Tracy Curtis, PA

Physician assistant

Tracy Curtis is a physician assistant who treats patients in the Orthopedic Clinic at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital San Francisco and the Orthopaedic Institute at UCSF Medical Center.

Curtis joined UCSF in 2012 and provides urgent and routine care for children and adults with orthopedic problems ranging from sports injuries to congenital deformities. She has a special interest in fracture management, clubfoot, scoliosis and gait abnormalities.

Curtis earned her undergraduate degree in kinesiology with a business minor from the University of Colorado Boulder. She worked as a clinical exercise specialist before completing a master's degree in medical sciences at Boston University.

While in graduate school, Curtis also earned her EMT license and worked as a ski patroller. She worked in pediatric orthopedics at Children's Hospital Boston before completing her training as a physician assistant and earning a master's in health sciences at Duke University School of Medicine. While at Duke, Curtis received a global health scholarship to study pediatric medicine and surgery at Karapitiya Teaching Hospital in Sri Lanka.

Curtis is board-certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. She is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants; San Francisco Bay Area Physician Assistants; California Academy of Physician Assistants; and Colorado Academy of Physician Assistants.

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Duke University Medical Center, Physician assistant program 2010

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Sabatini CS, Curtis TA, Mahan ST. Patient-based outcomes after tibia fracture in children and adolescents. Open Orthop J. 2014; 8:41-8.
  2. Glotzbecker MP, Estroff JA, Curtis TA, Kalish LA, Spencer SA, Parad RB, Kasser JR, Mahan ST. Prospective evaluation of a prenatal sonographic clubfoot classification system. Fetal Diagn Ther. 2013; 34(4):236-40.
  3. Smith JT, Curtis TA, Spencer S, Kasser JR, Mahan ST. Complications of talus fractures in children. J Pediatr Orthop. 2010 Dec; 30(8):779-84.

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