Dr. Peter Hanson | a Sharp-affiliated Orthopedic Surgery Doctor in San Diego
Dr. Peter Hanson

Dr. Peter Hanson

Welcoming new patients

Specialty

  • Orthopedic Surgery (Board Certified)

Advanced Degree

  • Medical Doctor (MD)

The Sharp Experience

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

Locations

  • Phone: 619-462-3131
    5565 Grossmont Center Drive, Suite 3-256
    La Mesa, CA 91942
    Hours:
    Mon. - Thurs., 8 am to 5 pm
    Fri., 8 am to 2 pm

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: 54
In practice since: 1991
Gender: Male

Education

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

Insurances Accepted


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Treatments & Conditions

  • ACL Tear
  • Anterior Total Hip Replacement
  • Arthritis
  • Arthroscopy/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

  • Second Opinions
  • X-Ray on Premises

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

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