David Dalstrom, MD

Member of Mammoth Hospital Team Since 2011


Orthopedic Surgery

Areas of Interest

Dr. Dalstrom specializes in fracture care, post traumatic reconstruction and foot and ankle surgery. He treats complex problems related to nerves, muscles and biomechanics, as well as common ailments such as flat foot and fractures.

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Board Certification

American Board of Medical Specialties of Orthopedic Surgery


Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio - M.D., Doctor of Medicine

Penn State University, Univesity Park, Pennsylvania, - B.S.

Medical Training

Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio - Internship

Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio - Fellowship

Harborview Medical Center, Seattle Washington - Fellowship


As the only orthopedic doctor in San Diego with specialty training from both a Foot and Ankle and a Trauma fellowship, Dr. Dalstrom is an important member of Torrey Pines Orthopedic Medical Group and the San Diego medical community.

In addition to his position as Torrey Pines Orthopedic Medical Group resident foot and ankle expert, he serves as the Chief of Orthopedics at Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, the hospital’s orthopedic representative for the committee on trauma. As a member of Mammoth Hospital’s medical staff, Dr. Dalstrom travels to Mammoth regularly to perform foot and ankle surgeries.

When he isn’t on the job, Dr. Dalstrom enjoys spending time with his wife, a vascular surgeon on active duty for the U.S. navy, and his dog, Sydney. An Ironman triathlete, Dr. Dalstrom runs, bikes, hikes, snowboards, and does mixed martial arts. His favorite hobby is marksmanship, but cooking on his grill is a close second.


Orthopedic Trauma Association

American Association of Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgeons

California Orthopedic Association

San Diego County Medical Society

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons