Nicole Strauss Schroeder

MD

Chief of Hand, Elbow and Upper Extremity Surgery
Orthopedic surgeon

Dr. Nicole Schroeder is an orthopedic surgeon with special interests in physical injuries of the hand and forearm, tendinosis (chronic degeneration of a tendon), Dupuytren's contracture (a hand condition in which some of the fingers can't straighten), arthritis, blood vessel and nerve problems, bone deformities, dislocations and fractures, joint problems, tumors, and ligament and tendon injuries. She serves as chief of hand, elbow and upper extremity services for UCSF's orthopedic surgery department.

Schroeder earned her medical degree from the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She completed a residency in orthopedic surgery at UCSF and a fellowship in hand and upper extremity surgery at Washington University in St. Louis.

UCSF has honored Schroeder, a faculty member since 2018, with several awards for excellence in teaching. She serves as associate director of UCSF's orthopedic residency program and director of its education curriculum. She is a member of the Academy of Medical Educators and American Society for Surgery of the Hand.

  • Education

    Northwestern University, MD, 2004

  • Residencies

    UCSF, Orthopedic Surgery, 2009

  • Fellowships

    Washington University, Hand and Upper Extremity, 2010

  • Board Certifications

    Hand Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

    Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • Academic Title

    Professor

Clinics I work with

Hand, Elbow & Upper Extremity Surgery Center

1500 Owens St.
San Francisco, CA 94158

Orthopedic Trauma Service

1500 Owens St.
San Francisco, CA 94158

My reviews

4.9

Overall Experience
209 Reviews
my treatment has been excellent from start to finish. I cannot praise this provider highly enough.
Explained things in a way that was easy to understand
208 Reviews
Did the doctor pay attention to your concerns
208 Reviews
Gave easy to understand instructions about taking care of health problems or concerns
202 Reviews
Knew the important information about your medical history
207 Reviews
The provider showed respect for what you had to say
207 Reviews
The provider spent enough time with me
207 Reviews

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