Richard A. Marder, M.D.
Orthopaedic Surgery - Sports Medicine
- Chair, Department of Orthopaedics
- Chief of Sports Medicine
- Clinical Director of the Sports Medicine Program
Dr. Marder is a sports injury specialist who has worked with major-league professional sports teams as well as collegiate athletic programs. 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.
M.D., UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles CA 1980
B.S., University of Southern California, Los Angeles CA 1975
Orthopaedics, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles CA 1981-1985
Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital / Harvard, Boston MA 1985-1986
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2006
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery-Sports Medicine, 2010
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Medical Association
American Orthopaedic Association
American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine
Arthroscopy Association of North America
California Medical Association
NBA Team Physician Society
Western Orthopaedic Association
Honors and Awards
Outstanding Teacher of the Year, UCD, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2011
Outstanding Teacher of the Year, University of California, Davis, Department of Orthopaedics, 1997
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 of the 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.