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Adam G. Brooks, MD, FAAOS, QME

Adam G. Brooks, MD, FAAOS, QME Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr. Adam Brooks is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon practicing in Antioch, California. Dr. Brooks subspecializes in sports medicine and is board-certified in orthopaedic sports medicine, as well. Dr. Brooks provides occasional orthopaedic trauma call coverage for Highland Hospital in Oakland, CA, working with orthopaedic surgery and emergency department resident physicians, in addition to presenting educational lectures for orthopaedic residents in the San Francisco Orthopaedic Residency Program. Dr. Brooks has expertise in industrial medicine and is available to provide qualified medical evaluations and agreed medical evaluations. Dr. Brooks is available for medical-legal reports on a case-by-case basis.

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Education & Experience
Professional Experience
  • Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon
    Sutter Delta Medical Center
    2013-current
  • Dr. Brooks provides orthopaedic care for clinic and hospital patients as well as orthopaedic trauma call service for the emergency department

Hospital & Surgery Center Affiliations
  • Sutter Delta Medical Center, Antioch, CA
  • John Muir Health, Walnut Creek Medical Center, Walnut Creek, CA
  • John Muir Health, Concord Medical Center, Concord, CA
  • BASS Surgery Center, Walnut Creek, CA
  • Highland Hospital, Oakland, CA
  • Alameda Hospital, Alameda, CA
  • San Leandro Hospital, San Leandro, CA

Orthopaedic Surgery Sports Medicine Fellowship
  • University of California, Los Angeles
    Los Angeles, CA
    8/2015-7/2016

Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
  • St. Mary’s Medical Center
    San Francisco, CA
    7/2011-7/2015

Surgery Internship
  • St. Mary’s Medical Center
    San Francisco, CA
    7/2010-6/2011

Education
  • Keck School of Medicine of USC
    Los Angeles, CA
    8/2006-5/2010
    Doctor of Medicine
  • Brandeis University
    Waltham, MA
    8/2000-5/2004
    Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Summa Cum Laude
    Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, High Honors

Educational Courses
  • Arthrex, Inc
    Operative Techniques for Multiligamentous Knee Injuries
    Orange, CA
    February 27, 2016
  • International Sports Medicine Fellows Conference
    Comprehensive Approaches to Articular Cartilage Repair and Hip Arthroscopy
    Carlsbad, CA
    January 22-24, 2016
  • Arthrex, Inc.
    Operative Techniques in Pediatric Sports Medicine
    Orange, CA
    December 5, 2015
  • AO North America
    AO Advanced Principles and Techniques of Operative Fracture Management
    La Jolla, CA
    October 24-27, 2013
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
    Fundamentals in Arthroscopy – Resident Course
    Rosemont, IL
    December 6-9, 2012
  • AO North America
    AO Basic Principles and Techniques of Operative Fracture Management
    Las Vegas, NV
    November 3-6, 2011

