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  • Undergraduate:
    - North Carolina State University
  • Medical School:
    - Standford University
  • Residency:
    - Stanford University
  • Fellowship:
    - University of Washington

Insurance Accepted

The Institute for Advanced Reconstruction participates in a wide range of insurance plans, including Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Horizon NJ Health, Qualcare, and Medicare. Each physician has their accepted insurance and hospital affiliations. For those out of network, our insurance specialists will work with you before your appointment to find the most coverage available for your treatment. We can often develop individual agreements with your insurance carrier for your personalized treatment plan.


Brian Pridgen, MD

Dr. Pridgen is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon. He completed subspecialty training in hand and upper extremity surgery at a combined plastic and orthopedic surgery fellowship. His clinical interests in hand and upper extremity surgery include fracture care from the distal radius to the fingers, wrist arthroscopy, arthritis, Dupuytren’s, tendon surgery, vascular disorders including Raynaud’s and scleroderma, and complex trauma requiring microsurgical reconstruction. Additionally, he has an interest in peripheral nerve surgery, including compression neuropathy, nerve transfer, nerve repair, and treatment of neuromas and painful amputation sites with targeted muscle reinnervation (TMR) and regenerative peripheral nerve interface (RPNI).


Office Locations

San Francisco
San Francisco
45 Castro Street
Suite 121
San Francisco, California 94114
Phone: 415-565-6136