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Philip J Balikian MD
  • Orthopedics
  • Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery
Languages: Armenian, Italian, Spanish
Gender: Male
D9BE1A60-A3BB-471B-AE21-7C1CC86CB101 Accepting New Patients
Fax: (858) 385-1690



Dr. Philip Balikian is a board certified Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in sports medicine, adult reconstructive surgery, hand and upper extremity. He grew up in Boston and graduated with honors from Tufts University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. Dr. Balikian completed his medical school and residency in Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, in Worcester MA.  

Dr. Balikian lives in San Diego with his wife and two children. Prior to joining Arch Health Medical Group in 2006, he was in private practice in Kentucky for 6 years. Dr. Balikian enjoys painting, cooking, gardening and traveling. He is committed to giving back to his community and has traveled to Armenia for several orthopedic missions.

Dr. Balikian believes in treating everyone with compassion, kindness, and integrity. He is committed to making a positive contribution to the wellness of his patients and their families.

“I take seriously my responsibility to make sure each person gets the best care possible.”

-  Dr. Philip Balikian


General orthopedics
Sports medicine
Lower extremity adult reconstructive surgery
Knee arthroscopic procedures
Carpel tunnel releases
Trigger finger releases
Xiaflex injections for Dupuytren’s contractures

Training and Education

Medical Degree

  • University of Massachusetts Medical Center


  • University of Massachusetts Medical Center


  • University of Massachusetts Medical Center


  • New England Baptist Hospital