• Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery
    • Shoulder and knee injury rehabilitation
    • Arthroscopy of the shoulder and knee
    • Knee arthritis care
    • Total knee replacement using the latest minimally invasive and postop pain management techniques

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Dr. Hariri is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of shoulder and knee pain. She is double fellowship. She did a sports medicine and arthroscopy fellowship at Stanford and a total knee replacement fellowship at Harvard. Dr. Hariri is an expert in minimally invasive techniques for shoulder and knee arthroscopy and knee replacement. She has treated players in many elite athletic organizations, including the Stanford football and basketball teams, the United Football League and the San Jose Ballet.

Dr. Hariri prides herself in taking the time to work closely with each patient to identify a path to recovery that is tailored to each patient’s lifestyle and treatment goals. Her practice includes the elite athlete striving to return to the highest level of competition, the recreational athlete looking to return to an active lifestyle, and the elderly patient wanting to enjoy their activities of daily life without pain.

Education and Training

Medical SchoolStanford
Orthopedic Surgery ResidencyHarvard
Knee Replacement FellowshipHarvard
Sports and Arthroscopy FellowshipStanford


Dr. Hariri performs a wide array of shoulder and knee procedures to address injuries such as:

  • Meniscus tears
  • Rotator cuff tears
  • ACL tears
  • Knee arthritis
  • Labral tears
  • Shoulder impingement
  • Recurrent shoulder dislocations
  • She offers a range of treatment options for knee arthritis including: physical therapy, medications, cortisone injections, hyaluronic acid (“gel”) injections, physical therapy, and knee replacement.

    She believes it is important that patients fully understand the procedures that they are contemplating. An informed and educated patient can best participate in their own successful recovery.


    Dr. Hariri talks about El Camino Hospital's innovative Orthopedic Pavilion where her patients go for knee replacement surgery.

    Sanaz Hariri MD