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
Conor O'Neill, MD
Director of the Non-Operative Spine Program
Professor of Clinical Orthopaedics
Conor O'Neill, MD


After 24 years of private practice, Dr. Conor O'Neill joined UCSF in 2015 as a Clinical Professor in both the Departments of Orthopedics and Anesthesia. Specializing in diagnostic and non-surgical treatment for patients with chronic back and neck pain, he has performed more than 20,000 back and neck interventional pain-management procedures. Board-certified in Internal Medicine, Anesthesiology, and Pain Management, Dr. O'Neill also sits on several scientific and editorial boards, and he is an active researcher who has contributed to more than 100 articles and presentations. He also founded the California Spine Diagnostics Medical Group in San Francisco. At UCSF, he leads the development of a value-based non-operative spine program. Dr. O'Neill's clinic is based at the UCSF Orthopedic Institute at the UCSF Mission Bay campus in San Francisco.


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