Constance Chu, Professor

Stanford University

Constance R. Chu, MD, FAAOS, FAOA is Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Stanford University. She is a surgeon-scientist leading innovative bench to bedside federally funded research programs in regenerative medicine, quantitative MRI, and the prevention of osteoarthritis (OA). Her clinical practice focuses on the knee. As Director of the Joint Preservation Center at the VA Palo Alto, Professor Chu aims to transform the clinical approach to osteoarthritis from palliation to prevention. Professor Chu graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point. Following distinguished military service, she earned her medical degree from Harvard University. Professor Chu has garnered numerous professional awards and accolades including two Kappa Delta Awards, widely considered the highest research honor in orthopedic surgery.