James Van den Bogaerde, M.D.


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Sports Medicine


Orthopaedic Surgery


Orthopaedic Surgery

Locations and Contact

Sports Medicine

3301 C St
Sacramento, CA 95816

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800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Clinical Interests

Dr. Van den Bogaerde currently serves as an official team physician for the Sacramento Republic FC professional men's soccer team.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Van den Bogaerde's research interests include clinical-outcome studies regarding the efficacy of treating shoulder and knee injuries. His teaching interests focus on developing a resident teaching curriculum for sports medicine and shoulder and elbow surgery.


Orthopaedic Surgery - Sports Medicine

Center/Program Affiliation

Sports Medicine Program

Undergraduate School

B.S., UCLA, Los Angeles CA 1992

Medical School

M.D., University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago IL 1997


Surgery, UC Davis, Sacramento CA 1997-1998


Orthopaedic Surgery, UC Davis, Sacramento CA 1998-2002


Sports Medicine, Steadman Hawkins Clinic, Vail CO 2002-2003

Wyeth-Ayerst Resident Reporter, American Academy of Orthopaedics Annual Meeting, 2002

Orthopaedic Research and Education FOundation/ JBJS Resident Journal Club Grant, 2001

Roche Laboratories Award for Excellence in Basic Science Research, National Student Research Forum, 1995

Van den Bogaerde J, Taylor JR. Chapter 136: Elbow Tendon Disorders. Chapman MW, James MA (eds). Chapman’s Comprehensive Orthopaedic Surgery, 4th edition. 2019;3(7):2856-2874.

Van den Bogaerde J, Shin E. Posterior interosseous nerve incarceration with endobutton repair of distal biceps. Orthopedics. 2015 Jan;38(1):e68-71. doi:10.3928/01477447-20150105-92. PMID:25611423.

Sakata R, McNary SM, Miyatake K, Lee CA, Van den Bogaerde JM, Marder RA, Reddi AH. Stimulation of the superficial zone protein and lubrication in the articular cartilage by human platelet-rich plasma. Am J Sports Med. 2015 Jun;43(6):1467-73. doi:10.1177/0363546515575023. Epub 2015 Mar 26. PMID:25813869.

Lo EY, Li CS, Van den Bogaerde JM. The effect of drill trajectory on proximity to the posterior interosseous nerve during cortical button distal biceps repair. Arthroscopy. 2011 Aug;27(8):1048-54. doi:10.1016/j.arthro.2011.03.084. Epub 2011 Jun 25. PMID:21705171.

Van den Bogaerde JM, Shin E, Neu CP, Marder RA. The superficial medial collateral ligament reconstruction of the knee: effect of altering graft length on knee kinematics and stability. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2011 Dec;19 Suppl 1:S60-8. doi:10.1007/s00167-011-1519-8. Epub 2011 Apr 30. PMID:21533536.

Van den Bogaerde JM, Hynes KL, Clark ET, Gewertz BL. Serum proteins facilitate neutrophil induction of endothelial leukocyte adhesion molecule 1. Surgery. 1998 Feb;123(2):199-204. doi:10.1067/msy.1998.85438. PMID:9481406.