About the Orthopaedic Trauma Institute
The Orthopaedic Trauma Institute (OTI) at San Francisco General Hospital is the only trauma center in San Francisco specializing in the treatment and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal injuries. San Francisco General Hospital (SFGH) is owned and operated by the City and County of San Francisco, Department of Public Health. Through its long-standing affiliation with UCSF, SFGH is staffed by UCSF physicians.
As a Level 1 Trauma Center, SFGH is the trauma hospital for 1.5 million residents living in or traveling through San Francisco and northern San Mateo County, regardless of their financial means. Approximately one out of three people will suffer a traumatic injury during their lifetime, and SFGH provides 24-hour comprehensive emergent, urgent and non-urgent care to 65,000 adult and pediatric patients annually.
In addition to its commitment to providing the best patient care to a diverse population, SFGH is also a center for innovative research. With an annual budget over $83 million, the SFGH campus is home to more than 160 principal investigators in 20 UCSF research centers, affiliated institutes, and major laboratories.