Eric Edmonds, M.D.


Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery-Trauma


Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery-Trauma


Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego

Medical Group / IPA

Rady Children's Specialists

Medical School

University of California - Davis


Univ of CA Davis Medical Center - Surgery GME


Carolinas Medical Center


Rady Childrens Hospital-San Diego, UC San Diego

Board Certifications

Orthopedic Surgery




Dr. Eric Edmonds is the director of orthopedic research and co-director of 360 Sports Medicine at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego. He is one of two fellowship-trained, board-certified orthopedic surgeons with subspecialty certification in sports medicine in San Diego, Imperial, Riverside and Orange counties.

He is also an associate professor of clinical orthopedics at UC San Diego, where he is actively involved with the education of pediatric orthopedic fellows, residents from UC San Diego, the Navy and the Air Force, and UC San Diego medical students.

After graduating from Carlsbad High School, he attended The Johns Hopkins University and earned his medical degree at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine. Subsequently, he completed a general surgery internship at the UC Davis Medical Center, followed by an orthopedic residency at the Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, N.C. His training brought him back to Southern California, where he completed the pediatric orthopedic and scoliosis fellowship at Rady Children's, followed by a sabbatical in sports medicine at Boston Children's Hospital, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Southern California Kaiser Permanente, San Diego.

Dr. Edmonds' clinical interests include youth sports medicine and musculoskeletal trauma. His current research involves adolescent shoulder and knee injuries, as well as ankle injuries and fracture treatment. He actively participates in many multi-center research teams, including the Research of Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Knee. He has received multiple research awards, including the Provost Undergraduate Award for Research and Excellence from The Johns Hopkins University and the distinguished St Giles Young Investigator Award from the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America.


The Reliability of Assessing Radiographic Healing of Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Knee.
Wall EJ, Milewski MD, Carey JL, Shea KG, Ganley TJ, Polousky JD, Grimm NL, Eismann EA, Jacobs JC Jr, Murnaghan L, Nissen CW, Myer GD, Research in Osteochondritis of the Knee (ROCK) Group., Weiss J, Edmonds EW, Anderson AF, Lyon RM, Heyworth BE, Fabricant PD, Zbojniewicz A

Under Pressure: The Utility of Spacers in Univalved Fiberglass Casts.
Kleis K, Schlechter JA, Doan JD, Farnsworth CL, Edmonds EW

The 2016 Austrian-Swiss-German Fellowship.
Veljkovic AN, Sewell MD, Mears SC, Edmonds EW

Does Allograft Augmentation of Small-Diameter Hamstring Autograft ACL Grafts Reduce the Incidence of Graft Retear?
Pennock AT, Ho B, Parvanta K, Edmonds EW, Chambers HG, Roocroft JH, Bastrom TP

Pediatric Elbow and Wrist Pathology Related to Sports Participation.
Ellington MD, Edmonds EW

Significance of the Lateral Humeral Line for Evaluating Radiocapitellar Alignment in Children.
Souder CD, Roocroft JH, Edmonds EW

A Medial Portal for Hip Arthroscopy in Children With Septic Arthritis: A Safety Study.
Edmonds EW, Lin C, Farnsworth CL, Bomar JD, Upasani VV

Gender Differences in Pediatric Orthopaedics: What Are the Implications for the Future Workforce?
Amoli MA, Flynn JM, Edmonds EW, Glotzbecker MP, Kelly DM, Sawyer JR

Does operative fixation affect outcomes of displaced medial epicondyle fractures?
Stepanovich M, Bastrom TP, Munch J 3rd, Roocroft JH, Edmonds EW, Pennock AT

Risk Factors for Early ACL Reconstruction Failure in Pediatric and Adolescent Patients: A Review of 561 Cases.
Ho B, Edmonds EW, Chambers HG, Bastrom TP, Pennock AT

Novel Arthroscopic Classification of Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Knee: A Multicenter Reliability Study.
Carey JL, Wall EJ, Grimm NL, Ganley TJ, Edmonds EW, Anderson AF, Polousky J, Murnaghan ML, Nissen CW, Weiss J, Lyon RM, Chambers HG, Research in OsteoChondritis of the Knee (ROCK) Group.

Revision Meniscal Surgery in Children and Adolescents: Risk Factors and Mechanisms for Failure and Subsequent Management.
Shieh AK, Edmonds EW, Pennock AT

Rate and Risk Factors for Delayed Healing Following Surgical Treatment of Lateral Condyle Humerus Fractures in Children.
Salgueiro L, Roocroft JH, Bastrom TP, Edmonds EW, Pennock AT, Upasani VV, Yaszay B

Developmental Morphology in Childhood Patellar Instability: Age-dependent Differences on Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
Düppe K, Gustavsson N, Edmonds EW

Incomplete Follow-up After Growth Modulation Surgery: Incidence and Associated Complications.
Kemppainen JW, Hood KA, Roocroft JH, Schlechter JA, Edmonds EW

Avoiding Anomalous Tendon Harvest at the Pes Anserinus Insertion.
Cidambi KR, Pennock AT, Dwek JR, Edmonds EW

Adolescent Patella Instability Extensor Mechanics: Insall Extensor Realignment Versus Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction.
Edmonds EW, Glaser DA

Novel radiographic feature classification of knee osteochondritis dissecans: a multicenter reliability study.
Wall EJ, Polousky JD, Shea KG, Carey JL, Ganley TJ, Grimm NL, Jacobs JC Jr, Edmonds EW, Eismann EA, Anderson AF, Heyworth BE, Lyon R, Research on OsteoChondritis Dissecans of the Knee (ROCK) Study Group.

Avoiding Anomalous Tendon Harvest at the Pes Anserinus Insertion.
Cidambi KR, Pennock AT, Dwek JR, Edmonds EW

Functional Loss With Displacement of Medial Epicondyle Humerus Fractures: A Computer Simulation Study.
Edmonds EW, Santago AC 2nd, Saul KR

Normal Parameters of the Skeletally Immature Knee: Developmental Changes on Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
Edmonds EW, Bathen M, Bastrom TP

Traumatic anterior instability of the pediatric shoulder: a comparison of arthroscopic and open bankart repairs.
Shymon SJ, Roocroft J, Edmonds EW

Results of Displaced Pediatric Tibial Spine Fractures: A Comparison Between Open, Arthroscopic, and Closed Management.
Edmonds EW, Fornari ED, Dashe J, Roocroft JH, King MM, Pennock AT

Response to letter to the editor re: immediate intramedullary flexible nailing of open pediatric tibial shaft fractures.
Pandya NK, Edmonds EW

Three-dimensional biplanar radiography as a new means of accessing femoral version: a comparitive study of EOS three-dimensional radiography versus computed tomography.
Pomerantz ML, Glaser D, Doan J, Kumar S, Edmonds EW

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