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 Institute for Global Orthopaedics and Traumatology (IGOT) is a program started by the faculty and residents of the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Department of Orthopaedic Surgery to improve the healthcare of underserved populations affected by orthopaedic disease and trauma. The goal of this institute is to partner with educational institutions at home and abroad to develop strategies to lessen the burden of musculoskeletal conditions.

Click here to visit IGOT at the Orthopaedic Trauma Institute >>


Orthotics and Prosthetics in the NY Times

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Fast Track Total Hip Arthroplasty

According to an article in Medscape, patients may see improvement...

Orthopaedic Surgery Nurses Bring Home Excellence in Nursing Awards

We are very fortunate to have such amazing and skilled...
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