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.

Arthritis & Joint Replacement

The UCSF Arthritis & Joint Replacement

Joint pain, swelling, and stiffness can be caused by many conditions that impact the health of a joint. At the UCSF Arthritis and Joint Replacement Center, we are dedicated to providing the latest strategies for joint preservation through both surgical and non-surgical therapies.

Osteoarthritis of the Hip

Like other joints that carry your weight, your hips may be at risk for “wear and tear” arthritis (osteoarthritis), the most common form of the disease. Learn more »

Osteoarthritis of the Knee

There are three basic types of arthritis that may affect the knee joint. Learn more »

Hip Replacement Surgery

The hip is one of the biggest working joints of the body. When something goes wrong with your hip, the problem can seriously impact your entire body and your ability to perform normal activities. Learn more »

Knee Replacement Surgery

Annually, more than 250,000 Americans undergo joint replacement surgery for a new knee. Learn more »