Dr. Adam Lindsay

“My commitment is focused on treating a range of orthopedic conditions for individuals of all ages, enabling them to return to the activities they love and improve their overall well-being.”


Undergraduate Education: University of California, Davis, California
Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Residency: University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California
Fellowship: University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado
Board Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Professional Memberships: American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, American Shoulder and Elbow Society, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons



  • Lindsay, A., Donby, B, McCarty, E. (2021) MRI-Arthroscopy Correlations: A Case-Based Atlas of the Knee, Shoulder, Elbow, Hip and Ankle, 3nd Ed. Currently in final edits. Expected Publication 5/2022.
  • Lindsay, A., Chai, A., Frank, R. (2021) Open Strategies for Recurrent Glenohumeral Instability
  • In Cole & Chahla: Surgical Techniques of the Shoulder, Elbow and Knee in Sports Medicine, 3rd ed. Planned Publication 0/2022
  • Trasolini, N., Lindsay, A., Cooper, J., Hatch, G. (2018). Biomechanics of Internal bracing, In Fanelli, G (Ed.) The Multiple Ligament Injured Knee: A Practical Guide to Management, 3rd ed.
  • Lindsay, A., Klineberg, E. (2014). Materials and Biomaterials Used for Spinal Deformity Correction. In A. Debrecht (Ed.), Global Spinal Alignment (pp. 4-18). St. Louis, Missouri: Quality Medical Publishing.



  • Belk, John W., Adam Lindsay, Darby A. Houck, Jason L. Dragoo, James W. Genuario, Stephanie W. Mayer, Rachel M. Frank, and Eric C. McCarty. “Biomechanical Testing of Suture Anchor Versus Transosseous Tunnel Technique for Quadriceps Tendon Repair Yields Similar Outcomes: A Systematic Review.” Arthroscopy, Sports Medicine, and Rehabilitation (2021).
  • Lindsay, A., Seidl, A. Additional Double Anchor Mattress Suture Technique for Reinforcing Coracoid Graft Fixation in Open Latarjet. JSES Reviews, Reports, and Techniques, (2021)
  • Keeling, L. E., Belk, J. W., Kraeutler, M. J., Kallner, A. C., Lindsay, A., McCarty, E. C., & Postma, W. F. (2021). Bone Marrow Aspirate Concentrate for the Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis: A Systematic Review. The American Journal of Sports Medicine, 03635465211018837.
  • Schwarz, I, Lindsay, A., Freeman T., Houck, D., BA; Wolcott, M., Mayo, M., Frank, R., McCarty, E. Trends in rates of intra-articular injections and surgery for orthopedic injures in collegiate athletes. Manuscript In final edits, Expected Submission 5/2022
  • Weber, A. E., Bolia, I. K., Korber, S., Mayfield, C. K., Lindsay, A., Rosen, J., … & Gamradt, S. C. (2021). Five-Year Surveillance of Vitamin D Levels in NCAA Division I Football Players: Risk Factors for Failed Supplementation. Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine, 9(1), 2325967120975100.
  • Robinson, A., Lindsay, A., Vidal, A., Frank, R., Osteochondral Autograft Transfer
  • Operative Techniques in Sports Medicine, Accepted, anticipated publish date 11/2021
  • Schwarz, I., Houck, D. A., Shah, V., Jolly, A. J., Lindsay, A., Bravman, J. T., & Frank, R. M. (2021). Bone and body characteristics of freestyle and nonfreestyle skiers. The Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness (2021)
  • Trasolini, N., Lindsay, A., Gipsman, A., & Hatch, G. F. R. (2019). The Biomechanics of Multiligament Knee Injuries: From Trauma to Treatment. Clinics in sports medicine, 38(2), 215-234.
  • Vakhshori, V., Lindsay, A., Kabirian, N., Stevanovic, M. (2019). A 3-year-old Boy with Synovial Chondromatosis of the Distal Radioulnar Joint. Orthopedics Today, 8-9.
  • Chae, Y., Goodman, G. S., Bederian-Gardner, D., Lindsay, A. (2011). Methodological Issues and Practical Strategies in Research on Child Maltreatment Victims’ Abilities and Experiences as Witnesses. Child Abuse & Neglect. 35(4) 240-248.