May Feature Author

Jason Dragoo, M.D.
Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Standford University

From the May issue: The Effect of Platelet-Rich Plasma Formulations and Blood Products on Human Synoviocytes: Implications for Intra-articular Injury and Therapy.

Podcast: Listen to Dr. Dragoo discuss his article in the May issue.


Dr. Jason Dragoo is an Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Stanford University who specializes in Sports Medicine. He and currently serves as a team physician for numerous athletic associations including the US Ski Team, US Olympic Committee and Stanford University Athletics. He is also the Head Team Physician for the Stanford Football program. His basic science and clinical research has led to new methods of formulating platelet rich plasma, cartilage regeneration using adult stem cells, as well as pioneering new methods of prevention and treatment of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries as well as stiff and painful joints.

Selected Other Published Works in AJSM

Letter to the Editor / Author’s Response Am J Sports Med April 2011 39 NP5doi:10.1177/0363546511404817

Platelet-Rich Plasma as a Treatment for Patellar TendinopathyA Double-Blind, Randomized Controlled Trial Am J Sports Med March 2014 42 610618published online before printJanuary 30, 2014doi:10.1177/0363546513518416

Causality in Biology Has to Answer 2 Main Questions—Which and How: Letter to the Editor / Response Am J Sports Med May 2013 41 NP22NP26doi:10.1177/0363546513485062

College Football Player With Unstable C1 FractureA Case Report Am J Sports Med January 2009 37 195198;doi:10.1177/0363546508328594

The Systemic Effects of Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection Am J Sports Med January 2013 41 186193published online before printDecember 4, 2012doi:10.1177/0363546512466383

The In Vitro Chondrotoxicity of Single-Dose Local Anesthetics Am J Sports Med April 2012 40 794799published online before printJanuary 27, 2012doi:10.1177/0363546511434571

Prospective Correlation Between Serum Relaxin Concentration and Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tears Among Elite Collegiate Female Athletes Am J Sports Med October 2011 39 21752180published online before print July 7, 2011doi:10.1177/0363546511413378

Comparison of the Acute Inflammatory Response of Two Commercial Platelet-Rich Plasma Systems in Healthy Rabbit Tendons Am J Sports Med June 2012 40 12741281published online before printApril 10, 2012doi:10.1177/0363546512442334

Incidence and Risk Factors for Injuries to the Anterior Cruciate Ligament in National Collegiate Athletic Association Football:Data From the 2004-2005 Through 2008-2009 National Collegiate Athletic Association Injury Surveillance System Am J Sports Med May 2012 40 990995published online before print April 5, 2012doi:10.1177/0363546512442336


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