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.

Basic Research


Biomechanical Testing Facility

We partner with industry to conduct research in the following areas:
Musculoskeletal disease pathomechanics.
Development and evaluation of promising new orthopaedic technologies.
Creation of testing standards for crossproduct comparisons of existing medical devices.
Biomechanical Testing
Material property characterization
Multiaxial testing
Failure analysis
Internal stress analysis
Three-dimensional motion tracking
Medical Imaging
Cadaver Labs


Orthotics and Prosthetics in the NY Times

The NY Times recognizes UCSF’s own Amputee Comprehensive Training program....

Fast Track Total Hip Arthroplasty

According to an article in Medscape, patients may see improvement...

Orthopaedic Surgery Nurses Bring Home Excellence in Nursing Awards

We are very fortunate to have such amazing and skilled...
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