Dr. Thomas R. Knutson, MD

Dr. Thomas R. Knutson, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon at Palomar Health Orthopedic & Spine Center

Meet Dr. Thomas R. Knutson, MD

Dr. Knutson is a board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon With Palomar Health Orthopedic & Spine Center.

He specializes in the treatment of arthritis in the knee, shoulder, and hip.

Dr. Knutson at a Glance

  • Dr. Knutson has over 30 years of experience helping patients heal from musculoskeletal injuries.
  • After his residency, he completed a fellowship in Major Joint Reconstruction at the University of California San Diego. He enjoys helping stabilize broken bones and restore worn-out joints so patients can return to everyday activities.

Dr. Knutson is committed to helping you regain the abilities that are affected by your pain.

Dr. Knutson is a member of Palomar Health Orthopedic & Spine Center

Directions to our primary location in

Escondido, CA

How Dr. Thomas R. Knutson, MD Can Help You


  • Orthopedic Surgeon

Languages Spoken

  • English


  • Arthritis of the Hip
  • Arthritis of the Knee
  • Degenerative Knee Joint Disease
  • Hip Injuries
  • Hip Pain
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disease
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Pain
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Worn Out Knees


  • Arthroscopic Surgery of the Knee
  • Arthroscopic Surgery of the Shoulder
  • Hip & Knee Arthroplasty
  • Hip Surgery
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Osteotomy
  • Knee Reconstruction
  • Knee Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Knee Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Partial Knee Resurfacing
  • Revision Surgery
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Total & Partial Knee Replacement
  • Total Hip Replacement

Accolades for Dr. Thomas R. Knutson, MD

Professional Distinctions

  • Fellowship - UC San Diego, CA

Board Certifications

  • Board Certified, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Office Information for Dr. Thomas R. Knutson, MD

1955 Citracado Parkway
Suite 200
Escondido, CA 92029
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Additional Locations

Palomar Medical Center
2185 Citracado Parkway
Escondido, CA 92029
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Profile last updated: May 23, 2018. This information was supplied by or on behalf of the provider.