Sommer Hammoud, M.D.

Sommer Hammoud, M.D.
Dr. Sommer Hammoud is an ABOS Board Certified assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery at Thomas Jefferson University and specializes in sports related injuries of the knee, shoulder and elbow. She completed her residency at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York.

Dr. Hammoud's fellowship in sports medicine was completed in the Harvard program at Massachusetts General Hospital.  During her fellowship, she served as an assistant team physician in the care of the Boston Red Sox, New England Revolution, and Boston Bruins and served as the head team physician for Curry College athletics.  Her clinical interests include anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstructions, multi-ligament knee injuries, knee meniscus tears, shoulder instability and labral tears, as well as rotator cuff repair.  Dr. Hammoud has a special interest in sports-related injuries of the female athlete.

Education
  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Sports Medicine Fellow
  • Hospital for Special Surgery, Resident in Orthopaedic Surgery
  • New York-Presbyterian Hospital/New York Weill Cornell Center, Intern in General Surgery
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, MD
  • University of California, Los Angeles, Bachelor of Sciences
Titles & Certifications
  • ABOS Board Certified
  • New York State Medical License, Issued 2008
  • ACLS, BLS Certification, Issued March 2008
  • Massachusetts State Medical License, Issued March 2011
Hospital Affiliations
  • Rothman Specialty Hospital
  • Riverview Surgery Center
  • Vincera Institute
Professional Associations
  • 2011-Present American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) Candidate Member
  • 2011-Present Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS) Member
  • 2011-Present Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA), Fellow Member
  • 2011 AAOS Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA
  • 2011 AOSSM Specialty Day Program, San Diego, CA
  • 2010 AOSSM Annual Meeting, Providence, RI
  • 2010 AAOS Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA
  • 2010 AOSSM Specialty Day Program, New Orleans, LA
  • 2009 International Society for Hip Arthroscopy Annual Scientific Meeting, New York, NY
  • 2009 90th Annual Alumni Meeting, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY
  • 2008 89th Annual Alumni Meeting, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY
  • 2008-Present American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), Fellow Member
  • 2005-Present Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society (RJOS), Fellow Member
  • 2007 AO ASIF Basic Principles and Techniques of Operative Fracture Management Course for Residents, Toronto, Canada

 PUBLICATIONS: PEER-REVIEWED

 
Hammoud S, Bedi A, Magennis E, Meyers WC, Kelly BT.  A High Incidence of Athletic Pubalgia in Professional Athletes with Symptomatic Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI).  Arthroscopy. Accepted for publication.
 
Allon AA, Ng KW, Hammoud S, Brooks R, Jones C, Schwartz J, Hook M, Maher SA.  Augmenting the articular cartilage-implant interface: functionalizing with a collagen adhesion protein. J Biomed Mater Res A. Accepted for publication.
 
Cross MB, Musahl V, Bedi A, O’Loughlin P, Hammoud S, Suero E, Pearle AD. Anteromedial versus central single-bundle graft position: which anatomic graft position to choose? Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2011 Dec;20(8):1340-50.
 
Mauro CS, Voos JE, Hammoud S, Altchek DW.  Failed Anterior Shoulder Stabilization. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2011 Dec;20(8):1340-50.
 
Schrumpf M, Maak TG, Hammoud S, Craig E.  The glenoid in total shoulder arthroplasty.  Curr Rev Musculoskelet Med. 2011 Dec;4(4):191-9.
 
Mauro CS, Hammoud S, Altchek DW.  Ulnar Collateral Ligament Tear and Olecranon Stress Fracture Nonunion in a Collegiate Pitcher.  J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2011 Oct;20(7):e9-e13.
 
Reinhardt KR, Hammoud S, Bowers AL, Umunna BP, Cordasco F. Revision ACL Reconstruction in Skeletally Mature Athletes Younger Than 18 Years.  Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2012 Mar;470(3)835-42.
 
Kepler CK, Bogner EA, Hammoud S, Malcolmson G, Potter HG, Green DW. Zone of Injury of the Medial Patellofemoral Ligament after Acute Patellar Dislocation in Children and Adolescents. Am J Sports Med. 2011 Jul;39(7):1444-9.
 
Hammoud S, Reinhardt KR, Marx RG. Outcomes of PCL Treatment: A Review of the Evidence. Sports Med Arthrosc. 2010;18(4):280-91.
 
Garg R, Hammoud S, Lipman J, Wolfe SW. Preoperative computer-assisted design templating of complex articular olecranon osteotomy: case report.  J Hand Surg Am. 2010;35(12):1990-4.e1.
 
