Dr. Gus Gialamas has been practicing sports medicine and general othopaedic surgery in San Clemente for over 20 years. During this time, he has amassed extensive experience performing and teaching arthroscopic procedures such as rotator cuff and labral repair, anterior crutiate ligament reconstruction, meniscal repair, and micro fracture. Dr. Gialamas has an equally impressive experience with hip and knee replacement surgery and treating fractures.
He received his Bachelor's degree at Pepperdine University, and his Medical Doctorate at The University of Health Science-Chicago Medical School. He then completed a research fellowship at Harrington Arthritis research center in Phoenix, Arizona. His core general surgical internship was completed at the University of California San Francisco, where he also completed his residency in Orthopedic Surgery in 1992. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons as well as a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
Upon completion of his training Dr. Gialamas moved to San Clemente, California, where he started Sea View Orthopaedic Medical Group. He is on active staff at Saddleback Memorial San Clemente Hospital where he has served as Chairman of Orthopedic Surgery, Chief of Surgery, and Chief of Staff. He is also on active staff at Mission Hospital and Children's Hospital, both in Mission Viejo, California.
Dr. Gialamas spends much of his free time contributing to the community of San Clemente and to communities around the globe. He not only sits on the Board of Operation Rainbow, a global physician volunteer organization providing free orthopaedic surgery to underserved and disaster locations, he is a founding member of the American Freestyle Motocross Association Board of Directors. Dr. Gialamas is also a team Physician for Saddleback College and for San Clemente High School and is on the Board of the San Clemente Boys and Girls Club. When not at one of the many football games, board meetings, or relief trips to foreign countries, Dr. Gialamas enjoys every chance to spend time with his family.
American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
Areas of Expertise
Diseases, trauma and fractures of the shoulder, knee, hip and spine, team physician San Clemente high school.