Dr. Utku Kandemir is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine and treating injuries caused by trauma. His areas of expertise include reconstructive and complex joint trauma, pelvic trauma, and sports injuries affecting the hip, knee, or shoulder.
Dr. Kandemir's research focuses on fractures and joint biomechanics.
A native of Turkey, Dr. Kandemir completed his medical degree as well as residencies in internal medicine and orthopedic surgery at the Hacettepe University Medical School in Ankara, Turkey. He completed a research fellowship in sports medicine at the University of Pittsburgh and a clinical trauma fellowship at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center.
Additionally, Dr. Kandemir volunteers his medical skills at San Francisco high school football games.