Dr. Thomas R. Knutson, MD

Dr. Thomas R. Knutson, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon at Palomar Health Orthopedic & Spine Center

Meet Dr. Thomas R. Knutson, MD

Dr. Knutson is a board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon With Palomar Health Orthopedic & Spine Center.

He specializes in the treatment of arthritis in the knee, shoulder, and hip.

Dr. Knutson at a Glance

  • Dr. Knutson has over 30 years of experience helping patients heal from musculoskeletal injuries.
  • After his residency, he completed a fellowship in Major Joint Reconstruction at the University of California San Diego. He enjoys helping stabilize broken bones and restore worn-out joints so patients can return to everyday activities.

Dr. Knutson is committed to helping you regain the abilities that are affected by your pain.

Dr. Knutson is a member of Palomar Health Orthopedic & Spine Center

Directions to our primary location in

Escondido, CA

How Dr. Thomas R. Knutson, MD Can Help You


  • Orthopedic Surgeon

Languages Spoken

  • English


  • Degenerative Joint Disease
  • Hip Injuries
  • Hip Pain
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Sports Injuries


  • Arthroplasty
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Hip Surgery
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Reconstruction
  • Knee Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Partial Knee Resurfacing
  • Revision Surgery
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
  • Total & Partial Knee Replacement
  • Total Hip Replacement

Accolades for Dr. Thomas R. Knutson, MD

Professional Distinctions

  • Fellowship - UC San Diego, CA

Board Certifications

  • Board Certified, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Office Information for Dr. Thomas R. Knutson, MD

Additional Locations

Palomar Medical Center
2185 Citracado Parkway
Escondido, CA 92029
Driving directions

Profile last updated: June 15, 2018. This information was supplied by or on behalf of the provider.