Performing Arts Medicine Program

WHERE THE ART OF MEDICINE MEETS THE ART OF PERFORMANCE

The Performing Arts Medicine Program here at Stanford is comprised of world-class providers, engaged in cutting-edge research, and focused on exceptional patient care.  Our goals are to diagnose, effectively treat, and educate our patients in the community, while minimally impacting their ability to perform and returning them to full capacity.  Our performer population includes musicians, dancers, circus artists, and actors.  Many of our providers are trained performers, and very well understand and identify with the biomechanics, requirements, and needs of our patients, and as such, we focus tailoring treatment plans around those elements.   


Dr. Jeremy Stanek, Founder,

Physiatrist 

Dr. Jeremy Stanek is a sports medicine physiatrist who specializes in performing arts medicine, sports medicine, and musculoskeletal medicine. He enjoys treating musicians, dancers, athletes of all abilities, and anyone who wants to become or stay active. He performs diagnostic ultrasound as well as ultrasound-guided and fluoroscopic-guided procedures.

Dr. Stanek grew up on a small farm near the town of Qulin, Missouri. He received degrees in music performance from the University of Missouri and University of New Mexico and had a career as a professional trumpet player until developing focal dystonia (musicians' dystonia). Wanting to utilize his experience and education as a performer, he chose medicine as his next career. He graduated from the University of Missouri School of Medicine then completed his intern year at the Medical College of Wisconsin, followed by advanced residency training in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) at the University of Missouri.

In 2018, Dr. Stanek completed a fellowship in sports medicine at Washington University in St. Louis, where he also was a provider in the Medical Program for Performing Artists, treating members of the St. Louis Ballet and his former colleagues in the St. Louis Symphony as well as community bands and orchestras. He conducts research in performing arts medicine and has given numerous conference presentations. Additionally, he enjoys speaking with professional and student musicians/dancers to educate them on arts medicine and avoiding injuries.

Meet Our Team

Our team provides a comprehensive and unique background with outstanding expertise for providing medical care to the performing arts community.  Diverse training in orthopedics, physical medicine and rehabilitation (physiatry), neurology, neurosurgery, sports medicine, and ENT, our team is highly-skilled at treating injuries and conditions seen in the world of performing artists.  


Dr. Loretta Chou
Orthopaedic Surgery
Specialty: Foot & Ankle

Dr. Chou is the Chief of Foot and Ankle Surgery and Director Foot and Ankle Fellowship. Board certified, Dr. Chou's clinical focus areas include foot and ankle trauma, ligament tears and sprains surgical reconstruction, surgical treatment of foot and ankle deformities, surgical treatment of arthritis of the ankle joint, and surgical treatment of foot arthritis.



Dr. Margaret Cooke
Orthopaedic Surgery
Specialty: Hand & Upper Extremity

Dual fellowship trained, Dr. Cooke's clinical interests are hand, wrist, and elbow surgery for adult and pediatric patients. Dr. Cooke utilizes a multi-disciplinary approach in order to provide comprehensive care for each patient. She works closely with colleagues from oncology, radiology, physical therapy, and other specialties. Her team includes certified hand therapists, cast technicians, medical assistants, and patient care coordinators.



Dr. Huy M. Do
Specialty: Interventional Neuroradiology

Dr. Do is the Director of the Interventional Neuroradiology Program at Stanford University, and has a robust clinical focus. Additionally, he holds positions on the Advisory Committe for the Food and Drug Administration, the Editorial Board for the Case Report in Medicine, and the Editorial Board of the World Journal of Radiology.



Dr. Brady Evans
Orthopaedic Surgery
Specialty: Hand & Upper Extremity

Dr. Evans received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School. He then completed his residency at the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program, followed by completion of his fellowship training at the Massachusetts General Hospital Hand Surgery.



Dr. Lawrence Fung
Specialty: Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Dr. Lawrence Fung an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University. He is the director of the Stanford Neurodiversity Project, director of the Neurodiversity Clinic, and principal investigator at the Fung Lab. His work, which focuses on autism and neurodiversity, traverses from multi-modal neuroimaging studies to new conceptualization of neurodiversity and its application to clinical, education, and employment settings.



Dr. Steven Isono
Orthopaedic Surgery
Specialty: Sports Medicine

Dr. Steven Isono is an Orthopaedic Surgeon specializing in Sports Medicine as well as surgery of the knee and shoulder. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery in both Orthopaedic Surgery and in Sports Medicine with a Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine. He grew up in the East Bay, California participating in Basketball, Baseball, Track and Field, with All-State Honors in Gymnastics. Additionally, he has served as the Ortho Surgeon for Team USA, as recently as the 2022 XXIV Winter Olympic Games in Beijing, China.



