After growing up in Orange County, David Gazzaniga, M.D. left to play football
at Dartmouth College and remained to attend medical school. He then went
on to complete his residency at Harvard University. Dr. Gazzaniga has
completed three separate fellowships: Trauma Fellowship and Foot &
Ankle Fellowship at Harvard University, as well as a Sports Medicine Fellowship
at the Steadman-Hawkins Clinic in Vail, Colorado.
Dr. Gazzaniga had been in practice in the state of New York for the past
eight years before relocating back to Orange County. While in New York,
he served as one of the team doctors for the New York Jets as well as
the head Orthopedic Surgeon for the New York Islanders and Hofstra University.
He also worked as the attending Orthopedic Surgeon at the US Open in Flushing
New York. Currently, Dr. Gazzaniga is the official head team team physician
for the LA Chargers and is the team physician for St. Margaret's Episcopal
School, University High School and the USA Women's Water Polo Team.
In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and children.