Orthopedic Sports Medicine and Upper Extremity Surgery

Dr. Abrams' Curriculum Vitae (CV)


Bio
Dr. Abrams is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon.  He specializes in Orthopedic Sports Medicine and arthroscopy of the shoulder, knee, hip, and elbow as well as upper extremity joint replacement surgery.  He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), among others.  He is actively involved in research focusing on the role of inflammatory mediators, and microRNA in particular, on cartilage and tendon damage.  Dr. Abrams received his undergraduate degree from Stanford University and his Doctor of Medicine from the University of California - San Diego.  He completed his residency in Orthopedic Surgery at Stanford University and went on to receive additional training in Orthopedic Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.  He currently serves as Head Team Physician for a number of Stanford University varsity athletic teams and Notre Dame de Namur University as well as Assistant Team Physician for the NBA's Golden State Warriors and NFL's San Francisco 49ers.  Dr. Abrams has authored or co-authored over 60 peer-reviewed scientific articles, over 20 book chapters, has presented original research at numerous national and international scientific meetings, and serves as a reviewer for numerous Sports Medicine scientific journals.

Education
B.A. - Stanford University
M.D. - University of California, San Diego
General Surgery Internship - Stanford University Hospitals and Clinics
Orthopedic Surgery Residency - Stanford University Hospitals and Clinics
Orthopedic Sports Medicine Fellowship - Rush University Medical Center

Academic Appointments
Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery - Stanford University School of Medicine
Attending Physician - Veterans Administration Palo Alto
Director, Lacob Family Sports Medicine Center, Stanford University