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Damion J. Valletta, D.O.


A native of San Diego, CA, Dr. Valletta completed his undergraduate work at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California. While at Pepperdine, he completed research in the Department of Sports Medicine prior to graduating with honors with a Bachelors of Science degree in Sports Medicine. He received his doctoral degree in osteopathic medicine from Des Moines University in Des Moines, Iowa and subsequently completed an internship and orthopaedic surgical residency at St Vincent Mercy Medical Center in Toledo, Ohio. He then completed an orthopaedic sports medicine fellowship at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania while concurrently performing research in sport-related shoulder and knee disorders.

Dr.Valletta travels internationally as a team physician for the United States Soccer Federation and serves as a team physician for local high schools and universities in the San Diego area. Dr. Valletta is the Orthopaedic Sports Medicine consultant to the Sporting Club and lectures regularly to the Personal Training staff on topics in the field of sports medicine and injury prevention.

Undergraduate Degree:

  • Pepperdine University Malibu, CA

Medical Degree:

  • Des Moines University Des Moines, IA


  • Ohio University- St Vincent Mercy Medical Center Toledo, OH

Orthopaedic Surgery Residency:

  • Ohio University- St Vincent Mercy Medical Center Toledo, OH


  • 3B Ortho/PENN Orthopaedics
  • Pennsylvania Hospital
  • University of Pennsylvania Health System Philadelphia, PA

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Sharp Memorial Hospital
  • Sharp Coronado Hospital
  • Scripps Mercy Hospital
  • Scripps Memorial Hospital

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San Diego, CA 92123


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San Diego, CA 92118