Dr. Scott Hacker, MD

Dr. Scott Hacker, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
Dr. Scott Hacker, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in La Mesa, CA and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine.

5565 Grossmont Center Dr Ste 256

La Mesa, CA 91942

Contact Information

(619) 462-3131

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Health Net
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

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

Knee Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Hacker'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.

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

34  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures


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12  Procedures

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.


  • University Of California, San Diego
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • University Of Washington
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • University Of Wa School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Steadman-Hawkins Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • University Of California, San Diego
    Other Education | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hacker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hacker's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hacker to family and friends
13 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Hacker's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Hacker has seen me as a patient for a few years due to issues with my left knee. I opted for injections for awhile but had to have knee scoped last July and then ultimately had to have a partial replacement in Dec 2016. Doctor Hacker is professional , personable, explains in detail why he...more
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