Geoffrey Abrams, MD

Sports medicine surgeon

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Health Care system
Bio:   Dr. Abrams specializes in Sports Medicine and arthroscopy, upper extremity joint replacement, as well as ligament reconstructive surgery of the shoulder, knee, hip and elbow. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS), American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), and the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA), among others. He is actively involved in cartilage restoration research, particularly for the shoulder and upper extremity, in addition to the role of inflammatory mediators on cartilage destruction and rotator cuff pathology. 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 has participated in caring for the Chicago Bulls basketball team and Chicago Whitesox baseball team and currently serves as Team Physician for the Stanford Women's Basketball Team, Stanford Men's Tennis Team, and Notre Dame de Namur University. Dr. Abrams has authored or co-authored over 40 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.

Sports Medicine Clinic

  • 450 Broadway Street
  • Redwood City, CA 94063
  • Phone: 1-800-717-0012
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Professional Education

  • Residency: Stanford University School of Medicine (2012) CA
  • Internship: Stanford University School of Medicine (2008) CA
  • Fellowship: Rush University Medical Center (2013) IL
  • Medical Education: UCSD (2007) CA