Kenneth J. Hunt, MD

Foot and ankle surgeon

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Stanford University Medical Center

Foot and Ankle Services

  • 450 Broadway Street
  • Redwood City, CA 94063
  • Phone: 650-498-7555
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Professional Education

Residency: University of Utah - Dept of Orthopaedics (2008) UT

Internship: University of Utah School of Medicine (2004) UT

Board Certification, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Orthopaedic Surgery

Fellowship: Orthocarolina and Carolinas Medical Center (2009) NC

Medical Education: University of Utah School of Medicine (2003) UT

Fellowship, Carolinas Medical Center, OrthoCarolina, Foot and Ankle Surgery

Residency, University of Utah Hospital, Orthopaedic Surgery

M.D., University of Utah, School of Medicine

B.S., Brigham Young University, Nutritional Science

Honors & Awards

Young Investigator Award, Western Orthopaedic Association (June 2012)

Russell Hibbs Award - Best Basic Science Presentation, 42nd Annual Meeting of the Scoliosis Research Society (September 2007)

Administrative Appointments

Team Physician, Stanford Football Program (2009 - Present)

Team Physician, Stanford Athletic Department (2009 - Present)

Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Consultant, San Francisco 49ers (2009 - Present)

Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Consultant, Golden State Warriors (2011 - Present)

Achilles tendon ruptures.
Hunt, K. J., Budny, A. M., & Maffulli, N. (2014). Achilles tendon ruptures. Foot & ankle specialist, 7(3), 199-207.

Biomechanical Comparison of an All-Soft Suture Anchor With a Modified Brostrom-Gould Suture Repair for Lateral Ligament Reconstruction
Brown, C. A., Hurwit, D., Behn, A., & Hunt, K. J. (2014). Biomechanical Comparison of an All-Soft Suture Anchor With a Modified Brostrom-Gould Suture Repair for Lateral Ligament Reconstruction. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SPORTS MEDICINE, 42(2), 417-422.

Incidence and Risk Factors for Turf Toe Injuries in Intercollegiate Football: Data From the National Collegiate Athletic Association Injury Surveillance System
George, E., Harris, A. Hs., Dragoo, J. L., & Hunt, K. J. (2014). Incidence and Risk Factors for Turf Toe Injuries in Intercollegiate Football: Data From the National Collegiate Athletic Association Injury Surveillance System. FOOT & ANKLE INTERNATIONAL, 35(2), 108-115.

Syndesmosis injuries.
Hunt, K. J. (2013). Syndesmosis injuries. Current reviews in musculoskeletal medicine, 6(4), 304-312.

Use of patient-reported outcome measures in foot and ankle research.
Hunt, K. J., & Hurwit, D. (2013). Use of patient-reported outcome measures in foot and ankle research. journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume, 95(16), e1181-9.

Foot and Ankle Injuries in Sport Imaging Correlation with Arthroscopic and Surgical Findings
Hunt, K. J., Githens, M., Riley, G. M., Kim, M., & Gold, G. E. (2013). Foot and Ankle Injuries in Sport Imaging Correlation with Arthroscopic and Surgical Findings. CLINICS IN SPORTS MEDICINE, 32(3), 525-?.

Foot and ankle injuries in sport: imaging correlation with arthroscopic and surgical findings.
Hunt, K. J., Githens, M., Riley, G. M., Kim, M., & Gold, G. E. (2013). Foot and ankle injuries in sport: imaging correlation with arthroscopic and surgical findings. Clinics in sports medicine, 32(3), 525-557.

Treatment of Jones Fracture Nonunions and Refractures in the Elite Athlete Outcomes of Intramedullary Screw Fixation With Bone Grafting
Hunt, K. J., & Anderson, R. B. (2011). Treatment of Jones Fracture Nonunions and Refractures in the Elite Athlete Outcomes of Intramedullary Screw Fixation With Bone Grafting. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SPORTS MEDICINE, 39(9), 1948-1954.

Continuous peripheral nerve blockade as post-operative analgesia for open treatment of calcaneal fractures.
Hunt KJ, Higgins TF, Carlston CV, Swenson, JR, & Beals TC. (2010). Continuous peripheral nerve blockade as post-operative analgesia for open treatment of calcaneal fractures. J Orthop Trauma, 24(3).

