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Mufaddal M. Gombera, M.D.Knee Surgery, Hip Arthroscopy, Shoulder Arthroscopy, Shoulder Surgery, Sports Medicine

Mufaddal M. Gombera, M.D.

Mufaddal M. Gombera, M.D.

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Houston Methodist Hospital
  • Texas Orthopedic Hospital

Board Certifications:

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Education

  • Undergraduate: University of Texas at Austin 2004
  • Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine 2008
  • Internship: University of Michigan Health System
  • Residency: University of Michigan Health System 2013
  • Fellowship: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine 2014

Publications

  • CM Killian, BJ Morris, KR Sochacki, MM Gombera,RE HAigler, DP O’Connor, TB Edwards. Radiographic Comparison of Finned, Cementless Central Pegged Glenoid Component and Conventional Cemented Pegged Glenoid Component in Total Shoulder Arthroplasty: A Prospective Randomized Study. The Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. The Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. December 2017. Pii: S1058274630593-1. Doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2017.09.014.
  • VK Tjong, MM Gombera, CA Kahlenberg, RM Patel, B Han, P Deshmane, MA Terry. Isolated Acetabuloplasty and Labral Repair for Combined-Type Femoroacetabular Impingement: Are We Doing Too Much? Arthroscopy, The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery. 2017 Jan 4. pii: S0749-8063(16)30894-5. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2016.10.022.
  • DB Gibbs, TS Lynch, MM Gombera, MD Saltzman, GW Nuber, GD Schroeder, M Labelle, BP Hollett. Pre-existing Rotator Cuff Tears as a Predictor of Outcomes in National Football League Athletes. Sports Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach. May 2016; 8(3) 250-254. doi: 10.1177/1941738116636602
  • MM Gombera, CA Kahlenberg, R Nair, MD Saltzman, MA Terry. All-Arthroscopic versus Open Tenodesis of the Long Head of the Biceps Brachii. The American Journal of Sports Medicine. May 2015; 43(5):1077-83. doi:10.1177/0363546515570024
  • EP Tannenbaum, P Zhang, JD Maratt, MM Gombera, SA Holcombe, SC Wang, A Bedi, JA Goulet. A Computed Tomography Study of Gender Differences in Acetabular Version and Morphology: Implications for Femoroacetabular Impingement. Arthroscopy, The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery. May 2015; S0749- 8063(15)00101-2. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2015.02.007.
  • JD Maratt, JJ Gagnier, MM Gombera, SE Reske, BR Hallstrom, AG Urquhart. Patients’ perceptions of the costs of total hip and knee arthroplasty. American Journal of Orthopedics. May 2015; 44(5):E135-41.
  • KL Welton, MM Gombera, JS Fischgrund, GP Graziano, RD Patel. Patient Impressions of Reimbursement for Orthopedic Spine Surgeons. The Spine Journal. February 2014; doi:10.1016/j.spine.2014.01.060.
  • MM Gombera, JK Sekiya. Rotator Cuff Tear and Glenohumeral Instability: A Systematic Review. Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research. August 2014; 472 (8): 2448-56. doi:10.1007/s11999-013-3290-2.
  • MM Gombera, BT Kelly, A Bedi. Interventions for Hip Pain in the Maturing Athlete: The Role of Hip Arthroscopy? Sports Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach. January 2014;6(1):70–77. doi:10.1177/ 1941738113497678.
  • MM Gombera, BS Miller, RM Coale, A Bedi, JJ Gagnier. A Meta-Analysis of Joint Preservation Versus Arthroplasty for the Treatment of Displaced 3- and 4-part Fractures of the Proximal Humerus. Injury. March 2013. 44 (2013), 1532-1539. doi: 10.1016/j.injury.2013.03.030.
  • MM Gombera, MA Conditt, KB Mathis, PC Noble. Have We Solved the Problem of Backside Wear in Total Knee Arthroplasty? The Journal of Arthroplasty. February 2009. 24(2) e42.

