Eliana Delgado, MD

Orthopedic surgeon

Dr. Eliana Delgado, a former nurse, has specialized training in treating children's bone disorders. She was a trauma doctor at San Francisco General Hospital before serving a pediatric orthopedic fellowship at St. Louis Shriners' Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. She joined UCSF Medical Center in 1989.

Delgado received her undergraduate degrees from the College of San Mateo and San Francisco State University in California, followed by a graduate degree at the University of California, Berkeley. Delgado earned her medical degree from UCSF, where she also completed her orthopedic surgery residency.

Board Certification

Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

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UCSF Medical School 1982


UCSF Medical Center, Orthopedic Surgery 1989

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Clohisy JC, Barrett SE, Gordon JE, Delgado ED, Schoenecker PL. Periacetabular osteotomy in the treatment of severe acetabular dysplasia. Surgical technique. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2006 Mar; 88 Suppl 1 Pt 1:65-83.
  2. Clohisy JC, Barrett SE, Gordon JE, Delgado ED, Schoenecker PL. Periacetabular osteotomy for the treatment of severe acetabular dysplasia. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2005 Feb; 87(2):254-9.
  3. Clohisy JC, Barrett SE, Gordon JE, Delgado ED, Schoenecker PL. Medial translation of the hip joint center associated with the Bernese periacetabular osteotomy. Iowa Orthop J. 2004; 24:43-8.
  4. Weisstein JS, Delgado E, Steinbach LS, Hart K, Packman S. Musculoskeletal manifestations of Hurler syndrome: long-term follow-up after bone marrow transplantation. J Pediatr Orthop. 2004 Jan-Feb; 24(1):97-101.
  5. Fribourg D, Delgado E. Occult spinal cord abnormalities in children referred for orthopedic complaints. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2004 Jan; 33(1):18-25.
  6. Poon AW, Gray KV, Franco GC, Cerruti DM, Schreck MA, Delgado ED. Cultural competence: serving Latino patients. J Pediatr Orthop. 2003 Jul-Aug; 23(4):546-9.
  7. Kawaguchi AT, Otsuka NY, Delgado ED, Genant HK, Lang P. Magnetic resonance arthrography in children with developmental hip dysplasia. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2000 May; (374):235-46.
  8. Dickson KF, Hoffman WY, Delgado ED, Contreras DM. Unreamed rod with early wound closure for grade IIIA and IIIB open tibial fractures: analysis of 40 consecutive patients. Orthopedics. 1998 May; 21(5):531-5.
  9. Gordon JE, Capelli AM, Strecker WB, Delgado ED, Schoenecker PL. Pemberton pelvic osteotomy and varus rotational osteotomy in the treatment of acetabular dysplasia in patients who have static encephalopathy. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 1996 Dec; 78(12):1863-71.
  10. Delgado ED, Schoenecker PL, Rich MM, Capelli AM. Treatment of severe torsional malalignment syndrome. J Pediatr Orthop. 1996 Jul-Aug; 16(4):484-8.

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