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.

PlaySafe Services

Pre-Participation Physical Exams (PPEs)

The UCSF PlaySafe Program will hold two events each year, offering sports physical screening exams for our high school athletes. Our staff of sports medicine physicians and certified athletic trainers have experience in running large physical exam events. At this time we do not offer any appointments for physicals exams at our offices at the Orthopaedic Institute.


  FALL   Fall Sports Physicals Exam   Aug 23 2013   75 spots max
 SPRING   PlaySafe Cardiac Physicals Event   May 2014   750 spots max


  Physical Paperwork




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