Robert Kollmorgen

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Dean's Office
SchoolSchool of Medicine
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    Robert C. Kollmorgen D.O.
    Assistant Professor, UCSF

    Robert Kollmorgen, D.O., is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery and fellowship trained in Hip Preservation. He is a member of the International Society of Hip Arthroscopy and Preservation, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the Arthroscopy Association of North America. He is an expert in Hip arthroscopy and complete hip specialist. Treating such hip disorders as: Femoral Acetabular Impingement Syndrome (FAI), hip dysplasia, abductor and hamstring tears and arthritis. Specialty procedures include hip arthroscopy, Periacetabular Osteotomy, labral reconstruction and repair, abductor and hamstring repair and Direct Anterior Total Hip Arthroplasty.

    He earned his medical degree from Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine. His residency in Orthopedic Surgery was completed at Midwestern University, and he finished his fellowship in Hip Preservation at Duke University.

    Dr. Kollmorgen previously practiced as an orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine and instructed as an Associate Professor at Ohio University. He also served as a Lieutenant Commander in the United States Navy.

    He was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal for creating the hip preservation and hip arthroscopy program at Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton. He also twice received Fellows award for Sports Medicine Educator of the Year at Ohio University.

    Dr. Kollmorgen is dedicated to providing compassionate and effective care. He believes that excellent health begins with education and prevention and has made it his mission to enlighten patients to ways they can take greater control over their own health.

    His hobbies include fitness and spending time with family.

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    1. Kollmorgen RC, Ellis T, Lewis BD, Harris JD. Achieving Post-Free Distraction in Hip Arthroscopy With a Pink Pad Patient Positioning Device Using Standard Hip Distraction Tables. Arthrosc Tech. 2019 Apr; 8(4):e363-e368. PMID: 31110937.
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    2. Kollmorgen R. Editorial Commentary: Single Versus Double-Row Abductor Tendon Repair: Is the Juice Worth the Squeeze? Arthroscopy. 2019 Mar; 35(3):824-825. PMID: 30827435.
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    3. Kollmorgen RC, Hutyra CA, Green C, Lewis B, Olson SA, Mather RC. Relationship Between PROMIS Computer Adaptive Tests and Legacy Hip Measures Among Patients Presenting to a Tertiary Care Hip Preservation Center. Am J Sports Med. 2019 Mar; 47(4):876-884. PMID: 30753105.
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    4. Kollmorgen R. Editorial Commentary: You Cannot Choose the Hip….It Chooses You!! Big Database Versus Private Database Complication Reporting. Arthroscopy. 2018 Jun; 34(6):2005-2006. PMID: 29804617.
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    5. Edgerton MT, Kollmorgen RC. A Novel All-Inside Arthroscopic Technique for Radial-Sided Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex Tears: A Case Report and Review of Literature. Hand (N Y). 2017 09; 12(5):NP166-NP169. PMID: 28643521.
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    6. Kollmorgen R, Mather R. Current Concepts in Labral Repair and Refixation: Anatomical Approach to Labral Management. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2017 Jan/Feb; 46(1):42-48. PMID: 28235112.
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