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Dr. Thomas Knutson, MD

Orthopedic Surgery
4.9 (191)
Accepting new patients
41 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview

Dr. Thomas Knutson, MD is an Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Escondido, CA. They specialize in Orthopedic Surgery, has 41 years of experience. They graduated from Loma Linda Univ Sch Of Med and is affiliated with Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido, Palomar Medical Center Poway and Palomar Medical Center Escondido.

Dr. Knutson works at Arch Health Medical Group in Escondido, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Joint Pain, Osteoarthritis and Osteoarthritis of Knee along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Locations

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    Hidden Valley Surgical Med Group Inc.
    1955 Citracado Pkwy Ste 302, Escondido, CA 92029 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido
  • Palomar Medical Center Poway
  • Palomar Medical Center Escondido

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    4.9
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    Based on 191 ratings
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    Jan 26, 2023
    I had right hip replacement in April 2022 and left knee replacement Dec. 2022. Awesome results and highly recommend Dr. Knutson
    markus buri — Jan 26, 2023
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    About Dr. Thomas Knutson, MD

    Specialties
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 41 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, German
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1962409938
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University Of California San Diego Medical Center
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Loma Linda University Med Center
    Residency
    Internship
    • Loma Linda University Med Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Loma Linda Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical Education

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Thomas Knutson, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Knutson is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Knutson has an average wait time of 31 – 45 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Knutson has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Knutson works at Arch Health Medical Group in Escondido, CA. View the full address on Dr. Knutson’s profile.

    Dr. Knutson has seen patients for Joint Pain, Osteoarthritis and Osteoarthritis of Knee, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Knutson on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    191 patients have reviewed Dr. Knutson. The overall rating for this provider is 4.9. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Knutson.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Knutson, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Knutson appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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