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.


Hand, Elbow & Upper Extremity

Caring for Kids

The Hand, Elbow and Upper Extremity Service provide full service, family centered care to children with musculoskeletal conditions of the hand, elbow and upper extremity whether congenital or traumatic in origin. Our Upper Extremity specialists have additional training in the care of children and are experts in dealing with problems as simple as trigger thumbs and as complex as making thumbs as well as fracture care, birth trauma and injuries.

Please visit the Orthopaedics pages at the UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital site to see more.