Dr. Carl R. Weinert, Orthopedic Surgery

Dr. Carl R. Weinert, Orthopedic Surgery

  • Carl R Weinert MD
  • Appointments:
  • Office: 714-633-2111
  • Specialty: Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board Certified: Orthopaedic Surgery

With more than 30 years of experience, Dr. Carl 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, 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.

Clinical Interests

Osteosarcoma, fibular dynamics and hip reconstruction

Carl R Weinert MD is on staff at CHOC Hospital in Orange .


CHOC Clinic
1201 W. La Veta Ave.
Building: CHOC Clinic
Orange, California 92868
phone: 888-770-2462
fax: 855-246-2329

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

4980 Barranca Parkway 201
Irvine, CA 92604

Adult and Pediatric Orthopaedic Specialists
25982 Pala Dr., Suite 230
Mission Viejo, CA 92618


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

Academic Appointments

  • Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
    University of California, Irvine

Administrative Appointments

  • Director, Orthopaedic Residency Program, CHOC
  • Medical Director, Orthopaedic Surgery, CHOC

Honors and Awards

  • Physician of Excellence
    OCMA, Multiple years

Professional Organizations

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

Our orthopedic surgeons commonly treat:


Dr. Weinert speaking about playground injuries
Playground Injuries: Dr. Weinert

In this segment of American Health Journal, Dr. Carl Weinert, physician at CHOC, discusses the most common playground injuries.