Kate Ford joined Silicon Valley Sports Medicine in December 2022. Prior to joining SVSM, she worked as a Physician Assistant for Golden State Orthopedics and Spine where she worked in both Sports Medicine and Total Joint Replacement specialities with an emphasis in shoulder, knee, and hip injuries. While at her previous practice, she first-assisted in surgery, as well as provided care to patients in clinic. Her primary clinic responsibilities consisted of performing complete history and physical examinations for acute and chronic injuries, providing pre-op and post-op care, performing diagnostic and therapeutic joint injections and aspirations, interpreting diagnostic imaging studies, and developing comprehensive treatment plans. She is dedicated to providing excellent, evidence-based care to her patients to help them live the life they desire.
Kate received her Master of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies from Elon University in North Carolina. She was born and raised in San Jose, California where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Health Science from San Jose State University.
Kate played soccer growing up and throughout her collegiate career and has always had a passion for athletics. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, traveling, skiing, and spending time with her family.