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Dr. Chris Pallia

Dr. Chris Pallia

“The Sharp Experience means understanding and maximizing every one-on-one personal interaction..”

  • Welcomes new patients
  • Offers same-day/next-day appointments
Specialties
  • Orthopedic surgery (Board certified)
  • Sports medicine (Board certified)
Advanced degree
  • Medical Doctor (MD)
619-435-7282
230 Prospect Place,
Suite 230
Coronado, CA 92118

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619-435-1100
4910 Directors Place,
Suite 350
San Diego, CA 92121

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Biography plus

I felt that my engineering background, understanding of 3D visual-spatial relationships and perfectionistic tendencies fit very well with the specialty of orthopedic surgery. I approach every patient as an individual and look at each problem as important. My goal is not just to relieve pain but to maximize function, through non-operative techniques as well as through surgical correction. I apply a high level of expectation to myself and treat everyone with the utmost courtesy and professionalism. I continually acquire new knowledge and skills, and use all the latest techniques and equipment. My degree in bioengineering has provided me with a unique appreciation of the structure and function of the human body. Additionally, my sub-specialty training and certification in arthroscopy and sports medicine provided me with a foundation for properly treating injured and degenerative joints. Helping all of my patients achieve their goals in life offers me a great sense of satisfaction.

I enjoy spending time with my wife and three daughters, hiking, mountain biking, and inventing when I am not working.

Age: 48
In practice since: 2001
Gender: Male
Additional language spoken: Spanish

Education plus

  • Medical School: University of California, Los Angeles
  • Internship: Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
  • Residency: State University of New York, Stony Brook
  • Fellowship: OASIS Sports Medical Group

Treatments and conditions plus

  • ACL tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthroscopy and arthroplasty
  • Back evaluation and treatment
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel
  • Foot Problems
  • Fracture Management
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hip Disorders
  • Hip Surgery
  • Joint Replacement
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Ligament Injuries
  • MAKOplasty®
  • Meniscal Tear
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Neck Pain
  • Occupational/Industrial Medicine
  • Oxford® Partial Knee Replacement
  • Physical Therapy
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injections
  • Shoulder Joint Replacement
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sprains
  • Tendon Repair
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Upper Extremity Surgery

Insurances accepted plus

  • Aetna PPOs, Elect Choice EPO, Health Fund PPO, Health Fund HMO, HMO, Managed Choice POS, National Advantage PPO, Open Choice PPO, QPOS POS, Select Choice HMO, Traditional Choice PPO, US Access POS, Value Network HMO
  • AIM HMO, Anthem Blue Cross PPOs, Bronze EPO, California HMO, EPO, Gold EPO, Gold HMO, Platinum EPO, Platinum HMO, Plus POS, Prudent Buyer PPO, Silver EPO, Silver HMO
  • Travel Insurance
  • HMO, POS, PPOs (contact Blue Shield)
  • Care1st
    Medi/Medi
  • Cash/Self pay
  • For Life, Prime
  • PPO
  • Flexcare POS, HMO, Open Access POS, PPOs
  • Commercial/Indemnity Insurance
  • PPO
  • Anthem Blue Cross Bronze EPO, Anthem Blue Cross Gold EPO, Anthem Blue Cross Gold HMO, Anthem Blue Cross Platinum EPO, Anthem Blue Cross Platinum HMO, Anthem Blue Cross Silver EPO, Anthem Blue Cross Silver HMO, Sharp Health Plan Bronze HMO, Sharp Health Plan Gold HMO, Sharp Health Plan Platinum HMO, Sharp Health Plan Silver HMO
  • PPO
  • EPO, ExcelCare HMO, HMO, PPOs, Select POS, Seniority Plus Retirees HMO
  • Healthsmart
    PPO
  • PPO
  • Assignment, Medicare with supplemental Medi-Cal, Sharp Health Plan Sharp Advantage (HMO), UHC-AARP MedicareCompleteValue, UHC-AARP MediComplete Premier, UHC-AARP MediCompleteEssential, UHC-Secure Horizons Retiree, UHC-Sharp Secure Horizons
  • PPO
  • PPO
  • PPO
  • PPO
  • Bronze HMO, Choice HMO, Gold HMO, Performance HMO, Platinum HMO, Premier HMO, Silver HMO, Value HMO
  • Choice EPO, Choice HMO, Choice Plus POS, Options PPO, Signature Value HMO
  • Performance HMO-Network 1 HMO, PPO
  • Workers' Compensation

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San Diego, CA 92121
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