Major Anuruddh Kumar ( A.K. ) Misra, M.D., FACP, CAQSM, QME, USAF Aux-CAP

February 2018

236 West Portal Avenue, #126

San Francisco, CA 94127


April 2017 – Present

Medical Director, Premise Health -- San Francisco, California


Feb 2015 – Present

FDO Physician; US Medical Management – Norvartis at Home for Gilenya





JJM Medical College, Davangere, Karnataka, India
Combined Undergraduate Degree and Medical School program



Dec 2005 – Sept 2007 St. Mary’s Hospital and Medical Center San Francisco, California (Rotations at UCSF Parnassus Campus, San Francisco General Hospital, VA Medical Center San Francisco) Residency: Internal Medicine
Nov 2003 – Dec 2005 SJMH / University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI. Internship and Residency: Internal Medicine

June 2002 – July 2003

University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY Internship: Med/Peds – 06/02 – 07/03 Research Resident – 09/03 – 10/03
March 2013 - March 2014
Fellow, Primary Care Sports Medicine, Andrews Research and Educational Institute, Gulf Breeze, Florida

Sports Medicine Subspecialty electives during Postdoctoral training

o July 2007: Orthopedics / Sports Medicine with Drs. Robert Murray, Ken Akizuki, and

Anthony Saglimbeni.  Rotation including coverage of CHW ‘Ask the Doctor’ booth at

2007 MLB All-Star Game in at the Moscone Center in SF, assisting and observing in OR of

various surgeries, physicals for USF athletes and outpatient Orthopedic evaluations.

o August 2006: Physiarty / Sports Medicine Elective with Dr. Michael Fredericson and

PM&R and Sports Medicine staff, Stanford University.

o Feburary 2004: Sports Medicine Elective at San Jose Medical Center / Stanford

University, under Dr. Michael Henehan. Rotations at Vaden Clinic at Stanford

University, PT private clinics, San Jose State University Training Room, Orthopedic

outpatient clinics and San Jose Downtown outpatient clinic. Rotation included coverage

of San Jose State University Mens and Womens NCAA basketball games.


April 2014 to April 2017
Medical Director, US HealthWorks, So. SF/Oakland, California
July 2013 to August 2013
Med Plus Disability Evaluations, Florida

January 2011 -- December 2012



March 09 – Dec 10


Concentra Medical Director: Santa Rosa (full time Jan 2011 to July 2011; part time Aug 2011 to March 2012).  Acting Director for San Leandro for Aug 2011 only.  SF Downtown (full time April 2012 to Dec 2012; part time Aug 2011 to March 2012).


Concentra – Staff Physician, SF Bay Area
{Inclusive of US Mint, San Francisco, CA}; Internal Medicine, Urgent Care and Occupational Medicine

May 08 – Feb 09 Bay Medical Center, San Francisco, CA; Internal Medicine, Urgent Care and Occupational Medicine
October 07 – April 09 MDSI Physician Services; SF Greater Bay Area
Locums – Internal Medicine Disability evaluations.
July 06 – March 09 SFO International Airport, San Francisco, CA
Urgent Care Clinic Locums – Internal Medicine and Urgent Care. On-location Clinical instructor for
Stanford University medical students
June 06 and June 07 Hospital/ward coverage of CPMC (California campus) for Internal Medicine Residency Graduation.
December 06 – April 08 Dr. Bennett Zier, San Francisco, CA
Internal Medicine/Geriatrics {Nursing home pager


State of California Medical License

State of Florida Medical License

State of Michigan Medical License

DEA Registration

NPI Number

Medicare Number

American Board of Internal Medicine



FCCS (Fundamental Critical Care Support)

Blue Cross of California Network Provider

CorVel Healthcare MPN Provider

Issued 2005

Issued 2013

Issued 2005; Allowed to expire 2007

Issued 2006

Issued 2007

Issued 2007

Board Certified (Internal Medicine and Sports Medicine)









August 2012 to Present

Physician for the Consulate General of India, San Francisco, California

Responsibilites include all Internal Medicine, Urgent Care and Primary Care needs of all employees of the Consulate including Ambassadors, Diplomats and other governmental dignitaries in addition to their families.

