Dr. Geoffrey Abrams, Director of Lacob Family Sports Medicine Center, joins CrashCourse Advisory Committee
Geoffrey Abrams, Stanford orthopaedic surgeon and Director of Sports Medicine at Lacob Family Sports Medicine Center, oversees patient care for all Stanford varsity athletes while also serving as team physician for both Golden State Warriors and San Francisco 49ers.
Currently, Dr. Abrams serves as Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Stanford Health Care and staff physician at VA Palo Alto, with a clinical focus on Sports Medicine conditions. His research centers around molecular mechanisms underlying tendinopathy development and seeks to progress novel practices in preventing and treating the disease. Specifically, his research team studies the role of microRNA in chronic inflammation within tendinopathy as well as how microRNA effects differentiation of stem cells within the tendon environment.
As a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), Dr. Abrams has authored and co-authored over 60 peer-reviewed scientific articles and 20 book chapters. He has also presented original research at scientific meetings worldwide and serves as a reviewer for numerous scientific journals.
Before his medical career, Dr. Abrams played professional tennis, winning several Futures level tournaments and three NCAA National Championships as a member of Stanford’s tennis team.
With enthusiasm, TeachAids welcomes Dr. Abrams to our CrashCourse advisory team. We are confident his leadership and expertise will drive critical designs in the world’s first comprehensive and immersive concussion curriculum.