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.

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



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, 200


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

Our Patient Reviews

“Dr. Borden is addressing issues that need to be corrected from past treatment. He is compassionate and cares. His staff is friendly and efficient”

– Michelle O.

Our Patient Reviews

“Dr Borden was prompt and effective. His staff was extremely well organized. I have never had a shorter wait to see a Dr, especially one with such prominent recognition of his expertise.”

– Bob J.

Our Patient Reviews

“He is very professional and very knowledgeable. The staff was very nice too and I only waited about 15 minutes”

– Mary Ellen B.

Are You Ready To Recover?

Schedule an appointment to begin your recovery journey. We’ll be happy to walk with you every step of the way. If you can’t find an appointment that fits your schedule, please call the office and we can try to accommodate you.

Torrance – 310-375-8700 | El Segundo – 310-775-2331

Contact Us

Do you have any questions about our services? Ask away using the contact form below.

Meet Our Orthopedic Surgeons

Our caring and skilled doctors are board-certified in orthopedic surgery, pain management, nonsurgical spine treatments, and more. All treatments are fully personalized for each patient.

Peter S. Borden, M.D.

Dr. Peter Borden is an Orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist.

Allyson A. Estess, M.D.

Dr. Allyson Estess is an Orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist.

Andrew J. Wassef, M.D.

Dr. Andrew Wassef is an Orthopedic surgeon and joint replacement specialist.

Remi Ajiboye, M.D.

Dr. Remi Ajiboye is an Orthopedic surgeon and spine/back condition specialist.

Eric Larson, M.D.

Dr. Eric Larson is an Orthopedic surgeon and hand/microvascular surgery specialist.