Dr. C. Benjamin Ma is the chief of the UCSF Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service. As a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon, his special interests include Sports Medicine, Cartilage Regeneration and Repair, arthroscopic shoulder surgery to repair rotator cuff tears and ligament instability, shoulder replacement, knee ligament reconstruction, meniscus injury, and elbow arthroscopy.


  • MD - Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Fellowship - Musculoskeletal Research, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center,
  • Fellowship - Shoulder and Knee Surgery/Sports Medicine, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York City
  • Residency - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Areas of Specialization

  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Cartilage Injury and Disease
  • Hip (Trochanteric) Bursitis
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Joint Replacement

Clinic Information:

C. Benjamin Ma, MD
The Arthritis And Joint Replacement Center At UCSF Medical Center
1500 Owens Street
San Francisco, CA 94158