Andrew Cooperman, MDDavid Daugherty, MDJames Helgager, MDAndrew Hartman, MDErick Stark, MDMorgan Silldorff, MDNeville Alleyne, MDDavid Amory, MDArash Calafi, MDNorman Kane, MD

Andrew Cooperman, MD

Dr. Cooperman was born in Los Angeles, but considers himself a San Diegan after obtaining both his Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry (1980) and Medical Doctor degree (1984) from the University of California, San Diego. He completed his residency in Orthopedic Surgery in 1989 at the University of Michigan Hospitals in Ann Arbor, Michigan, returning…
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David Daugherty, MD

“I believe in treating each patient with compassion and dignity. My goal for each patient is relief of pain, restoring functional strength and motion that allows the patients to return to work and recreational activities through a cooperative effort between myself, the patient and our staff of dedicated therapists.”
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James Helgager, MD

“I enjoy joint reconstructive and arthroscopic surgery because they can improve the quality of life for so many of my patients. And as one of the few physicians performing the clinically proven Birmingham Hip Resurfacing procedure in San Diego, I’ve been impressed with how much it has helped my more active patients.”
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Andrew Hartman, MD

Dr. Andrew Hartman specializes in surgery of the shoulder, elbow and hand. In addition to completing his orthopedic surgery residency, he has also completed an additional year of fellowship training in upper extremity surgery at the University of California at San Diego. Dr. Hartman insures he is utilizing the most innovative and effective treatments in…
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Erick Stark, MD

“As a Sports Medicine Surgeon, I feel that it’s critical to support and care for the young athletes in our community. It’s gratifying to work with these youth and make a positive — and long-lasting — impact by providing a strong foundation as part of their training, recovery, and pursuit of athletic excellence.”
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Morgan Silldorff, MD

Dr. Morgan Silldorff specializes in lower extremity joint reconstruction including partial and total knee replacements as well as total hip replacement. He completed his undergraduate, medical, and orthopedic residency training at the University of California, San Diego before completing a fellowship in lower extremity arthroplasty at the University of Southern California. His fellowship included a…
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Neville Alleyne, MD

“My practice philosophy is simple. I treat my patients as I would treat my family. Each of my patients gets my undivided attention, and all of their questions are answered. Most of the time when they leave, they have an excellent understanding of the disease process and the treatment plan that will be outlined for…
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David Amory, MD

Dr. David Amory is board-certified in Orthopedic Surgery and Fellowship Trained in Spine Surgery. He went to Tulane University School of Medicine and completed his residency and fellowship at the University of Illinois, Cook County Hospital and Rush Presbyterian Medical Center. He was born in Canada and raised in Seattle. His father and brother are…
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Arash Calafi, MD

Dr. Calafi is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in lower extremity, especially foot and ankle reconstruction, sports injuries, and trauma. A Southern California native, he spent much of his training away but is delighted to be back in the area where he grew up. Dr. Calafi earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley…
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Norman Kane, MD

“My father was a surgeon and Professor of Anatomy; my mother was a pharmacist. Therefore, I wanted to carry on the tradition of medicine and service. I have developed a pragmatic approach to solving medically related problems.”
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