 July 10, 11, 12 Medical Director for finish line for UCSF Orthopedic Institute and Sports Medicine Department with Anthony Luke, MD and Sunny Cheung, MD
June 2011
Escape From Alcatraz – Triathlon event in San Francisco Covered with Anthony Luke, MD and his UCSF Sports  Medicine Department
Oct 2010  San Jose 1/2 Marathon -- Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Series: Covered with Anthony Luke, MD and his UCSF Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Department
May '10 '12'16 Playsafe Cardiac Physicals; Attending Physican for UCSF Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Department.  Proctored medical students with Anthony Luke, MD and greater medical staff doing physicals for high school students in San Francisco, California
April '10, '11, '12
S.M.A.R.T. (Sideline Management Assessment Response Techniques).  Workshop volunteer at AMSSM conferences these years with Michael Petrizzi, MD.  Assisted to instruct candidates upon upper extremity and cervical spine physical exam as well as splinting in acute circumstances
September 2008
Attended Oakland Raiders practice with (Late) Team Physician of the Oakland Raiders and Golden State Warriors, Robert Albo, MD
October 2008
Community Health Fair for AAPIO, Fremont, California
December 2008
Free Health Advisory Services, Livermore Hindu Temple, Livermore, California
2007 to Present
Locum Physician for Toronto Blue Jays at O.Co Coliseum, Oakland, California
July 2007
Free Health Advisory Services, Pramukh Swami Health Awareness Camp, Milpitas Hindu Temple, Milpitas, Califonia
December 2008
Free Health Advisory Services, Livermore Hindu Temple, Livermore, California
University of San Francisco Dons Locums Sports Medicine physician with Dr. Mark Savant
October 2008
Community Health Fair for AAPIO, Fremont, California
Team Physician, San Francisco Brown Bombers, San Francisco, California
2006 to Present
Medical and Health Services Officer, United States Air Force Auxiliary -- Civil Air Patrol, Amelia Earhart Squadron 188, Oakland International Airport, Oakland, California
Free Health Advisor Services for health booths at Cherry Blossom Festival and Chinatown, San Francisco
2006 to 2008
Annual Cross Country Invitational at Stanford University with Michael Fredericson, MD
2004 -- 2005
Team Physician Lincoln High School Railsplitters Football Team, Milan, Michigan with Corey Dean, MD
November 2005
Team Physician, USA Olympic Ice Hockey Team (under 17 age group), Ann Arbor, Michigan with Jeff Housner, MD



2008-2009; 2011 to Present
California Medical Association and Alameda-Contra Costa Medical Association, Member
2008 to Present
American Red Cross, First Aid/AED/CPR Instructor
2004 to Present
American College of Physicians, Fellow -- On Governor's Council since April 2011
2003 to Present
American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, Member -- On Fellowship Committee since May 2011
2004 to Present
Department of Homeland Security, Citizen Corps
2007 to Present
Hindu American Foundation, Group Member
2011 to Present
American Jewish Committee, Member
American Medical Association, Member
NERT -- Neighborhood Emergency Response Team, San Francisco, California
Asian Physician Advisory Council, St. Mary's Hospital and Medical Center
Disaster Committee and Utilization Review Committee, St. Mary's Hospital and Medical Center
American College of Physicians, Associate Member; on Resident Advisory Council and Leadership Network


National and International


1. Poster: Atypical cause for shoulder pain in Sports Medicine clinic. Presented at American Medical Society of Sports Medicine, April 2014, New Orleans, LA

2. Case Presentation: Thigh Pain in a Marathon Runner.  Presented at the American Medical Society of Sports Medicine, April 2008, Las Vegas, NV

3. Case Presentation: AICD in a Star NCAA Basketball Player.  Presented at the  American Medical Society of Sports Medicine, April 2007, Albuquerque, NM

4. Two minutes, two slides, two questions: Volleyball Player with an ‘Odd Spike’.   Presented at the American Medical Society of Sports Medicine, April 2007,

