One of our profession's most important challenges is to improve clinical decisions by combining our medical knowledge with a genuine understanding of the physical, emotional and functional needs of our patients.
The UCSF joint replacement group is conducting a study aimed at the creation of clinical decision-making tools for patients and surgeons that incorporate an enhanced understanding of patients' values, preferences and treatment goals.
Complicated fractures demand early and expert management to achieve timely pain relief, optimal healing and return to function.
Advances in arch reconstruction and realignment have dramatically improved surgeons' ability to alleviate the pain and decreased function that millions of Americans experience due to flat feet.
Interdisciplinary care, advanced equipment and a tailored, adaptable rehabilitation program are the keys to preventing re-injury and restoring full function after athletic injuries.
Improved tools and techniques can reduce postoperative pain, keep the surrounding area healthier and accelerate rehabilitation after minimally invasive surgery for spinal pain caused by nerve impingement. .
Information on upcoming continuing medical education courses is available online.
The UCSF Physician Liaison Service provides assistance and information to referring physicians, medical groups and health plans. Please call the Physician Liaison Service or visit www.ucsfhealth.org/health_professionals/make_a_referral/.
Phone: (800) 444-2559
Fax: (415) 353-4395
The UCSF Transfer Center is open 24 hours daily to coordinate the transfer of your patients to UCSF Medical Center from hospitals throughout the region.
Phone: (415) 353-9166
Fax: (415) 353-9172