Erik Hansen, MD

Orthopedic surgeon

Dr. Erik Hansen is an orthopedic surgeon in the Arthroplasty Service of the UCSF Orthopedic Institute. Hansen specializes in reconstructive, replacement and revision surgery of the hip and knee, and has expertise in the direct anterior hip approach for hip joint replacement. In his research, he focuses on the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of periprosthetic joint infection.

Hansen earned a medical degree and completed an orthopedic surgery residency at UCSF. He served as a fellow in adult reconstructive surgery at the Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. Hansen directs a total joint database and a periprosthetic infection database, and is an assistant professor in residence of orthopedic surgery.

Clinics

Arthritis and Joint Replacement Center
1500 Owens St., Suite 430
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 353–2808
Fax: (415) 885–3862

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

Conditions & Treatments

Board Certification

Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Academic Title

Assistant Professor

More about Erik Hansen

Additional Languages

Mandarin
Spanish

Education

University of California San Francisco School of Medicine 2005

Residencies

UCSF Medical Center 2011

Fellowships

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital 2012

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Cheah JW, Sing DC, Hansen EN, Aleshi P, Vail TP. Does Intrathecal Morphine in Spinal Anesthesia Have a Role in Modern Multimodal Analgesia for Primary Total Joint Arthroplasty? J Arthroplasty. 2018 Jan 31.
  2. Shaw JD, Miller S, Plourde A, Shaw DL, Wustrack R, Hansen EN. Methylene Blue-Guided Debridement as an Intraoperative Adjunct for the Surgical Treatment of Periprosthetic Joint Infection. J Arthroplasty. 2017 Dec; 32(12):3718-3723.
  3. Lu M, Sing DC, Kuo AC, Hansen EN. Preoperative Anemia Independently Predicts 30-Day Complications After Aseptic and Septic Revision Total Joint Arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty. 2017 Sep; 32(9S):S197-S201.

Publications are derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and provided by UCSF Profiles, a service of the Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI) at UCSF. Researchers can make corrections and additions to their publications by logging on to UCSF Profiles.