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Kevin Murray, MDSports Medicine & Orthopedic Surgery

Kevin Murray, MD
“Helping patients maintain vitality and participation in sports and recreation throughout life is a particular passion of mine”

As a lifelong athlete, I am deeply committed to helping people remain active and vital throughout their lives. I derive tremendous satisfaction from seeing individuals regain physical ability lost to injury or physical decline. My practice emphasizes a personalized approach to patient care, combining surgical and sports medicine expertise with a background in radiology and engineering to determine the best care for each individual. I strive to return patients to their full potential as quickly as possible.

Board certified and fellowship-trained with Subspecialty Certification in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, I have served as an attending physician for a wide variety of teams and sporting events at the amateur and professional levels. Currently, I am Team Physician for USA Hockey, West Valley College, San Jose State Ice Hockey, and Los Gatos High School. Past appointments as Attending Physician have included: USA Track and Field, USA Gymnastics, US Golf Association, the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Cirque du Soleil, Cleveland Indians Baseball, and the San Francisco Rush PRO Rugby Team.

I regularly teach arthroscopic and sports medicine concepts and surgical techniques at the internationally renowned Orthopaedic Learning Center, Chicago, IL; serve on curriculum and educational committees for national and international orthopaedic organizations; and review article submissions for Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery. Involvement in these activities over the past decade keeps me at the leading edge of sports medicine while providing a way to give back to my profession. In addition, I remain involved with biomedical device research and development as a consultant for several Silicon Valley companies.

Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with family, playing ice hockey, golfing and hiking.

I am currently accepting new patients. Please let me know if there is anything my staff and I can do to improve your experience at OrthoNorCal. I look forward to meeting you.

  • University of Minnesota, MS, Biomedical Engineering, -Yale University, BA
  • Professional Memberships and Recognitions-Subspecialty Certification in Sports Medicine.
  • AAOS Annual Achievement Award 2011-Present
  • AANA Learning Center Committee 2013-2017, 2019-Present
  • AANA Education Committee 2019-Present
  • AANA Development Committee 2016-2018
  • AANA Membership Committee
  • Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery- Reviewer 2011 to Present
  • Tecnica Gavilan. Soft Tissue Massage Tools. Patent 2018 (Replace current Tecnica Gavilan reference)
  • Phoenix Orthopedic Residency Program
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
  • Sports Medicine, SOAR
Professional Memberships & Recognitions
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA)
  • American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)
  • International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS)
  • American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
  • Society for Golf Medicine and Performance, Charter Member
  • Santa Clara County Medical Association
  • TecnicaGavilan, LLC, Patent Pending, Tracy, CA; Co-Founder, Partner
  • AAOS Sports Medicine/Arthroscopy Instructional Course Committee
  • AANA Learning Center Committee
  • Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery; Reviewer
  • AANA Advanced Arthroscopy Traveling Fellowship Recipient 2014
  • AANA Clinical Instructor, Orthopedic Learning Center
  • AAOS Achievement Award (2011-2013)
  • AANA Membership Committee (2011-2013)
Current Affiliations - Team Physician
  • USA Hockey
  • Los Gatos High School
  • West Valley College
  • San Jose State Hockey
Past Affiliations
  • USA Track and Field
  • Olympic Training Center, Colorado Springs, CO
  • San Francisco Rush Professional Rugby Team
  • United States Golf Association, US Open Championship
  • US National Figure Skating Championship
  • Santa Clara High School (Santa Clara, CA)
  • United States Track and Field (UST&F) National Championships
  • Team physician for the USA Under 18 hockey team who won gold in Sweden, November 2010
  • Played on a gold-medal winning hockey team in the Senior World Tournament, July 2010
  • USA delegate to China with an international group of sports medicine doctors, November 2009
  • UST&F Olympic Trials
  • Lake County Captains Baseball Club (Cleveland Indians Class A Affiliate)
  • Cleveland Indians Baseball Club
  • San Francisco 49ers
  • Phoenix Mustangs Professional Hockey Club
  • Cleveland Junior Barons (North American Hockey League)
  • USA Gymnastics Pacific Rim Gymnastics Championships
  • NCAA Track and Field Championships California Junior Track and Field Championships
  • NCAA Men’s West Regional Basketball Tournament
  • Stanford University basketball and football
  • Santa Clara University basketball and soccer
  • Foothill College
  • San Jose Ballet
  • Cirque du Soleil
  • Performed knee surgery for my 9th grade son. Dr. Murray was knowledgeable and did a great job! Would go back to him anytime for similar treatment.
  • Nice man. Very knowledgeable and gentle. Consummate knee expert and surgeon.
    Dr. Murray is widely known and highly respected. He trains other surgeons how to operate on knees.
  • Lucky to have Dr. Murray as a treating physician. He is a superstar surgeon with great personality and superb bedside manner. What else can you ask for.
  • Dr. Murray is attentive, kind and patient with his patients. The office staff is quick and professional and I like that they use wireless tablets for patients to fill out their personal info upon checking in. So much better than dealing with a bunch of paperwork and then your info is already filled out electronically upon your subsequent visits!
    I’ve seen Dr. Murray several times to drain a bursitis in my elbow and I leave feeling less pain and discomfort every time. Thanks Dr. Murray!
  • This isn't fair but Dr. Murray is a master of being able to instill confidence and a purity of calm in me. He's been my trusted specialist for more than 20 years. He's my go-to guy. My highest recommendation!
  • Great Doctor and he cares for his patients. I'd recommend to friends and family.
  • Dr. Murray has done an outstanding job with my rotator cuff surgery. Clean work, minimal pain, and each visit is not rushed and he takes the time to check progress. Exceptional!
  • Dr. Murray and is very professional team have exceeded all my expectation in the repair and recovery from the procedure of by right shoulder. Excellent job!
  • Very friendly and professional!
  • Amazing doctor!!!
Coming soon
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • American Association for Hand Surgery
  • American Academy Of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • The American Board of Pediatrics
  • North American Spine Society
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