ABOUT THE DOCTOR
John C. Austin, M.D.
Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon
Dr. John Austin is a fellowship trained, board certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in conservative and surgical treatment of shoulder, knee, and hip conditions.
Dr. Austin earned his medical degree from University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and then went on to complete his orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Michigan Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. He also completed a knee and shoulder arthroscopy fellowship at the Cincinnati SportsMedicine and Orthopaedic Center.
In 2006, Dr. Austin opened his private practice Northwest Orthopedic Surgery in Hillsboro, Oregon, and then worked at the University of New Mexico Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Sandover Regional Medical Center. In 2014, he moved to Springfield, Massachusetts and opened his orthopedic surgery practice there before deciding to settle in San Diego with his family opening his Northwest Orthopedic Surgery practice in La Jolla in 2018.
At Northwest Orthopaedic Surgery, Dr. Austin combines 19 years of clinical experience and outstanding surgical skills with a personalized, holistic approach to patient care. He communicates effectively with his patients in a language they can understand and spends quality time with each person to listen, learn and educate for a better patient experience.
Dr. Austin blends the latest technological advancements and surgical techniques along with a deep understanding of the timeless principles of anatomy and minimization of soft tissue trauma in order to achieve the best results possible.
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