A variety of patient services are provided by the physicians and staff at San Francisco Shoulder, Elbow & Hand Clinic. Each physician works with a team of patient care professionals who coordinate all aspects of patient care. Patients undergoing treatment and/or surgery receive ongoing support from the physician, supporting fellow (MD), and other members of the clinical team.
Patients of San Francisco Shoulder, Elbow & Hand Clinic have access to the collective knowledge of some of the most experienced specialists available. To support your extremity care a complete array of diagnostic treatment and management resources are available, including:
- Outpatient evaluation and ongoing operative and/or non-operative treatments for patients with shoulder, elbow, and hand diseases or trauma.
- Physician consultations for medical professionals to review diagnoses and treatment options with the physicians at San Francisco Shoulder, Elbow & Hand Clinic.
- X-ray evaluations for medical professionals to confer with the physicians at San Francisco Shoulder, Elbow & Hand Clinic.
- Referral to outside specialists and practitioners for medical specialists, radiologists, and physical therapists.
The San Francisco Shoulder, Elbow & Hand Clinic has a strong referral base that draws clients from local, regional, national and international communities. We believe knowledgeable patients will make the best decisions regarding their health care. We always strive to restore our patients’ mobility and independence by maximizing their physical potential.
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Prescription Refill Policy
Your request for non-narcotic medications can be filled by having your pharmacy fax your request to 415-928-1035 between the hours of 9am – 4pm.
- Please monitor your medications, and allow for ample time for refilling your prescriptions. We strive to respond within 24 hours of a request. However, refill requests received on a Friday may not be authorized until the following Monday.
- Certain controlled medications cannot be phoned in to the pharmacy. A hand-carried prescription must be taken directly. Please allow ample time to mail your prescriptions.
In some cases, patients have persistent pain after surgery for which ongoing narcotic drugs maybe appropriate. If you require narcotics for more than three (3) months after your surgery, we may request the assistance of a pain management specialist or refer you back to your primary care doctor for additional prescriptions. This provider will then prescribe the necessary pain medication.