Dr. Damion Valleta, DO

Dr. Damion Valleta, DO

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
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Dr. Damion Valleta, DO is an orthopedic surgery specialist in San Diego, CA. He graduated from Des Moines University and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

8929 University Center Ln Ste 205

San Diego, CA 92122

Contact Information

(858) 657-0000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of California
  • HealthSmart
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Valleta performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bursitis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Internal Derangement of Knee
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Valleta's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Valleta "Valletta Orthopaedics is dedicated to providing the highest quality of orthopaedic care. We specialize in sports medicine surgery, cartilage transplant surgery and joint replacement."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery Spine Surgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board*

111  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Growth Disorders
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Post-Polio Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Des Moines University
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Saint Vincent Charity Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Saint Vincent Charity Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Pennsylvania Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Valleta has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Valleta's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Valleta to family and friends
3 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Valleta's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (1)

Both my daughter and husband have had wonderful care under Dr. Valletta. My daughter is an athlete and has had numerous injuries and he is so thorough. I wouldn't take her to anyone else!
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