Dr. Julia Kahan attended UC Berkeley receiving a BA in Physiology. She received her M.D. degree from Loyola University in Chicago, graduating with honors and being inducted into the Apha Omega Apha honors Society. This distinction is given to students who finish their studies in the top 10% of each class. After completing her residency at Stanford University in Palo Alto she went on to become double fellowship trained in Sports Medicine and additionally Foot and Ankle trauma and reconstructive surgery.

Recognition and Certification
Dr. Julia Kahan is certified by the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS), an organization that requires rigorous testing before granting membership. She is a member of the American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS), the California Medical Association (CMA), Santa Clara County Medical Association (SCCMA), Ruth Jackson Orthopedic Society (RJOS), Healthcare Volunteer Overseas and The International Association of Dance Medicine and Science. She also completed two fellowship programs and earned a certificate from the Sports Medicine Program at the Palo Alto Clinic and Foot and Ankle Reconstruction from Roger Mann, M.D.

Dr. Julia specializes in disorders of the knee and shoulder and is specifically trained in arthroscopic surgery. She has a passionate interest in sports medicine ranging from ice hockey injuries to dance injuries. She is certified in the Carticel cartilage transplant technique. She also specializes in foot and ankle trauma and reconstructive surgery and is certified in Total ankle replacements.

Dr. Julia is one of the team physicians for Los Altos High School and has volunteered her time to treating members of the San Jose Jr. Sharks Hockey team and members of the Menlo Park Academy of Dance. She teaches and is on the clinical faculty for the O'Conner family practice Residency and Sports Medicine Fellowship programs.

Dr. Julia lives in Los Altos with her husband, 3 children and 2 german shepards. She is an outdoor enthusiast. She is an avid photographer and also enjoys dancing, skiing, and scuba diving. She is an animal lover and hopes one day to find time to train service dogs. She has enjoyed traveling to both St. Lucia and Samoa to provide medical care for the underserved and hopes to participate in more programs in the future.

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