Dennis C. Blackburn, D.O.

James C. Kasper, M.D. is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon with specialty fellowship training in Orthopedic Sports Medicine. He attended the University of Southern California School of Medicine where he graduated with highest distinction. He then completed his Orthopedic Surgical Residency at The University of Southern California where he also served as Chief Resident. Following residency, he obtained further fellowship training in Sports Medicine at the Santa Monica Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Group in Santa Monica, California. While there, his training focused on arthroscopic shoulder, knee and hip surgery, articular cartilage repair and minimally invasive surgical techniques. In addition, Dr. Kasper was a team doctor for the US Men and Women’s National Soccer Teams, Chivas USA Major League Soccer, Pepperdine University, and Amgen Tour of California Professional Cycling.

Dr. Kasper continues to be actively involved in sports medicine. Currently, Dr. Kasper and his partners serve as team physicians for local collegiate and high school athletes for the entire Central Coast area. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, California Orthopedic Association, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Association of North America. Dr. Kasper sees patients in our Pismo Beach and Santa Maria Offices. He performs surgery at the Coastal Surgical Institute in Pismo Beach, as well as hospitals in Arroyo Grande and Santa Maria.

Dr. Kasper also offers Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) injections for various orthopedic conditions. If you would like to schedule an appointment to see if you are a candidate for PRP, you may call our office to schedule or contact us via email at:


For more information on your diagnosis and or surgical procedure, Dr. Kasper would like you to visit the website. This website is published by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), and provides information that you can trust. Once on that site, simply click on the appropriate body part and condition.