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.


BioEngineering (Parnassus)

Overall Focus

The University of California at San Francisco Orthopaedic Bioengineering Laboratory is directed by Jeffrey C. Lotz, Ph.D. The laboratory is located within the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and devoted to conducting basic research in several areas of orthopaedics, including the biomechanics of the spine, intervertebral disc, and the hand. The research team is a diverse combination of biomechanical engineers, biologists, and orthopaedic surgeons.

Contact Information:

Orthopaedic Surgery Bioengineering Research Laboratory

Box 0514 , 513 Parnassus Ave, S-1164

San Francisco, CA. 94143 – 0514

Phone: 415-502-3056

Fax: 415-476-1128

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