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Orthotics & Prosthetics Center at Mission Bay

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The UCSF Orthotics & Prosthetics Center at Mission Bay evaluates, designs, custom fits and manufactures all types of orthotics (supportive devices such as splints and braces) and prostheses (artificial limbs) to meet patients' needs. Our team includes doctors, a physical therapist, and specialists in orthotics and prosthetics who work together to develop personalized care and rehabilitation plans. We are recognized throughout the state for our expertise in the latest technologies and for the quality of care we provide.

We contract with most insurance companies, and our administrative staff is experienced in working with managed care insurance plans.

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    Patient stories

    Accident survivor learns to walk again with custom prosthetics

    After a double amputation, Miguel was determined to regain as much function as possible. Our team had the technology and expertise to help him reach his goals.

    Returning to golf after cancer and amputation

    Miguel thought his life was over after a tumor led to him losing his leg below the knee. UCSF doctors gave him hope.

    Awards & recognition

    • usnews-neurology

      Among the top hospitals in the nation

    • usnews-orthopedics

      One of the nation's best for orthopedic care

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    400 Parnassus Ave., Suite A096
    San Francisco, CA 94143

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