Michael Pomerantz MD

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Michael Pomerantz MD

Michael Pomerantz MD

(619) 421-3400
Primary Specialties
  • Orthopedic Surgery

    Primary Office

    Address:
    Synergy Specialists Medical Group
    955 Lane Avenue
    Chula Vista, CA 91911
    Fax:
    (619) 421-3557

    Education

    Undergraduate
    University of California at San Diego, San Diego, 2004

    Bachelor of Science, Biology
    Bachelor of Arts, Psychology
    Graduate
    Albany Medical College, 2008

    Doctor of Medicine
    Residency
    University of California San Diego, Orthopaedic Surgery Residency

    Elected by co-residents Administrative Chief Resident for 2013-2014
    Board Eligible, Passed ABOS Step1 2014
    Volunteer Physician – UCSD Free Community Clinic that provided free orthopaedic care to indigent population of San Diego
    Fellowship
    Campbell Clinic Fellowship in Hand/Upper Extremity Surgery

    Areas of Expertise

    Upper Extremity Specialist

    Awards

    Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society – Albany Medical College
    Albany Medical College Alumni Association
    Class of 1955 Memorial Scholarship: Award for academic good standing.
    Albany Medical College
    Commendation for Scholastic Excellence for years 1 and 2.
    Commendation for Excellence in Clinical Skills for years 1 and 2.
    University of California San Diego
    Graduated Cum Laude, Dean’s List multiple times
    Outstanding Teaching Award for teaching assistants – awarded to teaching assistants according to students’ evaluations.

    Physician Bio

    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.