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Herbert Eidt, MD

  • Primary Specialty:
    Orthopedic Surgery (Board Certified)
Procedures & Conditions Treated:

Dr. Eidt specializes in sports injuries, trauma and fracture.


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 orthopedic 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.

Phone: (949) 364-2154
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.

  • Medical School
  • Uniformed Services Univ. of Health Sciences (Medical Doctor)
  • Internship
  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center (General Surgery)
  • Residency
  • William Beaumont Army Medical Center (Orthopaedic Surgery)
Affiliated Locations
  • Children's Hospital Orange County - Mission Viejo
  • Hoag Orthopedic Institute
  • South Coast Medical Center - South Laguna