New Orthotics Center at SFGH to Provide Limb Braces, Prosthetic Care By Erin Simon on November 12, 2015
Theodore Miclau, vice chairman of orthopedic surgery at UCSF, addresses staff at the Orthotics and Prosthetic Center's ribbon cutting. Photo by Arla Escontrias
The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center last month celebrated the grand opening of the Orthotics and Prosthetics Center, which aims to provide bracing and artificial limb use to patients. At the Oct. 15 ceremony, Theodore Miclau,MD, vice chairman of orthopaedic surgery at UC San Francisco, explained that the first organized Orthotics and Prosthetics center at SFGH began in the basement of the hospital 22 years ago, where it remained until this October.