Team Coverage Experience
  • Oakland Athletics, Orthopedic Surgeon Consultant
    Oakland, CA
    7/2019-present
  • UCLA Football Assistant Team Physician
    Los Angeles, CA
    8/2015-7/2016
  • UCLA Men’s Waterpolo Team Physician
    Los Angeles, CA
    8/2015-7/2016
  • UCLA Rowing Team Physician
    Los Angeles, CA
    8/2015-7/2016
  • UCLA Women’s Golf Team Physician
    Los Angeles, CA
    8/2015-7/2016
  • Encinal High School Football
    Alameda, CA
    8/2014-12/2014
  • University of San Francisco Basketball
    San Francisco, CA
    10/2013-6/2015
  • University of San Francisco Soccer
    San Francisco, CA
    8/2012-6/2015
  • Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory Football
    San Francisco, CA
    8/2010-6/2015
Licensure & Board Certification
  • Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery – Board Certified
  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine - Subspecialty Board Certification
  • State of California Qualified Medical Evaluator License – 2016-present
  • Drug Enforcement Administration License – 2012-present
  • State of California Physician and Surgeon’s License - 2011-present
  • State of California X-ray Supervisor and Operator License - 2013-present
Professional Interests
Awards & Honors
  • Virgil Pinkley Scholarship Award, University of Southern California, 2010.
  • Town and Gown Scholarship, University of Southern California, 2009.
  • Outstanding Scientific Exhibit Award, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 75th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Mar 5-9, 2008.
  • Town and Gown Scholarship, University of Southern California, 2008.
  • Baxter Fellowship for Outstanding Abstract, Keck School of Medicine Medical Student Research Forum and Poster Day, Los Angeles, CA, May 5, 2008.
  • Justice Brandeis Scholar, Brandeis University, 2000-2004.
Publications & Presentations
Publications
  1. Jensen AR, Maciel RC, Petrigliano FA, Rodriguez JP, Brooks AG. Injuries Sustained by the Mixed Martial Arts Athlete. Sports Health. 2016 Aug.
  2. Hohn EA, Brooks AG, Leasure JM, Camisa W, van Warmerdam JM, Kondrashov DG, Montgomery WH, McGann WA. Development of a Surgical Skills Curriculum for the Training and Assessment of Manual Skills in Orthopedic Surgery Resident. J Surg Educ, 2015 Jan-Feb;72(1):47-52.
  3. Rodriguez JP, Brooks AG. Martial Arts Injury Prevention, AAOS OrthoInfo, http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=A00681, 2013 Sep.
  4. Brooks AG, Domb BG. Acetabular Labral Tear and Postpartum Hip Pain. Obstet Gynecol, 2012 Nov; 120(5): 1093-8.
  5. Domb BG, Davis JT, Alberta FG, Mohr KJ, Brooks AG, ElAttrache NS, Yocum LA, Jobe FW. Clinical follow-up of professional baseball players undergoing ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction using the new Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic overhead athlete shoulder and elbow score (KJOC Score). Am J Sports Med, 2010 Aug; 38(8):1558-63.
  6. Domb, BG, Brooks AG, Byrd JWT. Clinical examination of the hip joint in athletes. J Sport Rehab, 2009 Feb; 18(1):3-23.
  7. Domb BG, Glousman RE, Brooks AG, ElAttrache NS. High-tension double-row footprint repair compared with reduced-tension single-row medialized repair for massive rotator cuff tears. J Bone Joint Surg Am, 2008 Nov; 90 Suppl 4:35-9.
Book Chapters
  1. Brooks AG, Redmond J, Domb BG. Hip Diagnosis and Decision Making. In Delee and Drez: Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, 4e. Philadelphia: Saunders, 2014.
  2. Domb BG, Brooks AG, Guanche CA. Physical examination of the hip. In Hip and Pelvis Injuries in Sports Medicine. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2009.
Scientific Exhibits
  1. Domb BG, Davis JT, Brooks AG, Mohr K, ElAttrache NS, Yocum LA, Jobe FW. Comparison of KJOC Shoulder and Elbow Score to DASH and DASH Sports Module scores in professional baseball players undergoing ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 75th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Mar 5-9, 2008.
  2. Domb BG, Glousman RE, Brooks AG, ElAttrache NS. Repair of massive retracted tears of the rotator cuff with medialized single-row repair vs. double-row footprint repair: A biomechanical comparison. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 75th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Mar 5-9, 2008.
Poster Presentations
  1. Hohn EA, Brooks AG, Camisa W, Leasure JM, Kondrashov DG, Montgomery WH, McGann WA, van Warmerdam JM. Surgical Skills Curriculum: Development of Orthopaedic Training Modules. EPoster. North American Spine Society 29th Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA, Nov 12-14, 2014.
  2. Rodriguez JP, Brooks AG. Orthopedic Injuries in Mixed Martial Arts. Western Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting, Kona, HI, Jul 30-Aug 2, 2014.
  3. Domb BG, Hansen M, Lee T, Brooks AG, ElAttrache NS, Glousman RE. Massive rotator cuff repair: a biomechanical comparison of single-row vs. double-row repair accounting for tension differential. E-Poster. Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, Apr 30- May 3, 2009.
  4. Domb BG, Hansen M, Lee T, Brooks AG, ElAttrache NS, Glousman RE. High-tension doublerow footprint repair vs. reduced-tension single-row medialized repair for massive rotator cuff tears. Keck School of Medicine Medical Student Research Forum and Poster Day, Los Angeles, CA, May 5, 2008.
  5. Domb BG, Glousman RE, Brooks AG, ElAttrache NS. Repair of massive retracted tears of the rotator cuff with medialized single-row repair vs. double-row footprint repair: A biomechanical comparison. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 75th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Mar 5-9, 2008.
Podium Presentations
  1. Brooks AG, Pham C, Jensen AR, Andrews JR, Rodriguez JP. Orthopedic Injuries in Mixed Martial Arts. Association of Ringside Physicians Annual Meeting. Las Vegas, NV, Oct 27, 2018.
  2. Rodriguez JP, Brooks AG. Orthopedic Injuries in Mixed Martial Arts. 2014 OREF/ORS Pacific Coast Regional Resident Research Symposium. San Francisco, CA, Oct 31, 2014
  3. Brooks AG, Camisa W, Leasure J, Kondrashov DG, McGann WA. Surgical Skills Curriculum: Development of Orthopaedic Training Modules. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 81st Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, Mar 11-15, 2014.
  4. Brooks AG, Domb BG. Acetabular Labral Tear and Postpartum Hip Pain. San Francisco Orthopaedic Residency Program Residency Research Day. San Francisco, CA, June 7, 2013.
  5. Domb BG, Davis JT, Mohr K, Alberta F, Brooks AG, ElAttrache NS, Yocum LA, Jobe FW. Clinical follow-up of throwers undergoing ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction using the Kerlan- Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic Shoulder and Elbow Score. Keck School of Medicine Medical Student Research Forum and Poster Day, Los Angeles, CA, May 5, 2008.
  6. Domb BG, Hansen M, Lee T, Brooks AG, ElAttrache NS, Glousman RE. High-tension doublerow footprint repair vs. reduced-tension single-row medialized repair for massive rotator cuff tears. Western Medical Student Research Forum, Monterey, CA, Jan 30-Feb 2, 2008.
  7. Domb BG, Davis JT, Mohr K, Alberta F, Brooks AG, ElAttrache NS, Yocum LA, Jobe FW. Clinical follow-up of throwers undergoing ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction using the Kerlan- Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic Shoulder and Elbow Score. Western Medical Student Research Forum, Carmel, CA, Jan 30-Feb 2, 2008.
Professional Memberships
  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 10/2019-present
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, 11/2015-present
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America, 5/2012-present
  • California Orthopaedic Association, 2016-present
Dr. Brooks In The News

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3240 Lone Tree Way
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Antioch, CA 94509 USA