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Conditions and Treatments


The doctors and staff at UC San Diego Sports Medicine are the best surgical and post-op pain management team in the area. They have special expertise and training in a variety of musculoskeletal conditions and surgical procedures. These include:

  • Hip arthroscopy
  • ACL knee reconstruction
  • Minimally invasive shoulder procedures
  • Complex foot and ankle surgeries

In addition, UC San Diego Health System orthopedic surgeons perform the latest procedures for:

  • Hip resurfacing
  • Anterior approach total and partial hip replacement
  • Muscle-sparing minimally invasive knee replacement
  • Customized implants for total knee replacement
  • XLIF spinal surgery

EMMI: Online Patient Education

Demo EMMI Online Patient Education

Ask your UC San Diego Health System doctor about EMMI, our online patient interactive education system.

Used by many prestigious medical institutions around the country, EMMI can help you have a better understanding and level of comfort about a surgical procedure you may be facing. You’ll learn how a procedure works, what to expect when you go home, what to do before and after surgery, the risks, benefits and alternatives. You’ll have the opportunity to identify questions as you think of them, and print a handy reminder sheet to bring to discuss with your doctor during your pre-op visit.

Our hope is that you will be more knowledgeable and confident throughout your treatment process. This is just part of the UC San Diego Health System advantage.

Ask for EMMI.