About Robert F LaPrade, MD, PhD


Robert LaPrade CV


University of Maine, Orono B.S., Forest Engineering 1976-1981
University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway PhD, Philosophy, Thesis: Biomechanics "Anatomy and Diagnosis of Posterolateral Knee Injuries" 1999-2003
The University of Illinois, Chicago M.D. 1983-1987
Michigan State University, Kalamazoo 1987-1988
MSU/KCMS, Kalamazoo 1987-1993
Hughston Sports Medicine Clinic, Columbus, Georgia Orthopaedic Sports Medicine 1993-1994

Hospital/academic affiliations

Surgical Center
  • Clear Lake Regional Medical Center | Webster, Texas
  • St. Francis Medical Center | Shakopee, Minnesota
  • University of Minnesota Medical Center | Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • University of Texas Medical Branch | John Sealy Hospital
  • Veterans Administration Medical Center | Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Michigan State University, Department of Surgery, Volunteer Faculty
  • University of Minnesota, Biomedical Engineering Graduate Faculty Member
  • University of Minnesota, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Adjunct Professor
  • University of Minnesota, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine and Shoulder Services
  • University of Texas Medical Branch, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine Division

Society memberships

National Society Memberships
  • American Medical Association
State Society Memberships
    State Medical Society
  • Texas Medical Association
    State Orthopaedic Societies
  • Minnesota Orthopaedic Society
Regional Memberships
  • Mid-America Orthopaedic Association
Specialty Society Memberships
  • American Orthopaedic Association
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
Additional Society Memberships
  • West Metro Medical Society

  • Biomedical Engineering Institute (BMEI), University of Minnesota

  • Hughston Society

  • Magellan Society

  • American Academy of Orhopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)

Community activities

American Society for Testing and Materials - Ice Hockey Standard Sub-Comm, European Meniscal Transplantation Group (EMTG), International Society for Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery, and Sports Medicine (ISAKOS), International Cartilage Repair Society (ICRS), European Society of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery, and Arthroscopy (ESSKA).

AOSSM Hall of Fame Committee, ISAKOS Progress Committee, ISAKOS Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Committee (Deputy Chair), ESSKA Cartilage Research Committee, ESSKA Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Committee, AANA Research Committee, ESSKA 2010 Scientific Program Committee, AOSSM Research Committee, AAOS Sports Medicine/Arthroscopy Program Subcommittee, ISAKOS Scientific Committee, Hockey Equipment Certification Council (HECC), International Committee for the Prevention of Honkey Related Spinal Injuries

Contact Information

The Steadman Clinic 181 West Meadow Dr Ste 400 Vail, CO USA 81657 View map Phone 970-476-1100

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Other staff in my practice

Amanda Pena
Laurie Wohlt, MSPT
Brandon Kolodzek, PA-C, MPAS
Tyler Cram MA, ATC, OTC

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