Nathan Hammel, MDBoard Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon Joint Reconstruction

Nathan Hammel, MD
Nathan Hammel, MD

Dr. Hammel is a board-certified fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in hip and knee replacement. He is committed to the highest level of surgical expertise and is able to provide comprehensive, individualized care for all patients. Dr. Hammel has a particular interest in tumor care, joint replacement surgery, and fracture care. Dr. Hammel is recognized as a national lecturer regarding Orthopaedic Oncology and has been invited to lecture several times at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery Annual Meeting. Dr. Hammel is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and an active Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Dr. Nathan Hammel was born and raised in Pennsylvania and earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Delaware, where he was a student in the Honors Program. In 1999, he earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia and graduated cum laude. Following medical school, Dr. Hammel began his five-year residency program in Orthopaedic Surgery with the Naval Medical Center located in San Diego. Dr. Hammel went on to complete a postgraduate Orthopaedic Oncology fellowship at the University of Miami Hospital under the direction of Dr. Harry Thomas Temple. Following his formal training, Dr. Hammel worked for the Naval Medical Center in San Diego as an Orthopaedic Surgeon.

Nathan Hammel, MD
  • CORE Orthopaedic Medical Center

    332 Santa Fe Drive
    Suite 110
    Encinitas, CA 92024 12345

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  •  The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Philadelphia University and Thomas Jefferson University - Home of Sidney Kimmel Medical College
  • The Naval Medical Center
  • University of Miami Hospital

Same Day Hip & Knee Replacement

Recovering at home means leaving the hospital setting and getting to recuperate in the comfort of your home. You will progress better in a familiar home environment where you are more likely to receive good care and a good night’s sleep.

Patient Reviews

  • “Dr. Hammel just performed my second hip replacement surgery and I am feeling great. 4 days post op and I cannot wait to enjoy my life again that he has given me the opportunity to live to the fullest! He is such an easy going professional that listened to all of my concerns and requests. I cant...”

  • I had a hip replacement surgery done last September, 2017. The results have been excellent. All pain in right hip and leg is gone. It hasn't been a full year and I feel like I'm fully recovered. Very, very satisfied...

  • I had both biceps ripped from my arms in a motorcycle accident involving a wet rubber mat at a gas station. Dr Hammel performed the surgeries to reattach my biceps recently. I am amazed at his work and bedside manner. Very healing personality type too. I will refer my friends to him if they need...

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The Benefits of Outpatient Knee Replacement

The Benefits of Outpatient Knee Replacement

With over 600,000 total knee replacements annually, knee replacement surgery is one of the most successful operations in modern medicine.1 For arthritis patients suffering from knee pain, it provides significant relief and improved joint function.

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