Scott Mubarak, M.D.


Orthopedics, Scoliosis and Sports Medicine


Orthopedics, Scoliosis and Sports Medicine


Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego

Medical Group / IPA

Rady Children's Specialists

Medical School

University of Wisconsin Medical School


Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego


University of California - San Diego


Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto

Board Certifications

Orthopedic Surgery




Dr. Scott Mubarak is emeritus director of the Orthopedics & Scoliosis Division at Rady Children's-Hospital San Diego and a clinical professor at UC San Diego School of Medicine.

After graduating from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, Dr. Mubarak continued his orthopedics training at UC San Diego. He went on to complete a pediatric orthopedic fellowship at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto.

Dr. Mubarak treats infant hip dislocations, foot deformities and tarsal coalition, clubfoot, muscular dystrophy, cerebral palsy, traumatic injuries, and compartment syndromes. He has authored about 150 peer-reviewed journal articles, 40 book chapters and the textbook, "Compartment Syndromes and Volkmann's Contracture." Through his extensive research, he has described or co-authored articles on more than 25 procedures used in pediatric orthopedics.

A member and former president of the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America (POSNA), Dr. Mubarak is also a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and has been honored with its Kappa Delta Award. He received POSNA's Walter Blount Pioneer Award as well.

In addition to medicine, Dr. Mubarak is interested in art, as well as autograph and manuscript collecting. He also helps manage his family vineyard and winery in Poway, Calif.


In search of ortolani: the man and the method.
Mubarak SJ

Preliminary Radiographic Outcomes of Surgical Correction in Juvenile Hallux Valgus: Single Proximal, Single Distal Versus Double Osteotomies
Edmonds EW, Ek D, Bomar JD, Joffe A, Mubarak SJ