Who Is Dr David Gazzaniga, A Medical Specialist For Chargers?
Dr Gazzaniga is an expert in sports medicine, particularly injuries to the shoulder, elbow, knee, and hip caused by athletics. Additionally, he does treatments like osteoarticular transplantation for knee cartilage abnormalities and hip arthroscopy.
He was raised in Orange County and left to play football at Dartmouth College before returning to finish medical school. Following that, he spent his residency at Harvard University. Dr Gazzaniga completed the following independent fellowships at the Steadman-Hawkins Clinic in Vail, Colorado: a Trauma Fellowship and a Sports Medicine Fellowship.
Gazzaniga relocated back to Orange County after operating in the state of New York. He worked in New York as a team physician for the New York Jets, the head orthopedic surgeon for the New York Islanders, and a professor at Hofstra University.
At the US Open in New York, he also served as the attending orthopedic surgeon. He is currently the Hoag Orthopedic Institute's Division Chief of Sports and the Head Team Physician for the Los Angeles Chargers. He likes spending time with his wife and kids in his free time.