Gregory Lundeen, MD
June 22, 2017
Kirk Kaiser, MD
June 22, 2017

Michael Kalisvaart, MD

Specialties: Sports Medicine, Trauma, & Joint Reconstruction with Special Interest in Disorders of the Hip, Knee, Shoulder, & Elbow

Fellowship: Sports Medicine

Board Certified by The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Dr. Kalisvaart is a board certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine, trauma, and joint reconstruction surgery, with a special interest in disorders of the hip, knee, shoulder, and elbow. He currently is affiliated with the Reno Bighorns NBA D-League basketball team, the Reno Aces MLB Triple-A baseball team, and the Reno 1868 Football Club soccer team. He began practicing at the Reno Orthopedic Clinic in 2014.

Dr. Kalisvaart grew up in Cupertino, California. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California, where he graduated with a major in biology and a minor in business. He then earned his medical degree from the University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine.

Dr. Kalisvaart completed his orthopedic surgery internship and residency at the world-renowned Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. While at Mayo Clinic, he served as administrative chief resident and received multiple awards for excellence in research, including the Edward D. Henderson Research Award, the Mark B. Coventry Clinical Research Award, and the Mayo Clinic Faculty Research Award.

Following residency, Dr. Kalisvaart completed an additional year of subspecialty training in orthopedic sports surgery at Stanford University in Stanford, California. During this time, he focused on the treatment of complex disorders of the hip, knee, elbow, and shoulder. He also had the opportunity to care for athletes in various sports at Stanford University as well as members of the San Francisco 49ers NFL football team.

Dr. Kalisvaart has continued to contribute to the orthopedic surgery literature with extensive research and publications in medical school, residency, and fellowship. He has authored multiple book chapters and research publications and has lectured at local, regional, and national meetings on a variety of topics including: hip arthroscopy, hip femoroacetabular impingement (FAI), hip instability, primary and revision anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction, total and partial knee arthroplasty, elbow and shoulder injuries, and fracture care. He is a member of the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, the Arthroscopy Association of North America, and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. He also serves as a scientific reviewer for the American Journal of Sports Medicine.

The Center for Sports Medicine

The Reno Orthopedic Clinic Sports Medicine Team is dedicated to safety in sports. Whether the activity is recreational, or competitive, we utilize the most up to date, evidence-based approach to keep you in or return you to your active lifestyle. We are the most diverse orthopedic rehabilitation team in the Reno-Tahoe region including orthopedic surgeons, sports medicine physicians, physician assistants, physical therapists, athletic trainers, and sports nutritionists. As part of our Sports Medicine Program we provide multiple programming choices to ensure the Reno-Tahoe area community has the best sports medicine and sport performance programs available.