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Patients in Action

Patient in Action

  1. Phillip Rivers - Professional Football Player & Current quarterback of the San Diego Chargers. Two time Pro Bowl selection.
  2. Tony Hawk – American professional skateboarder, Nine time Gold Medal winner at the Summer X Games, Founder of the Tony Hawk Foundation.
  3. Travis Pastrana – Motorsports Competitor and stunt performer who has won championships and Summer X Games Gold Medals in several events, including supercross, motocross, freestyle motocross, and rally racing. World record holder for longest rally car jump, 2010.
  4. Matt Hawkins - USA 7s Rugby player, USA rugby playing history: OMBAC (2005 – 2007), Belmont Shore (2008 – present), Debut for USA 7s: IRB Wellington 7s 2008 (Played in 15 IRB tournaments).
  5. Todd Clever - USA 7s Rugby player - Captain of the USA Rugby Men's Team and a member of the South African Super 14 Lions.
  6. Kevin Swiryn - USA 7s Rugby player – Played on 12-man USA squad for the third leg of the IRB Sevens World Series.
  7. Eddie Wall – Professional Snowboarder - Winter X Games. 1st, 2007 Union Square Street Session; 1st, 2006 WCI; 1st, 2005 US Open Rail
  8. Junior Seau – Professional Football Player for the San Diego Chargers, Miami Dolphins and New England Patriots. A nine-time All-Pro and 12-time Pro Bowl selection, Seau was a member of the NFL 1990s All-Decade Team
  9. Rey Mysterio – Professional Wresteler for the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), wrestling on its SmackDown brand. Mysterio has won the World Heavyweight Championship, the WWE World Cruiserweight Championship three times, the WWE Tag Team Championship four times and the WWE Intercontinental Championship twice, making him the 21st person to win the Triple Crown Championship.
  10. Tanya Saleh – Professional Windsurfer - Women’s National Champion for windsurfing
  11. Drew Brees- Professional Football Player, Two time Heisman Trophy Finalist, Four time Pro Bowl selection, Super Bowl Champion (XLIV) & Super Bowl XLIV MVP
  12. Sean Canfield- Oregon State Beaver’s Quarterback, 2010 NFL Draft Pick
  13. Reggie Bush – Professional Football Player, Super Bowl Champion 2009 & Heisman Trophy Winner (2005).
  14. Bill Walton - American basketball player & television sportscaster. Two time NBA Champion (1977, 1986) & NBA MVP (1978).
  15. Charlie Joiner - Professional Football Player & three time Pro Bowl selection. Current coaching staff of the San Diego Chargers.
  16. Marshall Faulk – Professional Football Player & television sportscaster. Seven time Pro Bowl selection and Super Bowl champion (XXXIV).
  17. Kevin Robinson – Professional BMX Rider – World Record Holder 2008 with jump at 50ft 6inches. 25 year BMX veteran.
  18. Dennis Enarson - Professional BMX Rider - Summer X Games. 2008 Dew Tour Dirt Win at Playstation Pro, 2007 Dew Tour Dirt Win at Vans Invitational, 2008/07 3rd Place Overall in Dirt in Dew Tour, 2008 Extreme Thing Dirt Contest Win
  19. Dr. Chao at the 2009 Taste At the Cove with Marshall Faulk, Junior Seau and Tony Hawk.

In The News

  • Dr. Chao expresses his thoughts on Jamaal Charles' injury. View Article.

  • Dr. Chao expresses his thoughts on the current rash of injuries in the NFL. View Article.

  • San Diego Chargers - Junior Seau - Chargers Hall of Fame - Halftime Induction 11.21.11.

    Junior Seau San Diego Chargers Hall of Fame Induction

  • Dr. Chao will join in the efforts as K-ROB will try to resurrect Middle School sports in East Providence on May 20th. View Article.

  • Hopkins breaks hand in WSBK testing crash at Phillip Island...Hopkins is scheduled to fly back to the U.S. tomorrow to see Dr. David Chao, the same surgeon that helped him make a return to racing by repairing his wrist in 2010 when most other orthopedic surgeons had given up any hope. View the Sport Rider Magazine article.

  • Dr. Chao attends to Travis Pastrana at ESPNs Summer X Games. View Article.

  • Dr. and Mrs. Chao at the Junior Seau Foundation 19th Annual Celebrity Golf Classic.View Article.

  • Introducing the JuggerKnot Soft Anchor for Rotator Cuff Repair. Learn More.

  • Building the Dam – He visited Dr. David Chao in San Diego, who also works for the NFL's San Diego Chargers on Tuesday, and they determined surgery would be needed,...View the Building The Dame article.

  • – By Paul Buker, The Oregonian The news was not good for Beavers' senior tight end Joe Halahuni went he went to visit Dr. David Chao - who does work for the...View the aritcle.

  • K-Rob is back on a bike after rehabbing his shoulder.

  • Rivers has surgery on torn right ACL; rehab could last 6 months. View USA Today article.

  • OASIS MSO – Official NFL & NFLPA Joint Replacement Surgery Medical Center

    The NFL recently selected OASIS MSO to provide joint replacements for its retired players. The NFL Joint Replacement Program is a nationwide effort which identified 15 medical facilities across the nation for their expertise, focus on high-quality patient care and reputation.

    New NFL Player Care Foundation in Conjunction with NFL Joint Replacement Benefit Plan to Provide Coordinated Care and Financial Assistance. View Press Release.

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