Orthopedics and Spine (Bone, Joint, and Spine)

Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
9888 Genesee Avenue
La Jolla, CA 92037 US 32.8852 -117.225
    Visiting Hours
    • 8 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
    • Visiting hours may be adjusted based on the patient's needs or wishes.
    Emergency Services
    • The ER is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Did you know that orthopedic complaints are the most common reason to seek medical care? Symptoms like aches and pain, soreness, discomfort, stiffness, weakness and limited range of motion send more than 7 million Americans to the hospital each year for orthopedic care.

Comprehensive orthopedic care

Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla provides quality, customized care to get you back to your daily activities as quickly as possible. Scripps La Jolla is committed to excellence and innovation in medical and surgical care by offering our patients the most advanced procedures, state-of-the-art equipment and technology, and the latest in research and education.

Scripps La Jolla orthopedic physicians are recognized leaders in their field and provide a full spectrum of care for patients who need:

  • Hand surgery
  • Foot surgery
  • Spine surgery
  • Hip and knee replacement surgery
  • Shoulder surgery
  • Carpel tunnel surgery
  • Sports medicine

The latest treatments

Always on the leading edge of innovations and treatments, our orthopedic surgeons are involved in new procedures including:

  • Birmingham hip resurfacing – A new alternative to total hip replacements for some patients
  • Pyrocarbon – An exciting new implant that dramatically improves arthritis in fingers
  • Synthetic grafts – State-of-the-art synthetic bone, skin and tendon materials for trauma injury or reconstruction
  • Neurotube/Neurowrap – New, flexible, artificial nerve conduits to replace grafting in the treatment or nerve injuries

Our patients receive quality care with a full continuum of orthopedic services, including the latest in diagnostic imaging including a 64-slice CT and PET/CT; preoperative patient classes for joint replacement and spine surgery; surgical intervention; and rehabilitation services.