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.


Clinical Research

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The UCSF-SFGH partnership is known worldwide for adopting pioneering health interventions that translate research discoveries into better clinical care. At SFGH, UCSF physician-scientists are guided by compassionate clinical care that is grounded in research, ranging from understanding the fundamental causes of disease to developing new treatment models for patients within their communities. That research is dictated by the needs of our patients, especially those from high-risk or underserved populations, with a direct impact on the health of San Francisco citizens as a whole. Throughout the years, the UCSF at SFGH commitment to San Franciscans has resulted in lifesaving breakthroughs that have become the standard of care worldwide.

The Center also provides training in clinical research for post-doctoral fellows, graduate students, orthopaedic residents, medical and undergraduate students.