Lisa Lattanza, MD

Lisa Lattanza, MD

Lisa Lattanza, MD

Hand, Elbow and Upper Extremity



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About Lisa Lattanza, MD

Dr. Lisa Lattanza, M.D., is Professor and Vice Chair in the UCSF Department of Orthopedic Surgery, and she is the Chief of Hand, Elbow and Upper Extremity Surgery.

Dr. Lattanza's clinical interests include reconstruction of the adult and pediatric arm. She has special interest in congenital problems and post-traumatic elbow reconstruction. She is currently involved in research on the biomechanics of the elbow, congenital elbow problems and flexor tendon rehabilitation.

Dr. Lattanza, who joined UCSF Medical Center in 1999, received her medical degree from the Medical College of Ohio in Toledo. After completing her residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Missouri, Kansas City, she served as a fellow in hand surgery at Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York. She also finished additional fellowship training in congenital hand problems at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas.

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