Laura Alberton, MD

  • Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery
Laura Alberton, MD
4.5 Learn more 137 Ratings
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Scripps Clinic Torrey Pines
10710 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Scripps Clinic Carmel Valley
3811 Valley Centre Dr
San Diego, CA 92130
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Scripps Clinic Rancho Bernardo
15004 Innovation Dr
San Diego, CA 92128
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Expertise

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

Languages

  • English

Biography

Laura Alberton, MD, is a sports orthopedic surgeon with expertise in sports-related injuries of the knee and shoulder. Her clinical interests include minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery. In the knee, this includes anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries, other ligament injuries, meniscus injuries and tendon tears. In the shoulder, this includes labral tears and rotator cuff tears and impingement.


In addition to her clinical practice, Dr. Alberton conducts research on ACL outcomes and post-operative pain. She is a member of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. She is also an instructor for the San Diego Sports and Arthroscopy Fellowship. 


Dr. Alberton is dedicated to encouraging young women and girls to pursue a career in sports orthopedic surgery. Outside of the office, she enjoys skiing and spending time with her family.

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, 2009
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, 2002

Medical Education

  • Mayo Foundation Medical School, MD, 1994

Residencies

  • Mayo Clinic, Orthopaedic Surgery, 1999

Fellowships

  • University of California, San Francisco, Sports Medicine, 2000

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