Fellowship Details

UCSF Hand, Upper Extremity and Microsurgery Fellowship

Contact Person For Application: Delphean Quan
500 Parnassus Avenue, MU320W
UCSF Medical Center
San Francisco, CA  94143
United States
Fellowship Type: Primary Hand Programs
Fellowship Title: UCSF Hand, Upper Extremity and Microsurgery Fellowship
500 Parnassus Avenue, MU320W
San Francisco, CA  94143
United States
Geographic Region: West
Number of years this fellowship has existed: More than 10 years
Fellowship Director: Lisa L. Lattanza, MD
Additional Faculty: Scott Hansen, MD; Mathias Masem, MD; Michelle James, MD; Relton McCarroll, MD; Rebecca Yu, MD
Duration and Calendar Year of Fellowship: August 1 to July 31
Clinical Work:
(total # of cases per year for all fellows)
Free Flaps: 50
Complex Non-Microsurgical Reconstruction: 100
Nerve Repairs: 25
Replants: 12
Head and Neck: 0
Breast Implant Reconstruction: 0
Upper Extremity: 500
Autologus Tissue Breast Reconstruction: 0
Trunk: 0
Specialty Cases: congenital hand; brachial plexus; elbow reconstruction; shoulder arthroscopy; elbow arthroscopy; UE sports cases
Number of Fellows Accepted per year: 1
Stipend (Annual): Approximately $50,000-$60,000
Night and Weekend Call: 10
Laboratory Research Opportunities (available or required): Research required either clinical or laboratory
Clinical Research Opportunities: Clinical research material available with all faculty
Prerequisite/requisite training required: Completion of an accredited Orthopaedic Surgery or Plastic Surgery Residency
Application Deadline: January 01
Interview Period: January 30 to April 15
Additional Program Information: This is a combined Orthopaedic Surgery/Plastic Surgery Hand, Upper Extremity and Microsurgery Fellowship. It is ACGME accredited and upon completion fellows can sit for the CAQ exam. This program participates in the Hand Match.
*For information on previous fellows, please contact the fellowship institution directly.