Dr. Peter B. Hanson, MD

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Dr. Peter B. Hanson, MD

Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics | Male

Grossmont Orthopedic Medical Grp 5565 Grossmont Center Dr Ste 256, La Mesa, CA 91942 Get Directions
(619) 462-3131

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Specialties

  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Regenerative Medicine
  • Research

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Arthritis
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bursitis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Disorders
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Ligament Disorders
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Runner's Knee
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

Procedures Performed

  • Arthroplasty
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • MAKOplasty®
  • Stem Cell Therapy
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Total Knee Arthroplasty With Robotic Assistance
  • Ultrasound, Musculoskeletal
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for California.

  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of California, Irvine

    Graduated in 1986

  • Internship Hospital
    University California Davis Medical Center

    Completed in 1987

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of California Davis Medical Center

    Completed in 1991

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Scripps Clinic and Research Institute

    Completed in 1992

  • Undergraduate School
    Occidental College

    Graduated in 1986

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

    The California Orthopaedic Association is the largest statewide association representing orthopaedic surgeons in California. Orthopaedic surgeons evaluate and treat all types of musculoskeletal injuries and conditions. This includes surgical and non-surgical treatment of the spine, hip, knee, ankle, foot, shoulder, elbow and hand. The Association assists our members by providing continuing medical education and other resources that enhance their ability to provide high value quality health care.

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Hanson's Care Philosophy

My father was a physician at Grossmont Hospital starting in 1960, so medicine and Grossmont Hospital 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 have always provided 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 partial and total knee replacement, knee arthroscopy, and anterior hip replacement surgery. More recently I became one of the first orthopaedist to provide Stem Cell therapy and FDA-sponsored investigational treatments for Orthopaedic conditions. Being an empty nester, I am just trying to discover what spare time is, but it turns out my practice just expanded instead. I love ocean fishing and anything else fun I can do with my kids, my wife, and my friends.