Experience. Expertise. Technology. Results.
Our Mission
Using minimally invasive techniques and state-of-the-art technology, our San Diego Orthopaedic Surgeons employ modern procedures with enhanced patient outcomes and accelerated recovery rates. We are dedicated to providing the highest level of specialized, comprehensive care, in a patient-friendly environment
Our physicians treat patients and athletes from all walks of life, including people like you. We offer complete and comprehensive orthopedic care, including spine, sports medicine, joint reconstruction, foot and ankle and hand surgery.

Please welcome Dr. Brooke Laura Ballard to San Diego
Dr. Ballard has joined Alvarado and Helix Orthopedics specializing in the Hand and Upper Extremity.  She is now available to see you at your convenience.  Please contact our office to learn more about Dr. Ballard.

Avoid knee replacement surgery
Our orthopedic surgeons are the ultimate authority on knee pain from arthritis. Contact us to learn about alternatives to knee replacement including image guided joint injections. No Knee Surgery.

Special MRI Pricing
Need an MRI at a reasonable price? High precision, comfortable and relaxed scans that you can afford when you need it. Contact our office to find out more or email us at mri@alvaradoortho.com.

Prepare for arthritis clinical trials
We are expanding our list of patient interested in clinical trials for arthritis. You will be compensated for your time and opinions. Learn more at Clinical Trials.

Sports Medicine
Our dedicated sports medicine orthopedics physicians will keep you performing at your highest level with preventitive strategies, advanced MRI and arthroscopy technology.

Joint Replacement
Our San Diego Orthopedic Surgeons continue in a long line of joint replacement specialists and innovators in the field. Cutting edge smaller incisions, partial joint replacement, resurfacing and biologic resurfacing are all a part of our practice. Preserve bone, restore anatomy, gain motion and get your lifestlye back.  Learn about minimally invasive robotic knee surgery (Makoplasty) by visiting our physicians and see if this is right for you.

Back pain can be a thing of the past. Learn about myths of back pain, minimally invasive back surgery, and many of the non-surgical options for back pain with our Spine team.

From hand injuries to arthritis, our San Diego hand surgeon can answer your questions about it all and draw on his years of expertise in hand care.