Laura R Alberton, MD Surgery

Dr. Laura R Alberton, MD

La Jolla, CA (2 other locations)

About Dr. Laura R Alberton MD

Dr. Laura R Alberton, MD is a doctor primarily located in La Jolla, CA, with other offices in La Jolla, CA and San Diego, CA. She has 27 years of experience. Her specialties include Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine.

Dr. Alberton has received 1 awards.


Dr. Laura R Alberton has 3 locations

Scripps Clinic Torrey Pines 10666 N Torrey Pines Rd La Jolla, CA 92037
Scripps Clinic Medical Group 10666 N Torrey Pines Rd MS213 La Jolla, CA 92037
Scripps Clinic Rancho Bernardo 15004 Innovation Dr San Diego, CA 92128


Dr. Laura R Alberton has the following 3 SPECIALTIES

A surgical specialist is a physician who has additional training in a specific area of surgery.The American Board of Medical Specialties acknowledges the following surgical specialties: general surgery, thoracic and cardiac surgery, colon and rectal surgery, obstetrics and gynecological surgery, neurological surgery, ophthalmic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthopedic surgery, otolaryngological surgery, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, urological surgery, and vascular surgery.Some procedures are performed by more than one type of specialist. Also, some surgeons may choose to specialize in specific procedures within their specialty area. For example, a plastic and maxillofacial surgeon may specialize in performing rhinoplasty procedures.
Orthopaedic Surgery
Sports Medicine

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Laura R Alberton has the following 16 expertise

  • Laminectomy
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Sports Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Herniated Disc
  • Joint Pain/Swelling
  • Scoliosis
  • Joint Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Bone Fracture
  • Postoperative Pain
  • Arthroscopy
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Surgery


1 Award

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.


27 Years Experience

Mayo Clinic Alix School Of Medicine

Graduated in 1994

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More about Dr. Laura R Alberton

Laura Alberton, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon with expertise in sports related injuries of the knee and shoulder. Her clinical interests include anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries, knee ligament injuries and surgery, cartilage injuries, arthroscopy of the knee and shoulder, labral tears in the shoulder, meniscus tears and rotator cuff tears. her clinical practice she has a research focus on ACL outcomes and post-operative pain. She is a member of the Arthroscopy Association of North America, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the California Orthopaedic Association. She is also an instructor for the San Diego Sports and Arthroscopy Fellowship and on the clinical faculty at the University of California, San Diego.

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