About Patrick J Padilla, MD


Curriculum Vitae

Board certification

  • ABOS Sub-Speciality Certification in Sports Medicine, 2010
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1997 Recertified, 2007


Pepperdine University, Malibu, California B. S., Sports Medicine 1982
UCLA, Los Angeles, California Exercise Physiology 1982-1984
UCLA, Los Angeles, California M.D. 1984-1988
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina General and Thoracic Surgery 1988-1989
Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina Orthopaedic Surgery 1989-1994

Hospital/academic affiliations

  • Scripps Memorial Hospital | Encinitas, California
Surgical Center
  • Center for Surgery of Encinitas | Encinitas, California

Society memberships

Specialty Society Memberships
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
Additional Society Memberships
  • Piedmont Orthopedic Society

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery

Achievements & Interests

Hawaii Ironman Triathlon 1992,1994,1995,1997,2000

USA Triathlon All-American 1995,1996,1997,1998,2000,2001

USA Sprint Triathlon National Champion 2000

Team USA ITU World Triathlon Championships 1995,1997,2001,2005

NCAA Waterpolo Championship Final Four 1978,1980

Triathlon, Skiing, Hiking, Cycling, Swimming

Community activities

Physician Consultant USA Triathlon

National Ski Patrol

Los Angeles County Fire Department Ocean Lifeguard

Contact Information

Pacific Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine 351 Santa Fe Drive, Suite 100 Encinitas, CA USA 92024 View map Phone 760-633-3130 Fax 760-633-3546

Other staff in my practice

Stephen P. Nichols, M.D.
Ryan C. Meineke, M.D.

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