Maya Pring, M.D.


Orthopedics, Scoliosis and Sports Medicine


3020 Children's Way
MC 5062
San Diego, CA 92123


Orthopedics, Scoliosis and Sports Medicine


Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego

Medical Group / IPA

Rady Children's Specialists

Medical School

University of Colorado School of Medicine


Mayo Clinic


Mayo Clinic


Rady Childrens Hospital-San Diego

Board Certifications

Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery




Dr. Maya Pring is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego and an associate clinical professor at UC San Diego School of Medicine. She is director of Rady Children's Limb Deficiency Clinic.

After earning her degree in zoology at Duke University, Dr. Pring studied medicine at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. She completed her residency at Mayo Clinic, followed by a fellowship in pediatric orthopedic surgery at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego/UC San Diego. Later she completed an international traveling fellowship in hip surgery.

Dr. Pring's practice is focused on hip injuries, tumors, limb lengthening, sports medicine and trauma. In addition to her clinical practice, she has conducted extensive research to investigate clubfoot, developmental dislocations of the hip, slipped capital femoral epiphysis, Perthes disease and fracture management. She is a member of numerous professional orthopedic organizations, including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Dr. Ping enjoys traveling, scuba diving and horseback riding.


Orthopaedic resident preparedness for closed reduction and pinning of pediatric supracondylar fractures is improved by e-learning: a multisite randomized controlled study
Hearty, T, Maizels, M, Pring, M, Mazur, J, Liu, R, Sarwark, J, Janicki, J

Pediatric radial neck fractures: when and how to fix
Pring, ME

MR evaluation of femoral neck version and tibial torsion
Koenig, JK, Pring, ME, Dwek, JR

Advanced containment methods for Legg-Calve-Perthes disease: results of triple pelvic osteotomy
Wenger, DR, Pring, ME, Hosalker, HS, Caltoum, CB, Lalonde, FD, Bastrom, TP

In situ screw fixation of slipped capital femoral epiphysis with a novel approach: a double-cohort controlled study
Pring, ME, Adamczyk, M, Hosalker, HS, Bastrom, TP, Wallace, CD, Newton, PO

Classification of proximal tibial fractures in children
Mubarak, SJ, Kim, JR, Edmonds, EW, Pring, ME, Bastrom, TP

Biomechanical comparison of fully and partially threaded screws for fixation of slipped capital femoral epiphysis
Miyanji, F, Mahar, A, Oka, J, Pring, M, Wenger, D

Biomechanical stability of bioabsorbable screws for fixation of acetabular osteotomies
Adamczyk, MJ, Odell, T, Oka, R, Mahar, AT, Pring, ME, Lalonde, FD, Wenger, DR

Biomechanical analysis of single screw fixation for slipped capital femoral epiphysis: are more threads across the physis necessary for stability?
Upasani, V, Kishan, S, Oka, R, Mahar, A, Rohmiller, M, Pring, M, Wenger, D

Impingement and childhood hip disease
Wenger, DR, Kishan, S, Pring, ME

Shoulder arthroplasty for locked posterior dislocation of the shoulder
Sperling, JW, Pring, M, Antuna, SA, Cofield, RH

Compartment syndrome following intramedullary fixation of pediatric forearm fractures
Yuan, PS, Pring, ME, Gaynor, TP, Mubarak, SJ, Newton, PO

Treatment and outcome of recurrent pelvic chondrosarcoma
Weber, KL, Pring, ME, Sim, FH

Intraoperative electromyographic monitoring during periacetabular osteotomy
Pring, ME, Trousdale, RT, Cabanela, ME, Harper, CM

Chondrosarcoma of the pelvis. A review of sixty-four cases
Pring, ME, Weber, KL, Unni, KK, Sim, FH

The Ranawat Award. Sulcus morphology of the distal femur
Eckhoff, DG, Burke, BJ, Dwyer, TF, Pring, ME, Spitzer, VM, VanGerwen, DP

Mycobacterium chelonae infection following a total knee arthroplasty
Pring, M, Eckhoff, DG

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