5. Case Presentation: Chronic Knee Pain in an Adolescent Baseball Player.  Presented at the American Medical Society of Sports Medicine, April 2004,  Vancouver, BC, Canada

Local-Regional to SF Bay Area

1. Subacute Knee Pain in an Adolescent Baseball Player. Presented at the American  College of Physicians, November 2006, Monterey, CA



1.  Akizuki K, Conte S, and Misra A.K., MRI Studies on Elbows and Shoulders in  Asymptomatic Professional Baseball Players. (In process)

2.  Young C, Medial Epicondylitis – Assistant/Contributor to editor (Saglimbeni,  A.J.) for online publication at, Jan 2008

3.  Fredericson M, and  Misra A.K.,  Epidemiology and Etiology of Marathon  Running Injuries. PM&R / Sports Medicine, Jan 2007

4.  Misra A.K.,   Fibromyalgia – An Overview and Latest Advances in Treatment.  Sarah Magazine, 2004; 1(1): 9-11.



American College of Physicians: National Meetings and Northern California Chapter Meetings:


National Meetings --

2014   Orlando, Fl -- Annual National Scientific Program

2013    San Francisco, Ca -- Annual National Scientific Program

2012    New Orleans, La – Annual National Scientific Program

2011    San Diego, Ca – Annual National Scientific Program (Poster Judge)

2007   Washington, DC – Leadership Day


Northern California Chapter Meetings --

2006   Monterey              2010  San Francisco    2015 Monterey

2007   Monterey              2011   San Francisco    2016 San Jose

2008   San Francisco      2012  San Francisco + CANO meeting in Napa -- Jan 2012

2009   Sacramento          2014 San Francisco


AMSSM (American Medical Society for Sports Medicine): Annual Conferences

2004  Vancouver, BC, Canada      2008   Las Vegas, NV                   2013  San Diego, CA            2017 San Diego, CA

2005   Austin, Texas                          2010   Cancun, QR, Mexico      2014 New Orleans, LA

2006   Miami, Florida                        2011   Salt Lake City, UT          2015 Hollywood, Florida

2007   Albuquerque, NM                 2012   Atlanta, GA                       2016 Dallas, Texas


2014             Comprehensive Sports Medicine Update and Board Review, Barton University, South Lake Tahoe, California
2014             Medical Symposium, The Ritz Carlton Laguna, Dana Point, California  
2014              AAOS (American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons), New Orleans, LA  

2014              ASMI (American Sports Medicine Institute) Injuries in Baseball, Atlanta, Georgia


2013               IAME, Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Skills Course, Orlando, Florida



ASMI (American Sports Medicine Institute) MSK Ultrasound Course, Birmingham, Alabama

AIUM (American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine), Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
ASMFSM (American Sports Medicine Fellowship Society Meeting), Birmingham, Alabama
2013 & 2014
Injuries in Football: Andrews Research and Educational Institute, Destin, Florida
International Olympic Committee, Advanced Team Physician Course (IOC-ATPC): Oslo, Norway
Managing the Surge of Diabetes and Obesity: Improving Outcomes in Diverse Populations by UT Southwestern Medical Center, San Francisco, California
California Medical Association:  Annual Meeting, Anaheim, California


Annual William R. Olson Lecture: "In Your Face" -- Primary Care Sports Medicine's perspective on Oro-facial Sports Medicine, by Drs. Casey Batten and Cindy J. Chang
AOSSM (American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine) -- Sports Medicine and the NFL: A Sideline Perspective, San Francisco, California
Strategies and Solutions Symposium on CAD Pandemic in South Asians, San Jose, California
AAPI (American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin):  Translating Research Advances to Patient Care, San Diego, California
2004 and 2005 Practical Update in Cardiology Conference, Troy, Michigan
United States Air Force -- Civil Air Patrol, Wing Conference, Pomona, California (Non-Medical)



 1.  Physician Wellness: How we can do better, things we should know and overlooked concepts; Kaiser Hospital, South San Francisco, August 3rd 2016

2.  Mechanotransduction, Nutrition and Shortcuts Athletes Take; Andrews Research and Educational Institute, Gulf Breeze, Florida, November 18 2013

