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Sports Injuries and Treatment

COVID-19 update: Our sports medicine doctors and athletic trainers are seeing patients. Video visits are available for many appointment types. For in-person visits, we have increased our safety measures to protect you and our caregivers. Call 844-377-7678, and we will guide you to the most appropriate type of care.

UC San Diego Health offers expert sports medicine at all levels of care. We have primary care physicians with fellowship training in sports medicine who can help you stay healthy and prevent injury and disease. We also offer world-class surgical care for all types of sport and orthopedic injuries, as well as rehab and athletic training. 

We are a recognized international leader in musculoskeletal imaging, which is key for a correct diagnosis and surgical planning, and we are active in stem cell therapy and research for sports applications.

Areas of Expertise in Sports Medicine


Appointments & Referrals

UC San Diego Health is the Official Health Care Provider of the San Diego Padres

UC San Diego Health is the Official Health Care Provider of the Seals

UC San Diego Health is the Official Health Care Provider of the Tritons

Specialists

Sports Medicine Locations

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

Hillcrest

Encinitas

Scripps Ranch


News
7/27/2020
UC San Diego Health is ranked first in San Diego and sixth in California, placing it among the nation’s best hospitals, according to the 2020-2021 U.S. News & World Report. Eight common procedures and ...
10/10/2019
As UC San Diego Athletics steps up to NCAA Division I competition level, they do so with another team behind them: UC San Diego Health, now their Official Health Care Provider.
8/26/2019
For 20 years, primary care and sports medicine physician David E.J. Bazzo, MD, has provided care for a unique team: the San Diego Symphony.
8/19/2019
Yahoo! Travel

​Features Sarah Merrill, MD

7/29/2019
Livestrong

​Features Sarah Archer, clinical social worker