Orthotics & Prosthetics Center at Parnassus
The UCSF Orthotics & Prosthetics Center at Parnassus evaluates, customizes and manufactures all types of orthotics (supportive devices such as splints and braces) and prosthetics (artificial limbs) to meet patients' needs. Our team includes doctors, physical therapists, and specialists in orthotics and prosthetics. We are recognized throughout the state for our expertise and for the quality of care we provide.
Awards & recognition
Best hospital in Northern California
Best in Northern California for orthopedics
Ranked No. 4 in the nation for orthopedics
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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
Orthotics & Prosthetics Center at Mission Bay
1500 Owens St., First Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158
Our research initiatives
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.