Nicholas Kusnezov, MD

  • Orthopedic Surgery
Nicholas Kusnezov, MD
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9834 Genesee Ave
Ste 228
La Jolla, CA 92037
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750 Medical Center Ct Ste 14
Chula Vista, CA 91911
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  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Joint Reconstructive Surgery


  • English


Nicholas Kusnezov, MD (Dr. K), is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in joint replacement surgery. Dr. K’s clinical practice includes the management of sports injuries, trauma and arthritis, representing a continuum from repair to replacement, and integrates the state-of-the-art arthroscopic and minimally invasive techniques.  


His interests lie in minimally invasive anterior total hip replacement, robotic joint knee replacement, and complex revision hip and knee replacement.  


Dr. K’s practice philosophy is to provide the absolute best, expedient and individualized patient care. He believes it is paramount to build a strong doctor-patient relationship to understand each patient’s goals and foster the best possible outcomes. 


During your consultation, Dr. K will provide you with all the information that you need to make the best and most informed decision for your health and well-being, exhausting conservative management prior to pursuing surgical options. 


Dr. Kusnezov is continually immersed in academia, keeping a strong foothold in the latest and greatest in orthopedic treatment. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles in top-tier journals and has been recognized with national and international awards for his research.  


He maintains his membership with the California Orthopaedic Association and is an active Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery.  


Outside of his orthopedic practice, Dr. Kusnezov spends his free time with his wife and two daughters, who are immersed in gymnastics and beach volleyball, though still managing to pick up the occasional game of racquetball.  

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, 2020

Medical Education

  • University of California, Los Angeles, 2013


  • William Beaumont Army, Orthopaedic Surgery, 2018


  • University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Adult Reconstruction, 2023

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