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Dear Patients and Friends,

We hope everyone is staying safe and healthy in these trying times.
As a community, we will get through this, and our staff is here to help in any way we can.
Please know that we are still here to provide for all of your Orthopedic needs, and remain available for in-person office visits, as well as telemedicine visits.
Currently, we are seeing patients for in-person office visits: who have new injuries, who require xrays, injections, or other hands-on treatment.
All follow-up visits and MRI/lab test reviews are being performed via Zoom video conference visits.
Based on current mandated guidelines, we cannot see anyone at the office who has any of the following:
- Fever
- Cough
- Sore throat
-Travelled in the past 14 days
- Tested positive for Covid -19
- Been exposed to anyone with confirmed Covid-19
If you need to contact us for an appointment, our staff is here to help you arrange a standard or telemedicine visit.
Wishing everyone good health and peace of mind, and praying for a quick resolution to this unprecedented challenge.

Dr Halbrecht and Staff

Jeffrey Halbrecht, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon & Sports Medicine Physician located in San Francisco, CA

IASM is a comprehensive practice with over 30 years of providing state-of-the-art sports medicine and orthopedic care to patients in the Pacific Heights area of San Francisco, California. Led by board-certified orthopedic surgeon Jeffrey Halbrecht, MD, the practice offers several advanced solutions to injuries affecting the knees, shoulders, elbows, and ankles as well as in-office MRIs. 

Dr. Halbrecht provides conservative and surgical treatment options as well as physical rehabilitation for effective, comprehensive care. He specializes in arthroscopic surgery — a minimally invasive surgical technique that allows him to provide surgical treatment without making large incisions. 

Dr. Halbrecht attended Columbia University in New York City, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts. He then went on to New York University School of Medicine where he earned his Doctor of Medicine. After medical school, Dr. Halbrecht began his medical training with an internship in general surgery at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. 

After completing his orthopedic surgery residency at New York University Medical Center, Dr. Halbrecht went on to complete fellowship training in knee and shoulder surgery from the Southern California Center for Sports Medicine in Long Beach, California. As a pioneer in minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery, Dr. Halbrecht has produced several articles and presentations on in-office arthroscopic techniques. He’s also lectured other orthopedic surgeons from around the world on various techniques in arthroscopic surgery. Dr. Halbrecht is the inventor of Versalok®, a surgical device that improves the success and speed of rotator cuff repair. 

Dr. Halbrecht is an active member of several medical societies including the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the Arthroscopy Association of North America, and the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine. 

As the leading physician at IASM, Dr. Halbrecht provides safe and effective treatment for many conditions including ACL injuries, rotator cuff injuries, shoulder dislocation, meniscus tears, and various soft tissue injuries. To schedule your visit with Dr. Halbrecht, call the office or book an appointment online today.

Click here to view Dr. Halbrecht's Presentations 


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