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.

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