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Landrus Pfeffinger, M.D.

Orthopedic surgeon

Dr. Landrus L. Pfeffinger is an orthopedic surgeon, specializing in disorders of the foot and ankle. In his research, he has addressed fractures and dislocations, infections and deformities of the foot and ankle.

Pfeffinger earned a medical degree at the University of Health Science/Chicago Medical School. At UCSF, he completed an internship and residency in general surgery and a residency in orthopedic surgery. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society and is co-founder of the Bay Area Orthopaedic Surgeon Foot and Ankle Society.


Foot and Ankle Service
1500 Owens St.
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 353–2808
Fax: (415) 885–3862

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Conditions & Treatments

More about Landrus Pfeffinger


Chicago School of Medicine 1975


UCSF Medical Center, General Surgery 1977


UCSF Medical Center, Orthopaedic Surgery 1980
Roger A. Mann Foot and Ankle Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery 1980

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Mann RA, Pfeffinger L. Hallux valgus repair. DuVries modified McBride procedure. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 1991 Nov; (272):213-8.
  2. Pfeffinger LL. The modified McBride procedure. Orthopedics. 1990 Sep; 13(9):979-84.
  3. Geier KA, Pfeffinger LL. The fully implantable direct current stimulator. Orthop Nurs. 1985 Mar-Apr; 4(2):53.

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