Dr. Eidt is a specialist and expert in caring for patients with sports
injuries including complex shoulder, elbow, knee and ankle problems. His
expertise is in the arthroscopic management of sports injuries. Dr. Eidt
is double board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine as well as General
Orthopaedic Surgery. He attended the military medical school, Uniformed
Services University in Bethesda, MD, where he was elected to the national
medical honor society, Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA). His undergraduate degree
in economics with a chemistry minor, was completed at Skidmore College
in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. As a result of 16 years of service in the U.S.
Army Dr. Eidt has an extensive practice caring for both pediatric and
adult patients with complex traumatic injuries.
Dr. Eidt was deployed several times through his Army career. Notably he
spent a year on the 38th parallel at the DMZ in South Korea. He was deployed in combat and assigned
to the 173rd Airborne Division at a forward operating base with the 2nd FST (a forward surgical team) in Afghanistan, as well as assignments to
hospitals in Kandahar and Bagram. Because of his excellent care of both
military and civilian casualties under combat conditions in Afghanistan,
Dr. Eidt was awarded the Bronze Star.
Dr. Eidt is the orthopaedic consultant and team physician for St. Margaret's
Episcopal School's lacrosse and football teams. He has supported Trabuco
Hills High School and JSerra Catholic School as their team physician.
He was a faculty member for the U.S Army’s primary care sports medicine
fellowship. He has also been team physician for the U.S. Army 2nd Infantry
Division wrestling tournaments as well as many other local and regional
sports competitions. Dr. Eidt came with his family to Southern California
and began his practice in Mission Viejo after a 16 year Army career.
Questions About Your Care
If you have a clinical question about your care, medication, or follow-up
needs, please contact the South Orange County Orthopaedics, Inc. directly.
Fax: (949) 364-2110
* Please note that due to HIPAA Regulations, we cannot respond to you via
email. Once your email is received, you will receive a call from one of
our staff members at
South Orange County Orthopaedics, Inc.
Education & Training
MEDICAL EDUCATION: Uniformed Services Univ. of Health Sciences (Medical Doctor)
INTERNSHIP: Walter Reed Army Medical Center (General Surgery)
RESIDENCY: William Beaumont Army Medical Center (Orthopaedic Surgery)
Areas of Interest
Dr. Eidt specializes in sports injuries, trauma and fracture.