Stephanie Murata is a graduate of UC-Davis with a B.S. in Genetics, and also has post-graduate degrees from Miami Dade and Saint Francis University. In addition to a wealth of professional experience in Orthopedics, Sports Medicine, and Trauma & Urgent Care, she has also served with USA Wrestling and in association with the US Olympic Committee and is an award-winning wrestler and coach. Stephanie was a member of the U.S. National Women’s Wrestling Team (1996-2008) which was ranked first for 10 years and was also a ten-time World Team Member (1996-2009), eleven-time National Champion (1996, 2005), two-time World Silver Medalist (2001, 2010), three-time Pan American Champion (1997, 2001, 2002), and Pan American Games Bronze Medalist (2007).
Dr. Morton has also tapped Murata to lead his injection clinic as part of the growth of his practice’s regenerative medicine segment. Stephanie will assist Dr. Morton in surgeries, provide post-op and follow-up patient care, and lead Dr. Morton’s injection clinic (PRP/Hyaluronic Acid/Steroid) for patients who are not ready for knee replacement surgery. In addition to working with patients at the clinic and during/after surgery, Murata will take part in efforts to educate the community on options for hip or knee replacement surgery.
Murata’s achievements go beyond the medical field and athletics. She is also a member of American Mensa, as well as a Research Diver (UCD), Safety Diver/Rescue Diver/Advanced Diver/Master Diver (NAUI), and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach (CSCS).
Stephanie sees patients in Honolulu and West O‘ahu. To schedule an appointment, please call us at (808) 439-6201 or doctormorton.com.