Dr. Serena Hu, an orthopedic surgeon and co-director of the UCSF Spine Center, specializes in spine disorders, in particular the treatment of adult scoliosis and the prevention of its complications. In her research, she studies the prediction and prevention of metastatic fractures of the spine that could lead to paralysis; and disc degeneration and its potential prevention or reversal.
Hu, who joined UCSF in 1991, completed medical training at McGill University in Montreal, Canada before serving an internship in general surgery at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York. She was a resident in orthopedic surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery, Cornell University Medical School in New York. Following her residency, she completed a fellowship in spine and scoliosis surgery at Rancho Los Amigos in Downey, Calif.
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McGill University School of Medicine 1984
Hospital for Special Surgery, Cornell University Medical School, Orthopedic Surgery 1989
Rancho Los Amigos, Spine and Scoliosis Surgery
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