Dr. Laura Alberton, MD

Dr. Laura Alberton, MD

Sports Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 52
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Dr. Laura Alberton, MD is a sports medicine specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 18 years. She graduated from Mayo Medical School in 1994 and specializes in sports medicine, orthopedic surgery, and more.

106666 N Torrey Pines Rd

La Jolla, CA 92037

Contact Information

(858) 554-7980

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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No malpractice claims found for California
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Dr. Alberton's conditions and procedures:

ACL Surgery
Adhesive Capsulitis
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 of the Elbow
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Baker’s Cyst
Bone Disorders
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Broken Arm
Bursitis
Cancer
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Neck Pain
Clavicle Fracture
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
Foot Conditions
Fracture
Fracture Care
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
Ganglion Cyst
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Gout
Hand Conditions
Hand Fracture
Herniated Disc
Hip Fracture
Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Internal Derangement of Knee
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Arthroscopy
Knee Dislocation
Knee Disorders
Knee Fracture
Knee Replacement
Knee Replacement Revision
Knee Sprain
Knee Surgery
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Limb Pain
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pelvic Fracture
Pyogenic Arthritis
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Rotator Cuff Surgery
Rotator Cuff Tear
Runner's Knee
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Steroid Injection
Systemic Chondromalacia
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Trigger Point Injection
Wrist Fracture

About Me

Biography

Dr. Laura Alberton, MD is a sports medicine specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 18 years. She graduated from Mayo Medical School in 1994 and specializes in sports medicine, orthopedic surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Education

  • 2000
    U Ca
    Fellowship Hospital
    2000
  • 1999
    Mayo Clin Grad Sch
    Residency Hospital
    1999
  • 1994
    Mayo Medical School
    Medical School
    1994

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My experience with Dr. Alberton was the complete opposite of the reviewer from Feb 18th, 2018. Dr. Alberton was polite, very through and had a fun sense of humor. I don't normally enjoy doctor visits but her and the entire staff were great and took the time to answer all of my questions. And by...Read More
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I saw Dr. Alberton about my shoulder. She was rude and dismissive. The crème de la crème was her remark to me when I was leaving her office about the tissue that I had in my hand: "Is that a grandma tissue?" I was astonished. This woman took the Hippocratic oath and does not have the temperament to...Read More
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Dr. Alberton is the best. Very knowledgeable and listens to you. Also gives the best cortisone injections.
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I fully trust Dr. Alberton. She took the time to show to me the areas of damage and concern on the Xrays and MRI's. This is very important to me so I can make an informed decision. I have never left her office without a full assessment of my condition and a plan. I do suggest that you have your...Read More
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Very knowledgeable, efficient and assertive provider, attentive to detail and thorough and honest in her clinical assessment.
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