Dr. Van der Reis is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon with fellowship training is arthroscopy and sports medicine. His practice focuses on restoration of function and return to pre-injury activities with cutting edge arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgical techniques.
All patients are given a focused and practical approach to both surgical and non-surgical treatment for their injuries.
Dr. Van der Reis completed an orthopaedic surgical residency at the University of California at San Francisco. He then completed a fellowship in arthroscopic surgery and sports medicine in Salt Lake City, Utah. Dr. Van der Reis has used this education and ten years of practice to develop a patient centered approach to minimally invasive surgery that uses the safest and most effective techniques available.
Dr. Van der Reis continues to work with athletes, both young and professional, in both injury prevention and surgery. Dr Van der Reis specializes in minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery.
Dr. Van der Reis has performed thousands of advanced arthroscopic surgical procedures. In addition to performing these procedures, he also teaches other surgeons how to use these techniques. He performs arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, knee, ankle, elbow, and hip.
Arthroscopic surgery involves the use of highly specialized instruments to perform surgery through very small incisions. The advantages of arthroscopic surgery are clear: smaller incisions, less scar tissue, less pain after surgery, and faster recovery.