Norman Young MD
June 20, 2017

John Zebrack, MD

Specialties: Joint Replacement, Arthroscopy, Trauma, & Sports Medicine

Residency: Medical College of Wisconsin

Medical School: University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine

Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

John Zebrack, MD, is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. A Reno native, Dr. Zebrack completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Nevada-Reno, and medical school with honors at the University of Nevada School of Medicine in 2001. After finishing orthopedic residency training at the Medical College of Wisconsin in 2006, he returned to Reno to join the Reno Orthopedic Clinic.

Although he is trained in treating all orthopedic conditions, Dr. Zebrack’s areas of concentration and expertise are arthroplasty (joint replacement) and arthroscopy (joint scopes). He has had additional training in robotic and computer assisted arthroplasty, as awell as hip arthroscopy. He performs over 150 joint replacements and joint replacement revisions a year. In addition, Dr Zebrack performs over 200 arthroscopic procedures a year. He is also a member of the Trauma Panel at Renown Hospital and enjoys an active trauma practice.

Dr. Zebrack has been honored as a Fellow Member of both the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) and American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS). He is also a member of the American College of Sports Medicine and the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. As a clinical faculty member at the University of Nevada School of Medicine-Reno, Dr. Zebrack enjoys teaching and mentoring medical students. Dr. Zebrack is also on the editorial review board for the Journal of Arthroplasty.

Dr. Zebrack is the head coach of the Reno Sagebrush 03 soccer team, a year round competitive traveling club team. He has been coaching for the last 10 years and the team has consistently been the top team in Northern Nevada for the last 5 years and has been ranked as high as the top 50 in the U.S.

Dr. Zebrack also has a special interest in endurance sports and is an accomplished athlete. He was on the UNR Ski Team, Cycling Team and the SMU soccer team. He has competed in Ironman Triathlons, 24-hour mountain bike races, and ultra-endurance swim races. He recently competed in the XTERRA World Triathlon Championships in Hawaii. In the winter, he enjoys ski racing for the Mt Rose Masters Ski Team.

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Mast, J.W,, Bruner, R.L., Zebrack, J.: Recognizing acetabular version in the radiographic presentation of hip dysplasia. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2004 Jan;(418):48-53. View online.