Scott L. Hansen

MD FACS

Chief of Hand and Microvascular Surgery

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

    Hand Surgery, American Board of Plastic Surgery

  • Academic Title

    Professor

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Clinic

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

My reviews

4.9

Overall Experience
135 Reviews
Dr Hansen does an excellent job of quickly assessing the situation & getting it taken care of. Always in good spirits & speaks to you intelligently. We always leave feeling satisfied.
Explained things in a way that was easy to understand
135 Reviews
Did the doctor pay attention to your concerns
135 Reviews
Gave easy to understand instructions about taking care of health problems or concerns
121 Reviews
Knew the important information about your medical history
134 Reviews
The provider showed respect for what you had to say
135 Reviews
The provider spent enough time with me
133 Reviews
Decorative Caduceus

Postoperative Management of Groin Flaps for Vascular Coverage

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