Dr. Erik Hansen, MD

Dr. Erik Hansen, MD

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Dr. Erik Hansen, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in San Francisco, CA and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine in 2005 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and joint replacement orthopedic surgery.Read his story

1500 Owens St

San Francisco, CA 94158

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Chinese Community Health Plan (CCHP)
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan
  • Western Health Advantage

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Hansen performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Knee Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hip
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Hansen's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hansen "Dr. Erik N. Hansen is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery in the Arthroplasty Division at UCSF and serves as the clinical fellowship director. His clinical and academic interests revolve around primary total joint arthroplasty, including the direct anterior approach to hip replacement surgery, as well as complex revision surgery."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement Orthopedic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Hansen does not have any board certifications listed.

41  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Bone Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
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30  Procedures

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of California, San Francisco, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Rothman Inst/Thomas Jefferson U
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Hansen has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Hansen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese, Mandarin
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hansen's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hansen to family and friends
108 total reviews (83 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (108)

  • 5
    (106)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Hansen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (83)

The entire process fro the very first meeting with Dr Hansen and his team - several years ago - when the prospect of a hip replacement first arose, through the pre-op, operation and post-op phases has been nothing short of exemplary in all respects. The procedure itself and the post-operative...more
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All I can say is, wow! Dr. Hansen and his team provide state of the art care for hip replacements – two weeks post surgery and I am walking around, pain-free and happily stretching out all the new muscle orientations in my leg. It couldn’t have gone any better and I am so pleased that I was...more
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very professional, and caring,
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Dr Hansen has been treating me for the last 5 years, hip replacement and complete knee replacement. I have been extremely satisfied with his expertise, his ability to explain procedures and make me fill at ease with the upcoming treatments. I would not consider anyone else to treat me.
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If I had an extra pair of knees that need surgery I would pick Dr. Hansen from a hundred surgeons to do the job. He is great; can not find words to express my gratitude that how good he is not only as a surgeon but as a person, He treated me as he if knew me all his life. If you are afraid to have...more
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