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Carl R Weinert, MD



Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certified:
Orthopaedic Surgery

Special Interests:
Dr. Weinert's clinical and research interests include osteosarcoma, fibular dynamics and hip reconstruction.

Dr. Weinert is on staff at CHOC Children's Hospital

CHOC Children's Clinic
1201 W. La Veta Ave.
Building: CHOC Clinic
Orange, California 92868
phone: 888-770-2462
fax: 855-246-2329
map & directions

Adult and Pediatric Orthopaedic Specialists
1310 West Stewart Drive
Suite 508
Orange, CA 92868
phone: 714-633-2111
fax: 714-633-5615
map & directions

Adult and Pediatric Orthopaedic Specialists
25982 Pala Dr.
Suite 230
Mission Viejo, CA 92618
phone: 949-600-8800
fax: 949-600-8813
map & directions

Physician Bio

With more than 30 years of experience, Dr. Weinert specializes in the treatment of children with hip dysplasia and other congenital deformities, gait abnormalities, neuromuscular problems and musculoskeletal injuries. He has trained in and performs the Ponseti method of clubfoot management.

As a pioneer in pediatric orthopaedics, Dr. Weinert established the first pediatric orthopaedic practice in Orange County. As a clinical professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at UC Irvine, he has trained hundreds of orthopaedic and pediatric residents, medical students, nurses, physical therapists and pre-med college students. He is a member of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America.

Dedicated to clinical excellence, Dr. Weinert is board certified in orthopaedic surgery. Prior to joining CHOC Children’s, Dr. Weinert attended medical school at University of Pittsburgh. He served his internship training at Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh then completed his residency and fellowship training at University of Pittsburgh.

Administrative Appointments

  • Medical Director, Orthopaedic Surgery, CHOC Children's
  • Director, Orthopaedic Residency Program, CHOC Children's
  • Orthopaedics, CHOC Children's Specialists

Academic Appointments

  • Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
    University of California, Irvine


  • Medical School
    University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Internship
    Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Fellowship - Orthopaedic Research
    University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Residency - Orthopaedic Surgical
    University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Honors and Awards

  • Physician of Excellence
    OCMA, Multiple years

Professional Organizations

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America (POSNA)
  • Western Orthopedic Association (WOA)
  • California Medical Association
  • Orange County Medical Association
  • American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine

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CHOC Children's is affiliated with the UC Irvine School of Medicine