Hand and Wrist Fracture San Francisco

Dr. Leonard Gordon, MD

Dr. Leonard Gordon is an orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in hand surgery. He treats the gamut of hand problems, from minor injuries to the most complex reconstructions. Some of the conditions he treats are carpal tunnel syndrome, osteoarthritis of the thumb fingers and wrist, nerve injuries of the hand, forearm and elbow, hand and wrist fractures, Dupuytren’s disease, ganglion cysts and tumors, tendon injuries and rheumatoid arthritis affecting the hand.

In addition to his clinical and surgical work, Dr. Leonard Gordon frequently serves as an experienced and respected Agreed Medical Evaluator for the State of California. For over 30 years he has been trusted and depended upon to render opinions in connection with Worker’s Compensation or personal injury cases with hand, wrist or elbow injuries.

  • Stanford University, Stanford, California. Lecturer in Anatomy. Surgical Examination (EDIN) for FRCS: 7/73 – 7/74
  • University of California, San Francisco. Resident. General Surgery: 7/74 – 7/75
  • University of California, San Francisco. Fellow. Microsurgery: 7/75 – 7/76
  • University of California, San Francisco. Resident. Orthopaedic Surgery: 7/76 – 7/79
  • Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston. Fellow. Hand Surgery: 1/80 – 1/81
  • LeRoy C. Abbott Orthopaedic Society
  • San Francisco Medical Society
  • American Medical Association
  • California Medical Association
  • Massachusetts General Hospital Hand Club
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • International Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery #017936
  • American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
  • American Society for Peripheral Nerve
  • American Association of Clinical Anatomists
  • American Board of Forensic Examiners
  • Western Orthopaedic Association
  • Northern California Chapter, Western Orthopaedic Association
  • California Society for Industrial Medicine

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Dr. Josh Gordon, MD

Dr. Joshua Gordon attended medical school at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles. He then trained in orthopaedic surgery at the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) in Philadelphia. At UPenn, he had the privilege of learning directly from internationally recognized thought leaders.

Dr. Gordon went on to receive sub-specialty training in hand and microsurgery at the University of Washington in Seattle, surrounded once again by leading experts in the field and working to treat patients with severe hand injuries at the only level one trauma center in the WWAMI (Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho) region. Dr. Gordon brings to the practice state-of-the-art technique and extensive experience treating patients with all degrees of traumatic injury.

His clinical practice is based in San Francisco; his aim is to serve his community and provide the highest level of care regardless of case complexity. Dr. Gordon truly sees it as the highest honor and privilege to care for those who are sick and injured. As does his father, he focuses on elbow, forearm, wrist and hand injuries.

  • Pitzer College, Claremont, CA. Bachelor of Arts: 08/2001 – 05/2005
  • Bei Jing University 北京大学 (北大) study abroad program, Beijing, China: 08/2003 – 11/2003
  • David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA. MD: 07/2005 – 06/2007 and 07/2009 – 06/2011
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery (AAOS)
  • Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA)
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA)
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH)

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Dr. Thomas G. Sampson, MD

Dr. Thomas G. Sampson trained in orthopedic surgery at the University of California, San Francisco, where he currently serves as Medical Director of Hip Arthroscopy at Post Street Surgery Center and Post Street Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, and a Clinical Professor and orthopedic consultant and surgeon at the Veterans Administration Hospital at Fort Miley, San Francisco. He has been in private practice in San Francisco since 1982 and is recognized nationally and internationally as a pioneer and expert in hip preservation and hip arthroscopy.

He developed with his associate James M. Glick numerous advancements in Hip Arthroscopy, most notably the Lateral Approach, Arthroscopic Surgery for FAI, the Use of Extensive Capsulotomy for ideal surgery, and Repair of the FAACD Lesion. He has published numerous peer-reviewed articles, has written numerous chapters for surgical texts, and has lectured nationally and internationally as an invited speaker.


Pre-Medical Education: University of Oregon 1969-1970 (Biology and Frosh Football), University of California, Riverside; B.S. Biochemistry, 1973.
Medical Education: Georgetown University Medical School; 1973-1977
Internship: Mount Zion Hospital and Medical Center, 1977-1978
Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery: University Of California, San Francisco, 1978-1982
Board Certification: July 19, 1985 ABOS


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Dr. Joshua Sampson, MD

Dr. Joshua Sampson is a fellowship-trained sports medicine physician and a board-certified family physician who treats athletes and active people of all ages. He has treated everyone from recreational to professional athletes. He has covered high profile teams and events including the University of Utah Utes (Division I Football), The Utah Jazz (NBA), The Tour of Utah (Professional Cycling), World Cup speed skating, Olympic bobsledding, Nitro Circus World Games (Motocross), and the South Jordan Marathon. He spent a winter season covering the Snowbird ski clinic, a premier skiing destination in Utah. His training has additionally included a year of general surgery in a high volume trauma center in downtown Detroit as well as a year of research in sports medicine at Stanford.

Dr. Sampson specializes in the care of acute and chronic musculoskeletal injuries, injury prevention, fracture management, fluoroscopic procedures, and musculoskeletal ultrasound. He specializes in non-operative treatment of the hand, wrist, elbow, shoulder, hip, knee, ankle, foot, and low back.


Undergraduate: University of California, Davis
Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine
Internship: Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University; General/Trauma Surgery
Research Fellowship: Stanford University School of Medicine: Sports Medicine
Residency: St. Joseph Family Medicine in Ann Arbor, MI
Sports Medicine Fellowship: University of Utah

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