Foot and Ankle Problems Related to Sports: Introduction and Approach to Management.
Anderson RB, Hunt KJ, & McCormick JJ. (2010). Foot and Ankle Problems Related to Sports: Introduction and Approach to Management. J Amer Acad Orthop Surg, in press.

Management of Forefoot Injuries in the Athlete
Hunt KJ, McCormick JJ, & Anderson RB. (2009). Management of Forefoot Injuries in the Athlete. Operative Techniques in Sports Medicine., in press.

Heel pain in the athlete.
Hunt KJ, & Anderson RB. (2009). Heel pain in the athlete. Sports Health: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach., 1.

The Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Outcomes Research (OFAR) Network: Feasibility of a Multicenter Network for Patient Outcomes Assessment in Foot and Ankle.
Hunt, K. J., Alexander, I., Baumhauer, J., Brodsky, J., Chiodo, C., & Saltzman, C. L. (2014). The Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Outcomes Research (OFAR) Network: Feasibility of a Multicenter Network for Patient Outcomes Assessment in Foot and Ankle. Foot & ankle international, 35(9), 847-854.

Psychometric Comparison of the PROMIS Physical Function CAT With the FAAM and FFI for Measuring Patient-Reported Outcomes
Hung, M., Baumhauer, J. F., Brodsky, J. W., Cheng, C., Ellis, S. J., & Hunt, K. J. (2014). Psychometric Comparison of the PROMIS Physical Function CAT With the FAAM and FFI for Measuring Patient-Reported Outcomes. FOOT & ANKLE INTERNATIONAL, 35(6), 592-599.

Neuromuscular Problems in Foot and Ankle: Evaluation and Workup
Hunt, K. J., & Ryu, J. H. (2014). Neuromuscular Problems in Foot and Ankle: Evaluation and Workup. FOOT AND ANKLE CLINICS, 19(1), 1-?.

Epidemiology of syndesmosis injuries in intercollegiate football: incidence and risk factors from National Collegiate Athletic Association injury surveillance system data from 2004-2005 to 2008-2009.
Hunt, K. J., George, E., Harris, A. Hs., & Dragoo, J. L. (2013). Epidemiology of syndesmosis injuries in intercollegiate football: incidence and risk factors from National Collegiate Athletic Association injury surveillance system data from 2004-2005 to 2008-2009. Clinical journal of sport medicine , 23(4), 278-282.

Biplanar Proximal Phalanx Closing Wedge Osteotomy for Hallux Rigidus
Hunt, K. J., & Anderson, R. B. (2012). Biplanar Proximal Phalanx Closing Wedge Osteotomy for Hallux Rigidus. FOOT & ANKLE INTERNATIONAL, 33(12), 1043-1050.

Locked Versus Nonlocked Plate Fixation for First Metatarsophalangeal Arthrodesis: A Biomechanical Investigation
Hunt, K. J., Barr, C. R., Lindsey, D. P., & Chou, L. B. (2012). Locked Versus Nonlocked Plate Fixation for First Metatarsophalangeal Arthrodesis: A Biomechanical Investigation. FOOT & ANKLE INTERNATIONAL, 33(11), 984-990.

Foot and Ankle Questions on the Orthopaedic In-Training Examination: Analysis of Content, Reference, and Performance
Barr, C. R., Cheng, I., Chou, L. B., & Hunt, K. J. (2012). Foot and Ankle Questions on the Orthopaedic In-Training Examination: Analysis of Content, Reference, and Performance. ORTHOPEDICS, 35(6), E880-E888.

Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus Effect of Defect Size and Plantarflexion Angle on Ankle Joint Stresses
Hunt, K. J., Lee, A. T., Lindsey, D. P., Slikker, W., & Chou, L. B. (2012). Osteochondral Lesions of the Talus Effect of Defect Size and Plantarflexion Angle on Ankle Joint Stresses. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF SPORTS MEDICINE, 40(4), 895-901.

Locked Versus Nonlocked Plate Fixation For Hallux MTP Arthrodesis
Hunt, K. J., Ellington, J. K., Anderson, R. B., Cohen, B. E., Davis, W. H., & Jones, C. P. (2011). Locked Versus Nonlocked Plate Fixation For Hallux MTP Arthrodesis. FOOT & ANKLE INTERNATIONAL, 32(7), 704-709.

Management of Common Sports-related Injuries About the Foot and Ankle
Anderson, R. B., Hunt, K. J., & McCormick, J. J. (2010). Management of Common Sports-related Injuries About the Foot and Ankle. JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEONS, 18(9), 546-556.

