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Anuruddh Kumar Misra, MD, FACP, CAQSM, QME Double Board Certified Physician (Non-operative Sports Medicine Specialist)

Dr. Misra is a double Board Certified physician (Non-operative Sports Medicine Specialist) who was educated during his post doctoral training by the best and leading minds of Internal Medicine at the University of Michigan and UCSF (University of California, San Francisco). He has a passion for and special interest in Sports Medicine and completed his sub-specialty fellowship training at one of the most pre-eminent fellowship programs in the nation – The Andrews Research and Educational Institute in Pensacola, Florida, a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. He did his training under internationally renowned Dr. James R. Andrews, one of the founding fathers of modern sports medicine. Dr. Misra is one of only a few number of Internists in the United States to ever have been trained by Dr. Andrews. Dr. Misra is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is licensed to practice medicine in California and Florida.

Dr. Misra has been a Medical Director in the San Francisco Bay Area since 2011 across leading healthcare companies in the medical industry. In his current role, he does a hybrid practice of in-person and telemedicine. He also serves as a Sports Medicine Consultant for the Toronto Blue Jays, Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Angels, Atlanta Braves and Milwaukee Brewers when they play in the SF Bay Area. Additionally, Dr. Misra is an on-site clinical instructor for students of both the University of San Francisco and Samuel Merritt University Schools of Nursing and Health Professions Advanced Nurse Practitioner programs who rotate with him at his practice.

Dr. Misra is a native of North Carolina however his home has been in the San Francisco Bay Area since childhood where he currently resides with his family.

Current Position

January 2018 - PresentQME, Adelberg Associates Medical Group

April 2017 - PresentMedical Director, Premise Health - San Francisco, California

February 2015 - PresentFDO Physician, US Medical Management - Norvartis at Home for Gilenya

January 2013 - PresentStaff Physician, Concentra


JJM Medical College, DavangereCombined Undergraduate Degree and Medical School program Karnataka, India (1994-2001)

Postdoctoral Training

Andrews Research and Educational Institute, Gulf Breeze, FloridaFellow, Primary Care Sports MedicineMarch 2013 - March 2014

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 MedicineDecember 2005 - September 2007

SJMH / University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.Internship and Residency: Internal MedicineNovember 2003 - December 2005

University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY Internship: Med/Peds - 06/02 - 07/03 Research Resident - 09/03 - 10/03Internship: Med/PedsJune 2002 - July 2003

Professional Experience

April 2014 - April 2017Medical Director, US HealthWorks, So. SF/Oakland, California

November 2014 - October 2015Washingtonian Top Doctor
Golden Gate Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery; Non-operative Orthopaedic Specialist; Staff physician

July 2013 - August 2013Med Plus Disability Evaluations, Florida

January 2011 - December 2012Concentra 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)

March 2009 - December 2010Concentra - Staff Physician, SF Bay Area
[Inclusive of US Mint, San Francisco, CA] Internal Medicine, Urgent Care and Occupational Medicine

May 2008 - February 2009Bay Medical Center, San Francisco, CA; Internal Medicine, Urgent Care and Occupational Medicine

October 2007 - April 2009MDSI Physician Services; SF Greater Bay Area
Locums - Internal Medicine Disability evaluations

October 2007 - March 2008Eden Medical Center, Castro Valley, CA
Internal Medicine - Hospitalist

June 2006 - March 2009SFO International Airport, San Francisco, CA
Urgent Care Clinic Locums - Internal Medicine and Urgent Care. On-location Clinical instructor for Stanford University medical students

June 2006 - June 2007Hospital/ward coverage of CPMC (California campus) for Internal Medicine Residency Graduation

December 2006 - April 2008Dr. Bennett Zier, San Francisco, CA
Internal Medicine/Geriatrics [Nursing home pager coverage]

Certification & Licensure

Radiography X-ray Supervisor and Operator: (Ca)Issued March 2015

CAOHC Professional SupervisorIssued December 2017

American Board of Internal MedicineBoard Certified (Non-operative Sports Medicine Specialist)



FCCS (Fundamental Critical Care Support)2004

Blue Cross of California Network Provider2011 (Active)

CorVel Healthcare MPN Provider2008 (Active)

Professional Volunteer Activities

May 2017 to PresentSamuel Merritt University, Affiliate Faculty

April 2017 to PresentUniversity of San Francisco, Affiliate Faculty

December 2015US Olympic Committee volunteer assignment (2 weeks)

July 2015 to PresentLocums Sports Medicine Consultant for Tampa Bay Rays

April 2014 to Present Locum Sports Medicine Consultant for LA Dodgers

August 2012 to PresentPhysician for the Consulate General of India, San Francisco, California
Developed arthroscopic simulation curriculum for post-graduate residents.
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 2010, 2011, 2013Medical Director for finish line for UCSF Orthopedic Institute and Sports Medicine Department with Anthony Luke, MD and Sunny Cheung, MD

