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Diving Medicine

chamber control imageOur diving medicine experts provide specialty care for decompression illness and other diving complications. We also offer physical examinations and consultations to meet all of your diving needs.

Our Services

  • Sport diving
    Clearance for recreational diving classes
    Clearance to return to diving after an injury
  • Commercial diving
    Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) mandated exams
    Required surveillance testing
  • Scientific diving
    Examinations that meet American Academy of Underwater Science (AAUS) standards
  • Emergency care
    24-hour on-call diving physician available. Call the page operator at 619-543-6222 or go directly to the UC San Diego Medical Center Emergency Department.
  • Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT)
  • Consultation and treatment after diving accidents

​Appointments & Referrals

Dive Medicine Locations

Hillcrest - Open 24 Hours

Encinitas

Our Specialists

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