Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery offers services and programs through the following Divisions. Use these links to directly access all our Department sites.

Welcome to the Department of

Orthopaedic Surgery

Keeping the Patient in Mind

Thomas Vail MD
Welcomes you to the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.
http://orthosurg.ucsf.edu/wp-content/uploads/Videos/mp4/081111_Vail.mp4

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An Overview of Our Department

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at UCSF provides expert treatment for all aspects of musculoskeletal injuries including inpatient and outpatient surgical care, rehabilitation, and orthotics and prosthetics. Our physicians have specific training and experience in a broad range of orthopaedic specialties such as sports medicine, trauma, joint replacement, pediatrics, oncology, spine, shoulder and elbow, foot and ankle, and hand. The Department is internationally recognized for its work in patient care, education, and research. Our basic and translational research programs focus on cartilage and disc regeneration, fracture healing, molecular and stem cell biology, bioengineering, and musculoskeletal development.

On this site, patients will find information regarding our surgeons, the services they provide, and their research interests. Prospective residents, fellows, and students can read about our educational offerings and internship opportunities. Referring physicians and researchers can contact our faculty. Alumni, grateful patients, foundations, and industry can learn how to support our ongoing mission.

NEWS & EVENTS

Fast Track Total Hip Arthroplasty

According to an article in Medscape, patients may see improvement...

Registration is Open for the 9th Annual Spine Symposium

Registration is open for the 9th Annual UCSF Spine Symposium...

Orthopaedic Surgery Nurses Bring Home Excellence in Nursing Awards

We are very fortunate to have such amazing and skilled...
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