Ephraim Dickinson, M.D.

Ephraim Dickinson, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon & CEO

Dr. Ephraim Dickinson attended Williams College where he studied political science and biology. From there he received his MD from Columbia University before moving to San Francisco to complete his orthopedic residency. Following residency, he completed a fellowship in Sports Shoulder and Elbow at OrthoCarolina in Charlotte. While there he was assistant team physician to the Carolina Panthers and the Charlotte Knights. He continues to work with high school and college athletes to develop sport-specific injury prevention protocols.

His surgical specialties include minimally invasive arthroscopic knee, shoulder, and hip surgery. Additionally, he focuses on complex knee and shoulder ligament reconstructions, shoulder replacements, and has a particular interest in cartilage restoration and transplantation procedures for the knee.

  • Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon

OrthoCarolina Sports Medicine and Shoulder Elbow Fellowship, 2016

San Francisco Orthopedic Residency (St. Mary’s Hospital), 2015

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Doctor of Medicine, 2010

Williams College (Undergraduate), 2004

Through-hiking & backpacking, mountaineering, cycling, back-country skiing, traveling



AC Joint Arthritis and Reconstruction
Anterior and Posterior Labral Repair
Biceps Tenodesis
Rotator Cuff Repair
SLAP Repair


ACL Reconstruction
Cartilage Restoration
Meniscus Repair
Meniscus Transplant
MPFL Reconstruction
Multi-ligamentous Knee Reconstruction
Osteochondral (OCD) Repair
Patellar Realignment for Instability


Distal Bicep Repair
Lateral Epicondylitis Repair (Tennis Elbow)
Triceps Repair
Ulnar Nerve Transposition

Hand and Wrist

Carpal Tunnel Release
DeQuervain’s Tendon Release
Ganglion Cyst Removal
Trigger Finger Release

Foot and Ankle

Achilles Tendon Rupture
Minimally Invasive Achilles Repair

Trauma/Fracture Care

Ankle Fractures
Clavicle Fractures
Distal Radius Fractures
Elbow Fractures
Fifth Metatarsal Fractures (changed from 5th Metatarsal Fractures for consistency)
Metacarpal Fractures
Patellar Fractures
Proximal Humerus Fractures
Tibial Plateau Fractures

Joint Arthroplasty/Replacement

Partial Knee Replacements
Reverse Shoulder Replacements
Total Knee Replacements
Total Shoulder Replacements

Ephraim Dickinson

Dr. Dickinson’s Approach

Above all else, I strive to help my patients return to their pre-injury activities and lifestyle as quickly as possible. To provide the best care, I utilize the latest techniques in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. I have personally experienced serious orthopedic injury and understand the difficulties and fears regarding surgery and subsequent rehabilitation. Working together with you, we will create a personalized, tailored plan best suited to your individual needs.

Real Stories, Real Recovery.

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“Dr. Dickinson has been super helpful in my recovery and truly cares about the patient in getting back to full range of motion. Great team all around – I highly recommend!”

Chad W.
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Surgical Facilities

Post St. Surgery Center

2299 Post St # 108, San Francisco, CA 94115

St. Mary’s Hospital

450 Stanyan St, San Francisco, CA 94117

Pacific Heights Surgery Center

73000 California Street, Second Floor, San Francisco, CA 94115

Don’t Wait to Get the Care You Need.
Fix What Hurts, Fast.

Don’t Wait To Get The Care You Need. Fix What Hurts, Fast.