Leadership and Integrity Award 2021 – Dr. Eric Hanson

Leadership and Integrity Award 2021 – Dr. Eric Hanson

Eric Carl Hanson, M.D.

Medical Practice 1630 E. Herndon Avenue

Fresno, California 93720

(559) 435-9020


         Medical School  Loma Linda University School of Medicine

Loma Linda, California

Degree: Doctor of Medicine

1979 -1983

         Undergraduate University of California, Davis

  Davis, California

Degree: Bachelor of Science, Physiology

1975 -1979

         Internship Kern Medical Center

General Surgery Internship

Bakersfield, California

1983 -1984

         Residency Loma Linda University Medical Center

Department of Orthopaedics

Chairman:  William Bunnell, M.D.

Loma Linda, California

1985 -1989

Awards/Honors Eagle Scout

Honors, University of California, Davis

Medical Licensure and Board Certification

Medical Board of California

Original Issuance: 09/24/1984

Radiography and Fluoroscopy X-Ray Supervisor

Operator, Permit

State of California

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Certified 07/12/1991


American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons – Sports Medicine

Certified 11/5/2009

Recertified through 12/31/2021

Hospital Privileges Fresno Surgery Center

6125 North Fresno Street

Fresno, California 93710

Active Status

Saint Agnes Medical Center

1303 East Herndon Avenue

Fresno, California 93720

Active Status

Medical Practice/Professional Activities History

         2001 to 2006 Consulting Team Physician

Porterville Community College

         1999 to 2002 Consulting Team Physician

Oakland A’s and Visalia Oaks

         1998 to 2016 Consulting Team Physician

San Francisco Giants and Fresno Grizzlies

         2016 to 2018     Consulting Team Physician

                                    Houston Astros and Fresno Grizzlies

         2019 to Present  Consulting Team Physician

                                     Washington Nationals and Fresno Grizzles

         1997 to 2002 Medical Director

Nova Care Physical Therapy (Fresno)

         1997 to 2001 Community Tissue Services

Regional Medical Advisory Committee

         1996 to Present Head Team Physician

Fresno State University 

         1991 to Present Team Orthopaedic Surgeon

Fresno State University

   2002 to Present Sierra Pacific Orthopaedic Center Medical Group, Inc.

1630 East Herndon Avenue

Fresno, California 93720

         1989 to 2002 Eric Hanson, M.D.

6121 North Thesta Street, Suite 114

Fresno, California 93710

(559) 432-9020

         1988 to 1989 Provisional Staff, Orthopaedic

Traumatology Service, Riverside General University

Medical Center

Presentations “Stress Fractures.” Family Practice continuing Medical Education

Seminar of Sports Medicine, December 10, 1986;

Loma Linda University Medical Center.

“Idiopathic Scoliosis.” Orthopaedic Grand Rounds,

October 21, 1987; Loma Linda University Medical Center.

“Traumatic Disorders of Muscle.” Orthopaedic Grand Rounds,

January 19, 1988; Loma Linda University Medical Center.

Poster Exhibit: “Wrist Adhesive Capsulitis: Diagnosis and Treatment.” American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons,

February 7, 1988; Atlanta, Georgia. 

“Short Stature.” Orthopaedic Grand Rounds, April 12, 1988;

Loma Linda University Medical Center.

“Total Knee Arthroplasty.” Community Hospital Nursing

Orthopaedic Update, March 23, 1990; Sierra Community

Hospital, Fresno, California. 

“Compartment Syndrome – Diagnosis and Treatment.” Saint

Agnes Medical Center Emergency Department Continuing 

Medical Education, November 11, 1990; Fresno, California.

“Current Concepts in Shoulder Arthroscopy.” San Joaquin

Valley District – American Physical Therapy Association,

March 13, 1992; Saint Agnes Medical Center, Fresno, California. 

“Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction – 1992.” Fresno

Surgery and Recovery Care Center Continuing Medical Education,

July 22, 1992; Fresno, California.

Yearly lectures to Fresno State University physical therapy and athletic training students on knee and shoulder anatomy, physical examination, injury assessment and rehabilitation.

Symposium: “Hyalgan: Application in a Community Practice.”

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, February 4, 1999;

Anaheim, California. 

“Shoulder Anatomy: Injury and Surgical Exposure.” Fresno State 

University Physical Therapy Department CMR Shoulder Course,

November 12, 2000; Fresno, California. 

“SLAP Lesions and Related Pathology.” Fresno State University

Physical Therapy Department, February 2006; Fresno, California. 

Publications Maloney M, Sauser D, Hanson, EC, Wood V, Thiel A.

Adhesive Capsulitis of the Wrist: Arthrographic Diagnosis.

Radiology 167: 187-190, 1988.

Hanson EC, Wood V, Theil A, Maloney M, Sauser D:

Adhesive Capsulitis of the Wrist: Diagnosis and Treatment.

Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research 234: 51-55, 1988.

Hanson EC, Shook J, Weissman G, Wood V

Congenital Pedicle Defects of the Axis Vertebra: Report of case.

Spine 15: 236-238, 1990.

Hanson, EC

Sodium Hyaluronate and Osteoarthritis pain:

Treatment experience. The American Journal of Orthopaedics 

23: 115, 1999.


                                    March 2007

Principal Investigator

A Comparison of Orthovisc to Corticosteroid Injection in Shoulder Osteoarthritis

Professional Societies/Committees

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

Arthroscopy Associate of North America

California Medical Association

Fresno-Madera Medical Society

Board Membership

2007 to 2015   High Sierra Volunteer Trail Crew

2008 to present Every Neighborhood Partnership

2009 to present California State University, Fresno – Board of Governors

2009 to present Lanna Foundation