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Spine

Our Physicians

Physicians at Spine & Sports Medical Group include Physiatrists, Orthopedic Surgeons, and Podiatrists.

Our Physiatrists specialize in non-operative care of spinal disorders, particularly painful spinal disc problems. Physiatrists are physicians specializing in the treatment of nerve, muscle, and bone with complete training in the medical specialty Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R) also known as Physiatry.

Our Othopedic Surgeons specialize in arthroscopic reconstructive surgery of the shoulders, knees, hips and hands, as well as minimally invasive spine surgery practices.

Our Podiatrists specialize in surgery, trauma and sports injuries affecting the foot and ankle.

Our physicians are board-certified in their respective specialty.




Sherman Tran, M.D.

Sherman Tran, M.D.Dr. Tran is a board-certified physiatrist. He graduated from University of South California in 1988 and Harvard Medical School in 1992.

After medical school, he trained in General Surgery for three years before changing his career interest to Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. He completed his PM&R residency at Stanford Medical Center in 1998 and opened his private practice in San Jose shortly after.

Dr. Tran's main interest is in the management of painful spinal discogenic conditions. He performs all spinal diagnostic blocks and all interventional spine procedures. He is the founder and president of Spine & Sports Medical Group.





Felicia Radu, M.D.

Felicia RaduDr. Radu is a board-certified physiatrist and a graduate of San Antonio Medical Center.

She has a special interest in the spine. She offers comprehensive rehabilitation of spinal pain in pre- and post-surgical patients.

Dr. Radu joined Spine & Sports Medical Group in 2002. She performs all interventional pain blocks and procedures as well as EMG/NCS. She adds depth and valuable pain management expertise to the group.

Dr. Radu is a member of numerous professional organizations.



Nicholas Colyvas, M.D.

Nicholas ColyvasDr. Colyvas is board-certified in Orthopedic Surgery and has an additional board certification in Orthopedic Sports Medicine. He trained in Orthopedics at UCSF, where he still teaches as an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Sports Medicine Department in the Department of Orthopedics at UCSF.

Dr. Colyvas has been in practice in the Bay Area for over 10 years and specialized in arthroscopy of the shoulders and knees. He is the team physician for a number of local sports teams. In addition to his academic ties Dr Colyvas is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the Arthroscopy Association of North America.






Abhishek Gowda, M.D.

Abhishek Gowda, M.D. Dr. Abhishek Gowda is a physiatrist and pain management physician who did his residency and fellowship at Stanford University. He completed his medical education at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and served a one year internship in Internal Medicine at the Ochsner Medical Foundation in New Orleans, Louisiana before joining residency.

His focus of interest includes management of acute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions, interventional spine care and pharamcological and non-pharmacological aspects of chronic pain conditions. His philosophy of care is to provide a comprehensive care strategy using multi-modal approaches to ensure successful patient outcomes. Please let me know is there is anything else that you need from me.