David S. Gazzaniga, M.D.

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • English
Board Certifications:
  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery - Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery - Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
Groups & Affiliations:
  • Hoag Physician Partners
  • Hoag Orthopedic Institute
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Center of Orange County
Phone: (949) 722-7038

About David S. Gazzaniga, M.D.

Dr. Gazzaniga specializes in sports medicine, including sports related injuries of the shoulder, elbow, knee, and hip. In addition, he performs procedures such as hip arthroscopy and osteoarticular transplantation for cartilage defects of the knee. After growing up in Orange County, Dr. Gazzaniga left to play football at Dartmouth College and remained to attend medical school. He then went on to complete his residency at Harvard University. Dr. Gazzaniga has completed the following separate fellowships: Trauma Fellowship and a Sports Medicine Fellowship at the Steadman-Hawkins Clinic in Vail, Colorado.

Dr. Gazzaniga had been in practice in the state of New York before relocating back to Orange County. While in New York, he served as one of the team doctors for the New York Jets as well as the head Orthopedic Surgeon for the New York Islanders and Hofstra University. He also worked as the attending Orthopedic Surgeon at the US Open in Flushing, New York. Currently, Dr. Gazzaniga is the Head Team Physician for the Los Angeles Chargers. In his leisure time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and children.

Insurances Accepted / Provider ID Numbers

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Scan
  • United Healthcare