Dr. Harry E. Jergesen is an orthopedic surgeon, specializing in reconstructive surgery and hip and knee replacement. He is co-director of the Institute for Global Orthopaedics and Traumatology and is involved in promoting orthopedic care in the developing world. His past research has focused on osteonecrosis, or death of bone tissue, of the hip.
Jergesen earned an undergraduate degree at Harvard College in 1968 and a medical degree at Harvard Medical School in 1972. He completed two years of general surgery residency at Massachusetts General Hospital and a residency in orthopedic surgery in the Combined Harvard Orthopedic Residency Program. He was chief resident at the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in Boston. In 1978, he was appointed assistant director of Rehabilitation Engineering Research and Development at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, where he was chief of Orthopedic Surgery from 1998 to 2007. He is a clinical professor of orthopedic surgery at UCSF.
Arthritis and Joint Replacement Center
1500 Owens St.
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 353–2808
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Hours: Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Harvard University 1972
Massachusetts General Hospital, General Surgery 1974
Harvard, Combined Orthopaedic Residencey Program 1978
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