David A. Petersen, M.D.

Gold Coast Orthopaedics & Spine | National City, San Diego, South Bay

(844) 484-4267

655 Euclid Ave. Suite 301 National City, CA 91950


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(949) 381-5687

David A. Petersen, M.D., FAAOS
Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon


Dr. David Petersen is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon. He joined the San Diego Spine & Joint Center in 2014 and, along with his team of nurses and healthcare providers, manages and oversees his patients’ care from the pre-operative to post-operative process.

Dr. Petersen went to medical school at the Medical College of Virginia, completing his residency there in 1994. While in the Navy, he worked at the Pensacola Naval Hospital and Naval Reserves Medical School, as well as general medical officer and assistant emergency department director at Orlando Naval Hospital with the rank of Lieutenant.

His research includes radio biochemistry, articular cartilage regeneration study, cadaveric pedicle screw study, and extensive spine biomechanics research performed at USF as part of a PhD mentor program. He conducts product evaluation for numerous spine companies and has approximately 20 patents in spine surgery.

Dr. Petersen’s goal is that each of his patients receives the highest quality medical care with a seamless experience in the continuum of care at Paradise Valley Hospital.


From North:

Take I-805 SI-805 South to to S 47th St/N Palm AveS. 47th St./N. Palm Ave. in. Take the Palm AvePalm Ave. exit from Exit from I-805 SI-805 S. Take E Division St. Division St. to to Euclid AveEuclid Ave. From South: Continue on I-5 NI-5 North to to National City. Take the .Take the Plaza Blvd exit from Exit from I-805. Take Plaza Blvd. to Euclid Ave.

Specialty: Orthopedic Surgeon, Spine Surgeon

Language(s): English, Spanish

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