Dr. Robert Afra MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Robert Afra is an orthopedic surgeon in Encinitas, California. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Scripps Memorial Hospital-La Jolla and Tri-City Medical Center. He received his medical degree from David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and has been in practice for 15 years. Dr. Afra accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 58 doctors at Scripps Memorial Hospital-La Jolla and one of 26 at Tri-City Medical Center who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: General Orthopedic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Scripps Memorial Hospital-La Jolla
Ranked #45 in Orthopedics

Tri-City Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

UCLA Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1999 - 2000

University of Hawaii
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 2000 - 2005

Boston University Medical Center
Fellowship, Sports Medicine, 2005 - 2006

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Class of 1999

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Magnetic resonance imaging-based topographical differences between control and recurrent patellofemoral instability patients.
Charles, M. D.,Haloman, S.,Chen, L.,Ward, S. R.,Fithian, D.,Afra, R.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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