Get to know Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Jessica M. Hooper, who serves patients in Redwood City, California.

(WorldFrontNews Editorial):- New York City, New York Oct 17, 2023 ( – Dr. Hooper is a board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in hip and knee joint replacement surgery. Her role as a Clinical Assistant Professor at Stanford University School of Medicine is complemented by her leadership in the outpatient joint replacement program at the Stanford Outpatient Surgery Center in Redwood City, California.

In her line of work, Dr. Hooper performs a full range of orthopedic procedures to treat injuries and conditions related to hip and knee degenerative conditions, such as arthritis, avascular necrosis, and post-traumatic injuries. Her expertise shines in the application of tissue-sparing surgical techniques, notably the anterior approach to total hip replacement. On an annual basis, Dr. Hooper performs a substantial number of hip and knee replacements, with an emphasis on incorporating robotic navigation for optimal outcomes.

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Her approach to patient care prioritizes exploring nonsurgical options before considering surgical interventions, a strategy she employs once a patient’s daily activities have been significantly impacted. Dr. Hooper is deeply motivated by the profound enhancement in her patients’ quality of life following surgery and is dedicated to helping them regain their cherished activities. She places a strong emphasis on individualized care, investing time to understand each patient’s unique goals and tailoring treatment plans accordingly.

A Bay Area native, Dr. Hooper attended college at UCLA, where she worked as a student athletic trainer for the football and women’s gymnastics teams. She went to medical school at the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and was named a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. She then completed her orthopedic residency training at the prestigious New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases in Manhattan. In residency, she mentored local female high school students interested in STEM as part of the Perry Initiative program, worked with local surgeons in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and received excellent training in all facets of orthopedic surgery and patient care.

Subsequently, Dr. Hooper completed a fellowship at Stanford University, where she obtained additional training in hip and knee joint replacement. She then began her practice at Kaiser Permanente, where she gained experience in the safe and effective management of same-day total joint replacement patients.

Board-certified in orthopedic surgery, Dr. Hooper is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (ABOS). The ABOS is an organization with the goal of establishing educational and professional standards for orthopedic residents and surgeons as well as evaluating the qualifications and competence of orthopedic surgeons. It is a member of the American Board of Medical Specialties.

Among her professional affiliations, Dr. Hooper is a member of the American Academy of Hip and Knee Surgeons, the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, and the Ruth Jackson Orthopedic Society for female surgeons.

Orthopedic surgery is the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. Orthopedic surgeons use both surgical and non-surgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, spine diseases, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, and congenital disorders.

A prolific author, Dr. Hooper has contributed articles and book chapters covering a diverse range of subjects within the realm of joint replacement surgery techniques, technologies, and outcomes. Her expertise has been showcased through presentations at prominent national conferences, including the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. 

In recognition of her outstanding work, Dr. Hooper was honored with the 2018 American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons FARE grant, which acknowledged her pioneering research on the application of virtual reality as an educational tool for residents in their pursuit of mastering total hip replacement procedures.

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