Who We Are
Led by Dr. Samir Nayyar, the Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Institute (SMOI) is a patient-first, state-of-the-art practice committed to delivering exceptional care for adults and children alike. Comprehensive specialized services include a variety of orthopaedic and sports-related conditions beyond just the shoulder, knee, cartilage, and joints. Focused on our patient’s comfort, convenience and privacy, we are dedicated to your complete recovery.
“We want to get you back to feeling like your best self with a top-rated, patient-focused experience that can only be found at SMOI.”
-Founder, Dr. Samir Nayyar
We are committed to giving you our very best, so you can get back to your best. That is why our mission is to deliver superior medical services, ensuring health and quality of life to the incredible people within the communities we serve.
Our Clinical Team
Our orthopaedic experts are not only trained to handle a variety of common and rare orthopaedic and sports-related conditions, but share a unique commitment and compassion for helping our patients get back to enjoying their lives to the fullest.
Our Office Staff
It’s not enough to have the best physicians at your side. Our caring, highly skilled staff are on-hand to ensure you have the best possible experience whether on the phone or walking through our doors.
(From left to right, front to back) Lisa Varela (Director of Clinical Services), Carolina Aguirre (Supervisor), Evelyn Huerta, Gregory Lindsay, Priscilla Sanchez, Tanya Serrano, Kim Tannenberg, Alex Paiz (Specialty Care Coordinator) and Christopher Encisco are ready to assist you.