Catherine M. Robertson, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with a certificate of added qualification in sports medicine who specializes in treating injuries of the shoulder, knee and hip. She uses minimally invasive techniques for restoring joint function and to treat complex ligament, tendon, cartilage and meniscus injuries. Robertson is one of the few physicians in Southern California with specialized training in hip arthroscopy (minimally invasive hip surgery) and uses this advanced technique to treat femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) and labral tears of the hip.

A professor orthopaedic surgery at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, her research interests include cartilage restoration and biology, sports injuries, and biomechanics of the hip and shoulder. She has published a number of articles related to these topics, presented at national meetings, and authored several book chapters.

Robertson is the head team physician for the San Diego Padres and the lead orthopedic surgeon for the San Diego Seals. She is also a team physician for the UC San Diego Tritons. She was an associate team physician for the San Diego Chargers. A former athlete herself, she has worked with professional, collegiate, and high school athletes and has a keen interest in the prevention and treatment of sports injuries.

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New Sports Medicine Chief Catherine Robertson Personalizes Athlete Care at UC San Diego Health

Catherine M. Robertson, MD, has been named chief of Sports Medicine at UC San Diego Health. Robertson, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in treating injuries of the shoulder, knee and hip, will further enhance UC San Diego Health’s reputation for customizing innovative, evidenced-based care for all athletes — from the weekend warrior to elite, professional and Olympic athletes.
18-Jan-2018 03:30:27 PM EST

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