Dr. Allyson Estess M.D.
Orthopedic Surgeon

Fellowship-Trained & Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Estess is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, elbow, hip and knee.

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Your Trusted Orthopedic Surgeon, Allyson Estess, M.D.

Dr. Estess specializes in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, hip and knee. She is also experienced in orthopedic trauma, treating both adult and children with broken bones or other acute injuries. Her own experiences as a patient coupled with a passion for sports led her to pursue fellowship training in sports medicine. Her strengths include surgical expertise and ability to empathize with patients. As an avid runner and a former Division 1 collegiate and US National Team soccer player. She loves personalizing treatments to bring athletes of all ages and levels back to pain-free activity and athletic competition. She currently serves as the team physician for US Soccer Under 20 Women's National Team. Dr. Estess is an active member of the South Bay community living in Hermosa beach with her husband and 2 young children.

Medical Education

Board Certified - Diplomate of American Board of Orthopedic Surgery


  • Sports Medicine/Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
  • Congress Medical Associates, Pasadena, CA


  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • University of Southern California

Medical School

  • University of California, Irvine School of Medicine


  • Stanford University

Professional Affiliations


  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA)


  • Torrance Memorial Medical Center, Torrance CA
  • Cedars Marina del Rey Hospital, Marina del Rey CA
  • Sports and Spine Surgery Center, Torrance CA
  • Cutting Edge Surgery Center, Torrance CA

Current Appointments

  • Team Physician, US Soccer

Honors & Awards

Professional Honors

  • Southern California Super Doctors “Rising Star” Award 2019
  • AOA Honor Medical Society Member
  • Administrative Chief Resident, USC Orthopedic Surgery, 2012-2013
  • Basic Science Excellence Award, UCI School of Medicine, 2005


  • Member of US U18, U21 and Full National Soccer Team
  • Captain, Women’s Varsity Soccer Team, Stanford University, 2003
  • NCAA All-West Region Honor, Academic All-Pac 10 Honors, and All-PAC 10 Honors, Stanford Women’s Soccer, 1999-2003
  • Pam Straitharn Award – Stanford University senior female athlete with the most competitive attitude, 2003

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