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Stephen T. Gardner, MD
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Stephen T. Gardner, MD

(949) 348-4000
Primary Specialties
  • Orthopedic Surgery
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • Mission Hospital Affiliated Physicians

Primary Office

Community Orthopaedic Med Grp
26401 Crown Valley Pkwy.
Suite 101
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
(949) 348-4000
(949) 348-7466
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Physician Bio

Dr. Gardner enjoys treating both high-level adult and youth athletes, and has served as assistant team physician for multiple professional and college sport teams. He has extensive training in shoulder, elbow, hip and knee arthroscopy, as well as non-operative orthopedic sports care. Dr. Gardner believes in providing attentive, compassionate orthopedic care in order to return function and improve quality of life for his patients. Dr. Gardner enjoys surfing, skiing, soccer and golf. He lives in Newport Beach with his wife and child.


  • Fellowship:
    Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic - Los Angeles, CA - 2014
  • Medical School:
    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA - Los Angeles, CA - 2008
  • Internship:
    Harvard Combined Orthopedic Residency Program
  • Residency:
    Harvard Combined Orthopedic Residency Program
  • Residency:
    Massachusettes General Hospital - Boston, MA - 2013


Areas of Interest

  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Sports Medicine
  • Hip Replacement
  • Arthroscopic Knee / Shoulder
  • Hips, Shoulders, Knees
  • Ligament Reconstruction