Welcome to the
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

The Stanford University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is dedicated to providing excellent patient care and outstanding education for students, residents and fellows in the fields of orthopaedic surgery and musculoskeletal medicine. We are committed to advancing knowledge related to the care of conditions of the musculoskeletal system through basic science and clinical research. We focus on patient care in each of these orthopaedic subspecialties: adult reconstruction and joint replacement, sports medicine, spine surgery, surgery of the hand and wrist, surgery of the shoulder and elbow, surgery of the foot and ankle, musculoskeletal tumor surgery, orthopaedic trauma surgery, pediatric orthopaedics, and physical medicine and rehabilitation.

We look forward to being able to provide enhanced orthopaedic care for our patients and to continue contributing to the global orthopaedic surgery knowledge base.


Physician Spotlight

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Stanford, Derek F. Amanatullah, MD, PhD, is developing novel ways to treat infected joint replacement infections.

Stanford Orthopaedics ranked amongst top in the U.S.

U.S. News and World Report name Stanford Hospital as one of the top 10 hospitals in the U.S, Stanford Hospitals also ranked in 13 adult specialities including Orthopaedics.


March 2018

AAOS Presidential Address

After serving as the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) President for the past year, Dr. William J. Maloney addresses the attendees of the 2018 AAOS conference held in New Orleans, Louisiana. Dr. Maloney disccusses the events, and developments, from the past 12 months. 

Read more from AAOS 

Dr. Maloney's 2018 Address at AAOS

April 2018

European Pediatric Orthopaedic Society - 37th EPOS Annual Meeting

Stanford Universitys Pediatric Orthopaedics Participation In Oslo Norway. 

Members of the Pedratric Department of Orthopaedic Surgery attended and presented at the Conference on April 11th.

A Podium presentation:"Is the Burnese Periacetabbular osteotomysafe for the treat of hip pysplasia when the triradite cartilage is still open? A priminary study"

Stephanie Pun, Daniel Maranho, Jacinta Leyden, Ariel Davilla-Parrilla and Michael Mills

E-Poster: "Finding value in pelvic fixation for neuromuscular scoliosis: a comparison of the Marchesi technique to iliac screws fixation"

Meghan Imrie, Lawrence Rinsky, Ivan Mayor and Evan Ball