Brian Haus, M.D.

Brian Michael Haus, M.D.


Orthopaedic Surgery

Orthopaedic Surgery - Sports Medicine

Orthopaedic Surgery - Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery


  • Chief, Division of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Associate Professor


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).

Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center

4860 Y Street, Suite 1700
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Shriners Hospital for Children

2425 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Primary Phone:
800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284)

Additional Phone 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 native of Sacramento, and is dedicated to providing world-class care to children 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 is managing the most complex sports injuries affecting the young athlete.

He has extensive experience in treating traumatic fractures and sports injuries 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 also has a specialty interest in hip preservation surgery for young patients with complex hip disorders, including hip arthroscopy/labral repair/reconstruction, periacetabular osteotomy (PAO) and open surgical dislocation.

In addition to serving as Chief of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Dr. Haus is also an Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the UC Davis School of Medicine. He is also Co-Director of Pediatric Sports Medicine and Joint Preservation at Shriners Hospital for Children, Northern California. He is accepting new patients.

Research/Academic Interests

Non-surgical and Surgical Outcomes of Pediatric Sports Injuries


Orthopaedic Surgery
Orthopaedic Surgery - Sports Medicine
Pediatric Orthopaedics

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Children's Hospital


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

B.A., UC Berkeley, Berkeley CA 1998

Internship: 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

Board Certifications

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery,

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery-Sports Medicine,

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

American College of Surgeons

American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine

Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation

Orthopaedic Research Society

Honors and Awards

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

Select Recent Publications

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®

Shelton TJ, Vasquez BJ, Workman W, Haus BM. Three-Year Outcomes After MACI for Glenoid Cartilage Loss in an Adolescent Athlete: A Case Report. JBJS Case Connect. 2021 Aug 12;11(3).

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.

Hodges CT, Shelton TJ, Bateni CP, Henrichon SS, Skaggs AW, Boutin RD, Lee CA, Haus BM, Marder RA. The medial epicondyle of the distal femur is the optimal location for MRI measurement of semitendinosus and gracilis tendon cross-sectional area. Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy. 2019 Nov;27(11):3498-3504. [Epub 2019 Feb 27].

Monazzam S, Williams KA, Shelton TJ, Calafi A, Haus BM. Anterior centre-edge angle on sagittal CT: a comparison of normal hips to dysplastic hips. Hip Int. 2018 Sep;28(5):535-541.

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