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Alan Dang MD
Assistant Professor in Residence
BiographyDr. Alan Dang joined the Department of Orthopaedics at the University of California San Francisco in 2011. Dr. Dang received his undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences from Stanford University in 2001. He then received his medical degree in 2006 from the University of California San Francisco School of Medicine. While in medical school, he completed a research year from 2004-2005. Dr. Dang then went on to his orthopaedic surgery residency at the New England Musculoskeletal Institute at the University of Connecticut in Farmington. He completed a fellowship in Spine Surgery at the University of California San Diego under Department chairman Dr. Steven R. Garfin.
- 2011-Present: Clinical Instructor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California San Francisco.
- 1992 – 1998: B.S., Stanford University, Stanford, CA
- 1998 – 2001: M.D., University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
- 2006 – 2011: Resident, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, New England Musculoskeletal Institute, University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT
- 2011 – 2012: Fellow, Spine Surgery, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA
Selected ReferencesBook Chapters Chat V. Dang, MD, John A. Kare, MD, Amiran Shneiderman, MD, PhD, Alan B.C. Dang, BS. Chemical Warfare Agents. Top Emerg Med 2002; 24(2): 25-39.
Grants and Awards
- 2012, Finalist, Spine-IEP "Top 5 Case Presentations" Competition
- 2011, Connecticut Orthopaedic Society Resident Paper Award
- 2010, AANA Research Grant Award
- 2010, AOA-OREF Resident Leadership Forum Attendee
- 2009, AAOS/OREF/ORS Clinician Scientist Development Fellow
- 2009, Albert Trillat Young Investigator's Award, International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Meeting in Osaka, Japan
- 2009, First orthopaedic researcher in the US to receive an academic license for Toyata's Total Human Model for Safety
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