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Tim McAdams, MD

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Stanford University Medical Center

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Contact Information

  • Clinical Offices
    Sports Medicine Center - North Campus 450 Broadway St Pavilion A 2nd Fl MC 6120 Redwood City, CA 94063
    Tel Work (650) 723-5643 Fax (650) 721-3422
  • Academic Offices
    Alternate Contact
    Dora Moscoso Academic Office Administrator
    Not for medical emergencies or patient use

Professional Overview

Clinical Focus

  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Injuries
  • knee surgery
  • Knee Injuries
  • shoulder and elbow surgery
  • hand surgery
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Academic Appointments

Administrative Appointments

  • Team Physician, San Francisco 49ers (2007 - present)
  • Team Physician, Golden State Warriors (2011 - present)
  • Team Physician, Stanford Men's Basketball (2004 - 2007)
  • Program Director, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery (2002 - 2008)

Honors and Awards

  • Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ), Sports Medicine (2007)
  • Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ), Hand Surgery (2004)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, Georgetown University School of Medicine (1994)
  • Magna Cum Laude, Georgetown University School of Medicine (1995)
  • Teacher of the Year Award, Stanford Orthopaedic Surgery (June 2002)

Professional Education

Residency: University Of New Mexico Hospital NM (2000)
Internship: University Of New Mexico Hospital NM (1996)
Fellowship: Stanford University School of Medicine CA (2001)
Board Certification: Hand Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (2004)
Board Certification: Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (2003)
Board Certification: Orthoped Surg/Sports Med, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (2007)
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Courses

2013-14

Scientific Focus

Current Research and Scholarly Interests

Athlete's shoulder: Dynamic open MRI evaluation of "peel-back" SLAP lesions of the shoulder.

Elbow MCL: Biomechanical comparison of two techniques for reconstruction of the elbow MCL with palmaris autograft.

Athlete's knee articular cartilage: Investigation of articular cartilage replacement techniques

Scaphoid fractures: CT and arthroscopic study of effect of pronation-supination on scaphoid fractures. Also investigating placement of percutaneous screw fixation of screw.

Elbow arthroscopy: Arthroscopy lab set up in Anatomy building (both wrist and elbow). Looking at lateral ligament complex of the elbow and its role in stability.

Rotator cuff: Rabbit study in which massive rotator cuff tears are simulated and grafted with either fascia lata alone, or fascia lata with a deltoid flap procedure. Histological and Biomechanical analysis of specimens at 3 and 6 months post-operatively.

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