Orthopedists at UC San Diego Health are nationally recognized for their expertise in diagnosing, correcting, preventing and treating all types of musculoskeletal diseases, conditions and injuries. We recognize how debilitating and painful orthopedic injuries can be and offer both surgical and non-surgical options for restoring function and managing pain.
Areas of Expertise
As part of a research intensive university-based medical center, we are able to offer our patients knowledgeable, skilled care in all orthopedic subspecialties, including:
UC San Diego Health has more than 20 orthopedists with subspecialty expertise in surgery, sports medicine, oncology, trauma and rehabilitation. All of our physicians are active researchers in their field, on the leading edge of innovations.
Meet our orthopedics team.
Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Research
Treatment approaches for many types of orthopedic conditions are rapidly evolving, meaning patients have more options and better prognoses for many conditions than ever before.
Our physician-scientists study clinical issues such a back pain, muscle injury, arthritis, disc degeneration, exercise physiology and cerebral palsy, among other topics. What they are learning could help you with an unresolved or complex orthopedic condition.
Read about our
research and clinical trials.