Ken A. Honsik, MD, a Sports Medicine Specialist with California Sports – Orthopaedic Institute

Ken A. Honsik, MD, a Sports Medicine Specialist with California Sports – Orthopaedic Institute


Get to know Sports Medicine Specialist Dr. Ken A. Honsik, who serves patients throughout the State of California.

New York City, Jul 6, 2020 ( – Dr. Honsik is a board-certified and fellowship-trained sports medicine specialist. Getting patients on the road to recovery, he practices at the California Sports & Orthopaedic Institute with offices in Berkeley, Orinda, and Oakland.

The diagnosis and treatment of active individuals and athletes of all ages, ranging from toddlers to 90-year-old marathon warriors, has been Dr. Honsik’s career passion. He specializes in the conservative treatment of pediatric and adult fractures, having developed and managed fracture clinics since 2001. He also brings over a decade of experience in the successful treatment of work injuries for the “industrial athlete.”

Along with his sports medicine colleague and national regenerative medicine expert, Dr. Chad Roghair, Dr. Honsik has been providing consultations, education, and elite level regenerative/biologic services at the California Sports & Orthopaedic Institute. His regenerative services/treatments include platelet-rich plasma, AmnioFix, and stem cell therapies for the treatment of muscle, tendon, ligament, cartilage, and bone.

For the more accurate diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal disorders, he utilizes musculoskeletal diagnostic ultrasound. Through the use of ultrasound for guidance, he is able to provide care for chronic tendon injuries with microsurgical techniques such as Tenex (tenotomy), which can be performed in the clinic setting. 

In regards to his educational background, Dr. Honsik attended DePauw University and the University of Illinois for his undergraduate degrees. He then graduated with honors with his medical degree from Rush Medical College in Chicago. At DePauw, he competed on the track team and was the school Hammer throw record holder for 10 years.

A master level instructor for sports and musculoskeletal medicine, Dr. Honsik has been educating and training physicians at all levels of experience since 2000. His titles have included: Assistant Fellowship Director of the Kaiser Permanente Sports Medicine Fellowship Program; Associate Professor/Faculty for UC Davis Residency Training Program; and most recently with UC Davis/Valley Consortium for Medical Education where he has been on faculty as the Musculoskeletal and Sports Medicine Curriculum Director/Coordinator as well as on faculty for the Orthopaedic Residency Program. Since 2012, he has been instructing resident orthopaedic surgeons in physical exam skills, fracture care, musculoskeletal ultrasound diagnosis, as well as ultrasound-guided procedures and injections. 

Having been serving as a team/event physician to professional, college, high school, masters, and youth athletes for the past 20 years, Dr. Honsik is currently a head team physician for St. Mary’s College and a team physician for UC Berkeley.

A Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, the doctor is a member of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, the American Academy of Family Physicians, and the California Medical Association.

Sports medicine is a branch of medicine that deals with physical fitness and the treatment and prevention of injuries related to sports and exercise. A sports medicine specialist is a physician with significant specialized training in both the treatment and prevention of illness and injury.

Very active in his community, Dr. Honsik is an Assistant Scoutmaster with Boy Scouts of America and a member of the U.S. Masters Swim program. He is also an avid outdoorsman who enjoys backcountry hiking and camping. His wife is a family physician who specializes in dermatologic disorders. They both enjoy keeping up with their two kids and having great family adventures.

Learn More about Dr. Ken A. Honsik:

Through his findatopdoc profile, or through California Sports & Orthopaedic Institute,


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