G. Charles Roland, M.D.

Fellow of American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeon

 Specializing in Knee Arthroscopic,

 Reconstructive & Total Joint Surgery,

 Shoulder, Foot & Ankle, Hip & Spine Surgery.

Education
University of Iowa School of Medicine, MD 1967-1971

Orthopaedic Surgery Residency, University of Wisconsin, Madison 1974-1978

Fellowships

San Diego Knee and Sports Medicine Fellowship, San Diego, CA

 Arthroscopic and Reconstructive Knee Surgery and Sports Medicine 1978-1979

 

North Sidney Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Center, Sydney, Australia

Arthroscopic and Reconstructive Knee, Shoulder, and Hip Surgery Sabbatical 2010-2011

 

Lyon-Ortho-Clinic, Lyon, France Knee Sabbatical 2011

About Dr. Charles

G. Charles Roland, M.D. is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon, specializing in Arthroscopic, Reconstructive, and total joint Knee-Surgery. He also specializes in shoulder, hip, and spine surgeries.

G. Charles Roland, M.D. graduated with honors from University of Iowa (Phi Eta Sigma honorary society and recipient of the Evascheski Award which is awarded for the student with the highest GPA on the football team, 3.89 out of 4.0), and subsequently graduated from University of Iowa School of Medicine in Iowa City where he received the Rosenfield Academic Scholarship.

Following his residency training in orthopedic surgery at University of Wisconsin at Madison, he completed the San Diego Knee and Sports Medicine Fellowship at University of California, San Diego VA Hospital, Kaiser Hospital, and the San Diego Chargers professional football team.

In February 2011, he completed a sabbatical at North Sydney Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Centre.

In addition, he is an Orthopaedic Surgery Clinical Instructor at UCSD Department of Family Medicine where he volunteers in teaching medical students and sports medicine fellows. Dr. Roland has also provided team physician services to professional, college, and high school teams. He has served as team physician in San Diego at Point Loma Nazarene College as well as Mission Bay High School.

Dr. Roland has published numerous scientific journal articles and has given many presentations on subjects such as arthroscopic treatment of knee, shoulder, and ankle injuries, as well as presenting scientific papers at professional meetings.

Dr. Roland is a Qualified Medical Examiner (Q.M.E.) for the State of California, as well as an Independent Medical Examiner (I.M.E.), and has served as an Agreed Medical Examiner (A.M.E) and expert witness.

He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and a Diplomat of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.

Dr. Roland has extensive experience as an orthopedic surgeon and has performed thousands of arthroscopic, reconstructive, and total joint surgeries.

In his free time, Dr. Roland enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, and nature photography at the family ranch in Montana.

Additional Qualifications & Achievements

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Certification, 1980

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1983

  • QME State Certifying Exam, State of California, 2011

 

Dr. Roland is a Qualified Medical Examiner (Q.M.E.) for the State of California, as well as an Independent Medical Examiner (I.M.E.), and has served as an Agreed Medical Examiner (A.M.E) and expert witness.

He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, a Diplomat of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and a member of the California Orthopedic Association.

Dr. Roland has extensive experience as an orthopedic surgeon and has performed thousands of arthroscopic, reconstructive, and total joint surgeries.

Dr. Roland has published numerous scientific journal articles and has given many presentations on subjects such as arthroscopic treatment of knee, shoulder, and ankle injuries, as well as presenting scientific papers at professional meetings.

Publication: Conservative Treatment of Inflamed Knee Bursae

Community Work​

Dr. Roland volunteered two years community service with Martin Luther King Hospital in Compton, CA as an Emergency Room Consultant; General ER/Outpatient Clinic with Paramedic, Medical Student, and Intern Teaching Duties.

In addition, he is an Orthopaedic Surgery Clinical Instructor at UCSD Department of Family Medicine where he volunteers in teaching medical students and sports medicine fellows. Dr. Roland has also provided team physician services to professional, college, and high school teams. He has served as team physician in San Diego at Point Loma Nazarene College as well as Mission Bay High School.

In his free time, Dr. Roland enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, and nature photography at the family ranch in Montana.

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