Scott L. Hansen

MD FACS

Chief of Hand and Microvascular Surgery
Plastic surgeon

Dr. Scott L. Hansen is a plastic surgeon who specializes in reconstructive microsurgery – precise procedures that require an operating microscope and miniature instruments to repair an area of the body. He is chief of hand and microvascular surgery at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital and UCSF Medical Center. He also is chief of plastic surgery at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center.

Hansen is a graduate of Eastern Virginia Medical School, where he studied wound healing and peripheral nerve regeneration. At UCSF, he completed a combined residency in general surgery and plastic and reconstructive surgery as well as a three-year postdoctoral research fellowship. He also completed a hand and microvascular surgery fellowship at Harbor – UCLA Medical Center.

Hansen is the hand and microsurgery editor for Annals of Plastic Surgery and ePlasty, an online plastic surgery journal. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

  • Education

    Eastern Virginia Medical School, 1997

  • Residencies

    UCSF, General Surgery, 2000

    UCSF, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2005

  • Fellowships

    UCLA, Hand and Microvascular Surgery, 2007

  • Board Certifications

    Surgery of the Hand, American Board of Plastic Surgery

    Plastic Surgery, American Board of Plastic Surgery

  • Academic Title

    Professor

Clinics I work with

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Clinic

350 Parnassus Ave., Suite 509
San Francisco, CA 94143-0932

Complex Abdominal Surgery Program

400 Parnassus Ave., Sixth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143

My reviews

4.9

Overall Experience
154 Reviews
Explained things in a way that was easy to understand
154 Reviews
Did the doctor pay attention to your concerns
154 Reviews
Gave easy to understand instructions about taking care of health problems or concerns
142 Reviews
Knew the important information about your medical history
152 Reviews
The provider showed respect for what you had to say
152 Reviews
The provider spent enough time with me
151 Reviews
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