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  • Matthew Smuck, MD

    Matthew Smuck, MD

    Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsI direct the Wearable Health Lab at Stanford, investigating medical applications of mobile technology to improve musculoskeletal and neurologic disease detection, treatment and prevention.

  • Jeremy Stanek

    Jeremy Stanek

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

    BioDr. Jeremy Stanek is a sports medicine physiatrist who specializes in performing arts medicine, sports medicine, and musculoskeletal medicine. He enjoys treating musicians, dancers, athletes of all abilities, and anyone who wants to become or stay active. He performs diagnostic ultrasound as well as ultrasound-guided and fluoroscopic-guided procedures.

    Dr. Stanek grew up on a small farm near the town of Qulin, Missouri. He received degrees in music performance from the University of Missouri and University of New Mexico and had a career as a professional trumpet player until developing focal dystonia (musicians' dystonia). Wanting to utilize his experience and education as a performer, he chose medicine as his next career. He graduated from the University of Missouri School of Medicine then completed his intern year at the Medical College of Wisconsin, followed by advanced residency training in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) at the University of Missouri. In 2018, Dr. Stanek completed a fellowship in sports medicine at Washington University in St. Louis, where he also was a provider in the Medical Program for Performing Artists, treating members of the St. Louis Ballet and his former colleagues in the St. Louis Symphony and community bands and orchestras. He has also provided coverage for a variety of events such as MMA fights, endurance sports events, and was a team physician for Washington University Athletics.

    He conducts research in performing arts medicine and has given numerous conference presentations. Additionally, he enjoys speaking with professional and student musicians/dancers to educate them on arts medicine and avoiding injuries. In his free time, he enjoys working on old cars, baking, and participating in triathlons and other endurance sports.

  • Robert Steffner

    Robert Steffner

    Clinical Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

    BioDr. Steffner specializes in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of bone and soft tissue tumors in pediatric and adult patients. This includes primary bone and soft tissue sarcomas, locally active conditions such as giant cell tumor, aneurysmal bone cyst, and chondroblastoma, as well as impending and pathologic fractures from metastatic carcinoma, multiple myeloma, and lymphoma. He works closely with the multidisciplinary sarcoma group at the Stanford Cancer Center to provide coordinated, highly specialized treatment strategies.

    Research interests include circulating tumor DNA in bone and soft tissue sarcomas, local drug delivery, establishment of a national bone and soft tissue registry, and collaborative clinical studies on imaging and soft tissue management.

  • Michael David Tseng, MD

    Michael David Tseng, MD

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

    BioMichael D. Tseng, MD is an orthopedic spine surgeon who specializes in spinal injuries and degenerative spine conditions. After over a decade in private practice, he was recruited to join the Stanford University School of Medicine faculty to serve as the Spine Section Chief at Stanford Health Care Tri-Valley.

    Dr. Tseng completed his undergraduate training at the University of Michigan, where he earned a degree in Biochemistry with Honors. He then went on to receive his MD at Weill Cornell University in New York, NY. He completed his internship and orthopedic surgery residency at renowned spine center William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan. He then completed a spinal surgery fellowship at UCSF, where he worked with both orthopedic spine and neurosurgery faculty.

    Dr. Tseng has been an investigator in basic science, biomechanical and clinical research projects. He has presented at national and international spine conferences and published work in peer reviewed spine journals. He is a reviewer for the Spine Journal and the BMJ Best Practice-Spinal Stenosis section. He relishes contributing to the education of future surgeons as clinical faculty in the Stanford Orthopedic Surgery Residency and Stanford Orthopedic Spine Surgery Fellowship programs.

    As a fellowship-trained spine surgeon, Dr. Tseng treats a comprehensive range of injuries and conditions of the spine, including injuries to the neck and back.

    He believes in a conservative approach to treatment and always considers using nonoperative methods before recommending surgery. A holistic approach including education, core strengthening, limited medications, acupuncture or chiropractic care may address many common conditions including back pain.

    When surgery is necessary, he uses a caring bedside manner to form a collaborative treatment plan with his patients. He believes that well-informed patients have the best outcomes. His mission is to empower you with tools for functionality and wellness.

    He approaches surgery with a “minimalist” approach, doing the least surgery possible to achieve his patient’s objectives. When appropriate, he is skilled using the latest motion sparing surgical techniques such as microsurgical decompression, laminoplasty, and artificial disc replacement. He has completed advanced training in cervical disc replacements. He is experienced with minimally-invasive direct lateral spinal fusion and the Barricaid Annular Closure device for disc herniation surgery.

    Dr. Tseng is fortunate to work with Christopher Hydock, PA-C, an exceptional and experienced Physician Assistant.

    When Dr. Tseng is not seeing patients, he stays active through personal fitness, running, skiing and golf. He also enjoys cooking, music and spending time with family.

  • Zackary Vaughn, MD

    Zackary Vaughn, MD

    Clinical Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsHip Arthroscopy in the Treatment of Femoroacetabular Impingement and Labral Tears
    Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction and Revision Techniques

  • Anand Veeravagu

    Anand Veeravagu

    Associate Professor of Neurosurgery and, by courtesy, of Orthopaedic Surgery

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsThe focus of my laboratory is to utilize precision medicine techniques to improve the diagnosis and treatment of neurologic conditions. From traumatic brain injury to spinal scoliosis, the ability to capture detailed data regarding clinical symptoms and treatment outcomes has empowered us to do better for patients. Utilize data to do better for patients, that’s what we do.

    Stanford Neurosurgical Ai and Machine Learning Lab
    http://med.stanford.edu/neurosurgery/research/AILab.html