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Our orthopedic surgeons are “board certified,” which means they have met the education and examination requirements of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, the organization which sets the standards for this specialty. To maintain certification they must complete continuing education courses and meet other requirements on a regular basis.

In addition to four years of medical school and five years of residency, orthopedic surgeons may also complete a fellowship, an in-depth training program of one year or more in a specific subspecialty, such as sports medicine, joint replacement or hand surgery. This allows surgeons to achieve a deeper understanding of specific areas of expertise and bring this knowledge into their work with patients.

Lee Patrick Tocchi, M.D.

Dr. Tocchi relocated to Yuba City after service with the United States Navy. He has been in private practice locally for the past eleven years at North Valley Orthopaedics in Yuba City. Dr. Tocchi currently practices at the Rideout Orthopaedics Clinic and is currently the Medical Director of Orthopaedics at Rideout Health. More »

Sukhdeep S. Sagoo, MD

Dr. Sukhdeep Sagoo is a native of the Southern California region. He received his BS degree from the University of California, Irvine; where he was on the Dean’s list. He earned his medical degree from the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific in 2005; where he graduated in the top ten percent of his class. More »

Michelle Bauer, PA-C

Michelle is the Physician Assistant in the Orthopaedics service at Rideout Medical Group. She is a graduate of the University of California at Davis Physician Assistant Program. She did her undergraduate work at the Sacramento State University in Kinesiology with a concentration in Athletic Training. More »