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Dr. Peter Hanson

Dr. Peter Hanson

Welcoming new patients

"I believe in providing a customer-oriented environment for my patients."

Specialty
  • Orthopedic Surgery (Board Certified)
Advanced degrees
  • Medical Doctor (MD)
619-462-3131
5565 Grossmont Center Drive,
Suite 3-256
La Mesa, CA 91942

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Biography plus

Biography

My father was a physician at Grossmont Hospital starting in 1960, so medicine and Grossmont are both in my blood. I knew that becoming a physician would give me the academic and professional fulfillment I needed while being able to live in the same environment in which I grew up.

I provide general orthopedic care through the office and the Emergency Room at Sharp Grossmont Hospital. I provide subspecialized care to the greater San Diego area in the areas of shoulder, knee and anterior hip replacement surgery, all with fellowship-trained surgeons.

Having just sent my third and youngest child off to college, I am just finding out what spare time is. I love ocean fishing and anything else fun I can do with my kids and my friends.

Biographical Details

Age: 56
In practice since: 1991
Gender: Male
Hospital and Medical Group Affiliations plus
Upcoming Events plus

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Treating Chronic Hip Pain Seminar

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Education plus

Education

  • Medical School: University of California, Irvine
  • Internship: University of California, Davis
  • Residency: University of California, Davis
  • Fellowship: Scripps Clinic and Research Institute
Treatments and Conditions plus

Treatments and Conditions

  • ACL tear
  • Anterior total hip replacement
  • Arthritis
  • Arthroscopy and arthroplasty
  • Carpal Tunnel
  • Fracture Management
  • Hip Disorders
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Surgery
  • Joint Replacement
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Ligament Injuries
  • MAKOplasty®
  • Meniscal Tear
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Oxford® Partial Knee Replacement
  • Physical Therapy
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injections
  • Shoulder Joint Replacement
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sprains
  • Tendon Repair
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Trauma
Practice Features plus

Practice Features

  • Second Opinions
Insurances Accepted plus

Insurances Accepted

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Phone: 619-462-3131
5565 Grossmont Center Drive, Suite 3-256
La Mesa, CA 91942
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