Nicole Schroeder, MD is an Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at UCSF. She is the Director of the Orthopaedic Hand Service at San Francisco General Hospital as well as Director of the UCSF Orthopaedic Resident Education Curriculum and Associate Residency Director. In 2018, she was honored as the Haile Debas Academy Chair in Orthopaedic Surgery. She has received numerous accolades for her excellence in teaching, including the 2012 and 2018 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery JOJ Outstanding Teaching Award, the 2013 UCSF Excellence in TeachingAward. and the 2014 Henry J. Kaiser Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Ambulatory Care Setting. Dr. Schroeder was a member of the School of Medicine 2013-2014 Teaching Scholars Program and is currently a member of the Academy of Medical Educators.
As an active member of the American Society of Surgery for the Hand, she sits on both the Resident Education and Emergency Hand Care Committees. Dr. Schroeder’s clinical practice is focused primarily at San Francisco General Hospital but she also spends time at the San Francisco VA Hospital and the UCSF Orthopedic Institute. Her clinical interests include traumatic hand and forearm injuries, tendinoses of the upper extremity, Dupuytren's contracture, arthritis, blood vessel and nerve problems, bone deformities, dislocations and fractures, joint problems, ligament and tendon injuries, and tumors.