Boraiah S, Paul O, Hammoud S, Gardner MJ et al. Predictable healing of femoral neck fractures treated with intraoperative compression and length-stable implants. J Trauma. 2010 Jul;69(1):142-7.
 
Robinson SP, Hammoud S, Sculco TP. Insufficiency fracture of the acetabular medial wall. J Arthroplasty. 2007 Aug:22(5):768-70.
 
Hammoud S, McCarthy EF, Weber K. Tumoral Calcinosis in Infants: A Report of Three Cases and Review of the Literature. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2005 Jul;(436):261-264.
 
Hammoud S, Weber K, McCarthy EF. Unicameral Bone Cysts of the Pelvis: A Study of 16 Cases. Iowa Orthop J. 2005;25:69-74.
 
Hammoud S, Frassica FJ, McCarthy EF. Ewing’s sarcoma presenting as a solitary cyst. Skeletal Radiol. 2005 Oct;12:1-3.
 
Cunningham SC, Kamangar F, Kim MP, Hammoud S, Haque R, Maitra A, Montgomery E, Heitmiller RE, Choti MA, Lillemoe KD, Cameron JL, Yeo CJ, Schulick RD. Survival after gastric adenocarcinoma resection: eighteen-year experience at a single institution. J Gastrointest Surg. 2005 May-Jun;9(5):718-25.
 
Cunningham SC, Kamangar F, Kim MP, Hammoud S, Haque R, Iacobuzio-Donahue C, Maitra A, Ashfaq R, Hustinx S, Heitmiller RE, Choti MA, Lillemoe KD, Cameron JL, Yeo CJ, Schulick RD, Montgomery E. Claudin-4, mitogen-activated protein kinase kinase 4, and statifin are markers of gastric adenocarcinoma precursor lesions. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev. 2006 Feb;15(2):281-7.
 
Cunningham SC, Kamangar F, Kim MP, Hammoud S, Haque R, Iacobuzio-Donahue C, Ashfaq R, Kern SE, Maitra A, Heitmiller RE, Choti MA, Lillemoe KD, Cameron JL, Yeo CJ, Montgomery E, Schulick RD. MKK4 status predicts survival after resection of gastric adenocarcinoma. Arch Surg. 2006 Nov;141(11):1095-9.
 
ABSTRACTS AND PROCEEDINGS
 
Cross MB, Musahl V, Bedi A, O’Loughlin P, Hammoud S, Suero E, Pearle AD. Anteromedial versus central single-bundle graft position: which anatomic graft position to choose? Poster Presentation. AAOS Annual Meeting 2012, San Francisco, CA.
 
Hammoud S, Voigt C, Maak TG, Miller AN, Brause B, Warren RF. Infection after shoulder surgery with Propionibacterium acnes. Scientific Exhibit. AAOS Annual Meeting 2012, San Francisco, CA.
 
Hayter CL, Hammoud S, Berman N, Kepler CK, Green DW, Potter HG.  The Growth Pattern of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament and Intercondylar Notch in Children: an MRI Analysis.  Poster presentation at AOSSM annual meeting San Diego, CA 2011. 
 
Kepler CK, Bogner EA, Hammoud S, Malcolmson G, Potter HG, Green DW. Zone of Injury of the Medial Patellofemoral Ligament after Acute Patellar Dislocation in Children and Adolescents.  Presenter; 2010 AOSSM Annual Meeting; Rhode Island.  Poster presentation at POSNA 2010. 
 
Hammoud S, Kepler CK, Potter HG, Green DW. Bone Marrow Edema Patterns of the Knee in Symptomatic Pediatric Patients. Podium presentation AAOS 2011.
 
Hammoud S, Kepler CK, Potter HG, Green DW. Intercondylar Notch Dimensions and Growth Patterns in Young Pediatric Patients.  Poster presentation AAOS 2011.  Podium presentation EPOS 2011. 
 
Hammoud S, McCarthy M, Reinhardt KR, Marx RG. Current Trends in PCL Reconstruction and a Systematic Review of Surgical Outcomes.  Scientific Exhibit AAOS 2011.
 
Reinhardt KR, Hammoud S, Bowers AL, Cordasco F. Revision anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction in adolescents.  E- Poster presentation ISAKOS 2011.
 
Hammoud S, Maak TG, Suero E, Pearle AD. Effect of posteromedial corner injuries on tibiofemoral translation in the ACL deficient knee.  E-Poster presentation ISAKOS 2011. 
 
