Catherine M. Robertson, MD
Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon
- Dr. Robertson is the Padres head team physician.
- Is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in treating injuries of the shoulder, knee and hip using minimally invasive techniques for restoring joint function and to treat complex ligament, tendon, cartilage and meniscus injuries.
- Completed her residency training at UC San Diego School of Medicine and her fellowship training in sports medicine and shoulder surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City.
- In 2013, Dr. Robertson was named associate team physician for the San Diego Chargers. She is also team physician for the San Diego Sea Lions women's professional soccer team and UC San Diego Tritons, as well as the lead physician for the partnership between UC San Diego Health and the US Olympic Committee.
UC San Diego Health
As San Diego's only academic medical center, UC San Diego Health is the region's premier destination for patients requiring complex, multidisciplinary care. UC San Diego Health is currently ranked the No. 1 health system in San Diego and holds national rankings in eight adult medical and surgical specialties from U.S. News & World Report's 2016-17 Best Hospitals issue. The ability to deliver this caliber of quality, specialized care is a testament to both the academic health care model and to the talents and dedication of UC San Diego Health physicians, who are faculty members at UC San Diego School of Medicine and often leaders in research complementary to their clinical specialty areas
The multidisciplinary UC San Diego Health team caring for the Padres also includes many other specialists and staff in orthopedic surgery, family and sports medicine, emergency medicine, neurology, psychiatry, internal medicine, cardiology, gastroenterology, nephrology, endocrinology, general surgery, otolaryngology, urology, ophthalmology, radiology, anesthesia, sleep medicine, infectious diseases, hyperbaric medicine, dentistry and more.