3.  Female Athlete Triad; Andrews Research and Educational Institute, Gulf Breeze, Florida, November 18 2013

4.  Overtraining Syndrome, Under Recovery/Performance Syndrome and Cholesterol as you’ve likely never thought about it; Andrews Research and Educational Institute, Gulf Breeze, Florida, April 22, 2013

5.  Emergent Management of Adult Bradyarrhythmias for Emergency and Internal Medicine; Saint Mary’s Hospital and Medical Center, San Francisco, California, September 5, 2006

6.  Sports Medicine; Its not just Orthopedics! AICD in a Star NCAA Basketball Player; Saint Mary’s Hospital and Medical Center, San Francisco, California, July 31, 2007




Misra, A.K., Hackel J.G – Efficacy of medial unloader knee bracing for Osteoarthritis, AMSSM Annual National Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 7th, 2014 {Prepared Power Point}

Misra, A.K., Hackel J.G. – Musculoskeletal Ultrasound: An Emerging Diagnostic and Therapeutic Tool in Sports Medicine, Injuries in Football Conference, Destin, Florida, March 7th, 2014 {Presenter}

Hackel J.G., Misra A.K., Goodlett M.D. – Sickle Cell Trait and Disease in Sports Medicine: An overview, summary and recommendations, Florida Alliance for Sports Medicine, Orlando, Florida, Feb 22nd, 2014 {Prepared Power Point}

Block I., Bansal R., Misra A.K., Template Expert – Working with residents per teaching  proper and prompt utilization of outpatient care template; Spring 2007 {Instructor}



Staffed Advocacy table at AMSSM over annual meeting in San Diego (2017) to advance SB 808 (Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act)

Spearheaded advancement of SCR 91 (Pitch Smart resolution) in Hawai'i with State Senator Mike Gabbard, March 2017 to be adopted in 2018 in Hawai'i

Selected as AMSSM's Choosing Wisely Champion with the ABIM Foundation, Sept 2016

Created press release related to concussion research out of State University of New York, University at Buffalo by Dr. John Leddy for AMSSM meeting at Dallas, April 2016

Nominated to run for Governor of American College of Physicians, No. Cal, 2015

Invited to FOX local TV to discuss health oriented topics since Nov 2015

Regular contributor to CBS radio for expert opinion on medical news since May 2014

Spoke on Ohio News Network (later broadcast on ESPN local affiliate) regarding Concussions, 2014

Blog writer for medical topics for USAF-CAP and US HealthWorks (currently, 40 total)

Patient Safety Award Nomination, Eden Medical Center, Jan 2008.

Bronze Medal Winner at International Dragon Boat Race, San Francisco, 2008.

Gold Medal Winner at International Dragon Boat Race, San Francisco, 2006.

FARMEX, Emergency Response to Terrorism, Evacuation Drill of Farmington High

School, Farmington Hills, MI, 2004.

Pulse Polio Volunteer – Polio Drops Administrator, Government of India, 1998.

Best Student Volunteer – Forensic Medicine All State Conference, 1997.

Presidential Athletic Scholar Society Member: Football and Tennis, Santa Clara,

Alumni, Stanford University Bill Walsh QB/Receiver camp, 1992.




English (Primary- First Language), Hindi and Urdu

Limited medical Spanish and limited Punjabi


Activities/Hobbies – Reading, tennis, basketball, sailing and woodworking. 

Volunteer work at my Masonic Lodge, and activities for local charities via Masonic Charity Fund.

Participated in Asian American Fashion Show St. Mary’s Hospital and Medical Center, May 2006

Presented lecture at UC Berkeley on March 18th, 2009, "Terror-The Human Reality" for the non-profit organization: Inside Terrorism-The X-ray Project.  Focus of the lecture centered on the affects of terrorism on a civilian population from a South Asian/Indian/Hindu perspective.  Flyer available on line at


Masonic Lodge member since 2004: Phoenix Lodge No. 144, San Francisco, CA (Lifetime Member)

San Francisco Scottish Rite, 2008-2010, San Francisco, CA



Born in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Resided in the Bay Area (Santa Clara and San Francisco), since 1981. 

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