Hammoud S, Maak TG, Suero E, Pearle AD. Effect of flexion contracture on tibiofemoral translation in ACL deficient knees.  E-Poster presentation ISAKOS 2011. Manuscript for publication in progress. 
 
Hammoud S, Bedi A, Magennis E, Meyers WC, Kelly BT.  A High Incidence of Athletic Pubalgia in Professional Athletes with Symptomatic Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI).  Podium presentation at AAOS/AOSSM 2011 Specialty Day. 
 
El-Amin SF, Kelly N, Pallotta N, Hammoud S, Lipman JD, Ma Y, Holloway J, Wright T, Lowman A, Giuseppe P, Warren RF, Maher SA.  Design and Evaluation of a Synthetic Fiber-Reinforced Hydrogel Meniscal Replacement.  Poster & Short Talk presentation ORS 2011; Poster AAOS 2011.
 
Ng KW, Allon AA,  Brenner TA, Neary TB, Hammoud S, Torzilli PA, Warren RF, Maher SA. IGF-I increases the interface strength between a non-degradable PVA scaffold and articular cartilage. Poster presentation ORS 2011.
 
Allon AA, Ng KW, Hammoud S, Brooks R, Jones C, Rivera J, Schwartz J, Hook M, Maher SA.  Augmenting the articular cartilage-implant interface: functionalizing with a collagen adhesion protein.  Poster & Short Talk Presentation ORS 2011.  Poster presentation HSS Annual Alumni Meeting November 2011.
 
Heyworth BE, Hammoud S, Kelly BT. Bilateral Hip Arthroscopy: Demographic Data, Intra-Operative Findings & Post-Operative Outcomes. Presented at the International Society for Hip Arthroscopy 2009 Annual Scientific Meeting. 
 
GRANT SUPPORT
 
Hammoud S, Maak TG, Suero E, Pearle AD. Thomas L. Wickiewicz, MD Resident Research Grant for my proposal entitled, Dynamic Tibiofemoral Contact Mechanics in the ACL Deficient State.
 
CURRENT RESEARCH
 
Hammoud S, Kepler CK, Potter HG, Green DW. Bone Marrow Edema Patterns of the Knee in Symptomatic Pediatric Patients. Manuscript Revisions Resubmitted.
 
Hettrich CM, Hammoud S, Lamont LE, Dunn W, Arendt E, Hannafin J.  Sex-stratification analysis in the orthopaedic literature.  Manuscript for publication in progress.
 
Ackerman KE, Nazem T, Hammoud S, Misra M. Exercise Performance and VO2 max determinants in Adolescent Amenorrheic Athletes Compared with Eumenorrheic Athletes and Nonathletic Controls.  Manuscript for publication in progress.
 
Hammoud S, Bedi A, Voos JE, Mauro CS, Kelly BT. Current Concepts Review: The Recognition and Evaluation of Patterns of Compensatory Injury in Patients with Mechanical Hip Pain. Manuscript submitted to AJSM.
 
Shi L, Hammoud S, Warner JJP. Retrospective review of patients with voluntary posterior shoulder instability treated with posterior shift and latissimus dorsi tendon lengthening: A case series.  Manuscript for publication in progress.
 
Hammoud S, Theodore GH, Gill TJ. Navicular Fractures in the National Football League.  Abstract submitted to NFL Research Committee.
 
Hammoud S, Theodore GH, Gill TJ. Lumbo-pelvic and lower extremity stress fractures in the National Football League.  Abstract submitted to NFL Research Committee.
 
Hammoud S, Bichara D, Theodore GH, Gill TJ. Hallucal Sesamoid Injuries in National Football League (NFL) Players. Abstract submitted to NFL Research Committee.
 
 
BOOK CHAPTERS
 
Mauro CS, Hammoud S, Dawson C, Atchek DW. Shoulder Instability – Alternative Surgical Techniques.  Chapter 2: Antero-Inferior Capsuloplasty. 
 
Hammoud S, McCarthy M, Marx RG. Results of treatment of the multiple ligament injured knee. In, “The Multiple Ligament Injured Knee, Second Edition”. Gregory Fanelli. 
 
Hammoud S, Magennis E, Mauro CS, Voos JE, Bedi A, Kelly BT.  Compensatory Disorders around the Hip. In, Operative Hip Arthroscopy, Third Edition. J. W. Thomas Byrd. Chapter 27.
 
OTHER PUBLICATIONS
 
Hammoud S. Spotlight on Women in Orthopaedics. The Magazine of the HSS Alumni Association, Fall 2011.

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