Presentations

  • DB Gibbs, TS Lynch, MM Gombera, GD Schroeder, MW LaBelle, BP Hollett, MD Saltzman, GW Nuber. Pre-existing Rotator Cuff Tears as a Predictor of Outcomes in National Football League Athletes. Poster Presentation at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Annual Meeting; Orlando, FL; July 2015.
  • MM Gombera, CA Kahlenberg, RM Patel, B Han, PP Deshmane, MA Terry. Isolated Acetabular Osteoplasty for the Treatment of Combined-type Femoroacetabular Impingement. Podium Presentation at the ISAKOS Congress; Lyon, France; June 2015.
  • MM Gombera, GW Nuber, G Marra, MD Saltzman. Comparison of Outcomes and Complication Rates After Total Shoulder Arthroplasty and Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty. Podium Presentation at the Mid-America Orthopedic Association Annual Meeting; Hilton Head Island, NC; April 2015.
  • MM Gombera, CA Kahlenberg, R Nair, MD Saltzman, MA Terry. All-Arthroscopic versus Open Tenodesis of the Long Head of the Biceps Brachii. Poster Presentation at the Mid-America Orthopedic Association Annual Meeting; Hilton Head Island, NC; April 2015.
  • DB Gibbs, TS Lynch, MM Gombera, GD Schroeder, MW LaBelle, BP Hollett, MD Saltzman, GW Nuber. Pre-existing Rotator Cuff Tears as a Predictor of Outcomes in National Football League Athletes. Podium Presentation at the NFL Team Physician Annual Meeting; Indianapolis, IN; February 2015.
  • MM Gombera, CA Kahlenberg, R Nair, MD Saltzman, MA Terry. All-Arthroscopic versus Open Tenodesis of the Long Head of the Biceps Brachii. Podium Presentation at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Specialty Day; Las Vegas, NV; March 2015.
  • MM Gombera, CA Kahlenberg, RM Patel, B Han, PP Deshmane, MA Terry. Isolated Acetabular Osteoplasty for the Treatment of Combined-type Femoroacetabular Impingement. Poster Presentation at the International Society for Hip Arthroscopy Annual Meeting; Rio, Brazil; October 2014.
  • MM Gombera, R Nair, A Martusiewicz, EJ Monroe, GM Marra, MD Saltzman. The Quality and Accuracy of Online Patient Resources for Total Shoulder Replacement and Reverse Shoulder Replacement. Poster Presentation at the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons Closed Meeting; Pinehurst, NC; October 2014.
  • CA Kahlenberg, R Nair, EJ Monroe, MM Gombera, MA Terry, SL Edwards. Incidence of Injury Based on Sports Participation in High School Athletes. Podium Presentation at American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference; San Diego, CA; October 2014.
  • MM Gombera, BS Miller, RM Coale, A Bedi, JJ Gagnier. A Meta-analysis of Joint Preservation Versus Arthroplasty for the Treatment of Displaced 3- and 4-part Fractures of the Proximal Humerus. Poster Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; Chicago, IL; March 2013.
  • JD Maratt, JJ Gagnier, MM Gombera, S Reske, BR Hallstrom, AG Urquhart. Patient Perceptions of the Cost of Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty. Podium Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; Chicago, IL; March 2013.
  • JD Maratt, MM Gombera, S Holcombe, S Wang, JA Goulet. Gender Differences in Acetabular Morphology and Implications for Femoroacetabular Impingement. Poster Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; Chicago, IL; March 2013.
  • KL Welton, MM Gombera, JS Fischgrund, GP Graziano, RD Patel. Medical Provider Impressions of Surgeon Reimbursement for Common Orthopaedic Procedures. Poster Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; Chicago, IL; March 2013.
  • MM Gombera, RD Patel. Factors Influencing Fellowship Selection by Orthopaedic Residents. Poster Presentation at the 51st Annual Carl E. Badgley Day Lectureship for the University of Michigan Alumni Society; Ann Arbor, MI; October 2012.
  • MM Gombera, BS Miller, RM Coale, A Bedi, JJ Gagnier. A Meta-analysis of Joint Preservation Versus Arthroplasty for the Treatment of Displaced 3- and 4-part Fractures of the Proximal Humerus. Podium Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Michigan Orthopaedic Society; Mackinac Island, MI; June 2012.
  • KL Welton, MM Gombera, JS Fischgrund, GP Graziano, RD Patel. Patient Impressions of Reimbursement for Orthopaedic Spine Surgeons. Poster Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Michigan Orthopaedic Society; Mackinac Island, MI; June 2012.
  • MM Gombera, RD Patel. Factors Influencing Fellowship Selection by Orthopaedic Residents. Poster Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Michigan Orthopaedic Society; Mackinac Island, MI; June 2012.
  • KL Welton, MM Gombera, JS Fischgrund, GP Graziano, RD Patel. Patient Impressions of Reimbursement for Orthopaedic Spine Surgeons. Podium Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Lumbar Spine Research Society; Chicago, IL; April 2012.
  • MM Gombera, JS Fischgrund, GP Graziano, RD Patel. Patient Impressions of Reimbursement for Orthopaedic Spine Surgeons. Poster and Alternate Podium Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; San Francisco, CA; February 2012.
  • MM Gombera, MA Conditt, KB Mathis, PC Noble. Have We Solved the Problem of Backside Wear in Total Knee Arthroplasty? Podium Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons; Dallas, TX; November 2008.
  • MM Gombera, MA Conditt, KB Mathis, PC Noble. Have We Solved the Problem of Backside Wear in Total Knee Arthroplasty? Podium Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; San Francisco, CA; March 2008.
  • MM Gombera, MA Conditt, SK Ismaily, N Kulkarni, NK Ismaily, JM Saucedo, PC Noble. The Dynamic Stiffness of the Knee during a High Flexion Activity. Poster Presentation at the Annual Meeting of Orthopaedic Research Society; San Francisco, CA; March 2008.
  • MM Gombera, MA Conditt, KB Mathis, PC Noble. Have We Solved the Problem of Backside Wear in Total Knee Arthroplasty? Podium Presentation at the Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society; San Francisco, CA; March 2008.

Medical Societies

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons
  • International Society for Hip Arthroscopy

Awards

  • 2017 & 2018 Texas Super Doctors Rising Stars, Texas Monthly, July 2017 & 2018 Edition
  • 2010 & 2012 “Making a Difference” Excellence in Patient Care, University of Michigan
  • 2006-2007 Outstanding Achievement in Orthopaedic Research, Baylor College of Medicine
  • 2000-2004 Endowed Presidential Scholarship, University of Texas at Austin
  • 2002-2004 Distinguished Scholar, University of Texas at Austin
  • 2003-2004 George L. Clark/McCorp Scholarship, University of Texas at Austin
  • 2001 Summa Cum Laude, Liberal Arts Dean’s List, University of Texas at Austin
  • 2001 Excellence in Macro-Economics, University of Texas at Austin
  • 1997 Defensive Player of the Year, Memorial High School Football

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Affiliations

  • Texas Orthopedic Hospital
  • Joe W. King Orthopedic Institute
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery