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ORTHOPEDIC Surgery

David Chao, MD

David Chao, MD is a board-certified Orthopaedic Surgeon with a Subspecialty Certification in Sports Medicine, who has been engaged in an active San Diego practice since 1995.

He is a member of the International ACL Study Group, the NFL Physicians Society, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and is an Assistant Clinical Instructor at UCSD.

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Dr. Matthew J. Gargulinski, DO

Matthew J. Gargulinski, MD, practices Orthopaedic Surgery in California since 2007 as a board certified Orthopaedic Surgeon, holding a Fellowship subspecialty training in Sports Medicine.

Specialized in arthroscopic surgeries of the knee and shoulder, his focus lies on total knee and hip replacement surgeries. An active member of the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopaedics, Dr. Gargulinski is dedicated to helping his patients face the effects of injury or arthritis. Benefiting from his knowledge and expertise, patients are able to maintain a healthy, active lifestyle.

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Shaun D. Young, PA-C

Certified Physician Assistant

Shaun has worked with Dr. Chao since 1996. His role is to assist Dr. Chao in clinic and in surgery. He graduated from BYU in Sports Medicine. Prior to joining Oasis, he worked as an athletic trainer for the San Diego Chargers.

What he likes best about working with Dr. Chao?

He likes to see the patients return to activities they enjoy!

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Current & Past Fellows

Oasis MSO and Dr. David Chao sponsors a 12-month Fellowship Program known as the San Diego Sports Medicine Foundation Fellowship. This program provides a unique opportunity to provide a high level of training to a new physician, as well as the opportunity for a “hands on” experience in an established sports medicine clinic. The fellowship program was started in 2002. Currently, the candidates have the opportunity to work under two team physicians for the San Diego Chargers. This allows the opportunity to learn from nationally-renowned physicians as they rotate different areas of specialization. The program runs from August 1 to July 31st.

  • Brian Moss, DO – Fellow 2011-2012 Read CV
  • Amy Starry, DO – Fellow 2009-2010
  • Razvan Scobercea, MD Fellow 2008 – 2009
  • Matthew Gargulinski, DO Fellow 2007-2008
  • Torey P. Botti, MD, Fellow 2005-2006
  • Robert Berry, MD, Fellow 2004-2005
  • Sumit Dewanjee, MD, Fellow 2003-2004
  • David Hoang, MD, Fellow 2002-2003
  • Christopher S. Pallia, MD, Fellow 2001-2002

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This page was last updated on 11/01/2016 6:00 PM PST by Shaun D. Young, PA-C at Oasis MD
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