W. Scott Green, M.D.
Dr. Green is Chief of Hand Surgery for the California Pacific Medical Center Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. He specializes in hand and upper extremity surgery and has conducted research in wrist biomechanics, scaphoid fractures, distal radius fractures and flexor tendon injuries. After undergraduate education at Stanford University, Dr. Green attended UCSF for medical school. He continued his surgical training at UCSF for his internship and orthopedic surgical residency.
During his hand and upper extremity fellowship at Hospital for Special Surgery, he received advanced training in complex hand, wrist, and elbow surgery and worked with professional athletes. He is currently a faculty instructor at UCSF and worked at San Francisco General Hospital early in his career.
- BS, Human Biology & Sports Medicine, Stanford University
- MD, UCSF
- Residency, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, UCSF
- Fellowship, Hand and Upper Extremity, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York
- Hand surgery
- Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Endoscopic carpal tunnel releases
- Distal radius fractures
- Arthroscopy of the wrist, elbow, shoulder and knee
- Percutaneous Trigger Finger Release
- Scaphoid fractures
- Clavicle fractures
- Problem Fractures of the upper extremity
- XIAFLEX injections for Dupuytren’s contracture
- American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
- American Society for Surgery of the Hand
- Abbott Society
- Certified in Orthopedic Surgery by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
- Subspecialty certified in surgery of the hand by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery