Looking for an orthopaedic surgeon in San Diego?
Scripps Affiliated Medical Groups has a comprehensive list of physicians specializing in all aspects of orthopaedic surgery. Orthopaedic Surgeons are trained in the investigation, preservation, and restoration of the form and function of the musculoskeletal system. This includes the arms, legs, spine, and associated body structures. While certified orthopaedic surgeons are educated in all facets of the musculoskeletal system, many orthopaedists choose to specialize in a specific area, such as the hand, hip, or knee. They may also choose to focus on a specific field, such as pediatrics, sports medicine, or trauma. Other orthopaedic surgeons may specialize in several areas. The two official subspecialties of orthopaedic surgery are orthopaedic sports medicine and surgery of the hand.