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Physician List and CVs »Eric Bava M.D.
 
Eric Bava M.D.
Orthopedic Surgery

Office Location
436 14th St. #910, Oakland, CA 94612

Mailing Address
1613 Montgomery St., San Francisco, CA 94111

Education
UC Santa Barbara, College of Letters and Science, Santa Barbara, CA, BS in Biological Sciences, 2000
University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA M.D., 2004

Internship & Residency
University of Southern California, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Los Angeles, CA, 2004 – 2009

Fellowships
The Carrell Clinic & Baylor University Medical Center, Shoulder & Elbow surgery, Dallas, TX, 2009 – 2010
Plano & Associated Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine & Arthroscopic Surgery, Plano, TX, 2001 - 2010

Board Certification
American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, 2014

Appointed Qualified Medical Evaluator
Division of Workers’ Compensation Medical Unit, 2018

Private Practice
Hand to Shoulder Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, Dublin, CA

Hospital Appointments
Attending, Kaiser Permanente Santa Rosa Medical Center, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Santa Rosa, CA 2011 – 2012
Attending, Kaiser Permanente San Rafael Medical Center, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, San Rafael, CA, 2012 – 2018
Department Chief, Kaiser Permanente San Rafael Medical Center, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, San Rafael, CA, 2016 – 2018

Professional Organizations
American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine
Arthroscopy Association of North America
American Orthopaedic Association
The Permanente Medical Group

Honors & Awards
Honors Program Academic Excellence Award, UC Santa Barbara, College of Letters and Science 2000
College Honors, UC Santa Barbara, College of Letters and Science, 2000
Regents Scholar, UC Santa Barbara, College of Letters and Science, 1996
Alpha Omega Alpha, UC Santa Barbara, College of Letters and Science, 2003
Dean’s Honors for Junior/Senior Continuum, UC Santa Barbara, College of Letters and Science, 2004
Clarence W. Burrill Honors Scholarship Award, UC Santa Barbara, College of Letters and Science, 2001 – 2003
Dean's Scholar, UC Santa Barbara, College of Letters and Science, 2001
Ranked First (1st) in medical school Class for Gross Anatomy, UC Santa Barbara, College of Letters and Science, 2001
Third Place, Best Poster, American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society 24th Annual Summer Meeting 2008
AOA-Zimmer-OREF Resident Leadership Forum Attendee, University of Southern California, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2008
First Place, Junior Research Project Award, University of Southern California, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2008
Administrative Chief Resident, University of Southern California, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2008 - 2009
Herman Epstein, MD Award - For Clinical Excellence, University of Southern California, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2009
Top MPS Performer, The Permanente Medical Group, Northern California Region, 2011
Associate Master Instructor of Arthroscopy, Arthroscopy Association of North America 2011 & 2014
Emerging Leaders Program, The Permanente Medical Group 2013-2015
415 Top Doctor, Marin Magazine, 2015 & 2017

Presentations (Partial List)
* Krishnan SG, Bava E, Burkhead WZ. Humeral Hemiarthroplasty with Biologic Resurfacing of the Glenoid. Presented at Metcalf Memorial Meeting; Sun Valley, Idaho, January 2010.
* Krishnan SG, Bava E, Burkhead WZ. Arthroscopic Suprascapular Nerve Decompression: The Anterior Approach. Presented at Nice International Shoulder Course 2010; Nice, France, May 2010.
* Burkhead WZ, Bava ED, Krishnan SG. Shoulder Arthroplasty Options and Decision Making. Presented at VuMedi Shoulder Arthroplasty Webinar, www.vumedi.com; July 2010.
* Buzzell JE, Bava ED, Feher L, Krishnan SG, Burkhead WZ. Open Repair of Large and Massive Rotator Cuff Tears Augmented with Acellular Human Dermal Allograft. Poster Presentation at Western Orthopaedic Association 74th Annual Meeting; Monterery, California, August 2010.
* Bava ED, Cyran L, Buzzell JE, Feher L, Krishnan SG. Arthroscopic Transosseus (No Anchor) Rotator Cuff Repair: Technique and Results. Presented at Western Orthopaedic Association 74th Annual Meeting; Monterey, California, August 2010.
* Bava ED, Krishnan SG, Burkhead WZ. Acromioclavicular Joint Reconstruction with Hamstring Autograft. VuMedi Video Presentation, www.vumedi.com; 2010. – Video
* Bava ED, Krishnan SG, Bennion PW, Burkhead WZ. Salvage Technique for Failed Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty: “The Yoke Technique”. Multimedia Education Center, American Academy of Orthpaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting; San Diego, California, February 2011. – Video
* Bava ED, Barber FA, Lund E. Clinical Outcome Following Suture Anchor Repair for Complete Traumatic Rupture of the Distal Triceps Tendon. Presented at the Arthroscopy Association of North America 30th Annual Meeting; San Francisco, California, April 2011.
* Barber FA, Bava ED, Herbert M. Biomechanical Testing of Meniscal Repair Techniques in Human Cadaveric Menisci. Presented at the Arthroscopy Association of North America 30th Annual Meeting; San Francisco, California, April 2011.
* Bava ED, Barber FA, Guevara P, Drew O. Patellar Tendon Allograft Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in Athletes Under 25 Years of Age. E-Poster presentation at the Arthroscopy Association of North America 30th Annual Meeting; San Francisco, California, April 2011.
* Bava ED, Barber FA, Spenciner D, Piccirillo J. Biomechanical Testing of Lateral Row Knotless Anchors in a Human Cadaveric Model. Poster presentation at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting; San Francisco, California, February 2012.
* Bava ED, Barber FA, Drew O. A Comparison of Patellar Tendon Allograft to Patellar Tendon Autograft Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in Athletes Under 25 Years of Age. Presented at the Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Meeting; Orlando, Florida, May 2012.
* Bava ED, Barber FA, Spenciner D, Piccirillo J. A Biomechanical Comparison of Biocomposite, Knotless, Lateral Row Anchors in a Human Cadaveric Humerus Model. E-Poster presentation at the Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Meeting; Orlando, Florida, May 2012.

