About Dr. Gamradt
Seth Gamradt, MD is a specialist in the field of orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine at USC. Dr. Gamradt is the Director of Orthopaedic Athletic Medicine for USC Athletics. Dr. Gamradt is also an Associate Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC.
His practice has an emphasis on: arthroscopic shoulder surgery (rotator cuff repair and shoulder stabilization/labrum repair); arthroscopic knee surgery and ligament reconstruction (ACL surgery); shoulder replacement (including conventional, revision, and reverse replacement); and elbow arthroscopy/ligament reconstruction.
Dr. Gamradt has a special interest in caring for athletes of all ages and is a team physician and Director of Orthopaedic Athletic Medicine for the USC Trojans. Dr. Gamradt is also a former team physician for United States Women’s Soccer and UCLA.
A native of Minnesota, Dr. Gamradt attended college at Pepperdine University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with honors in research. Dr. Gamradt then graduated with Honors from the Cornell University Medical College in New York City. Residency training was completed in Orthopaedic Surgery at UCLA during which he completed a one-year research fellowship as well. After residency, Dr. Gamradt completed a sports medicine and shoulder surgery fellowship at top-ranked Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. During fellowship, Dr. Gamradt was an assistant team physician to the New York Giants football team. Prior to his appointment at USC, Dr. Gamradt spent many years as a team physician and Orthopaedic Surgeon at UCLA.
Dr. Gamradt and his wife have three children.
Dr. Gamradt is a member of two exclusive international associations comprised of shoulder and elbow surgeons: The American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES) and the Association of Clinical Elbow and Shoulder Surgeons (ACESS).
Dr. Gamradt is one of the “Top Doctors” as ranked by US News and World Report.
Dr. Gamradt has been involved in both clinical and laboratory research for over 10 years and is the author of numerous peer-reviewed research articles, book chapters, and presentations. Dr. Gamradt is on the editorial board of the journal: Techniques in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery is a Reviewer for the American Journal of Sports Medicine and the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
Dr. Gamradt is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and has a subspecialty Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine from the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.
Dr. Gamradt is a member of many professional organizations, including: American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy Association of North America, and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Director of Orthopaedic Athletic Medicine for USC Athletics
Associate Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Keck School of Medicine of USC
Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery
Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ), Sports Medicine, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
- Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
- All-Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
- Arthroscopic Shoulder Stabilization and Labral Repair
- Shoulder Replacement
- Shoulder Fractures
- Arthroscopic Knee Surgery
- Knee Ligament Reconstruction
- Knee Cartilage Restoration
- Elbow Arthroscopy and Ligament Reconstruction
Honors & Awards
Elected, Association of Clinical Elbow and Shoulder Surgeons, 2014
2015 David T. Sisk Award for Best Original Research. Sports Health
Accepted to The American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES), October 2012.
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Traveling Fellowship, South America, April 2011.
Nominated for Charles S. Neer Award. American Shoulder and Elbow Society, Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, March 2008.
Edgar G. Dawson Award for Outstanding Resident Teaching, UCLA Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2006.
G. Wilbur Westin Lectures Outstanding Presentation, Shriners Hospital Los Angeles, April 2006.
Western Orthopaedic Association, Resident Research Award, 2005, 69th Annual Meeting, July 20-23, Waikoloa Village, HI
California Orthopaedic Association, Orthopaedic Hospital Resident Research Award, 2005, Annual Meeting, May 12-15,Indian Wells, CA
Longmire Surgical Society Johnson and Johnson Surgical Research Prize, 2004
UCLA Orthopaedic Surgery Residents’ Representative to AAOS, 2003-2005
Alpha Omega Alpha, Cornell University Medical College, 2000
Mark F. Hughes Scholarship, Outstanding 4th Year Student, Cornell, 2000
Max Kade Fellow of the American Austrian Foundation, Lorenz Boehler Krankenhaus, Vienna, Austria, 2000
Outstanding Biology Student, Pepperdine University Class of 1996
Outstanding Research Student, Pepperdine University Class of 1996
Barry M. Goldwater Scholar, 1995