Our multidisciplinary approach results in superior patient outcomes.

About Our Practice


Regardless of your sport or level of play, our practice will keep you living the active lifestyle you enjoy.

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Sports Medicine Services


Board-certified rheumatologists provide expert care for patients with fatigue, joint pain, and inflammation.

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Rheumatology Services


SOAR physicians have been on the sidelines of some of San Francisco’s greatest victories, from the Super Bowls in the 80’s and 90’s, to the World Series in 2010.

Treating the Pros


Our state-of-the-art surgical center focuses on low infection and complication rates, superior surgical results, and an outstanding patient experience.

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Sports Affiliations

Our practice offers World-Class Orthopedic care to some of the most legendary teams in Pro Sports. We give that same high standard of care to all of our Patients!

For Patients on the Run

Can you treat my injury or condition?

We are a full-service musculoskeletal clinic and treat patients suffering from muscle, bone, or ligament pain or injury in any body part. Learn more about common conditions and treatments.

Which doctor should I see?

Browse our Physicians section to see which doctors specialize in your injury or condition.


How soon can I be seen?

We can usually see you within 1 business day! Call 650.851.4900.

How do I become a patient?

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Do you accept my insurance?

We accept most major insurance plans. View insurances we accept.

Practice News

SOAR and March Madness

On March 23rd, Dr. Joseph Donahue of SOAR Medical was on the Orthopedic Sports Team of physicians on hand at the NCAA Sweet Sixteen between Gonzaga and Xavier… West No. 11 seed Xavier faces No. 1 seed Gonzaga in the NCAA Tournament Elite 8 at the SAP Center in San Jose on Saturday at 6:09 […]

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Dr. Akizuki mentioned in San Francisco Chronicle

Dr. Akizuki was mentioned in the San Francisco Chronicle on March 21st as an attending physician for Giant’s pitcher Will Smith, who suffered an injury in his elbow. You can see the whole article here.

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Dr. Elaine Lambert – Voted Bay Area Top Doctor 2017


Bay Area Top Doctors 2017 voted on by San Francisco magazine editors | December 23, 2016 Our annual listing of the best healthcare providers, from neonatal to geriatric (abbreviated for length, see whole list here)   No matter how much research you do, the science of determining which doctors are a region’s best is an […]

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Dr. Brody & PGA Golfer Kevin Lucas

PGA Golfer, Kevin Lucas, is the Champion of the 2016 Nevada Open Golf Championship only one year after surgery by SOAR Medicine hand surgeon, Dr. Gordon Brody.   SOAR Medical and Dr. Brody extend our heartfelt congratulations. Awesome results – return to competitive play and winning!

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  • The San Francisco 49ers
  • The San Francisco Giants
  • San Jose Giants
  • Santa Clara University
  • University of San Fransisco
  • CAL Football
  • CAL Women's Basketball
  • Academy of Art University
  • DeAnza College
  • Foothill College
  • Skyline College
  • West Valley College
Though no longer affiliated, Soar Medical is quite proud of our previous partnership with the San Fransisco 49ers. It is well known that professional and college athletes demand the highest level of orthopedic care - their sport is their passion. We feel it is a testament to our practice that the Giants' organization trusts us with their athletes' orthopedic care.However, while it is exciting to treat high-profile athletes, we are committed to providing the same level of care to all of our patients.

Who We Are

At Sports Orthopedic and Rehabilitation (SOAR), we specialize in sports medicine, orthopedic surgery, rehabilitative medicine and rheumatology. Our team of physicians is comprised of fellowship trained, board-certified specialists in orthopedics, rheumatology, and internal medicine and each patient benefits from our team approach.

What We Do

Our surgeons are skilled in arthroscopy, ligament reconstruction, hand and micro surgery, total joint replacement, fractures, foot surgery, and pediatric and adolescent sports medicine. Our rheumatologists treat conditions including osteoarthritis, bursitis, tendonitis, gout, arthritis, lupus, and myositis.