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Saam Morshed

MD PhD MPH

Orthopedic surgeon
Clinician-scientist and nature enthusiast

About me

Dr. Saam Morshed is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in caring for patients with traumatic injuries such as broken bones. He treats fractures of the pelvis, arm, elbow, shoulder, ankle, foot, leg and knee.

In his research, Morshed studies skeletal injuries to develop new techniques for fracture repair and rehabilitation. He also looks at how to prevent post-traumatic arthritis.

Morshed earned his medical degree at UCSF, where he completed a residency in orthopedic surgery. During his residency he was awarded a clinical research and training fellowship from the Orthopaedic Research and Education Society, which funded his studies toward a master's of public health degree and, later, a doctorate in epidemiology from the University of California, Berkeley. He also completed an orthopedic trauma fellowship at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.

Morshed is a member of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association, AO North America, Foundation for Orthopedic Trauma and Institute for Global Orthopaedics and Traumatology.

  • Education

    UCSF School of Medicine, 2001

  • Residencies

    UCSF Medical Center, Orthopedic Surgery, 2008

  • Fellowships

    Harborview Medical Center, Orthopedic Surgery, 2009

  • Board Certifications

    Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

  • Academic Title

    Associate Professor

  • Languages

    Farsi

    Spanish

Healing musculoskeletal injury is an inspiring journey, one in which I care for each patient with knowledge of science and dedication to quality.

Orthopedic Trauma Service

1500 Owens St.
San Francisco, CA 94158

My reviews

4.9

Overall Experience
58 Reviews
Dr Morshed is a highly trained professional surgeon with a caring heart
Explained things in a way that was easy to understand
57 Reviews
Did the doctor pay attention to your concerns
57 Reviews
Gave easy to understand instructions about taking care of health problems or concerns
55 Reviews
Knew the important information about your medical history
58 Reviews
The provider showed respect for what you had to say
57 Reviews
The provider spent enough time with me
58 Reviews

Selected research

Decorative Caduceus

Early Advanced Weight Bearing for Peri-articular Knee and Pilon Injuries

PROMIS Computer Adaptive Test (CAT) item banks for physical function, depression, anxiety, pain, fatigue, sleep, and social activity participation will be administered on a tablet. Scores for each item bank are calculated electron...

Recruiting

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