Suraj Achar, MD, FAAFP

Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health, Department of Orthopaedics, University of California, San Diego (UCSD); Professor, Department of Orthopedics, Rady Children’s Hospital, San Diego, California; Team Physician, UCSD Varsity Teams, San Diego Padres, San Diego Sockers, United States Olympic Training Center

Dr. Achar earned his medical degree from State University of New York (SUNY) Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. He completed his residency and fellowship at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). He is board-certified in family medicine and sports medicine, practicing at UCSD and Rady Children’s Hospital. His specialty topics include pediatric sports medicine and the legal aspects of medicine. At UCSD, Dr. Achar cares for a wide variety of patients, including professional and Olympic athletes. He is the editor of The 5-Minute Sports Medicine Consult and is consistently named a top doctor by the San Diego County Medical Society.