Sports Medicine at UC San Diego Health

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US Olympic Regional Medical Center

UC San Diego Health serving as U.S. Olympic Regional Medical Center.

Dr. Vitale, swimming

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DO Shahtaji, soccer

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DO Leu, surfing

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The UC San Diego Health sports medicine experts stay on the leading-edge of advances in diagnosis and treatment. With over 20 years of experience caring for Olympic, professional, and NCAA athletes, our expertise makes us the top choice for athletes of all levels.

Our multidisciplinary team includes physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians, orthopedic surgeons, athletic trainers, and family medicine physicians, who work together to create a treatment plan customized to your specific needs.

We understand how devastating an injury can be and how important it is to get back to activity. Our goal is to help you recover safely and at the highest level of function.

​Appointments & Referrals


UC San Diego Health offers expertise in sports medicine within family medicine, orthopedics, surgery and rehabilitation. Not all services are available at all locations.

La Jolla



Scripps Ranch

On the Field

Dr. Achar and team at the first aid tent

Our team treats athletes of all levels: Olympic, MLB, professional, and recreational. We provide medical coverage for various athletic events and teams, including baseball, soccer, international surfing events, triathlons and roller derby. Learn more about the coverage we provide.

We are proud to be the Official Health Care Provider of the San Diego Padres, and even prouder to bring the same expert care to all our patients. Through this partnership, Padres athletes have access to our advanced surgical and medical diagnostics and procedures, including new technologies in cartilage restoration and transplantation, regenerative medicine, and advanced imaging techniques.