Adult Hand, Upper Extremity and Musculoskeletal Reconstruction Surgeon (ACADEMIC POSITION)

University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, California
Aug 24, 2023
Sep 24, 2023
Hand & Wrist, Surgeon
Contract Type
Full Time

Adult Hand, Upper Extremity and Musculoskeletal Reconstruction Surgeon

Assistant or Associate level


The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco is recruiting a board certified or eligible hand fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon with an interest in upper extremity reconstruction and microvascular free tissue transfer. A secondary trauma fellowship or shoulder elbow fellowship experience is desirable but not necessary. The candidate will provide diagnostic and interventional management with a full spectrum of musculoskeletal diagnosis for adult populations. The emphasis of the practice will be on trauma reconstruction of musculoskeletal injuries. The selected candidate will be appointed to the Assistant or Associate Professor rank of the Health Sciences (HS) Clinical, Clinical X, or In Residence faculty series, according to experience and qualification. 

The selected candidate will be expected to collaborate in investigative work that leads to publications in peer-reviewed journals and participate in both didactic and bedside teaching and mentoring activities for our medical students, residents, trauma and hand fellows. The position will be based at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital (Level 1) and the Regional Medical Center of San Jose (Level 2). 


Applicant must have all requirements met by time of hire.

• A valid California medical license

• MD or DO degree (or equivalent degree) from an accredited program

• Completed an ACGME accredited Orthopaedic Residency program

• Completed an ACGME accredited Hand Fellowship

• Board certification/eligibility in Orthopaedic Surgery

• Applicants’ materials must list current and/or pending qualifications upon submission.


Applicants must apply online at with a Cover Letter, CV, Statement of Contributions to Diversity, and the names, titles, and e-mail addresses of three peer references who we may contact directly. 

For any interested candidates who will be attending the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) Annual Meeting in Toronto on October 5, 2023 – October 7, 2023, and would like more information, Dr. Nicolas Lee will be available to meet. Please email him at 

The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. See Table 5: The minimum base salary range for this position is $135,700 - $213,500. This position includes membership in the health sciences compensation plan ( which provides for eligibility for additional compensation. 

UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

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