Dr. Leonard Gordon, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 69
(17)
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Dr. Leonard Gordon, MD
Dr. Leonard Gordon is an orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in hand surgery at the Hand and Microsurgery Medical Group in San Francisco, California. Among other conditions, he treats carpal tunnel syndrome, osteoarthritis of the thumb, nerve injuries of the hand and arm, hand and wrist fractures, Dupuytren's disease, ganglion cysts, hand tendon injuries and rheumatoid arthritis. Dr. Gordon trained in hand surgery at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School. He completed his Orthopaedic Surgery residency at the University of California, San Francisco. After completing his training, he was Attending Surgeon in Microsurgery at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco for six years. Dr. Leonard Gordon then served as Chief of Hand Surgery in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco. He held this position for twelve years before entering private practice in San Francisco. Dr. Gordon was director of an accredited Hand Surgery Fellowship training program for over 20 years and is Associate Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Adjunct Associate Professor of Anatomy at the University of California, San Francisco. He taught Anatomy at Stanford University and University of California, San Francisco for over 20 years and continues to teach residents in Orthopaedic Surgery at San Francisco General Hospital. He is a member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery among numerous other professional organizations. He has had over 80 peer-reviewed scientific articles published, five over the past 2 years. He has had two books and 12 book chapters published. He has lectured extensively, both nationally and internationally, and is involved in providing surgical care in underserved areas of the world. He is actively engaged in innovative scientific research and developing surgical implants and devices to improve patient outcomes.

2299 Post St Ste 207

San Francisco, CA 94115

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Dr. Leonard Gordon, MD

Dr. Leonard Gordon, MD

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna

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Dr. Gordon's Experience

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Dr. Gordon's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
2

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
35

Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger

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Procedures

  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Joint Drainage
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction

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

  • University Of The Witwatersrand, Faculty Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1971
  • Ucsf Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Connecticut Health Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Ucsf Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Ucsf Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gordon has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Gordon's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gordon to family and friends
4.3
based on 17 total reviews
Dr. Gordon'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
    16 to 30 minutes
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  • Aetna
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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
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    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
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Hospitals where Dr. Gordon has admitting privileges

Novato Community Hospital
180 Rowland Way
Novato, CA 94945
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Saint Francis Memorial Hospital
900 Hyde St
San Francisco, CA 94109
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