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

FACULTY

CONTACT

  • Mission Bay
    Orthopaedic Institute
  • 1500 Owens Street
    San Francisco, CA 94158
    Phone: 415-353-2808

AFFILIATED WEBSITES

Scott Hansen, MD

Scott Hansen, MD
Associate Professor
Plastic, Reconsrtructive and Orthopaedic Surgery

Biography

Scott L. Hansen, M.D., FACS is plastic and reconstructive surgeon with a primary appointment in the UCSF Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and a secondary appointment in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery. 

Dr. Hansen is a graduate of Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS).  He participated in basic Science research throughout his 4 years at EVMS studying wound healing and peripheral nerve regeneration.  He completed a combined General Surgery/Plastic Surgery residency at UCSF in 2005. Thereafter, he completed a 3-year post-doctoral research fellowship at UCSF. During this time, he was awarded a prestigious NIH-NRSA Grant that supported his work on heat shock proteins and cutaneous wound healing. He also completed a Hand and Microvascular Surgery Fellowship at UCLA.

Dr. Hansen was appointed Chief of the Division of Plastic Surgery at SFGH in 2007. He also serves as Chief of Hand and Microvascular Surgery at UCSF, co-director of the Hand and Upper Extremity Service at SFGH and Associate Program Director of the UCSF Plastic Surgery Residency Program.

Dr. Hansen's clinical interests include reconstructive microsurgery (head and neck, breast, upper extremity, and lower extremity), general reconstructive plastic surgery and hand and upper extremity surgery--both congenital and traumatic. He is also the Hand and Microsurgery editor for both the Annals of Plastic Surgery and ePlasty (on-line Plastic Surgery Journal).