Our 2021 Faculty and Trainees

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Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery

R. Lor Randall, M.D., F.A.C.S. 

The David Linn Endowed Chair in Orthopaedic Surgery

Message from the Chair


Ranked Among the Top 10 Medical Institutions in the US

UC Davis-Shriners ranked among top hospitals for children’s orthopedics in U.S. News survey

Sacramento’s UC Davis Children’s Hospital and Shriners Hospital for Children — Northern California ranked among the top 10 medical institutions in the United States for children to get orthopedic care.


Patient Stories

Explore the following orthopaedic patient stories to learn more about the range of orthopaedic care and services we provide.

Read more about our patient stories 



We provide best-in-class learning opportunities to medical students, resident physicians, clinical and postdoctoral fellows, graduate and undergraduate students.

Learn more about our education programs 

Giving Back

Giving Back

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is grateful to its donors for supporting new research projects, medical student scholarships, faculty endowments, enhanced facilities, and innovative patient-care.

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Grand Rounds

UC Davis Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds

Daniel Benson Lectureship

UC Davis Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Benson Lectureship: Dr. Joseph Schwab

Spring Newsletter

Our Spring Newsletter is live! Make sure to check it out for updates on our Trauma and Hand Specialties, as well as some great patient and alumni stories. 

Spring Newsletter

2020 Year in Review

UC Davis Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is advancing at a rapid pace, with new methods of patient care, cutting-edge research, life changing innovation and knowledge sharing across the industry. Make sure to check out our 2020 Year in Review to see how we are giving back to the community, some amazing patient stories and an update from our residents. 

Year in Review