Publications (Partial List)
* Bava E, Charlton T, Thordarson D. Ankle Fracture Syndesmosis Fixation and Management: The Current Practice of Orthopedic Surgeons. The American Journal of Orthopedics 2010; 39(5), pp 242-246.
* Bava ED, Cyran LT, Krishnan SG, Burkhead WZ. Cemented Glenohumeral Fixation: Standard of Care – Opposes. Seminars in Arthroplasty 2010; 21(3), pp 170-174.
* Bava ED, Krishnan SG, Cyran LT, Burkhead WZ. Humeral Hemiarthroplasty with Biologic Glenoid Resurfacing. In: Lee DH, Neviaser RJ, eds. Operative Techniques: Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier-Saunders; 2011:131-146. – Book Chapters
* Bava ED, Krishnan SG, Cyran LT, Burkhead WZ. Massive Rotator Cuff Tears: Current Concepts. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Web site: Orthopaedic Knowledge Online 2011; 9(2): http://orthoportal.aaos.org/oko/article.aspx?article=OKO_SHO040.
* Bava ED, Krishnan SG, Burkhead WZ. Biological Resurfacing of the Glenoid – How to Improve Results. Operative Techniques in Orthopaedics 2011; 21(1), pp 22-27.
* Bava ED, Barber FA. Platelet-Rich Plasma Products in Sports Medicine. The Physician and Sportsmedicine 2011;39(3), pp 94-99.
* Cyran LT, Bava ED, Krishnan SG, Burkhead WZ. Glenohumeral Stiffness and Arthritis After Instability Surgery – Causes and Treatment. In: Provencher MT, Romeo AA, eds. Shoulder Instability: A Comprehensive Approach. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier-Saunders; 2012:457-465. – Book Chapters
* Bava ED, Barber FA. Meniscal Repair with the Newest Fixators – Which are Best? Clinics in Sports Medicine 2012;31(1), pp 49-63.
* Barber FA, Herbert MA, Bava ED, Drew OR. Biomechanical Testing of Suture-Based Meniscal Repair Devices Containing Ultrahigh-Molecular-Weight Polyethylene Suture: Update 2011. Arthroscopy 2012;28(6), pp 827-834.
* Barber FA, Bava ED. Meniscal Repair: the Newest Fixators. Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Review 2012;20(2), pp 95-100.
* Bava ED, Barber FA, Lund ER. Clinical Outcome After Suture Anchor Repair for Complete Traumatic Rupture of the Distal Triceps Tendon. Arthroscopy 2012;28(8), pp 1058-1063.
* Bava ED, Krishnan SG. Arthroscopic Suprascapular Nerve Decompression. In: Craig EV, ed. Master Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery: The Shoulder. 3rd ed. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2013:223-229. – Book Chapters
* Barber FA, Bava ED, Spenciner DB, Piccirillo J. Cyclic Biomechanical Testing of Biocomposite Lateral Row Knotless Anchors in a Human Cadaveric Model. Arthroscopy 2013;29(6), pp 1012-1018.


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