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Orthopedics

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No matter what your joint, muscle or bone injury or condition, at UC San Diego Health you find orthopedic specialists who can comprehensively diagnose and treat you.

Count on us to help you move easily and without pain. We are ranked among the nation's best for orthopedic care by U.S. News & World Report. We are also a designated Center of Excellence for orthopedic care by Optum. This means you'll receive expert, safe and cost-effective care.

Doctors Trusted by Professional Athletes

UC San Diego Health is the Official Health Care Provider of the San Diego Padres. We are also the orthopedic and sports medicine doctors for the San Diego Seals lacrosse team and UC San Diego Tritons. Trust us to provide you with the same expert care as our professional and collegiate athletes. 

Advanced Bone and Joint Care

As a patient with us, you have access to the latest treatments and technologies because UC San Diego Health physicians and their UC San Diego School of Medicine colleagues are researchers, making discoveries to improve your health and quality of life.

Our Specialties

Whether your condition is common or rare, you find doctors with extensive training and experience in your condition.

Clinical Trials

If you still have difficulty moving pain-free after treatment, you may try an investigational therapy through participation in a clinical trial.

Orthopedics Appointments & Referrals

Orthopedics Specialists

UC San Diego Health has more than 20 orthopedists with specialized expertise in surgery, sports medicine, oncology, trauma and rehab.

Orthopedics Locations

La Jolla

Hillcrest

Encinitas



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