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Orthopedic Surgery


At Dignity Health Medical Group Saint Francis/St. Mary’s, our doctors are fellowship-trained in spine surgery, joint replacement, and sports medicine and are considered to be among the leaders in their fields. And our perform both the state-of-art surgeries as well as more routine orthopedic procedures.

Following are the types of surgeries performed:

Elbow

Elbow arthroscopy, tennis elbow debridement, elbow stabilization procedures, open reduction and internal fixation of elbow and forearm fractures, total elbow replacement

Foot and Ankle

Open reduction and internal fixation of fractures and dislocations of the foot and ankle, ankle arthroscopy, open ankle stabilization

Hip

Total hip replacement, including the cutting-edge metal-on-metal replacement; revision total hip replacement, including the complex salvage procedures, utilizing the state-of-the-art strategies, including trabecular metal augments (tantalum), proximal and distal femoral replacement for severe bone loss tumor and infections, total femur replacement for salvage situations, open reduction and internal fixation of fractures and dislocations of the hip, percutanous pinning of hip fractures, intramedullary nailing of hip fractures, partial hip replacement (hip hemi-arthroplasty), core decompression of the hip for AVN, complex hip stabilization procedures for unstable total hip replacements and state-of-the-art hip arthroscopy

Knee

Sports knee procedures
Knee arthroscopy, arthroscopic microfracture and chondroplasty, arthroscopic meniscectomy, arthroscopic and open meniscal repair, arthroscopic ACL reconstruction, utilizing patellar tendon and hamstring autografts as well as Achilles tendon allograft, revision ACL reconstruction, postero-lateral corner and LCL reconstruction, arthroscopic PCL reconstruction, complex reconstructions of knee dislocation and multi-ligamentous knee injury

Reconstructive knee procedures
Open reduction and internal fixation of fractures and dislocations of the knee, including arthroscopy-assisted fixation of tibial plateau fractures, unicompartmental knee replacement (both medial and lateral), patello-femoral knee replacement, total knee replacement, revision total knee replacement, surgery for infected total knee replacement, knee fusion

Shoulder

Shoulder arthroscopy, arthroscopic subacromial decompression, arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, arthroscopic labral repair and stabilization (including Bankart and SLAP repair), arthroscopic distal clavicle resection, open shoulder stabilization, open reduction and internal fixation of fractures, dislocations and non-unions of humerus, clavicle and scapula, partial and total shoulder replacement, reverse total shoulder replacement, open stabilization of the AC and SC joints.

Trauma

Open reduction and internal fixation of fractures and dislocations of all the long bones of human skeleton (both upper and lower extremities) and spine, surgery for non-union of fractures (failure to heal), utilizing iliac crest bone graft as well as cutting-edge bone morphogenetic protein (BMP-2) application

Wrist and Hand

Carpal tunnel and trigger finger release, open reduction and internal fixation of fractures and dislocations of the hand and wrist

Learn More or Schedule An Appointment

Please call us at 415.221.0665 to schedule an appointment or for more information. To find an orthopedic surgeon, use our online feature, Find a Doctor tool.