Dr. Thomas Vail, MD

Dr. Thomas Vail, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon at The Arthritis and Joint Replacement Center at UCSF Medical Center

Meet Dr. Thomas Vail, MD

Dr. Vail is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon with the Arthritis and Joint Replacement Center at UCSF Medical Center.

He is a specialist in total joint replacement, hip and knee preservation, and surgical treatment of arthritis and osteonecrosis.

Dr. Vail at a Glance

  • In addition to clinical practice, he researches innovative bone implantation techniques for reconstruction and cartilage repair.
  • A leader in his field, Dr. Vail is chair of orthopedic surgery at UCSF, and is on the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

If you have a hip or knee condition, discuss your options with Dr. Vail.

Dr. Vail is a member of The Arthritis and Joint Replacement Center at UCSF Medical Center

Directions to our primary location in

San Francisco, CA

How Dr. Thomas Vail, MD Can Help You

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgeon

Conditions

  • Osteoarthritis of the Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of the Knee

Treatments

  • Hip Replacement
  • Knee Replacement

Accolades for Dr. Thomas Vail, MD

Professional Distinctions

  • Professor and Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco
  • Fellowship, Reconstructive/Cosmetic Surgery - Duke University

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Association
  • Association for Arthritis Hip and Knee Surgery
  • California Orthopaedic Association
  • Diplomat of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners
  • Eastern Orthopaedic Asssociation
  • Interurban Orthopaedic Association
  • North Carolina Medical Society
  • North Carolina Orthopaedic Association
  • Orthopaedic Research Society
  • Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society
  • Piedmont Orthopaedic Society
  • The Hip Society
  • The Knee Society

Office Information for Dr. Thomas Vail, MD

1500 Owens Street
San Francisco, CA 94158
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Profile last updated: May 7, 2018. This information was supplied by or on behalf of the provider.