Dr. Patrick O. Lang

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Patrick grew up in Connecticut and obtained his B.S. in Biology from the College of the Holy Cross. He completed his M.D. at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, where he was awarded the Franklin McLean Medical Student Research Award and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. Dr. Lang completed an integrated Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery residency at UCSF and then went on to complete an orthopedic hand surgery fellowship at the Raymond Curtis National Hand Center in Baltimore. As a fellow, Dr. Lang completed a Pediatric Hand Surgery Rotation at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Dr. Lang has co-authored chapters on upper extremity reconstruction and has published peer-reviewed articles on reconstructive microsurgery and wrist fracture management. His recent research is focused on the biomechanical properties of minimally invasive hand fracture fixation. He has an interest in international medicine and has participated in a medical mission to the Dominican Republic with a team of surgeons from the Curtis National Hand Center to provide complex reconstructive care to patients with debilitating upper extremity injuries.

After completion of his hand surgery fellowship at the Curtis National Hand Center in Baltimore, Dr. Lang returned to California to join the staff of The Hand Center of San Francisco.

For more detailed information about Dr. Lang’s background, certification, activities, and publications, please refer to his C.V. here.

Patrick lives with his wife and three children in San Francisco.

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Professional Activities

Dr. Lang has co-authored chapters on upper extremity reconstruction and has published peer-reviewed articles on reconstructive microsurgery and wrist fracture management. His recent research is focused on the biomechanical properties of minimally invasive hand fracture fixation.

He has an interest in international medicine and has participated in a medical mission to the Dominican Republic with a team of surgeons from the Curtis National Hand Center to provide complex reconstructive care to patients with debilitating upper extremity injuries.

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