Dr. Scott Hacker is a San Diego Orthopedic Surgeon who specializes in knee and shoulder surgery, sports medicine, cartilage restoration, orthobiologics, regenerative orthopedics, arthroscopy, joint replacement and robotic surgery. He has extensive experience in cartilage repair. He performs regenerative medicine, or ‘orthobiologic’ treatments including platelet rich plasma injections. Dr. Hacker is a leader in Mako Robotic Joint Replacement Surgery as one of the few San Diego Orthopedic Surgeons with this advanced training and years of experience. He cares for athletes of all ages.
Dr. Hacker serves a Principal Investigator for FDA approved clinical trials. He offers new cutting-edge surgical and biologic treatments at Horizon Clinical Research. These treatments are only available through his clinical research site. He consults internationally on the design and execution of clinical trials and serves as a medical monitor for orthopedic and other clinical trials.
‘I am passionate about improving your quality of life and helping you reach your personal goals. Your success is my success: To help get you moving again to live the life you want. I look forward to caring for you.’
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Recent Articles written by Dr. Scott Hacker
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP): A Regenerative Treatment for Chronic Tendon Injuries
Chronic tendon injuries, such as Achilles tendonitis, tennis elbow, and rotator cuff tears, pose significant challenges for patients and healthcare professionals alike. Traditional treatment options often fall short in achieving
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) injections after knee surgery
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections are a type of regenerative medicine that has gained popularity in recent years for their potential to enhance healing and reduce pain after knee surgery. PRP
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Treatments for Knee Osteoarthritis
Platelet rich plasma (PRP), continues to emerge as a less-invasive, safer treatment option for knee pain and knee osteoarthritis Plasma injections, or more formally, platelet rich plasma injections, continues to
Total Knee Replacement
Total knee replacement is one of the most successful orthopedic procedures performed today. It is done primarily for osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis is the progressive degeneration of the surfaces of the knee
Should I go to the emergency room after my knee injury ?
Doctor – Should I go to the emergency room? I hurt my knee really badly ! A knee injury is among the most common sports related injury – when in