Richard A. Marder is a sports injury specialist and has been head team physician for Sacramento's professional men's basketball team since 1987. He also works with UC Davis and American River College athletic teams. His areas of clinical expertise include arthroscopy and ligament reconstruction.
Dr. Marder's research interests involve kinematics of medial collateral ligament (MCL) reconstruction and impingement or primary tendonitis of the rotator cuff.
Chief of Sports Medicine
Clinical Director of the Sports Medicine Program
2805 J St., Suite 300
Sacramento, CA 95816
Department Phone: 916-734-5885
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)
B.S., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, 1975
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery-Sports Medicine, 2010
American Medical Association
American Orthopaedic Association
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
Arthroscopy Association of North America
California Medical Association
NBA Team Physician Society
Western Orthopaedic Association
Honors and Awards:
Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation Grant Award, 1993
The Golden Cane, J. Vernon Luck Research Society, 1991
Outstanding Teacher of the Year, University of California, Davis, Department of Orthopaedics, 1988
Alpha Omega Alpha, 1979
Phi Beta Kappa, 1975
Eagle Scout, 1967
Select Recent Publications:
Kim S, Bosque J, Meehan JP, Jamali A, Marder R. Increase in outpatient knee arthroscopy in the United States: a comparison of National Surveys of Ambulatory Surgery, 1996 and 2006. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2011 Jun 1;93(11):994-1000.
Labson JD, Anderson KA, Marder RA. Acromioclavicular dislocation after arthroscopic distal clavicle resection: a case report. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2011 Mar;20(2):e10-2. Epub 2010 Dec 30.
Marder RA, Heiden EA, Kim S. Calcific tendonitis of the shoulder: is subacromial decompression in combination with removal of the calcific deposit beneficial? J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2011 Sep;20(6):955-60. Epub 2011 Feb 1.
Van den Bogaerde JM, Shin E, Neu CP, Marder RA. The superficial medial collateral ligament reconstruction of the knee: effect of altering graft length on knee kinematics and stability. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2011 Apr
Marder, R.A., and Ertl, J.P.: Arthroscopic Treatment of Lateral Tibial Plateau Fractures. In: Simonian, P., Cole, B., and Bach Jr., B. (editors), Sports Injuries of the Knee, Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc., New York, 31:193-197. 2006.
Marder, R.A., Hopkins, Jr., G., and Timmerman, L.A.: Arthroscopic Microfracture of Chondral Defects of the Knee: A Comparison of Two Postoperative Treatments. Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery, 21(2):152-158. 2005.
Marder, R.A.: On-Field Emergencies. In: Scuderi, G. and McCann, P. (editors), Sports Medicine: A Comprehensive Approach, Second edition, Mosby-Year Book, Philadelphia, 4:28-39. 2005.
Marder, R.A.: Stress Fractures. In: Chapman, M.W. (editor), Chapman's Orthopaedic Surgery, Third Edition, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, 96:2485-2491. 2001.
Milne, J.C., and Marder, R.A.: Meniscus Tears. In: Chapman, M.W. (editor), Chapman's Orthopaedic Surgery, Third Edition, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, 85:2299-2309. 2001.
Marder, R.A.: Ankle Ligament Injuries. In: Chapman, M.W. (editor), Chapman's Orthopaedic Surgery, Third Edition, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, 95:2473-2483. 2001.
Marder, R.A.: Disorders ofthe Rotator Cuff. In: Chapman, M.W. (editor), Chapman's Orthopaedic Surgery, Third Edition, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, 79:2119-2139. 2001.
Marder, R.A., and Ertl, J.P.: Dislocations and Multiple Ligamentous Injuries of the Knee. In: Chapman, M.W. (editor), Chapman's Orthopaedic Surgery, Third Edition, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, 91:2417-2434. 2001.
Ertl, J.P., and Marder, R.A.: Arthroscopy Assisted Fixation of Fractures Around the Knee. In: Chow, J.c.Y. (editor), Advanced Arthroscopy, Springer-Verlag, New York, 41:559-571. 2001.