The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery has a national and international presence in orthopaedic research that is based on a broad representation of the varied subspecialties within this surgical field for treatment of problems in infants, adolescents, middle-aged and older individuals. The goal of the Orthopaedic Research Program is to develop fundamental knowledge to advance the treatment of musculoskeletal injuries and diseases. Our faculty members are dedicated to advancing the field with a focus on “bench to bedside” innovations through sponsored research. The mentoring and development of Stanford residents as potential clinical investigators widens this fundamental mission of the department.

Nidhi Bhutani

Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Jessica Rose    

Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital and the Stanford University Medical Center

Robert Lane Smith

Professor (Research) of Orthopedic Surgery, Emeritus

Fan Yang

Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and of Bioengineering

Yunzhi Peter Yang

Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and, by courtesy, of Materials Science and Engineering and of Bioengineering

  • For profiles of Staff, Postdocs, Residents, and Clinical Fellows—as well as Faculty— see All Orthopaedic Surgery Profiles on the School of Medicine CAP Profiles website.