About Practice

Serving the communities of Chula Vista and La Jolla, California, Ortho 1 Medical Group is a multidisciplinary practice that specializes in orthopedic care. The practice is home to a team of leading, board-certified orthopedic surgeons.

Ortho 1 Medical Group focuses on minimally invasive treatments to reduce downtime and allow their patients to recover as quickly as possible. The team offers ankle, knee, wrist, and shoulder arthroscopy to repair damage without the risks of traditional open surgery.

For patients who do need more extensive treatments, the orthopedic surgeons at Ortho 1 Medical Group boast training in procedures like total hip replacement, total shoulder replacement, open reduction internal fixation, and meniscectomies.

While the practice provides comprehensive care for many musculoskeletal conditions, like knee pain and hip arthritis, they specialize in upper extremity surgery. Trigger finger, anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries, and carpal tunnel syndrome are just a few conditions the team treats using state-of-the-art technology.

Many trained athletes also visit the surgeons for their expertise in sports medicine. The Ortho 1 Medical Group team uses innovative diagnostics and minimally invasive surgery to help athletes recover from their injuries and return to playing as quickly and safely as possible.

Call Ortho 1 Medical Group today or go online to schedule an appointment with a board-certified orthopedic surgeon.

Accepted Insurances

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Aetna
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Shield California
Cigna
GEHA
HealthNet
Humana
Medicare
Mercy Physicians Medical Group
Molina
PHCS
Sharp Community Medical Group
Tricare For Life
Tricare Prime
United Healthcare

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    "I would highly rate the office, staff, facility , and most of all doctor Norman Kane, everyone was on their A-game !"

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    "Dr Kane knows what he's talking about and I'm glad I went to see him for my knee problems."

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  • Healthgrades

    "Dr. Downing is a highly skilled surgeon. He was able to successfully correct the work of another hand surgeon"

    Llan A.
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    "Dr. Downing is a very gifted surgeon. I am so very pleased with the outcome of the elbow surgery he performed and the after care I received."

    Janice N.
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    "The staf was very nice, I am very pleased and thankful with Dr. Downing."

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    "His knowledge and expertise is unparalleled. He shows much patience and has a great bed side manner."

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