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Michael Ries, M.D.

Chief of arthroplasty

Dr. Michael Ries is chief of the UCSF Arthroplasty Service and a specialist in the treatment of arthritis patients who require hip and knee treatment. He joined UCSF Medical Center in 1997, after serving as an arthritis fellow in the Department of Orthopedics at the University of Colorado in Denver.

Ries earned undergraduate and graduate degrees at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a medical degree at Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, N.H. He completed a general surgery residency at North Shore University Hospital in Manhassett, N.Y. and an orthopedic residency at State Hospital of New York at Stony Brook. He is a professor of orthopedic surgery at UCSF.


Arthritis and Joint Replacement Center
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.

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Dartmouth Medical School 1982


North Shore University Hospital, General Surgery 1983


SUNY at Stony Brook, Orthopedic Surgery 1988
Univ. of Colorado, Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic 1989