Scott L. Hansen, MD, FACS

Chief of Hand and Microvascular Surgery

Dr. Scott L. Hansen is a plastic surgeon who specializes in reconstructive microsurgery. 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 San Francisco General Hospital.

Hansen is a graduate of Eastern Virginia Medical School, where he studied wound healing and peripheral nerve regeneration. He completed a combined general surgery and plastic surgery residency and a three-year, post-doctoral research fellowship, both at UCSF. He also completed a hand and microvascular surgery fellowship at UCLA Medical Center. Hansen is the hand and microsurgery editor for the Annals of Plastic Surgery and ePlasty, an online plastic surgery journal. He is an associate professor in residence in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at UCSF.

Clinics

Plastic and Reconstructive (Cosmetic) Surgery
350 Parnassus Ave., Suite 509
San Francisco, CA 94143-0932
Phone: (415) 353-3526
Fax: (415) 353-4330

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Plastic and Reconstructive (Non-Cosmetic) Surgery
350 Parnassus Ave., Suite 509
San Francisco, CA 94143-0932
Phone: (415) 353-3526
Fax: (415) 353-4330

Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Board Certification

Plastic Surgery, American Board of Plastic Surgery
Surgery of the Hand, American Board of Plastic Surgery

Academic Title

Associate Professor

More about Scott L. Hansen

Education

Eastern Virginia School of Medicine 1997

Residencies

UCSF Medical Center 2003

Fellowships

UCSF Medical Center 2003

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Garcia SM, Tamaki S, Lee S, Wong A, Jose A, Dreux J, Kouklis G, Sbitany H, Seth R, Knott PD, Heaton C, Ryan WR, Kim EA, Hansen SL, Hoffman WY, Pomerantz JH. High-Yield Purification, Preservation, and Serial Transplantation of Human Satellite Cells. Stem Cell Reports. 2018 Mar 13; 10(3):1160-1174.
  2. Denkler KA, Vaughn CJ, Dolan EL, Hansen SL. Evidence-Based Medicine: Options for Dupuytren's Contracture: Incise, Excise, and Dissolve. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017 Jan; 139(1):240e-255e.
  3. Wu HH, Patel KR, Caldwell AM, Coughlin RR, Hansen SL, Carey JN. Surgical Management and Reconstruction Training (SMART) Course for International Orthopedic Surgeons. Ann Glob Health. 2016 Jul - Aug; 82(4):652-658.
  4. Vaughn CJ, Raghavan SS, Hansen SL, Terry MJ. Obstacles to the Care of Patients With Multicomponent Volar Wrist Lacerations at a County Hospital. Ann Plast Surg. 2016 May; 76 Suppl 3:S238-40.
  5. Wong A, Lee S, Nathan NS, Wang F, Hansen SL, Harris HW, Sbitany H. Postoperative Prophylactic Antibiotic Use following Ventral Hernia Repair with Placement of Surgical Drains Reduces the Postoperative Surgical-Site Infection Rate. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016 Jan; 137(1):285-94.
  6. Sbitany H, Kwon E, Chern H, Finlayson E, Varma MG, Hansen SL. Outcomes Analysis of Biologic Mesh Use for Abdominal Wall Reconstruction in Clean-Contaminated and Contaminated Ventral Hernia Repair. Ann Plast Surg. 2015 Aug; 75(2):201-4.
  7. Raghavan S, Peled AW, Hansen SL, Esserman LJ, Sbitany H. Approaches to microvascular breast reconstruction after total skin-sparing mastectomy: a comparison of techniques. Ann Plast Surg. 2015 May; 74 Suppl 1:S46-51.
  8. Wang ED, Conkling N, Xu X, Chern H, Finlayson E, Varma MG, Hansen SL, Foster RD, Hoffman WY, Sbitany H. Perineal flap reconstruction following oncologic anorectal extirpation: an outcomes assessment. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Jan; 135(1):176e-84e.
  9. Sbitany H, Xu X, Hansen SL, Young DM, Hoffman WY. The effects of immunosuppressive medications on outcomes in microvascular free tissue transfer. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Apr; 133(4):552e-8e.
  10. Paydar KZ, Kohan E, Hansen SL, Roostaeian J, Gradinger GP. Long-term effects of breast aging in patients undergoing explantation: analysis of breast aesthetics from before augmentation to after explantation. Ann Plast Surg. 2013 Apr; 70(4):427-31.
  11. Jones NF, Dickinson BP, Hansen SL. Reconstruction of an entire metacarpal and metacarpophalangeal joint using a fibular osteocutaneous free flap and silicone arthroplasty. J Hand Surg Am. 2012 Feb; 37(2):310-5.
  12. Belek KA, Alkureishi LW, Dunn AA, Devcic Z, Kuri M, Lee CK, Hansen SL. Single-stage reconstruction of a devastating antebrachial injury with brachial artery, median nerve, and soft tissue deficit: a case report and review of the literature. Eplasty. 2010 Apr 30; 10:e33.
  13. Dunn AA, Belek KA, Devcic Z, Rathnayake S, Kuo JH, Kuri M, Chang DS, Hansen SL. Surgical treatment options for subacute ischemia of the hand: case report and literature review. Eplasty. 2010 Apr 12; 10:e30.
  14. Paydar KZ, Hansen SL, Chang DS, Hoffman WY, Leon P. Implantable venous Doppler monitoring in head and neck free flap reconstruction increases the salvage rate. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 Apr; 125(4):1129-34.
  15. Mohebali K, Young DM, Hansen SL, Shawo A, Freise CE, Chang DS, Maa J, Harris HW. Open incisional hernia repair at an academic tertiary care medical center. Arch Surg. 2009 Sep; 144(9):848-52.
  16. Bates SJ, Hansen SL, Jones NF. Reconstruction of congenital differences of the hand. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2009 Jul; 124(1 Suppl):128e-143e.
  17. Lee CK, Hansen SL. Management of acute wounds. Surg Clin North Am. 2009 Jun; 89(3):659-76.
  18. Herrera FA, Lee CK, Kiehn MW, Hansen SL. The distal superficial femoral arterial branch to the sartorius muscle as a recipient vessel for soft tissue defects around the knee: anatomic study and clinical applications. Microsurgery. 2009; 29(6):425-9.
  19. Hansen SL, Foster RD, Dosanjh AS, Mathes SJ, Hoffman WY, Leon P. Superficial temporal artery and vein as recipient vessels for facial and scalp microsurgical reconstruction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2007 Dec; 120(7):1879-84.
  20. Lee CK, Hansen SL. Management of acute wounds. Clin Plast Surg. 2007 Oct; 34(4):685-96.

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