About Michael P. Kimball, MD

Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon in San Diego and Chula Vista, CA

Dr. Kimball is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon with fellowship training in sports medicine and arthroscopy. He also performs total knee and total hip replacements as well as hip resurfacing. Dr. Kimball is actively involved in both national and international teaching on total joint replacement, ACL reconstruction and arthroscopic shoulder surgery.



  • Undergraduate - Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA - B.A., Biology 1981
  • Medical - George Washington University, Washington, DC - M.D. 1986


  • Internship - University of Alabama Hospital, Birmingham, AL - General Surgical Internship 1986-1988
  • Residency - University of Alabama Hospital, Birmingham, AL - Surgical Residency 1988-1992
  • Fellowship - Institute for Bone and Joint Disorders, Phoenix, AZ - Bone and Joint Fellowship 1992-1993


  • Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla, CA
  • Scripps Hospital Chula Vista, Chula Vista, CA
  • Scripps Memorial Hospital, San Diego, CA
  • Sharp Grossmont Hospital, La Mesa, CA
  • La Jolla Orthopaedic Surgery Center
  • University Ambulatory Surgery Center
  • XIMED Surgery Center


  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Year: 1995
  • National Board of Medical Examiner: 1986
  • Qualified Medical Examiner


General Orthopaedic surgeon with an area of specialty interest in arthroscopy and sports medicine, to include joint replacement

  • Arthroscopy / Shoulder / Knee
  • Sports Medicine
  • Adult Hip Reconstruction

Total Hip Arthroplasty

  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Hip Resurfacing

Total Knee Arthroplasty

  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Navio Computer Assisted Knee Replacement

Adult Shoulder Replacement 

  • Qualified Medical Examiner
  • Independent Medical Examiner