Eric C. Hanson, M.D.

Dr. Hanson received his Bachelor of Science degree in Physiology at the University of California, Davis. From there he went on to earn his medical degree at Loma Linda University School of Medicine. A surgical internship was completed at Kern Medical Center in Bakersfield, California. Four years of orthopedic residency were completed at Loma Linda University. Dr. Hanson's private practice opened in January 1989 after six months of service in the Orthopedic Traumatology Department at the Loma Linda affiliated County Medical Center in Riverside, California.

Dr. Hanson is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, having earned his Board Certification in 1991. Re-certification was accomplished in 1999. His professional memberships include the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, the Arthroscopy Association of North America, the American Medical Association, the California Medical Association, and the Fresno-Madera Medical Society.

Dr. Hanson's practice focuses on sports medicine and adult reconstructive surgery with emphasis on the shoulder and knee. He has been a Team Physician at Fresno State University since 1991 and Head Team Physician since 1996. Consulting Team Physician duties have been provided to the Fresno Grizzlies/San Francisco Giants, the Visalia Oaks/Oakland A's, Porterville Community College, and local high schools.

With his two brothers, Dr. Hanson was raised in Northern Thailand where his parents were medical missionaries for 10 years. Both of Dr. Hanson's parents are physicians, having retired after many years of practice in Fresno. His wife Darlene and daughters, Lauren and Allison, remain the priority of his life. Along with church activities, interests include backpacking, hiking, telemark skiing and bike riding.

Dr. Hanson continues to accept new patients at Sierra Pacific Orthopaedic Center, 1630 E. Herndon Avenue, Fresno, California. His office phone is 559.435.9020.