Dr. James Chen, MD - San Francisco, CA - Orthopedic Surgery
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Dr. James Chen, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

(415) 900-3000

Advanced Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine

450 Sutter St Rm 400 San Francisco , CA 94108

Get to Know Dr. James Chen, MD

Accepting Patients



14 Years

Care Philosophy

I strive to help patients return from injury or disability to an active lifestyle, specific sport, or hobby. I believe in tailoring a patient's care to their specific circumstances and goals. I generally will exhaust all conservative measures first and recommend surgery only if needed. My job is to give the patient the best possible medical advice and to perform surgery when required to return them to optimal function.


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Dr. James Chen, MD's Experience

Orthopedic Surgery

Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

Procedures Performed

Conditions Treated

Awards and Recognitions

In My Own Words

James Chen, MD is a board-certified general orthopaedic surgeon practicing in San Francisco. He earned his MPH at Cal Berkeley and his MD from Cal Davis. He completed his residency at the University of Hawaii, Queens Medical Ctr. Orthopaedic Surgery, and a prestigious fellowship at UCSF in Orthopaedic Surgery Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy. Dr. Chen specializes in sports-related injuries, and is fellowship-trained in minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery for the knee, shoulder, elbow, hip, and ankle. This state-of-the-art technique reduces surgical incisions from roughly 5 to 7 inches down to 4 millimeter portals, which results in a quicker, easier recovery from treatment, with less scarring. In addition to his private practice, Dr. Chen works with several local schools and athletic organizations, the semi-professional San Francisco City Football Club, and the National Football League (NFL).

Dr. James Chen, MD's Locations

Accepting New Patients


Advanced Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine

450 Sutter St Rm 400, San Francisco, CA 94108

(415) 900-3000 Fax: (415) 900-3001
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