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.


Sports Medicine


The shoulder is a ball and socket joint, but the anatomy of the shoulder allows for an amazing amount of flexibility. The humeral head, or ball, sits on the glenoid, a very shallow socket.  To learn more about the shoulder and common shoulder problems, click on one of the links above, or on the video below where Brian Feeley, MD discusses common shoulder problems to the UCSF Community.