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Mary Claire B. Manske, MD

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Hand Surgery
Languages Spoken:
  • English

Claire Manske, M.D., is committed to providing compassionate, high-quality care to patients and their families. She believes in educating patients about their condition in order to develop an individualized treatment plan that helps them meet their goals and return to the activities they most enjoy.

Dr. Manske is a pediatric orthopedic hand surgeon at Shriners Children's Northern California. She specializes in congenital, traumatic and neuromuscular (cerebral palsy, spinal cord injury and brachial plexus palsy) conditions of the hand and upper extremity, with a particular interest in brachial plexus birth palsy. Her research focuses on optimizing diagnosis, treatment and outcomes of brachial plexus palsy and congenital hand differences. She has presented her research nationally and internationally and published scientific articles in multiple peer-reviewed medical journals.

Pediatric Care


More About Me

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Surgery of the Hand
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery - General
Education and Training

Medical Education
Washington University
St Louis, MO
United States of America

Washington University
St Louis, MO
United States of America

Washington University
St Louis, MO
United States of America

University of Washington Medical Center-Roosevelt
Seattle, WA

Shriners Hospital for Children - Northern California
Sacramento, CA
United States of America

Leadership and Memberships
  • Member, American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Member, American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Member, Pediatric Hand Study Group
  • Member, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
Awards and Honors
  • 2017, ASSH Young Leadership Council
  • 2014, ASSH/AFSH Annual Meeting Residents and Fellows Scholarship
  • 2014, Best Poster, Foot and Ankle classification
  • 2014, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeon Annual Meeting
  • 2003, Phi Beta Kappa Academic Honors Society


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