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About UC San Diego Department of Orthopaedic Surgery 

Our Mission 

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is dedicated to inspiring students, residents, fellows and faculty to work towards discovery of the knowledge, attitudes, skills, and resources needed to deliver quality patient care that is responsive to the general needs of the local community as well as meeting the specialized needs of the world. Further, the department is determined to provide comprehensive orthopaedic medical and surgical care to a broad range of patients in both inpatient and outpatient settings.

The department is dedicated to creating a work environment for all faculty and staff (including residents, fellows, and students) which fosters creative, innovative work ideas and results.

Through a long-term commitment to this mission, we will be known as an orthopaedic department with few equals.

Our Services

The world-renowned physicians of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery provide consultation and treatment for disorders of the musculoskeletal system, offering comprehensive and innovative services.

Working side-by-side, top-ranked surgeons and the nation’s finest researchers are paving the way for what’s next in musculoskeletal care.

UC San Diego's multi-specialty orthopaedic group is the most comprehensive in San Diego. The breadth of our program makes UC San Diego the best choice for evaluating and treating any orthopaedic injury or condition you might experience.

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Support Our Work

Your tax-deductible gift will help support the education and training of new surgeons as well as innovative research into better treatments for orthopaedic conditions.

How to donate