R. Lor Randall, M.D., FACS

R. Lor Randall, M.D., FACS


Orthopaedic Surgery

Pediatric Oncology



Orthopaedic Surgery


  • The David Linn Endowed Chair for Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Professor & Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery


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Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center

4860 Y St., 3800 & 1700 (Clinic)
Sacramento, CA 95817
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UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

2279 45th Street
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Clinical Interests

Dr. Randall’s clinical practice and research focus on musculoskeletal surgical oncology and on building-leading edge trans-disciplinary teams to combat rare cancers of connective tissue in children and adults.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Randall's translational research efforts have been recognized internationally, including his work as chief of the Sarcoma Array Research Consortium (SARC) lab, a laboratory investigating the molecular genetic mechanisms that give rise to sarcomas; his development of a genetically engineered mouse model at the University of Utah (in cooperation with Nobel Prize co-winner Mario Capecchi); and his technical advancements in limb salvage surgery.


Orthopaedic Surgery

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center


M.D., Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven CT 1992

B.A., Brown University, Providence RI 1988

Internship: General Surgery, UC San Francisco, San Francisco CA 1992-1993


Orthopedic Surgery, UC San Francisco, San Francisco CA 1993-1997


Musculoskeletal Oncology, The University of Washington Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, Seattle WA 1997-1998

Board Certifications

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery,

National Board of Medical Examiners, Diplomate,

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

American College of Surgeons

American College of Surgeons Oncology Group

American Medical Association

American Orthopaedic Association

Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons

Children�s Oncology Group

Connective Tissue Oncology Society

Interurban Orthopaedic Society

Musculoskeletal Tumor Society

Orthopaedic Research Society

Honors and Awards

Huntsman-Intermountain Cancer Care Program Recognition Award, 2017

Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award, Marquis Who's Who, 2017

Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research Top Reviewer, 2016

Best Poster Prize.Gonzalez C, Randall RL, Ying A, Kirchpff A. Childhood Cancer Survivors of Bone and Soft Tissue Sarcomas Are at Increased Risk of Hospitalization. 46th Congress of the International Society of Paediatric Oncology, October 22-25,, 2014

Physician /Health Sciences Leader LEAN Education Program., the David Eccles School of Business, Surgical Time Out Program (TOP) Team Leader,, 2013