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About St. Joseph Health

SJH provides a full range of care facilities including 16 acute care hospitals, home health agencies, hospice care, outpatient services, skilled nursing facilities, community clinics and physician groups. All of our hospital and home health entities are accredited by the Joint Commission. In our award-winning facilities, SJH maintains a "continuum of care," matched to the diverse needs of the urban centers, smaller cities and rural communities who depend on us every day.

Rama T. Pathi, MD

  • Orthopedic Surgery
Additional Language Spoken
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • Barstow Community Hospital
  • Choice Medical Group
  • Heritage Victor Valley IPA
  • Premier Healthcare
  • St. Mary High Desert Medical Group
  • St. Mary Medical Center
  • Victor Valley Global Medical Center
High Desert Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
18145 US Highway 18
Suite D
Apple Valley, CA 92307
Accepting New Patients

Primary Office

High Desert Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
18145 US Highway 18
Suite D
Apple Valley, CA 92307
Get Directions
(760) 946-0020
(760) 946-0028
Mon - Fri: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

More Information

  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    Education & Training
    • Medical School
      Stanley Medical College- Chennai- Tamil Nula
    • Internship
      Coney Island Hospital
    • Residency
      Downstate Medical Center
    • Fellowship
      Denver Orthopedic Clinic
    Areas of Interest

    Hand Specialist, Hip Specialist, Joint Replacement Specialist, Orthopaedics, Hand Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgeon

  • Biography



    What is your philosophy of practice?

    Attention to detail in medicine, there are a lot of symptoms but one cause. We work closely with the patients to make sure they understand their injuries and how we can help them.

    Practice includes in-house Physical and Aquatic Therapy.

    What do you feel is the biggest reward of a career in medicine?

    Being able to see the patient recover from their injuries. Giving the best service possible to the patient during their recovery.

    Diplomate Orthopaedics American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Fellow Orthopaedics American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery Diplomate Hand Surgery American Board of Hand Surgery (CAQ) Membership Hand Surgery American Society for Surgery of the Hand Membership Arthroscopy Surgery Arthroscopy Association of North America Membership Arthroscopy Surgery International Arthroscopy Association Membership Arthroscopy Surgery American Board of Arthroscopic Surgery