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Orthopedic Surgery Team


Our orthopedic surgeons use advanced, minimally invasive surgical techniques and the latest technologies available to provide expert care for every joint and bone in your body. At UC San Diego Health System, you can rest assured that you’re receiving the most comprehensive and innovative orthopedic treatment for bone, muscle, tendon, nerve and joint injuries and diseases.

UC San Diego was ranked 44th in the nation for orthopedic care by the U.S. News & World Report 2014-2015

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Read about our research and clinical trials in orthopedic surgery.

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Call 858-657-8200

Named in Great Orthopedic Programs in U.S. Read more.

UC San Diego Designated U.S. Olympic Regional Medical Center

We provide top orthopedic care for U.S. Olympic and Paralympic athletes.​
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Top Docs in Orthopedic Surgery
Reid Allen Abrams, MD
Scott Taber Ball, MD

Steven Robert Garfin, MD
Yu-Po Lee, MD
Alexandra K. Schwartz, MD

Top Docs in Sports Medicine
Suraj Arthur Achar, MD
David Emil Joseph Bazzo, MD
Kenneth Samuel Taylor, MD