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Ashraf El Naga


Orthopedic surgeon

Dr. Ashraf El Naga is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in treating traumatic injuries, such as broken bones. He has expertise in spinal conditions and treats fractures of the spine, pelvis, arms and legs. He directs the orthopedic spine service at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital.

El Naga's research focuses on patient recovery following fractures and spine trauma. He also studies how to improve outcomes and long-term physical function for patients who have spinal surgery.

After earning his medical degree at UCSF, El Naga completed a residency in orthopedic surgery at Baylor College of Medicine. He completed fellowships in orthopedic trauma at UCSF and Hannover Medical School in Germany, as well as a spine surgery fellowship at the Harborview Medical Center, an affiliate of the University of Washington.

  • Education

    UCSF, MD, 2012

  • Residencies

    Baylor College of Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery, 2017

  • Fellowships

    Hannover Medical School, Orthopedics and Trauma, 2017

    UCSF, Orthopedic Trauma, 2018

    University of Washington, Spine Surgery, 2019

  • Academic Title

    Assistant Professor