Dr. Danielle Kamis
Lifestyle Psychiatrist
Specialty: Psychiatry​

Dr. Danielle Kamis’ passion for performance and sports psychiatry stemmed from her passion for exercise, excelling in the sport of fencing at the University of Pennsylvania where she was a four-time NCAA championship qualifier, All American, Academic-All Ivy honoree, as well as captain of Penn’s fencing team.  

Dr. Kamis completed her residency at the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine where she is now an Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor. Dr. Kamis co-edited the first book of its kind, Manual of Sports Psychiatry.  She has worked extensively with Dr. David Burns and his team in his extremely effective Cognitive Behavioral Therapy model and has worked with many noted Stanford Sleep Medicine physicians, including Dr. Emmanual Mignot, focusing on optimization of sleep.  

In regards to scheduling I see patients through my private practice in Los Altos, please email me at danielle@kamismd.com or visit my website.



Dr. Amy Ladd
Orthopaedic Surgery
Specialty: Hand & Upper Extremity

Board certification in hand surgery and orthopaedic surgery, Dr. Ladd is an experienced specialist in hand and upper extremity surgery, and treats a wide range of conditions, including arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, Dupuytren’s disease, trigger finger, fractures, sports-related injuries, and more. Dr. Ladd served, and continues to serve, on prestigious committees and boards, and is highly recognized in the field of orthopaedic surgery.



Dr. Kenneth Lin
Specialty: Sports Medicine

Dr. Lin is a Bay Area native who enjoys surfing, traveling, and being outdoors. He loves coaching, playing, and watching sports. As a former college athlete, he understands the demands and challenges facing athletes of all ages and competition levels. He treats chronic conditions, sports injuries, and traumatic injuries affecting the arm and leg.



Dr. Grace Mitchell
Specialty: Primary Care

Baord Certified in Family Medicine, Dr. Mitchell enjoys every aspect of Family Medicine, especially maternity care, diabetes, and pediatrics. For fun, she enjoys Spanish conversation, salsa and swing dancing, board games, and trying new cuisines.



Dr. Elizabeth Reilly
Orthopaedic Surgery
Specialty: Podiatric Medicine

Dr. Reilly is board certified with the American Board of Wound Healing, Wound Care. She completed her residency at Frankford Hospitals (now Aria Health), after receiving her MD at Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine.



Dr. Sarada Sakamuri
Neurology & Neurological Sciences
Specialty: Neuromuscular Neurology

Dr. Sakamuri is the Co-Director of the Center for Peripheral Nerve Surgery along with Dr. Thomas J. Wilson. Board certified in Neurology and Neuromuscular disorders, and certified in EMG/NCS, she performs advanced evaluations of peripheral nerve conditions by integrating nerve and muscle ultrasound and neurophysiologic testing (EMG/NCS) at the bedside. She has advanced training and particular interest in ultrasound, and sits on the Neuromuscular Ultrasound Committee of the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM).



Dr. C. Kwang Sung
Otolaryngology 
Specialty: Head & Neck Surgery

Dr. Sung specializes in voice, swallowing and airway disorders, and is also the Residency Program Director. In addition to his medical training, Dr. Sung worked extensively as a professional singer and actor for several years. He attended drama academy in New York City and performed in productions off-Broadway, in regional theaters, and in national and international tours.  His clinical interests include the care of professional voice users; phonomicrosurgery; treatment of vocal fold paralysis with laryngeal framework surgery and injection techniques; diagnosis and Botox treatment of spasmodic dysphonia; office-based laser surgery; treatment of recurrent laryngeal papilloma; treatment of essential laryngeal tremor; and treatment of laryngeal cancer.



Dr. Thomas J. Wilson
Neurosurgery
Specialty: Peripheral Nerve Surgery

Dr. Wilson completed his residency training in neurological surgery at the University of Michigan. He completed a fellowship in peripheral nerve surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, and is now Clinical Assistant Professor and Co-Director of the Center for Peripheral Nerve Surgery at Stanford University. 



Dr. Laurice Yang
Neurology & Neurological Sciences
Specialty: Movement Disorders

Board certified in Psychiatry and Neurology, Dr. Yang is the current Assistant Clinic Chief in the Department of Neurology at the Stanford Neuroscience Healthcare Center, and the Associate Physician Improvement Leader for Department of Neurology at Stanford University.


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