Dr. Erik Hansen is an orthopedic surgeon in the Arthroplasty Service of the UCSF Orthopedic Institute whose specialty includes Arthritis and Joint Replacement. Dr. Hansen's clinical interests include reconstructive, replacement and revision surgery of the hip and knee, and has expertise in the direct anterior hip approach for hip joint replacement. In his research, he focuses on the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of periprosthetic joint infection.


  • MD - UCSF School of Medicine
  • Fellowship - Adult Reconstructive Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University
  • Residency - UCSF Medical Center

Areas of Specialization

  • Osteoarthritis of the Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of the Hip
  • Revision Surgery
  • Joint Reconstruction
  • Joint Replacement

Clinic Information:

Erik N. Hansen, MD
The Arthritis And Joint Replacement Center At UCSF Medical Center
1500 Owens Street
San Francisco, CA 94158

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