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.



  • Mission Bay
    Orthopaedic Institute
  • 1500 Owens Street
    San Francisco, CA 94158
    Phone: 415-353-2808
Fernando Saldana
Athletic Trainer


Fernando Saldana, MS ATC joined the UCSF PlaySafe athletic training staff in September of 2014.  Prior to joining the PlaySafe team, Fernando completed his Master’s at California of Pennsylvania in Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention in 2012.  He received his Bachelor of Science from California State University of Long Beach in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Athletic Training in 2009.  The past 5 years Fernando had the opportunity to travel as the head athletic trainer for Cal-South Soccer Association and their elite Olympic Development Program. He is proud to have the opportunity to be directly involved in the health and safety of athletes while simultaneously helping them achieve their highest athletic potential. Fernando is currently the athletic trainer at Drake High School in San Anselmo.


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