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About Orthopedic Institute of Santa Barbara

The Orthopedic Institute of Santa Barbara is a leading provider of high-quality, individualized orthopedic care to patients in the Santa Barbara, California, area. With more than 20 years in practice, the Orthopedic Institute of Santa Barbara continues to provide patients with traditional and innovative solutions to their bone, muscle, and joint-related conditions.

The Orthopedic Institute of Santa Barbara is led by fellowship-trained, board-certified orthopedic surgeon William Gallivan, MD. The team provides compassionate, professional, and effective treatment for a wide range of sudden and chronic orthopedic concerns, including fractures, arthritis, and tennis elbow.

Successful recovery from orthopedic conditions requires timely, effective treatment. The team takes an advanced approach to patient care, using the latest techniques, such as platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections and Stryker Mako robotic-arm assisted joint replacement surgery, to achieve optimal results while avoiding the need for invasive surgical procedures.


Words from our patients

  • 5 star

    "Dr. Gallivan in my experience, is a very caring doctor, extremely concerning, and sensitive."

    Nora G.
  • 5 star

    "Excellent Doctor-listens well to concerns. Explains all aspects of surgery and recovery and answers any questions."

    Kris K.
  • 5 star

    "Dr Gallivan and his entire team are incredible. I experienced exceptional compassionate care from the very first time I stepped into his office."

    Pamela E.