Palomar Health Orthopedic & Spine Center

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Learn About Palomar Health Orthopedic & Spine Center

The nationally recognized Palomar Health Orthopedic & Spine Center offers orthopedic care for a wide range of treatment options for patients with traumatic, degenerative, or inflammatory joint diseases.

Our clinical teams specialize in the most advanced orthopedic treatments, including minimally invasive total joint replacement, motion-preserving spine surgery, and therapeutic rehabilitation. Our expertise results in positive patient outcomes with fewer complications and re-admissions.

Your treatment will be tailored to best fit your unique condition and lifestyle, with every decision based on the latest evidence-based protocols. Patient education and total care coordination ensure that patients and their families are fully informed and that care is personalized, comprehensive, and convenient.

Directions to our primary location in

Poway, CA

Meet the Physicians of Palomar Health Orthopedic & Spine Center

Philip Balikian Dr. Philip J. Balikian

Poway, CA
Orthopedic Surgeon

James Bried Dr. James Bried

Poway, CA
Orthopedic Surgeon

Brad Cohen Dr. Brad Cohen

Poway, CA
Orthopedic Surgeon

Serge Kaska Dr. Serge C. Kaska

San Marcos, CA
Orthopedic Surgeon

Thomas Knutson Dr. Thomas R. Knutson

Escondido, CA
Orthopedic Surgeon

Kevin Metros Dr. Kevin L. Metros

Escondido, CA
Orthopedic Surgeon

Paul Milling Dr. Paul Milling

Escondido, CA
Orthopedic Surgeon

Patrick Omeara Dr. Patrick M. O'Meara

Escondido, CA
Orthopedic Surgeon

KC Owsley Dr. K.C. Owsley

Poway, CA
Orthopedic Surgeon

Arush Patel Dr. Arush A. Patel

Escondido, CA
Orthopedic Surgeon

Jeffrey Smith Dr. Jeffrey M. Smith

San Diego, CA
Orthopedic Surgeon

William Winternitz Dr. William Winternitz

Poway, CA
Orthopedic Surgeon

How Palomar Health Orthopedic & Spine Center Can Help You

Type of Practice

  • Arthritis Center


  • Blue Distinction Center for High-Quality Spine Surgery - Anthem Blue Shield of California for Palomar Medical Center Escondido
  • Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement - Anthem Blue Shield of California for Palomar Medical Center Poway
  • Aetna Institutes Of Quality for Orthopedic and Spine Surgery - Palomar Medical Center Escondido


  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Arm Pain
  • Arthritis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Joint Disease
  • Dislocations
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injury
  • Foot Sprain
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Fractures
  • Hand Disorders
  • Hand Injuries
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Injuries
  • Joint Injury
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Ligament Injuries
  • Ligament Strain
  • Musculoskeletal Conditions
  • Nerve Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteomyelits
  • Osteoporosis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder Fracture
  • Shoulder Injury
  • Spinal Injuries
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains/Strains
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Trauma
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fractures


  • Arthritis Management
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Complex Hip and Knee Revisions
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Exercise Counseling
  • Finger, Elbow & Wrist Reconstruction
  • Foot & Ankle Replacement
  • Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • General Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hip Surgery
  • Joint Reconstruction
  • Joint Replacement
  • Knee Reconstruction
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Ligament Surgery
  • Medications
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Non-Operative Management of Sports Injuries
  • Pain Management
  • Partial Knee Resurfacing
  • Physical Therapy
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Rehabilitation
  • Revision Surgery
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Injections
  • Total & Partial Knee Replacement
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Trauma Care
  • Wrist Surgery
  • X-Ray

Highlights from Palomar Health Orthopedic & Spine Center

In the News

Focus On Your Feet and Ankles - Class

Free Your Knees - Class

Of Note:

Designated as a Blue Distinction Center for high-quality Knee and Hip Replacement, by Anthem Blue Shield of California (Palomar Medical Center and Pomerado Hospital)

Designated as an Aetna Institute of Quality® Orthopedic Care Facility for Spine Surgery (Palomar Medical Center)

Palomar Health is the first hospital in California, and one of only 24 hospitals nationwide, to become a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network.

Office Information for Palomar Health Orthopedic & Spine Center

Pomerado Hospital
15615 Pomerado Rd.
Poway, CA 92064
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Primary Location

15615 Pomerado Rd.
Poway, CA 92064

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Additional Locations

Palomar Medical Center
2185 Citracado Parkway
Escondido, CA 92029
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Profile last updated: September 1, 2016. This information was supplied by or on behalf of the provider.