James Van den Bogaerde, M.D.

James Van den Bogaerde, M.D.


Orthopaedic Surgery - Sports Medicine

Sports Medicine


Orthopaedic Surgery


Orthopaedic Surgery


  • Professor


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Cannery Building

3301 C St, Suite 1600
Sacramento, CA 95816
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Additional Phone Numbers

Clinic Phone: 916-734-6805
Clinic Fax: 916-734-6806
Physician Referrals: 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
Orthopaedic Surgery - Sports Medicine

Center/Program Affiliation

Sports Medicine Program


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

B.S., UCLA, Los Angeles CA 1992

Internship: Surgery, UC Davis, Sacramento CA 1997-1998


Orthopaedic Surgery, UC Davis, Sacramento CA 1998-2002


Sports Medicine, Steadman Hawkins Clinic, Spartanburg SC 2002-2003

Board Certifications

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2014

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery-Sports Medicine,

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine

Hawkins Shoulder Society

Lipscomb Society

Western Orthopaedic Association

Honors and Awards

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

Select Recent Publications

Van den Bogaerde J, Taylor JR. Chapter 136: Elbow Tendon Disorders. Michael W Chapman and Michelle A James, (ed). 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;38(1):e68-71.

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;43(6):1467-73.

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. Epub 2011 Jun 25.

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(1):S60-8. Epub 2011 Apr 30.

Van den Bogaerde JM, Hynes KH, Gewertz BL. Complement Facilitates Neutrophil Induction of Endothelial ELAM-1. Surgery. 1998;123(2):199-204.

Van den Bogaerde JM, Clark ET, Gewertz BL. Serum Proteins Facilitate Neutrophil Induction of Endothelial Adhesion Molecules. FASEB Abstracts. 1995;I:A35.