Palo Alto Medical Foundation's Center for Joint Replacement is staffed by three orthopedic surgeons. Our doctors have completed advanced fellowship training in joint replacement surgery and work in tandem to provide patients with the most comprehensive care possible.
Bradley P. Graw, M.D.
Dr. Graw is a board certified orthopedic surgeon who is fellowship trained in both sports medicine and joint replacement surgery. His surgical practice focuses on reconstructive surgery of the hip and knee to include revision procedures of failed joint replacements. Dr. Graw takes a patient-centered approach to care and has an interest in optimizing patient experience and outcome through the intersection of surgical technique and the application of next generation health information technologies. Dr. Graw is from a medical family. His parents met while working at the National Institutes of Health, and both he and his sister are surgeons (she is a general surgeon in the Johns Hopkins system). Northern California has been home since finishing training at Stanford and he has found a permanent home on the Peninsula due to the open-minded community and the active, healthy lifestyle it enables.
James M. Hartford, M.D.
Dr. Hartford is a board certified orthopedic surgeon and came to PAMF in 2002. He received his M.D. degree from Dartmouth Medical School in 1989, after graduating from Princeton University. He completed residencies in general surgery at Harvard-New England Deaconess Hospital in Boston and in orthopedic surgery at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in New Hampshire. He also completed a fellowship in adult reconstructive surgery at Stanford University Medical Center. Dr. Hartford served for six years as assistant professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and was residency director for Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center, both in Lexington. He also was chief of Orthopedic Surgery at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Lexington. In those roles, he gained substantial experience with hip and knee replacements, including many complicated cases. Dr. Hartford has also published and lectured extensively on joint replacement and other topics in orthopedic surgery.
John V. Lannin, M.D.
Dr. Lannin is a board certified orthopedic surgeon and is a voluntary clinical faculty member at the Stanford University School of Medicine Department of Orthopedics where he has participated in clinical practice and research. Dr. Lannin joined PAMF in 1996 after working in private practice in Menlo Park and Redwood City. He received his M.D. degree from the University of Minnesota Medical School in 1978, after graduating from Stanford University. He completed an internship at the Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis and a residency in orthopedic surgery at the Minneapolis Veterans Administration Hospital. Dr. Lannin completed fellowship training in total joint/adult reconstruction at the University of South Florida. Present clinical interests include advancement in total joint techniques including new approaches, new materials and computer assisted surgery.