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Claire Manske, M.D.

Claire Manske, M.D.

Claire Manske, M.D., is a pediatric orthopaedic hand surgeon at Shriner’s Hospitals for Children — 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 has published scientific articles in multiple peer-reviewed medical journals.


  • Medical Degree, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri.
  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Hand Surgery Fellowship, University of Washington in Seattle
  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Hand Surgery Fellowship with Dr. Michelle A. James, Shriners Hospital for Children — Northern California