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Saam Morshed


Orthopedic surgeon
Clinician-scientist and nature enthusiast

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



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

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    My reviews


    Overall Experience
    104 Ratings
    About our process
    Dec 21, 2022
    Dr Morshed is simply an amazing caring human. He's an incredible surgeon and teacher. I feel truly blessed to have him repair my injury. I'm so lucky to have him and his team on my side. I would recommend him to anyone who would care to listen. He's the best!
    Dec 21, 2022
    Nov 16, 2022
    Sep 07, 2022
    Dr. Morshed has been the most intelligent physician I've ever met. There is no question he couldn't answer. He has done my complicated surgery and I have confidence that no one could have done the extent of an amazing job as he had. He gives me confidence
    Sep 02, 2022
    Dr Morshed and his team were thorough professional and friendly. I had a few questions and they were attentive and informative w/their replies.
    Jul 15, 2022
    Jul 08, 2022
    I can't say enough about Dr Saam Morshed and his team. Simply the best!
    Mar 07, 2022
    Dr. Morshed is a compassionate doctor who cares about my problems and concerns. I also appreciate it when he smiles and makes me feel like a humanhuman being
    Feb 16, 2022
    Dr Morshed is excellent in every way.
    Jan 10, 2022
    Feel warm and comfortable
    Nov 17, 2021
    Dr. Morshed has been professional expert and compassionate.
    Jul 07, 2021
    Dr. Morshed and his team provide excellent care.
    May 20, 2021
    Dr. Saam Morshed and his team truly exemplify what it is to be fantastic healthcare heroes.
    May 06, 2021
    Very impressed with this doctor and his team. Entire experience was excellent.