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Orthopedic care

Dignity Health orthopedic specialists have your back when it comes to specialized orthopedic care. Known for their compassion and excellence in patient care, our orthopedic specialists will help diagnose and manage conditions, relieve pain, and see you through rehabilitation. 

The entire Dignity Health Medical Foundation team, from primary care to our orthopedic experts to neurological team, works together to treat your injuries. From personalized treatment plans to non-operative procedures, our specialists are focused on your healing and recovery from start to finish, so you can get back to all the daily activities you love. 

Find orthopedic care near me

You can find a Dignity Health Medical Foundation orthopedic specialist throughout California. Schedule a virtual or in-person appointment today.

Orthopedic conditions treated

At Dignity Health, our hospitals are staffed by teams of specialists who provide comprehensive orthopedic care. Here are some of the conditions our orthopedic specialists treat:

Orthopedic clinics in California

Frequently asked questions

Orthopedists treat conditions such as joint pain from arthritis, bone fractures, soft tissue injuries, carpal tunnel syndrome, and congenital conditions like clubfoot and scoliosis. You can also talk to an orthopedist to treat chronic pain in the back, neck, and shoulders.

Both orthopedists and neurologists are qualified to treat most spinal injuries. The difference is that orthopedists spend more time working on the neck, back, and spine. Meanwhile, neurologists perform surgery inside the lining of the spinal canal.

The orthopedist may diagnose your condition during the first visit, which may include a physical examination and X-rays. After a diagnosis, they will then discuss treatment plans.

Although orthopedic surgery is usually covered by insurance as a medical necessity, you should still confer with your insurance company to determine if your plan covers a procedure.

The cost of office visits, treatments, and procedures can vary based on factors such as the severity of your condition. Check with your clinic through MyCare for more information on costs and insurance.

Generally, when you need to see a specialist, your primary care physician will refer you to a trusted practitioner who works with your insurance plan.

Yes, orthopedists can diagnose and treat athletic injuries and conditions caused by overuse, including tendonitis, meniscus tears, and torn ACLs.

The need for a referral from your primary care physician depends on your insurance company. Many plans—but not all—will require a referral before you can schedule an appointment with a specialist.

Before surgery, you will need to arrange for someone to take you home from the hospital and be your emergency contact. You should also pack loose clothing that you can wear after the procedure and remove any jewelry or makeup before arriving at the hospital. Ask if fasting is required before surgery and consider scheduling a pre-operation consultation where you can address any other questions you may have.

Find a Doctor

You don’t have to look far for a team of orthopedists that is dedicated to helping you get back to the things you love. Our Dignity Health Medical Foundation specialists are here to lend a helping hand.