Damion Valletta, D.O.

A native of San Diego, CA, Dr. Valletta completed his undergraduate work at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California. While at Pepperdine, he completed research in the Department of Sports Medicine prior to graduating with honors with a Bachelors of Science degree in Sports Medicine. He received his doctoral degree in osteopathic medicine from Des Moines University in Des Moines, Iowa and subsequently completed an internship and orthopedic surgical residency at St Vincent Mercy Medical Center in Toledo, Ohio. He then completed an orthopedic sports medicine fellowship at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania while concurrently performing research in sport-related shoulder and knee disorders.

Dr.Valletta travels internationally as a team physician for the United States Soccer Federation and serves as a team physician for local high schools and universities in the San Diego area. Dr. Valletta is the Orthopedic Sports Medicine consultant to the Sporting Club and lectures regularly to the Personal Training staff on topics in the field of sports medicine and injury prevention.

UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE:

Pepperdine University Malibu, CA

MEDICAL DEGREE:

Des Moines University Des Moines, IA

INTERNSHIP:

Ohio University- St Vincent Mercy Medical Center Toledo, OH

ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY RESIDENCY:

Ohio University- St Vincent Mercy Medical Center Toledo, OH

FELLOWSHIP:

3B Ortho/PENN Orthopaedics
Pennsylvania Hospital
University of Pennsylvania Health System
Philadelphia, PA
Professional Affiliations:
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS:

Sharp Memorial Hospital
Sharp Coronado Hospital
Scripps Mercy Hospital
Scripps Memorial Hospital

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