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.



The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is recognized internationally as one of the world’s great research universities with a trademark culture of collaboration. Basic scientists and clinical researchers from all disciplines work together to find solutions for preventing and treating disease.

Our Orthopaedic Surgery laboratories are a perfect example of this merging of disciplines, allowing us to bring our research from bench to bedside as expediently as possible.  Our laboratories are listed under the Basic Science link at the top of this page, sorted by discipline.


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