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Seth Criner, DO, MS

Orthopedic Surgeon

As an orthopedic surgeon, I am honored to provide to each of my patients my extensive experience in trauma surgery, as well as general orthopedic procedures. I specialize in orthopedic trauma surgery, hip and knee replacement and sports medicine. I am dedicated to personally connecting with each of my patients to support a positive experience.


Orthopedic Trauma Surgery
Knee Replacement
General Orthopedic Procedures
Sports Medicine
Hip Replacement


  • B.S. Animal Physiology and Neuroscience, University of California, San Diego, 2004

  • M.S. Biology, University of California, San Diego, 2005

  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Western University of Health Sciences, 2010

  • Residency, Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center, 2010-2015

  • Fellowship, University of New Mexico, 2015-2016


  • Resident Award Winner 2014, Western Orthopedic Association for article: Criner SH and Krumrey J. Immediate Weight Bearing as Tolerated After Locked Plating of Fragility Fractures of the Femur.


  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons

  • American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics

  • Orthopedic Trauma Association Candidate Member and Educational Faculty

  • American Osteopathic Association

  • AO North America Trauma Faculty

  • Western Orthopedic Association

  • Extensive experience in general orthopedic procedures

  • Extensive experience in trauma surgery

  • Research and instructional lectures at orthopedic conferences nationwide

  • Recognition by his peers for excellence in authoring research articles on orthopedic surgery

Dr. Criner is well known for:

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