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Meet Dr. Espinoza


Alexander Espinoza, M.D. was born and raised in Los Angeles and attended Loyola Marymount University (LMU), graduating with a degree in Biology and a minor in Philosophy. While at LMU he was awarded the Scholar-Athlete of the year award in Cross Country NCAA Division 1 and the Thomas D. Pitts award for excellence in Biology upon graduation in 1995.

He attended medical school at UCLA and graduated in 2000. Finishing Family Medicine Residency at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles in 2003 and a Sports Medicine Fellowship at UCSD in 2006, he is Board Certified in Family Medicine and Sports Medicine.

His interests are Family Medicine with a strong focus on disease prevention and Sports Medicine injuries and keeping a healthy life style. He is a member of the American Medical Society of Sports Medicine and has volunteered at many sporting events including Medical Director for the Pasadena Marathon and California State Games. He has also been active with several local high school teams and San Diego sporting events.

He lives in San Marcos with his wife, who he met in medical school, and their two children. He enjoys running, cycling, triathlons, hiking, coaching little league baseball and AYSO soccer.