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Thomas C. Degenhardt, M.D.
Thomas C. Degenhardt, M.D.

Specialty: Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Joint Replacement, General Orthopaedic Surgery

Fellowship: Sports Medicine, Hughston Orthopaedic Clinic

Residency: Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco Medical School

Medical School: University of California, San Francisco Medical School

Dr. Thomas C. Degenhardt is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery and joint reconstruction of the knee, shoulder and hip. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Dr. Degenhardt completed his undergraduate education in history at the University of California, Berkeley before receiving his medical degree at the University of California, San Francisco. He then served an internship at San Francisco General Hospital and completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at UC San Francisco. He served a fellowship year in sports medicine at the Hughston Orthopaedic Clinic. He also served for two years as a major in the United States Army as an orthopaedic surgeon stationed in Landstuhl, West Germany.

Dr. Degenhardt was the team orthopaedic surgeon for Sonoma State University and Montgomery High School and he has served as team physician for the United States Ski Team.

Dr. Degenhardt has presented at numerous professional symposiums, taught at continuing medical education courses for the Arthroscopic Association of North America and has published articles in numerous orthopaedic journals.

Dr. Degenhardt is co-director of The Sports Medicine Center at SRO and has extensive experience in complex reconstructive procedures of the knee and shoulder, including articular cartilage regeneration and transfer techniques, multiple ligament reconstructions and primary and revision knee replacement.

Dr. Degenhardt has treated athletes of all ages including college and professional athletes.

In addition to his community involvement and contributions to advancing the orthopaedic profession, Dr. Degenhardt has been recognized for his excellence in patient care by Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, an affiliate of the St. Joseph Health System Network. Dr. Degenhardt has won several medical awards including being named best orthopaedic doctor for two consecutive years by Memorial Hospital.

Dr. Degenhardt enjoys sports such as golf, skiing and mountaineering with his wife, Cynthia, and his two sons, Nick and Dan.

For a consultation, please Call (707) 546-1922 (option #1) and request an appointment with Dr. Degenhardt.

Sports Medicine Center at SRO

Sports Medicine Center at SRO Brochure (pdf)

Keeping Athletes in the Game–At What Cost? (SCMA Magazine)

Keeping You in the Game - SRO newsletter-Spring/Summer 2010 (pdf)

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Santa Rosa Orthopaedics
1405 Montgomery Drive
Santa Rosa, CA 95405
(707) 546-1922

Monday: In surgery
Tuesday: 08:00am – 05:00pm | Montgomery
Wednesday: In surgery
Thursday: 08:00am – 05:00pm | Montgomery
Friday: In surgery



Dr. Degenhardt is an excellent doctor, and I appreciated his patience in explaining the surgical process. Best of all, my knee is as good as new.
- Brian Smart


He is one of a kind, absolutely superb… I would not be walking if it wasn’t for him.
- Faye Rogers


I really can’t say enough good things about Dr. Degenhardt.
- Jason Franci


I never even think about my replaced knee. Thanks to Dr. Degenhardt’s surgical skill, I’m back out on the golf course pain-free for all eighteen holes.
- Dale Downing


My outstanding outcome is a tribute to SRO and Dr. Degenhardt’s great skill- he is absolutely marvelous.
- Kathie Barclay


I have been physically active all my life - it is inconceivable not to be - and I am still active, thanks to Dr. Degenhardt.
- Richard Perry


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