The Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center
UC Irvine Orthopaedic Surgery

UC Irvine’s new Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Center (OSMC) takes pride in its comprehensive approach to patient care. The center, located in Costa Mesa, provides a multidisciplinary and specialty approach to the care of musculoskeletal conditions.

Whether you are a highly competitive athlete or simply enjoy sports activities for fitness, you are at risk for injury. We utilize non-surgical procedures and the latest in the surgical management of sports injuries to help you recover quickly and return to training efficiently and safely. Let us help you get your training back on track.

But you don’t have to be an athlete to benefit from our services. We provide specialty care for a wide range of orthopaedic ailments, including pain from arthritic joints, common tendon disorders, or traumatic injuries. Our orthopaedics staff is board certified in multiple subspecialties of orthopaedic care and we pride ourselves on providing academic expertise and progressive knowledge regarding the latest surgical techniques. Please refer to the links above to learn more about our physicians.

Come visit us and start down the road to recovery.



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The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at UC Irvine announces the opening of our new state-of-the-art Orthopaedic Specialty Inpatient Unit. In partnership with our dedicated orthopaedic nursing, the OSIU runs as a specialty orthopaedic hospital within the new Douglas Hospital.