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Carlsbad – Orthopedic – Specialist Team



No Appointment Necessary!

From children to adults, Direct Orthopedic Care physicians and orthopedic-specialty trained Physician Assistants offer fast, affordable treatment of all minor to urgent orthopedic injuries, as well as chronic orthopedic conditions. (see our full list of services).


Kathy Weber, PA-C

Kathy grew up in Nashua, New Hampshire. She received her undergraduate degree from University of New Hampshire in Durham, NH and her Physician Assistant degree from Duke University in Durham, NC.

Kathy has been a physician assistant for over ten years in orthopedics, emergency medicine, urgent care and family practice. She is a certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) and a member of the San Diego Society of Physician Assistants.

Kathy currently lives in San Marcos with her husband and three dogs. She enjoys hiking, traveling, skiing and spending time with her family.


Neville Alleyne, M.D.

  • Undergraduate:Columbia University
  • Medical School:Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Residency:Yale University School of Medicine
  • Fellowship:Spine Surgery, New England Baptist Hospital

Dr. Alleyne is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of neck and back problems with medical and surgical remedies.

Keenan Carriero, D.P.M.

  • Undergraduate:Sonoma State University
  • Medical School:California College of Podiatric Medicine
  • Residency:Fountain Valley Regional Hospital

Dr. Carriero is dual-certified in foot and ankle surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. He specializes in podiatric surgery, foot and ankle trauma, congenital deformities, and degenerative conditions.

Andrew Hartman, M.D.

  • Medical School:Medical University of South Carolina
  • Residency:Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine
  • Fellowship:University of California

Dr. Hartman believes the combination of surgical expertise and mastery of state-of-the-art techniques are essential to optimal patient outcomes and improving the quality of life. He specializes in surgery of the shoulder, elbow and hand.

James Helgager, M.D.

  • Undergraduate:Augustana College Sioux Falls, South Dakota
  • Medical School:Northwestern University
  • Residency:Northwestern University

Dr. Helgager is one of the few physicians in San Diego who performs the clinically proven Birmingham Hip Resurfacing procedure. He specializes in hip, knee, and shoulder surgery and arthroscopic surgery of the knee and shoulder.

Norman Kane, M.D.

  • Undergraduate:Carmel College Day School Durban, South Africa
  • Medical School:University Witwatersrand Medical School Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Residency:Stanford Medical Center

Dr. Kane is an orthopedic surgeon, specializing in joint replacement, arthroscopic surgery, and sports medicine. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Orthopedics, Canada.

Payam Moazzaz, M.D.

  • Undergraduate:University of California
  • Medical School:University of California Davis School of Medicine
  • Residency:University of California
  • Fellowship:San Diego Spine Fellowship

Dr. Moazzaz specializes in orthopedic spine surgery, minimally invasive spine surgery, and spinal deformity.

Michael Skyhar, M.D.

  • Medical School:Oregon Health Sciences University
  • Residency:University of California
  • Fellowship:Hospital for Special Surgery, Sports Medicine

Dr. Skyhar provides comprehensive non-surgical care when possible and surgical precision when necessary, specializing in sports medicine, knee and shoulder arthroscopic surgery, rotator cuff surgery, and joint drainage.


Direct Orthopedic Care – Carlsbad
6125 Paseo Del Norte
Suite 110
Carlsbad, CA 92008

(760) 795-8900

MON-FRI: 8:00A-8:00P
SAT-SUN: 10:00A-8:00P


Direct Orthopedic Care, Specialist Skills Without the High ER Bill!