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William Bugbee, MD

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
William Bugbee, MD
Accepts new patients
age-group-adults-color Treats adults

Contact

10710 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Phone Number
858-554-7993

Expertise

  • Joint Reconstructive Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Biography

William Bugbee, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon with clinical expertise in surgery for arthritis of the hip, knee and ankle, as well as joint replacement and reconstruction. He is also experienced in cartilage restoration and osteochondral allograft transplantation, which uses healthy cartilage to fill in areas of damaged cartilage.


In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Bugbee has research interests in biologic response to implants, innovation in knee replacement technique and design, osteochondral transplantation, cartilage tissue engineering and biologic joint repair. He has also written extensively on joint reconstruction and osteochondral transplantation.


Dr. Bugbee believes that thoroughly listening to patients is the best way to determine how to help them and seeks to provide patients with the information necessary to make informed decisions about their care.

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopedics, 1997

Medical Education

  • University of California, San Diego, MD, 1988

Residencies

  • University of California, San Diego, Orthopaedic Surgery, 1994

Fellowships

  • Anderson Orthopaedic Research Institute, Joint Reconstructive Surgery, 1995

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