Sports Medicine

Our approach

The UCSF Sports Medicine Center is a state-of-the-art facility designed to care for all athletes: young to old, novice to professional, with non-operative and operative conditions. Our goal is to help everyone achieve their highest level of function in sport and life. Common conditions treated include:


Our team

Our multi-disciplinary team consists of fellowship-trained sports medicine orthopaedic surgeons that specialize in arthroscopic surgery, as well as primary care sports medicine physicians, athletic trainers, and physical therapists.  We are fully equipped to care for all athletic injuries with on-site clinics and operating rooms, x-ray and high resolution MRI, physical therapy, and a human performance center.


Our fellowships

UCSF Sports Medicine provides two unique year-long fellowship opportunities for post-residency training. The UCSF Orthopaedics Sports Medicine and Shoulder Fellowship, and the UCSF Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship.


Team coverage

UCSF Sports Medicine physicians have led the medical staff for several professional and collegiate sports teams including the San Francisco Giants, the Oakland Roots SCUniversity of San Francisco AthleticsCity College of San Francisco Athletics, Academy of Art University Athletics and Cal Bears Athletics. Additionally, we provide athletic training services to more than 20 San Francisco Bay Area highschools through our PlaySafe School Program.


Women's Sports Medicine Center

The UCSF Women's Sports Medicine Center is the first such clinic in the Bay Area to focus exclusively on female athletes. We provide comprehensive orthopedic care to women and girls of all ages and abilities for a wide range of sports-related issues and injuries. Our goal is to help every patient achieve the level of physical activity and performance she seeks. The female doctors making up our team are all athletes themselves as well as national and international leaders in the field of sports medicine.

In addition to providing surgical and nonsurgical orthopedic care, we offer guidance on injury prevention and safe returns to play. Patients can consult on-site with a registered dietitian or get an analysis of their running or other sports performance. Our patients also have access to experts in sports nutrition, sports psychology, athletic training and physical therapy, as well as the specialists of the UCSF Human Performance Center and the Sports Medicine Center for Young Athletes Learn more. 


Appointments & Locations

Appointments: 415-353-2808 | Clinic Locations

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