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Dr Halbrecht CV






2100 WEBSTER ST, STE 331


(415) 923-0944




Personal Data

                                                            Date of Birth:              July 2, 1958

                                                            Place of Birth              Brooklyn, N.Y.

                                                            Marital Status              Single



Professional Practice

                                                            Private Practice Orthopedic Surgery

                                                            September 1991-Present        

                                                            San Francisco, CA



Professional Activities


                                                            Founder and Chief Medical Officer of ZKR                                                                                                                                          Orthopedics ( Medical Device Company) 2018- current


                                                            Advisory Board Karuna Labs: Using Virtual Reality

                                                            to Enhance Rehabilitation of Shoulder Injuries.  2019-Current


                                                            UCSF Health Hub Judge for Health Tech Awards  2020


                                                            Medical Director Women's Pro Ski Tour



                                                            Orthopedic Consultant AVP

                                                            Professional Beach Volleyball (1991-2001)


                                                            Orthopedic Physician USA Soccer (1997-2002)


                                                            Master Instructor in Shoulder Surgery

                                                            Arthroscopy Association of North America


                                                            Board of Directors

                                                            California Pacific Medical Associates ( 2003-2007­)


                                                            Associate Editor

                                                            Arthroscopy Journal ( 2005-2009)


                                                            Orthopedic Consultant

                                                            Genzyme Tissue Repair


                                                            Clinical Advisory Board  Oratec Surgical Interventions (1997-2002)


                                                            Linvatec Meniscal Study Group Clinical Investigator


                                                            Orthopedic Surgical Consultant

                                                            Cryolife Corporation

                                                            Meniscal Tranplantation Technique


                                                            Orthopedic Consultant

                                                            Regeneration Technologies


                                                            Orthopedic Consultant

                                                            Mitek Corporation


                                                            Orthopedic Consultant

                                                            Stryker Sports Medicine


                                                            Assistant Clinical Professor

                                                            Graduate Dept. Physical Therapy

                                                            UCSF School of Medicine 1992-1999


                                                            Sports Medicine Consultant

                                                            UCSF Student Health Services (1992-1995)


                                                            Attending Physician   

                                                            Orthopedic Resident Teaching Clinic

                                                            California Pacific Medical Center 1993-1998


                                                            Director of Sports Medicine

                                                            California College of Podiatric Medicine



                                                            Sports Medicine Consultant

                                                            University of California at Berkeley 1994-95


                                                            NFL Junior Player Development League Team Physician . 2000- 2002                                                                                                     

                                                            Team Physician

                                                            Sacred Heart Cathedral Prep 1991-1997


                                                            Professional Ethics Committee San Francisco Medical Society 1992-2002                                                                                               

                                                            Quality Assurance Committee

                                                            Dept. Orthopedic Surgery

                                                            California Pacific Medical Center 1996-97


                                                            Education Committee

                                                            Arthroscopy Association of North America

                                                            1995-1997: 2013-Current


                                                            Learning Center Committee

                                                            Arthroscopy Association of North America



                                                            Membership Committee

                                                            Arthroscopy Association of North America (2004-2006)



                                                            Founder and Medical Director

                                                            Pacific Heights Surgery Center (Current)


                                                            Qualified Medical Evaluator (QME)


Society Membership

                                                            American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons


                                                            Arthroscopy Association of North America


                                                           American Orthopedic Society for

                                                           Sports Medicine


                                                            California Orthopedic Association



Hospital Appointments

                                                            California Pacific Medical Center San Francisco, CA                               

                                                            St. Francis Hospital San Francisco, CA                                                         

                                                            St. Luke's Hospital San Francisco, CA                                                           

                                                            Pacific Heights Surgery Center San Francisco, CA 

                                                            Presidio Surgery Center San Francisco, CA


Education and Professional Training


            1990-1991                             Fellowship in Knee and Shoulder Surgery

                                                            Southern California Center for Sports Medicine

                                                            Douglas W, Jackson, M.D. Director

                                                            Long Beach, CA 90806

                                                            (310) 424-6666


            1985-1990                               Resident in Orthopedic Surgery                                                           

                                                              Hospital for Joint Diseases                                                                                                                                                                    Victor H Frankel, M.D. Director

                                                               New York, NY


            1986-1987                               Research Fellowship

                                                              Department of Bioengineering

                                                              Hospital for Joint Diseases

                                                              Harold Alexander, PhD Director

                                                              New York, NY


            1984-1985                              Internship in General Surgery

                                                             Mt Sinai Medical Center

                                                             New York, NY


            1980-1984                              New York University School of Medicine

                                                             New York, NY

                                                             Degree: M.D.


            1976-1980                              Columbia University

                                                            New York, NY

                                                            Degree: B.A.



            Cum Laud:                             Columbia College, 1980

            AOA President                       NYU Medical School, 1984




State Licensure


            California:                               G65796


Medical Legal




Board Certification


American Board of Orthopedic Surgery:         Part I:                        passed 1990

                                                                                Part II:                       passed 1993

                                                                                Recertification:        renewal 2024


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