Dr. Sciaroni is an expert in the diagnosis and treatment of orthopaedic and sports medicine injuries and conditions. Dr. Sciaroni focuses her practice in sports medicine including ACL injury, shoulder instability, and rotator cuff injury as well as general orthopaedic surgery, with particular interest in surgery and rehabilitation of the shoulder and knee.
A San Francisco Bay Area native, Dr. Sciaroni began practicing in the San Francisco area in 2003 after completing a fellowship in Sports Medicine at Lake Tahoe Orthopaedic Institute in Zephyr Cove, Nevada. She earned her Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Santa Cruz and her medical degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin. She completed her residency training in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of California, Irvine. Dr. Sciaroni joined the San Francisco Multispecialty Medical Group after 12 years as a partner with The Orthopaedic Group of San Francisco.
She is Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery. She has served as a team physician for Skyline College and holds an affiliation with the St. Francis Center for Sports Medicine. She holds memberships in the San Francisco Medical Society, Western Orthopaedic Association, Northern California Orthopedic Association, California Orthopaedic Association, California Medical Association, Bay Area Knee Society, and The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
She has offices in San Francisco and Daly City. To serve patient throughout the Bay Area on various insurance plans, Dr. Sciaroni maintains staff privileges at St Francis Memorial Hospital, California Pacific Medical Center, Seton Medical Center, and as well as Pacific Heights Surgery Center and Campus Surgery Center.
Dr. Sciaroni is committed to helping her patients maintain a fulfilling and active lifestyle. When out of the office, Dr. Sciaroni can usually be found somewhere on Mt. Tam or the Marin Headlands, hiking or riding her road bike or mountain bike.
California Medical License 1997-present
Nevada Medical License 7/02-present
Board Certified 7/21/2005, recertified through 11/30/2025
Seton Medical Center Active Staff
Saint Francis Memorial Hospital Active Staff
California Pacific Medical Center Active Staff
Mills Peninsula Hospital Courtesy Staff
Pacific Heights Surgery Center, San Francisco, CA
Campus Surgery Center, Daly City, CA
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
Western Orthopaedic Association
Northern California Orthopedic Association
San Francisco Medical Society
San Francisco Knee Society
California Orthopaedic Association
California Medical Association
University of California, Santa Cruz: Honors in Biology, 1992
University of California, Irvine: Resident Research Award, 2002
Orthopaedic Spine Surgery, U.C. San Francisco, 1994
Faculty: Serena Hu M.D.
Project: Spinal Motion and Fusion Levels
Orthopaedic Biomechanics Laboratory 1999-2002
Faculty: Thay Q. Lee, PhD., Patrick J. McMahon, M.D., Stuart A. Green, M.D.
Projects: Glenohumeral Joint Biomechanics
Intercondylar Notch Access for Retrograde Supracondylar Nail Placement
Chow, S., McMahon, P.J., Sciaroni, L.N., Yang, B.Y., Lee, T.Q.: Glenohumeral joint forces following repetitive anterior glenohumeral dislocations. Clin Orthop. Accepted for publication, 2000
Sciaroni, L.N., McMahon, P.J., Cheung, T., Lee, T.Q.: Open Surgical Repair Restores Joint Forces That Resist Glenohumeral Dislocation. Clin Orthop. 2002 Jul;(400):58-64
McMahon, P.J., Chow, S., Sciaroni, L.N., Yang, B.Y., Lee, T.Q.: A novel cadaveric model for anterior-inferior shoulder dislocation using forcible apprehension positioning. J Rehab Res & Dev. 2003 Jul-Aug;40(4):349-59.
Sciaroni, L.N., Cheung, T., Kim, D.J., McMahon, P.J., Lee, T.Q.: Quantitative Assessment of the Forces in Anterior Shoulder Dislocation: Intact vs. Repair. Presented at AAOS Specialty Day (AOSSM), San Francisco, CA, 2001
Sciaroni, L.N., Cheung, T., Kim, D.J., McMahon, P.J., Lee, T.Q.: Quantitative Assessment of the Forces in Anterior Shoulder Dislocation: Intact vs. Repair. Poster presentation at ORS (Orthopaedic Research Society), Dallas, TX, 2002
Lee, T.Q., Chow, S., Sciaroni, L.N., Yang, B.Y., Kim, D.J., McMahon, P.J.: A New Model for Anterior Dislocation of the Shoulder. International Symposium of Ligaments and Tendons. Orlando, FL, 2000
McMahon, P.J., Sciaroni, L.N., Cheung, T., Kim, D.J., Lee, T.Q.: Quantitative Assessment of the Forces in Anterior Shoulder Dislocation: Intact vs. Repair. International Symposium of Ligaments and Tendons. Orlando, FL, 2000
Chow, S., McMahon, P.J., Sciaroni, L.N., Yang, B.Y., Kim, D.J., Lee, T.Q.: A Novel Model of Anterior Glenohumeral Dislocation. Transactions of the 46th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, Orlando, FL, 2000
Cheung, T., Sciaroni, L.N., Lue, W., McMahon, P.J., Lee, T.Q.: Glenohumeral Joint Forces in Anterior Shoulder Dislocation and Bankart Repair. ORLAC Bioengineering Conference, Pittsburg, PA, Oct. 199
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