring. Novel analytic framework for physical activity monitoring in the context of pain.

    3. Operations research. Multi-variable discrete and continuous optimization for Lean Hospital Management

    4. National trends in pain medication prescription

  • David J. "D.J." Kennedy, MD

    David J. "D.J." Kennedy, MD

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests My research focuses on the safety and efficacy of common spine and peripheral joint injections.

  • Dai Fei Ker

    Dai Fei Ker

    Postdoctoral Research fellow, Orthopedic Surgery

    Current Research and Scholarly Interests Project 1: Deer Antler Biology
    Deer antlers are bone tissues that grow at astounding rates. I am studying various genes that are involved in rapid antler growth and differentiation.

    Project 2:Biomaterials for Tendon Repair
    Rotator cuff tears among the most common cause of shoulder pain with over 200,000 surgical procedures performed annually. I am developing a novel biomaterial to mimic the mechanical and biochemical properties of the native bone-tendon interface to aid in tendon repair.

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