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Dr. Peter Hanson

Dr. Peter Hanson

Welcoming new patients

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

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

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Biography plus


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

Meet Dr. Hanson, Presenting at an Upcoming Seminar

Treating Chronic Hip Pain Seminar

Learn about Sharp HealthCare's nationally recognized approach to joint replacement at this doctor-led educational seminar.

Education plus


  • 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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