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.

SOAR Surgery Center
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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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We accept most major insurance plans. View insurances we accept.

Practice News

2016 Medical Mission to Namibia

Dr. Lawrence Oloff

Drs. Lehnert and Oloff are preparing for their medical mission to Namibia through the International Extremity Project.  One of the many pre-trip steps was checked of on July 19, 2016 when their Namibian medical licenses were issued. Please visit International Extremity Project to follow their volunteer mission work. Medical License – IEP Mission_Aug 2016   Medical […]

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Recovering From Knee Injuries-iHeartRADIO


May 17, 2016 – Dr. John Kao was a featured guest speaker on iHeartRADIO. The topic: Recovering From Knee Injuries. He specifically spoke about Warrior’s basketball MVP, Stephen Curry. Hear the entire 23 minute podcast at

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Dr. Akizuki – Giant’s Spring Training


When he couldn’t fully swing at last week’s AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, Bruce Bochy, Giant’s Manager, was advised to undergo an MRI. He then had the arthroscopic surgery, performed by team orthopedist Dr. Ken Akizuki, and Bochy was on a plane to the Arizona desert two hours later.

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Dr. Oloff Featured in Foot & Ankle Specialist Journal

Dr. Lawrence Oloff

Dr. Lawrence Oloff was the lead researcher in a recent Achilles tendon study. The study evaluated platelet-rich plasma (PRP) in the treatment of Achilles tendon degeneration. The study was recently published in the December 2015 issue of the Foot and Ankle Specialist journal. His study group included patients treated over the past seven years. The outcomes were encouraging. The abstract from the article,… Effectiveness of Platelet-Rich Plasma in the Treatment of Achilles Tendinopathy…:

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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.