Ultrasound guided sciatic nerve block for foot and ankle surgery: a prospective study
Beals TC, Hunt KJ, & Saltzman CL. (2010). Ultrasound guided sciatic nerve block for foot and ankle surgery: a prospective study. Clin Orthop and Rel Res, in press.

The Effect of Two Clinically Relevant Fusionless Scoliosis Implant Strategies on the Health of the Intervertebral Disc
Hunt KJ, Braun JT, & Christensen BA. (2010). The Effect of Two Clinically Relevant Fusionless Scoliosis Implant Strategies on the Health of the Intervertebral Disc. Spine, 35(4).

Treatment of Jones fracture non-unions and refractures in the elite athlete
Hunt KJ, & Anderson RB. (2010). Treatment of Jones fracture non-unions and refractures in the elite athlete. Am J Sports Med, in review.

Cementation of a Polyethylene Liner Into a Metal Acetabular Shell A Biomechanical Study
Hofmann, A. A., Prince, E. J., Drake, F. T., & Hunt, K. J. (2009). Cementation of a Polyethylene Liner Into a Metal Acetabular Shell A Biomechanical Study. JOURNAL OF ARTHROPLASTY, 24(5), 775-782.

Single-Injection Femoral and Sciatic Nerve Blocks for Pain Control After Total Knee Arthroplasty
Hunt, K. J., Bourne, M. H., & Mariani, E. M. (2009). Single-Injection Femoral and Sciatic Nerve Blocks for Pain Control After Total Knee Arthroplasty. JOURNAL OF ARTHROPLASTY, 24(4), 533-538.

Percutaneous curettage and bone grafting for humeral simple bone cysts.
Hunt, K. J., Bergeson, A., Coffin, C. M., & Randall, R. L. (2009). Percutaneous curettage and bone grafting for humeral simple bone cysts. Orthopedics, 32(2), 89-?.

Variations in corticosteroid/anesthetic injections for painful shoulder conditions: comparisons among orthopaedic surgeons, rheumatologists, and physical medicine and primary-care physicians
Skedros, J. G., Hunt, K. J., & Pitts, T. C. (2007). Variations in corticosteroid/anesthetic injections for painful shoulder conditions: comparisons among orthopaedic surgeons, rheumatologists, and physical medicine and primary-care physicians. BMC MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS, 8.

Ontogenetic structural and material variations in ovine calcanei: A model for interpreting bone adaptation
Skedros, J. G., Sorenson, S. M., Hunt, K. J., & Holyoak, J. D. (2007). Ontogenetic structural and material variations in ovine calcanei: A model for interpreting bone adaptation. ANATOMICAL RECORD-ADVANCES IN INTEGRATIVE ANATOMY AND EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY, 290(3), 284-300.

Surgical fixation of pathologic fractures: an evaluation of evolving treatment methods.
Hunt, K. J., Gollogly, S., & Randall, R. L. (2006). Surgical fixation of pathologic fractures: an evaluation of evolving treatment methods. Bulletin (Hospital for Joint Diseases (New York, N.Y.)), 63(3-4), 77-82.

Does the degree of laminarity correlate with site-specific differences in collagen fibre orientation in primary bone? An evaluation in the turkey ulna diaphysis
Skedros, J. G., & Hunt, K. J. (2004). Does the degree of laminarity correlate with site-specific differences in collagen fibre orientation in primary bone? An evaluation in the turkey ulna diaphysis. JOURNAL OF ANATOMY, 205(2), 121-134.

Relationships of loading history and structural and material characteristics of bone: Development of the mule deer calcaneus
Skedros, J. G., Hunt, K. J., & Bloebaum, R. D. (2004). Relationships of loading history and structural and material characteristics of bone: Development of the mule deer calcaneus. JOURNAL OF MORPHOLOGY, 259(3), 281-307.

Ontogenetic and regional morphologic variations in the turkey ulna diaphysis: implications for functional adaptation of cortical bone.
Skedros, J. G., Hunt, K. J., Hughes, P. E., & Winet, H. (2003). Ontogenetic and regional morphologic variations in the turkey ulna diaphysis: implications for functional adaptation of cortical bone. The anatomical record. Part A, Discoveries in molecular, cellular, and evolutionary biology, 273(1), 609-629.