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Thomas R Knutson MD
  • Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Surgery
Languages: English
Gender: Male
D9BE1A60-A3BB-471B-AE21-7C1CC86CB101 Accepting New Patients
Fax: (760) 743-4779



Dr. Thomas Knutson is a board-certified physician specializing in the treatment of knee, shoulder and hip injuries. He attended Loma Linda University School of Medicine where he completed his Medical Degree and Residency in Orthopedics. Upon finishing his residency, Dr. Knutson went on to complete a fellowship in Major Joint Reconstruction at the University of California San Diego.

Over his 30 years of experience practicing medicine, Dr. Knutson has helped countless patients heal musculoskeletal injuries. He finds great satisfaction in stabilizing broken bones and restoring worn-out joints allowing his patients to get back to their normal activities.

Dr. Knutson grew up in Columbus, Wisconsin and moved to California to complete his medical education. He enjoys being a part of the San Diego community and in his spare time takes advantage of the California sun by participating in scuba diving and water sports.

Some of Dr. Knutson’s other hobbies include traveling, snow skiing, hiking, maintaining his salt-water aquarium and spending time with his lovely wife, three sons and six grandchildren.

Read more about Dr. Knutson in Valley Center Magazine.

Training and Education

Medical Degree

  • Loma Linda University ,CA


  • Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA


  • Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA


  • University of California, San Diego Medical Center