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.

Global Experience

As part of the departments surgical training program, fourth year residents are able to participate in an global elective that enables them to appreciate the need for global outreach.

View our current resident, Patrick Horst’s film on his global rotation in Ghana.
The film is about a patient the surgeons took care of, the surgeons, and the hospital.

Current Sites:
Muhimbilli Orthopaedic Institute (Dar es Salaam, Tanzania)
Lenin Fonseca Hospital (Managua, Nicaragua)
Komfo Anoyke Teaching Hospital (Kumasi, Ghana)
Hospital for Rehabilitation & Disability Centre (Katmandu, Nepal)
Past sites: Bedford Orthopaedic Centre (Mthatha, South Africa)
UCSF Orthosurg residents Global Experience

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