Dr. Utku Kandemir is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine and treating injuries caused by trauma. His areas of expertise include reconstructive and complex joint trauma, pelvic trauma and sports injuries affecting the hip, knee and shoulder.
A native of Turkey, Kandemir completed a medical degree, internal medicine residency and orthopedic surgery residency at the Hacettepe University Medical School in Ankara, Turkey. He completed a research fellowship in sports medicine at the University of Pittsburgh and clinical trauma fellowship at San Francisco General Hospital. Kandemir provides volunteer medical coverage at San Francisco high school football league games. His research focuses on fracture and joint biomechanics. He is an assistant clinical professor of orthopedic surgery at UCSF.
Orthopedic Trauma Service
1500 Owens St.
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 353-9400
Fax: (415) 885-3862
Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Hacettepe University School of Medicine 1993
Hacettepe University Medical Center, Internal Medicine 1995
Hacettepe University Medical Center, Orthopedic Surgery 2001
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