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.

FACULTY & STAFF

CONTACT

  • Orthopaedic Trauma Institute
  • 2550 23rd Street
    Building 9, 2nd Floor
    San Francisco, CA 94110
    Phone: 415-206-8812
Nathan Young PhD
Assistant Adjunct Professor
 
Nathan Young PhD

Biography

Dr. Young is an evolutionary biologist with a background in biological anthropology, anatomy and embryology, and developmental biology. Using both classical comparative and modern experimental approaches, Dr. Young's research focuses on the development of the limbs and shoulder, and particularly how the process of morphogenesis has impacted the evolution of uniquely human adaptations like bipedalism and throwing.

NEWS & EVENTS

ANNOUNCING: The 4th Annual Bay Area Global Health Film Festival

We are pleased to announce the Bay Area Global Health...

Increase in ‘single sporting’ young athletes leads to more injuries

Our Walnut Creek Sports Medicine Center is featured in this...

Before You Buy Running Shoes, Take a Look at New Shoe Technology

Dr. Anthony Luke takes us through our paces and shows...
More News >