Daniel Thuillier, MD

Orthopedic surgeon


Foot and Ankle Service
1500 Owens St.
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 353–2808
Fax: (415) 885–3862

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Board Certification

Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Academic Title

Assistant Professor

More about Daniel Thuillier


University of California San Francisco School of Medicine 2007


UCSF Medical Center 2013

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Firoozabadi R, Thuillier D, Benirschke S. Obtaining Correct Ankle Alignment Using Intraoperative External Fixation for Ankle Arthrodesis. J Foot Ankle Surg. 2017 Mar - Apr; 56(2):242-246.
  2. Lau BC, Thuillier DU, Pedoia V, Chen EY, Zhang Z, Feeley BT, Souza RB. Inter- and intra-rater reliability of patellofemoral kinematic and contact area quantification by fast spin echo MRI and correlation with cartilage health by quantitative T1? MRI. Knee. 2016 Jan; 23(1):13-9.
  3. Dede O, Thuillier D, Pekmezci M, Ames CP, Hu SS, Berven SH, Deviren V. Revision surgery for lumbar pseudarthrosis. Spine J. 2015 May 01; 15(5):977-82.
  4. Thuillier DU, Souza RB, Wu S, Luke A, Li X, Feeley BT. T1? imaging demonstrates early changes in the lateral patella in patients with patellofemoral pain and maltracking. Am J Sports Med. 2013 Aug; 41(8):1813-8.
  5. Chen CG, Thuillier D, Chin EN, Alliston T. Chondrocyte-intrinsic Smad3 represses Runx2-inducible matrix metalloproteinase 13 expression to maintain articular cartilage and prevent osteoarthritis. Arthritis Rheum. 2012 Oct; 64(10):3278-89.
  6. Ulrich JA, Liebenberg EC, Thuillier DU, Lotz JC. ISSLS prize winner: repeated disc injury causes persistent inflammation. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2007 Dec 01; 32(25):2812-9.

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