Brian Michael Haus, M.D.

Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

To see if Brian Michael Haus is accepting new patients, or for assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).



Orthopaedic Surgery

Orthopaedic Surgery - Sports Medicine

Orthopaedic Surgery - Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery


Locations and Contact

Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center

Orthopaedic Surgery Clinic
4860 Y Street
Sacramento, CA 95817

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Clinic Phone: 916-734-2700

Clinic Fax: 916-734-7137

Shriners Hospital for Children

Shriners Hospital for Children
2425 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817

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Clinic Phone: 916-453-2180

Clinic Fax: 916-453-2373

Additional Numbers

Physician Referrals

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

Philosophy of Care

Brian Haus, M.D., is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist with UC Davis Childrens Hospital. Dr. Haus is a 4th generation Sacramentan, and is dedicated to providing world-class care to young patients in his community.

Clinical Interests

After graduating from Stanford, Dr. Haus completed training at the Harvard Orthopaedic Residency Program. This was followed by two year-long fellowships at Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School; one in Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery and another in Pediatric and Adolescent Sports Medicine. Currently, he is the only Board Certified Pediatric Orthopedist in Northern California who is also double-Board Certified in Sports Medicine. As such, he has expertise in managing the most complex sports injuries affecting the young athlete. 

He has extensive experience in treating sports injuries and traumatic fractures of the hip/shoulder/knee/ankle in adolescents and children using open and arthroscopic techniques.  He performs a high-volume of cartilage restoration procedures including osteochondral allograft transplantation (OATS) and Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation (MACI) for traumatic injuries, osteochondritis dissecans (OCD), and avascular necrosis (AVN).  

He is also a high-volume hip preservation surgeon and has performed over 1,500 hip preservation procedures in his career.  He treats young patients with complex hip disorders, including hip arthroscopy/labral repair/reconstruction, periacetabular osteotomy (PAO), and open surgical dislocation.   

Dr. Haus is Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the UC Davis School of Medicine.  He served as Chief of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery from 2015-2022. He is accepting new patients. In addition seeing patients at UC Davis, he also treats patients at Sutter Alhambra Surgery Center and Shriners Hospital for Chilldren.

Research/Academic Interests

Non-surgical and Surgical Outcomes of Pediatric Sports Injuries


Orthopaedic Surgery
Fetal Care and Treatment Center
Orthopaedic Surgery - Sports Medicine
Pediatric Orthopaedics

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Children's Hospital

Undergraduate School

B.A., UC Berkeley, Berkeley CA 1998

Medical School

M.D., Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford CA 2005


General Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston MA 2005-2006


Orthopaedic Surgery, Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency, Boston MA 2006-2010


Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston MA 2010-2011


Sports Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston MA 2011-2012

Top Doctor, Sacramento Magazine, 2017, 2020, 2021

Von Meyer Award 2010 & 2011, Boston Children's Hospital,

Clinician Scientist Development Program Award, Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation/Orthopaedic Research Society, 2009

Lucas Foundation Research Fellowship, Stanford University, 2003

Hill Z, Delman C, Shelton T, Vander Voort W, Haus B. Loose Body Versus Trochlear Biopsy Matrix-Induced Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation (MACI) MOCART Scores and IKDC Reported Outcomes in Pediatric Patients. J Pediatr Orthop. 2023 Jan 1;43(1):e25-e29. doi: 10.1097/BPO.0000000000002279. Epub 2022 Oct 17.

White CR, Leshikar HB, White MR, White SR, Semkiw K, Farmer DL, Haus BM. Does the American College of Surgeons New Level I Children's Surgery Center Verification Affect Treatment Efficiency and Narcotic Administration in Treating Pediatric Trauma Patients with Femur Fracture? J Am Coll Surg. 2023 Mar 1;236(3):476-483. doi: 10.1097/XCS.0000000000000496. Epub 2022 Dec 15. 

Anderson KG, Carsen S, Stinson Z, Kushare I, Finlayson CJ, Nault ML, Lee RJ, Haus BM. Medial Discoid Meniscus in Children: A Multicenter Case Series of Clinical Features and Operative Results. PRiSM Meniscus Research Interest Group; Schmale GA. Am J Sports Med. 2023 Mar 6:3635465231159671. doi: 10.1177/03635465231159671.

Garrity C, Arzi B, Haus B, Lee CA, Vapniarsky N. A Fresh Glimpse into Cartilage Immune Privilege. Cartilage. 2022 Dec;13(4):119-132. doi: 10.1177/19476035221126349. Epub 2022 Oct 15.

Beck JJ, Schlechter J, Schmale G, Haus B, Lee J. Comprehensive Arthroscopic Characterization of Discoid Meniscus Tears and Instability Using the PRiSM Discoid Meniscus Classification. Arthrosc Tech. 2022 Jun 21;11(7):e1347-e1352. doi: 10.1016/j.eats.2022.03.018. eCollection 2022 Jul.

Baumgartner WT, Shelton TJ, White C, Haus BM. Osteochondral Allograft Transplantation of the Femoral Head Through an Open Surgical Hip Dislocation. JPOSNA 2021. Vol 3 No 2 (2021): May 2021 | JPOSNA® 

Shieh AK, Saiz AM Jr, Hideshima KS, Haus BM, Leshikar HB.  Defining length stability in paediatric femoral shaft fractures treated with titanium elastic nails. J Child Orthop. 2021 Dec 1;15(6):525-531. 

Wang C, Vander Voort W, Haus BM, Carter CW. COVID-19 and Youth Sports: What Are the Risks of Getting Back on the Field Too Quickly? Pediatr Ann. 2021 Nov;50(11):e465-e469. Epub 2021 Nov 1. 

Le HV, Wick JB, Haus BM, Dyer GSM. Orthopaedic In-Training Examination: History, Perspective, and Tips for Residents. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2021 May 1;29(9):e427-e437.

Shelton TJ, Monazzam S, Calafi A, Leshikar HB, Haus BM. Preoperative 3D Modeling and Printing for Guiding Periacetabular Osteotomy. J Pediatr Orthop. 2021 Mar 1;41(3):149-158.

Robinson S, Kramer J, Shelton T, Merriman J, Haus B. Assessment of Cartilage Growth After Biopsy of Osteochondral Loose Bodies in Adolescent Knees for Use in Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation. J Pediatr Orthop. 2020 Mar;40(3):110-113. 

Shelton TJ, Patel A, Agatstein L, Haus BM. What Neuromonitoring Changes Can Be Expected During Hip Arthroscopy in the Pediatric Population? Am J Sports Med. 2020 Feb;48(2):409-414. 

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