Hand, Elbow & Upper Extremity Surgery Center

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The UCSF Hand, Elbow and Upper Extremity Surgery Center specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal conditions affecting the upper limbs (hands, wrists, elbows, arms and shoulders). Our team includes surgeons, other types of physicians and hand therapists.

We offer state-of-the-art treatments based on outcome studies of our patients' results, as well as on studies of current and new treatments performed in our research laboratory. Treatments include nonsurgical care, surgery and therapy.

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    Awards & recognition

    • usnews-neurology

      Best hospital in Northern California

    • usnews-orthopedics

      One of the nation’s best in orthopedics

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    This eight-week class teaches mindfulness practices that can reduce stress and improve your overall health, such as meditation and body awareness.

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    What to Bring

    • Photo I.D.
    • Health insurance card
    • Insurance authorization, if required
    • Doctor's referral, if required
    • Recent test results related to your condition
    • List of your medications, including dosages, plus any you're allergic to
    • List of questions you may have
    • Device or paper for taking notes

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    Our research initiatives

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      UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Research

      The UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery has several research programs dedicated to investigating different areas of musculoskeletal health care, such as hip, knee and spine surgery.

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