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Michael S. Nuzzo, M.D.board certified orthopedic surgeon & fellowship trained in sports medicine

World Class Orthopedic Care In Santa Cruz County!

Michael S. Nuzzo, M.D.

Dr. Nuzzo specializes in sports medicine and his practice encompasses athletes at all levels of accomplishment and all stages of life. He specializes in minimally invasive arthroscopic procedures to treat injuries of the hip, shoulder, knee, and ankle

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  • Hip Arthroscopic Surgery
    Hip Arthroscopic Surgery

    Arthroscopic surgery, also known as arthroscopy, is a surgical procedure to visualize, diagnose, and treat problems inside a joint using a specialized instrument known as an arthroscope.

  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    Shoulder Arthroscopy

    Your shoulder joint is a ball and socket joint made up of the upper arm bone, the shoulder blade and the collarbone. The head of the upper arm bone fits into the socket of the shoulder joint known as the glenoid cavity.

  • Femoroacetabular Impingement

    Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) is a condition in which the bones of the hip joint grow abnormally and do not fit together properly. This leads to restricted hip movement and increased friction.

Team Physician

Sports Team Coverage has been an Important Part of My Career

I Have Served
Fresno Pacific University
Fresno Pacific UniversityHead Team Physician
Fresno State University
Fresno State UniversityAsst Team Physician
Dr. Nuzzo in media
Dr. Nuzzo in media
  • Three Best Rated
  • Top US News Doctor and world report
  • Fellow of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Arthroscopy Association of Nort America
  • society of military orthopaedic surgeons
Patient Reviews
  • Dr. Nuzzo, and his staff, adeptly provided professional care and courtesy as usual! Thank you!
  • Dr. Nuzzo was fantastic. Would highly recommend to anyone in need of knee surgery. However, he had the easy part because I was knocked out and couldn't scream at him in pain; the PT's at SPOC had to...
  • Dr. Nuzzo and his staff were amazing! He treated my knee and performed ACL reconstruction. I am now able to resume all of my physical activity and couldn’t be happier. Also the folks at Fresno Surgi...
  • The absolutely best Doctors, PA, staff around. I would recommend to all my friends, family, co-workers and my customers. Most of all, Trust them!!!
  • Such nice staff and friendly doctors!!!
Contact Details

4140 Jade, Suite 100
Capitola, CA 95010

1066 S Green Valley Rd
Watsonville, CA 95076

Opening Hours

Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.