Chula Vista residents have access to a handful of local healthcare facilities. Among these is the Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center. In neighboring cities like National City, the Paradise Valley Hospital provides general care. In nearby Coronado, the Sharp Coronado Hospital and Healthcare Center is an option. Children’s care is provided through facilities such as the Children's Primary Care Medical Group Eastlake, and Children's Primary Care Medical Group Eastlake. Veterans can find care in the local Chula Vista VA Clinic.
U.S. News rates the Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center #5 in San Diego and #32 in California. They are high performers in two adult specialties: Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, and Geriatrics. They are also high performers nine different types of conditions and procedures, including:
U.S News ranks the 181-bed facility Sharp Coronado Hospital and Healthcare Center as high performers in two different procedures and conditions: hip replacement and pneumonia.
An orthopedic surgeon, or orthopedist, is a physician that diagnoses and treats injuries of the musculoskeletal system. They use both nonsurgical and surgical treatments to manage disorders related to bones, joints, muscles, tendons, and ligaments.
Orthopedic surgeons treat a wide variety of conditions, including:
What procedures do orthopedic surgeons perform?
Orthopedic surgeons often perform the following tests and procedures in their office:
What conditions do orthopedic surgeons treat?
Orthopedic surgeons treat a number of conditions related to bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons, and joints. The following are examples of some of the more common conditions they can diagnose and treat:
What should I ask an orthopedic surgeon?
Some questions that you may want to ask an orthopedic surgeon during your appointment include: