Paul Hyde, MD
The founder of Surgical Associates of La Jolla, Dr. Paul Hyde is a board-certified general surgeon and a board member at XiMED Medical Group. He has previously served as Chief of Surgery at Scripps Memorial Hospital. Dr. Hyde has been elected San Diego's "Top Doctor" by his peers for five years, and one of the "Best Doctors in America" from 2006 to 2010.
Dr. Paul Hyde graduated from South Africa's University of Witwatersrand Medical School and also completed his residency in South Africa, becoming a fellow of both the College of Surgeons of South Africa and the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. Dr. Hyde immigrated to the United States in 1978 to train at UC San Diego, becoming board certified in 1980 and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is a member of the Society of American Gastroenterological Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), the Society of Surgeons of the alimentary Tract (SSAT), and the San Diego County Medical Society.
Dr. Paul Hyde is extremely experienced in performing a variety of complex surgical procedures, including breast surgery, pancreatic surgery, gastric surgery, and thyroid surgery, as well as laparoscopic procedures such as hernia repair, appendectomy, colon resectioning, splenectomy, and anti-reflux surgery.
As the senior surgeon in the group, Dr. Hyde continues to inspire his peers and colleagues as one of the most respected clinicians in San Diego. His clinical acumen and surgical skills have brought patients from across the world to seek his help.
University of Witwatersrand Medical School
Internship & Residency
College of Surgeons of South Africa and the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
American College of Surgeons, 1980
Special Procedures & Techniques
Complex surgical procedures, laparoscopic surgery