Dr. Pomerantz is an orthopaedic surgeon and upper extremity specialist.
His residency training in orthopaedic surgery was at UC San Diego where
he was elected chief resident. He went on to train at the prestigious
Campbell Clinic in Memphis, TN for his fellowship in Hand/Upper Extremity
Surgery and assisted in providing care to the Memphis Redbirds and the
University of Memphis athletes. He received his medical degree from Albany
Medical College in Albany, NY. He is currently a team physician for the
San Diego Gulls hockey team.
He has published research in orthopaedic imaging, the scapular disorders
in throwing athletes, biomechanics of the shoulder joint, and complications
of surgical treatment of tennis elbow. Additional research includes acute
synovial fluid changes in traumatized joints, outcomes of surgery for
Dupuytren’s disease, and patient response to corticosteroids for
various hand ailments.
He looks forward to providing cutting edge orthopaedic surgical and non-surgical
care to all ages and activity levels. His focus will be on care of the
entire arm including trauma, sports injuries, joint replacement, nerve
compression and repair, all hand ailments such as Dupuytren’s contracture
as well as microsurgical procedures.
Dr. Pomerantz was born in Santa Cruz, CA. He played many sports growing
up including wrestling, soccer and baseball. He competed as an amateur
boxer and professionally in Mixed Martial Arts. He continues to train
in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.