Encinitas – Orthopedic Surgeon Team




Ryan C. Meineke, M.D.

  • Undergraduate: University of California Los Angeles
  • Medical School: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
  • Residency: Loma Linda University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Oakland Bone and Joint Specialists

Dr. Meineke is very involved in his patient’s recovery and treatment planning. Growing up in North County San Diego, he is grateful to be practicing in the community that he was raised in. His special interests are in total ankle replacement surgery for patients with end-stage ankle arthritis.

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Patrick J. Padilla, M.D.

  • Undergraduate: Pepperdine University
  • Medical School: UCLA
  • Residency: Duke University

As a competitive athlete himself, Dr. Padilla understands how his patient’s well-being is a crucial component to their quality of life. He treats all types of orthopedic conditions with a special interest in sports medicine. Dr. Padilla has been recognized by the Consumers Research Council of America as one of “America’s Top Surgeons.”

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Garrett Tallman, M.D.

  • Undergraduate: Wabash College
  • Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Residency: University of Texas Medical Branch

From team doctor to qualified medical examiner, Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Garrett Tallman has held a vast variety of titles and specialties in his nearly 30-year career in orthopedic medicine. Also, a fellowship-trained surgeon certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons, his thorough knowledge and top-notch expertise in orthopedics and sports medicine ensures that each patient receives the highest quality professional care.

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