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David S. Gazzaniga MD

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Primary Office
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22 Corporate Plaza Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660
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Office 2
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16300 Sand Canyon Ave,
Suite 400
Irvine, CA 92618
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Biography

Dr. Gazzaniga specializes in sports medicine, including sports related injuries of the shoulder, elbow, knee, and hip. In addition, he performs procedures such as hip arthroscopy and osteoarticular transplantation for cartilage defects of the knee.. After growing up in Orange County, Dr. Gazzaniga left to play football at Dartmouth College and remained to attend medical school. He then went on to complete his residency at Harvard University. Dr. Gazzaniga has completed the following separate fellowships: Trauma Fellowship and a Sports Medicine Fellowship at the Steadman-Hawkins Clinic in Vail, Colorado.

Dr. Gazzaniga had been in practice in the state of New York before relocating back to Orange County. While in New York, he served as one of the team doctors for the New York Jets as well as the head Orthopedic Surgeon for the New York Islanders and Hofstra University. He also worked as the attending Orthopedic Surgeon at the US Open in Flushing, New York. Currently, Dr. Gazzaniga is the Head Team Physician for the Los Angeles Chargers. In his leisure time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and children.

Dr. Gazzaniga's Physician Assistant is Drew Halber, PA-C.

Education & Training

MEDICAL EDUCATION: Dartmouth Medical School (Medical Doctor)
RESIDENCY: Harvard Combined Orthopedic Residency Program (Orthopedic Surgery)
FELLOWSHIP: Steadman-Hawkins Clinic (Knee and Shoulder / Sports Medicine Fellowship)
FELLOWSHIP: Massachusetts General Hospital (Orthopedic Trauma Fellowship)
FELLOWSHIP: Bringham and Women's Hospital (Foot & Ankle Fellowship)

Areas of Interest

Dr. Gazzaniga specializes in sports medicine, including sports related injuries of the shoulder, knee, hip and elbow. In addition, he completes procedures such as hip arthroscopy and osteoarticular transplantation for cartilage defects of the knee.

Awards & Recognitions

Castle Connolly “Top Doctor” Award for Long Island : 2008

Other Specialties or Certifications

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
SUBSPECIALTY CERTIFICATION: Sports Medicine Subspecialty Board Certification

Affiliations

  • American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  • NHL Team Physician Society (NHL - TPS)
  • NFL Physicians Society (NFLPS)

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Our Locations

(949) 722-7038

Physician Offices

Huntington Beach

19582 Beach Boulevard, Suite 306
Huntington Beach, CA 92648

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Irvine

16300 Sand Canyon Ave, Suite 400
Irvine, CA 92618

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Mission Viejo

South Orange County Orthopaedics, Inc.
26730 Crown Valley Pkwy
Mission Viejo, CA 92691

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Newport Beach

22 Corporate Plaza Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660

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Tustin

Opening 2018
Tustin, CA 92780

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