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Dr. Thomas Knutson, MD

Dr. Thomas Knutson, MD

Age 66 Orthopedic Surgery M
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Dr. Thomas Knutson, MD is a orthopedic surgery specialist in Escondido, CA. Dr. Knutson completed a residency at Loma Linda University Med Center. He currently practices at Palomar Health Medical Group and is affiliated with Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido. He accepts multiple insurance plans, including Medicare. Dr. Knutson is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery.




  • Loma Linda University Med Center, Internship Hospital
  • UCSD, Fellowship Hospital — 1989
  • Loma Linda University Med Center, Residency Hospital — 1987

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  • Aetna
  • American Postal Workers Union Health Plan
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Benelect
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Choice Care (Humana)
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Covered California
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of California
  • HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
  • HealthSmart Preferred
  • Medi-Cal
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • Our office accepts Medicare and commercial insurance plans. Please contact us to verify your benefits
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Sharp Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Every visit I had with Dr. Knutson was filled with straight forward communication that was delivered in a caring and patience way. He is super knowledgeable. I had the best experience from office visits to the surgery process. Can't say enough good thing about this doctor.
Eileen Harbin — Jun 26, 2022
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Hospital Affiliations

  • Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido
  • Palomar Medical Center Poway
  • Palomar Medical Center Escondido

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Dr. Knutson frequently treats Joint Pain, Osteoarthritis, and Osteoarthritis of Knee.  


New Patient? (760) 456-9916
  1. Palomar Health Medical Group

    1. 1
      1955 Citracado Pkwy Ste 200, Escondido, CA 92029 Call