Tal S. David MD:

The region’s premier Orthopaedic Surgeon specializing in Sports Medicine

San Diego-based, board-certified orthopaedic surgeon with an additional subspecialty certification in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, Dr. Tal S. David specializes in arthroscopic and sports medicine surgery.

In addition to his private practice, he is the Head Team Physician for the San Diego Chargers NFL football team and Medical Director for the San Diego Gulls AHL hockey team.



Dr David Named "Top Doctor" for Fourth Consecutive Year


Chargers Name New Head Team Physician

The San Diego Chargers today announced Tal S. David, MD as the head team physician.

San Diego Magazine Honors "Top Docs"

Tal David, MD on the list for Third Consecutive Year.

AAOS Nominates Dr David to 2016 Team Physician Consensus Conference

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS/Academy) is pleased to nominate Dr. Tal S. David to participate in the 2016 Team Physician Consensus Conference.


“Awesome! Dr. David is a true professional and does exemplary work….

I would recommend this doctor, staff and the facilities to my family and closest friends, no question…”

Courtney H., San Diego, CA

“If you’re looking for the Best Orthopedic Surgeon in San Diego, Dr. Tal David is the one.”

Mike S., Winchester, CA

“I am a very active athlete and avid surfer and suffer from dislocated shoulders. Dr. David and his staff are very knowledgeable and have wonderful bedside manner. I would highly recommend Dr. David!”

Kara W., San Diego, CA

“I would recommend this doctor and would come back if I needed an orthopedic surgeon again. I live in different state but the distance for service is worth it.”

S. B., Henderson, NV

“Basically, I went with the recommendation that Dr. David was good with shoulders.  He wasn’t good with shoulders; he was freaking awesome!”

Greg L., Huntington Beach, CA

“Dr. David is in a small group but offers exceptional outcomes after surgery. If you are an athlete, go see Dr. David.”

Adam I., San Diego, CA



Dr. David sees patients out of the following location in San Diego:

Sorrento Valley
4910 Directors Place, Suite #350
San Diego, CA 92121

To schedule an appointment at either location, please call (858) 571.9500 or complete our contact form we will reply as soon as possible.

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