About Us

Sports Medicine of Napa Valley was founded to provide the highest quality of sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery to residents of Napa, Sonoma, Solano, Marin, and Lake counties.

Our founder, Stephen John Franzino, MD, is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon with more than 20 years of experience. At Sports Medicine of Napa Valley, he and his team provide patients with advanced, state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment services encompassing a wide range of orthopedic conditions.

Besides being one of the most respected surgeons in Northern California, Franzino is also a highly sought consultant for professional sports teams and athletes. He has served on the medical staff for the San Jose Sharks (NHL), San Jose SaberCats (Arena Football League), the San Jose Wolves (American Indoor Football Association), and many more professional organizations. In addition, he is chief medical officer of the Napa Silverados professional baseball team, and provides medical support to the Professional Golf Association at its annual Safeway Open. He also is dedicated to assisting local high schools and colleges, including the Prolific Prep Basketball Academy in Napa.

Dr. Franzino’s reputation has brought patients from as far away as Canada, South Africa, Australia, Italy, Mexico and Lebanon for surgical procedures––and from throughout the U.S.

“What sets our practice apart from others is our professionalism, experience and the highly personal approach we take in caring for our patients,” Franzino said.

It’s an approach that’s built on providing treatment that’s tailored to each individual's needs and expectations. “The ultimate goal of our practice is to utilize the safest and most reliable methods available while improving our patients' quality of life,” he added. “And, since we take advantage of continuing medical education opportunities, we’re able to offer the latest and most advanced techniques. We’re also committed to offering both surgical and non-surgical options to treat a wide range of conditions.”

As the treatment of Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine injuries continues to evolve, Sports Medicine of Napa Valley will be at the forefront of offering techniques and research that significantly improve patient care and outcomes––and in an efficient, high-quality, cost-effective environment.