Elly LaRoque, MD

Elly LaRoque, MD

Orthopaedic Institute - Sports Medicine
Redwood Shores Specialty Care Clinic - Sports Medicine


Stanford University Hospital/SOAR 07/2007
Stanford University Hospital 07/2006
MD UC Irvine College of Medicine 06/2001
BS Stanford University 06/1996

About Elly LaRoque, MD

Dr. Elly LaRoque is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon, who specializes in arthroscopy, rehabilitation of the knee and shoulder, sports injuries in all age groups and all levels – from recreational to elite athletes.

Dr. LaRoque’s clinical research interests include the study of gender differences in the patellofemoral joint before and after lateral retinacular release; testing cadaver knees on a custom loading jig and measured joint reactive forces, contact pressures, and contact areas; and performing geometric analysis of the patellofemoral joint using MRI.

Dr. Elly LaRoque completed her bachelor’s degree in biology from Stanford University. She continued her medical education training at the University of California, Irvine, at which she received her M.D. degree. She next completed a General Surgery internship and her orthopedic surgery residency at Stanford University Hospital. Dr. LaRoque then completed her fellowship in sports medicine and arthroscopy with the Stanford University Medical School and Sports Orthopedic and Rehabilitation Medicine Associates (SOAR).

Dr. LaRoque runs clinics at the UCSF Orthopaedic Institute in San Francisco (Mission Bay)  and in the UCSF Redwood Shores Specialty Care Clinic on the Peninsula, where she serves as Director of the Orthopaedic Service. Dr. LaRoque also serves as team physician at the Academy of Art University and for Serra Football.