June 2011Escape From Alcatraz - Triathlon event in San Francisco Covered with Anthony Luke, MD and his UCSF Sports Medicine Department

June 2011San Jose 1/2 Marathon - Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Series: Covered with Anthony Luke, MD and his UCSF Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Department

May 2010, 2012, 2016Playsafe 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 2010, 2011, 2012S.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

October 2008Community Health Fair for AAPIO, Fremont, California

September 2008Attended Oakland Raiders practice with (Late) Team Physician of the Oakland Raiders and Golden State Warriors Robert Albo, MD

December 2008Free Health Advisory Services, Livermore Hindu Temple, Livermore, California

2007 - PresentLocum Physician for Toronto Blue Jays at O.Co Coliseum, Oakland, California

July 2007Free Health Advisory Services, Pramukh Swami Health Awareness Camp, Milpitas Hindu Temple, Milpitas, Califonia

2006 - 2007University of San Francisco Dons Locums Sports Medicine physician with Dr. Mark Savant
Team Physician, San Francisco Brown Bombers, San Francisco, California
Free Health Advisor Services for health booths at Cherry Blossom Festival and Chinatown, San Francisco

2006 - PresentMedical and Health Services Officer, United States Air Force Auxiliary - Civil Air Patrol, Amelia Earhart Squadron 188, Oakland International Airport, Oakland, California

2006 - 2007Free Health Advisor Services for health booths at Cherry Blossom Festival and Chinatown, San Francisco

2006 - 2008Annual Cross Country Invitational at Stanford University with Michael Fredericson, MD

November 2005Team Physician, USA Olympic Ice Hockey Team (under 17 age group), Ann Arbor, Michigan with Jeff Housner, MD

2004 - 2005Team Physician Lincoln High School Railsplitters Football Team, Milan, Michigan with Corey Dean, MD

Professional Society Memberships

California Medical Association and Alameda-Contra Costa Medical Association, Member2008 - 2009, 2011 to Present

American Red Cross, First Aid/AED/CPR Instructor 2008 to Present

American College of Physicians, Fellow -- On Governor's Council since April 20112004 to Present

American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, Member -- On Fellowship Committee since May 20112003 to Present

Department of Homeland Security, Citizen Corps2004 to Present

Hindu American Foundation, Group Member2007 to Present

American Jewish Committee, Member2011 to Present

American Medical Association, Member2004 to 2009

NERT - Neighborhood Emergency Response Team, San Francisco, California2006 to 2008

Asian Physician Advisory Council, St. Mary's Hospital and Medical Center2006 to 2007

Disaster Committee and Utilization Review Committee, St. Mary's Hospital and Medical Center2006 to 2007

American College of Physicians, Associate Member; on Resident Advisory Council and Leadership Network2002 to 2007


PRP treatment for differential grade UCL Tears, ASMI, Costa Mesa, CA Jan 2016

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

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

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

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

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


Return to Play After Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection for Elbow UCL Injury: Outcomes Based on Injury Severity

Misra, A.K., Escamillia, R.E, Trivedi, N.N, Throw Like a Pro V2.0 mobile app review, British Journal of Sports Medicine, January 2018

Goyenche, N, Misra, A.K., Joyner, P, Leddon, C, Andrews, J Hackel, PRP treatments for differing grades of UCL injury (to be submitted JEJS, 10/15/18)

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

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

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

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

Conferences Attended

Technology, Patients, and the Art of Medicine by MedScape, San Francisco, July 2017

US HealthWorks Comprehensive Annual CME Symposium (2017, 2016, 2014)

2016 Promoting Professional Satisfaction & Preventing Burnout, ACCMA, Oakland, Ca

2016 ASMI Injuries in Baseball, Costa Mesa, California (Faculty)

2015 ACCMA: Achieving Safe Use while Improving Patient Care ? Opioids ER/LA

2015 Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Board Review, Minneapolis, Minnesota

2014 Barton Sports Medicine Board Review, South Lake Tahoe, Nevada

2014 AAOS, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, New Orleans, Louisiana

2014 ASMI, Injuries in Baseball, Atlanta, Georgia

2013 IAME, Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Skills Course, Orlando, Florida

2013 ASMI, Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Conference, Birmingham, Alabama

2013 American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota

2013 American Sports Medicine Fellowship Society Meeting, Birmingham, Alabama

2013 & 2014 Injuries in Football: Andrews Research and Educational Institute, Destin, Florida

Grand Rounds

PG&E Expert Panels: Allergies (Webinar), Heart health and Depression, Stress and Anxiety, Food and Mood, Men’s Health

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

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

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

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

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

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

Honors & Awards

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 radio nation-wide 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 (39 to date)

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, California, 1993

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

Language Fluency

English (Primary- First Language), Hindi and Urdu

Limited medical Spanish and limited Punjabi

Community and Civic organizations

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

San Francisco Scottish RiteSan Francisco, CA (2008-2010)

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  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • JJM Medical College
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