CORE Orthopaedic Medical Center

CORE Orthopaedic Medical Center

CORE Orthopaedic Medical Center 332 Santa Fe Drive Suite 110 Encinitas, CA 92024



  • Knee Surgery
  • Hip Surgery
  • Joint Replacement



Welcome to CORE Orthopaedic Medical Center. We established our Orthopedic, hip, knee and shoulder practice in North San Diego County in 1978. Our mission is to provide you with high quality Orthopaedic care and make every effort to return you to the level of activity that you are accustomed to, and ensure that your visit with us is an extraordinary experience.


We offer specialized orthopedic evaluations, a wide array of diagnostic services on-site such as digital imaging and MRI, physical and occupation therapy, and the opportunity to participate in clinical research trials. 


Our physicians are Board Certified orthopedic surgeons in San Diego, Ca. with expertise in non-operative procedures to ensure that you receive the most appropriate and timely treatment option. CORE staff are committed to helping our patients with every aspect of their healthcare experience. Before each visit, the CORE team is available to assist you with choosing the right specialist, arrange a convenient appointment time, and assist you with insurance and billing matters.


We care for many professional athletes, as well as the local sports community. Our physicians participate in the internship program provided by the local high schools. As the team physician for La Costa Canyon High School, Carlsbad High School and California State University, San Marcos, we are devoted to the health of our community.


Our Providers

You can count on our team of experts to evaluate your condition and develop a comprehensive plan for recovery. We offer non-operative treatment as well as surgical options based on an in-depth evaluation of your condition.


Keenan S. Carriero, DPM

Robert I. Gelb, MD

Christopher Hajnik, MD

Gregory J. Loren, MD

Michael J. Skyhar, MD

Amy L. Dusenberry, PA-C


Foot/Ankle San Diego, Ca.

Hand/Wrist San Diego, Ca.

Sports Medicine San Diego, Ca.

Joint Reconstruction San Diego, Ca.

Athlete Services San Diego, Ca.

Diagnostic Services San Diego, Ca.

Physical Therapy San Diego, Ca.

Hip Surgeon San Diego, Ca.

Knee Surgeon San Diego, Ca.

Shoulder Surgeon San Diego, Ca.

Foot Surgeon San Diego, Ca.

Ankle Surgeon San Diego, Ca.

Hand Surgeon San Diego, Ca.

Orthopedic Surgeon San Diego, Ca.

Orthopaedic Surgeon San Diego, Ca.

Knee Surgery San Diego, Ca.

Hip Surgery San Diego, Ca.