Orthopedic Surgery Team


Our orthopedic surgeons use advanced, minimally invasive surgical techniques and the latest technologies available to provide expert care for every joint and bone in your body. At UC San Diego Health System, you can rest assured that you’re receiving the most comprehensive and innovative orthopedic treatment for bone, muscle, tendon, nerve and joint injuries and diseases.


US News & World Report Best Regional Hospital for Orthopedics

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Read about our research and clinical trials in orthopedic surgery.

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Call 858-657-8200.

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Named Top Doctors in San Diego!

UC San Diego had 144 physicians in 47 specialties named “Top Docs” in the annual San Diego Magazine “Physicians of Exceptional Excellence” survey.  

Orthopedic Surgery

Scott Taber Ball, MD
William Bowman, MD
Steven Robert Garfin, MD
Yu-Po Lee, MD
Alexandra K. Schwartz, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Douglas Glenn Chang, MD, PhD

Sports Medicine

Suraj Arthur Achar, MD
David Emil Joseph Bazzo, MD
Kenneth Samuel Taylor, MD
Christopher J. Wahl, MD