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    Colin Eakin

    Colin L. Eakin, M.D.

    Orthopedic Surgery

    (Board Certified)
    Accepting new patients

    Sports Medicine

    (Board Certified)
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    Palo Alto Center
    795 El Camino Real
    Palo Alto, California 94301
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    (650) 853-2943 

    Professional Interests

    Orthopedic Surgery
    ACL injury and reconstruction, ACL joint pathology, Ankle reconstruction, Arthroscopic surgery of the elbow, Arthroscopic surgery of the knee, Arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, Biologic knee reconstruction, Bridging allograft rotator cuff reconstruction for massive tears,
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    Additional Information

    Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine (charter member); Experience as professional team physician in MLB (Giants) and MLS (Earthquakes); Experience as collegiate team physician (Stanford Men's Basketball)

    Spoken Languages

    Spanish (Good)

    Community Activities

    Dr. Eakin volunteers with Mercy Ships in Latin America. He serves as chief of staff at Menlo Park Surgical Hospital.

    Personal Interests

    Dr. Eakin enjoys windsurfing, basketball, tennis, skiing and golf.

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    Dr. Eakin was recently awarded the prestigious subspecialty certification in Sports Medicine by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. He has been an annual recipient of San Jose Magazine's coveted Top Doctors awards, as chosen by their peers.


    Philosophy of Care

    To combine state-of-the-art knowledge and superb technical skill with genuine compassion, such that patients are cured when possible, routinely provided with relief, and always cared for in a comforting manner.

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