GERALD YACOBUCCI, M.D.
The Orthopedic Clinic Association, P.C.
2222 E. Highland Ave. Suite 300
Phoenix, Arizona 85016
Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon with specialty training and experience in Sports Medicine.
UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, Philadelphia, PA 1987-1988
Fellowship – Arthroscopic Surgery and Sports Medicine
STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK at BUFFALO, Buffalo, NY 1983-1987
Residency - Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
MILLARD FILLMORE HOSPITAL, Buffalo, NY 1982-1983
Internship - General Surgery
STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK, Buffalo, NY 1982
Doctor of Medicine
Honors, Dean's Commendation for Academic Excellence
Douglas S. Riggs Award for Excellence in Pharmacology
Ernest B. Witbsky Award for Excellence in Microbiology
Member, Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK, Buffalo, NY 1978
Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmacy
Graduated: Summa Cum Laude
ORTHOPEDIC, SPORTS MEDICINE
ARTHROSCOPY ASSOCIATION OF NORTH AMERICA 2007, 2008, 2010
Knee Cartilage Course
ARIZONA HEATWAVE WOMENS PROFESSIONAL SOCCER TEAM 2001-2004
CENTENNIAL HIGH SCHOOL, Phoenix, AZ 1990-2000
Team Physician [Varsity Sports]
ARIZONA AERIALS GYMNASTICS, Phoenix, AZ 1990-2000
IRONWOOD HIGH SCHOOL, Phoenix, AZ 1993-2005
Team Physician [Varsity Sports]
SUNRISE MOUNTAIN HIGH SCHOOL, Phoenix, AZ 1995-2004
GOOD SAMARITAN REGIONAL HOSPITAL, Phoenix, AZ 1998-Present
Clinical Instructor, Sports Medicine - Family Practice Residency Program
MARYVALE HIGH SCHOOL, Phoenix, AZ 1988-1990
Team Physician [Varsity Football]
PHILADELPHIA FLYERS, Philadelphia, PA 1987-1988
Assistant Team Orthopaedic Surgeon
THE ORTHOPEDIC CLINIC ASSOCIATION, P.C.
Phoenix, AZ 1998-Present
PHOENIX ORTHOPEDIC CENTER, LTD.
Phoenix, AZ 1988-1998
KIRKSVILLE COLLEGE OF OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE &
MIDWESTERN UNIVERSITY 1996
Clinical Instructor of Orthopedic Surgery
THUNDERBIRD SAMARITAN MEDICAL CENTER 1994-1995
Vice Chief of Surgery
SOUTHWEST DISABILITY EVALUATION CENTER 1988-1994
Union of Medial Opening Wedge High Tibial Osteotomy Using a Corticocancellous Proximal Tibial Wedge Allograft: The American Journal of Sports Medicine, Vol.36, No. 4, 713 – 719, April 2009
Arthroscopic Resection of Glenoid Labral Tears in the Athlete: A Report of 29 Cases, Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery, 48 - 54, March 1992
Arthroscopic Surgery Under Local Anesthesia, Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery, 6(47): 311 - 314, December 1990
I.V. Supplements Optimize Arthroscopic Knee Surgery Under Local Anesthesia, Sports Medicine News, October 1989
Sporotrichosis of the Knee: A Case Report, Orthopaedics, Vol, 9, No. 3, March 1986
Deep Posterior Compartment Pressure in the Evaluation of Venous Insufficiency of the Lower Extremity, Angiology, Vol. 35, No. 3, P. 173 - 176, 1984
Use of Allografts in Knee Surgery, Presented at University of Arizona Orthopedic Department Grand Rounds, June 2009
Cartilage Restoration of the Knee, Presented at Maricopa County Hospital Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Grand Rounds, June 2001
Knee Injuries in Sports, Presented at Thunderbird Samaritan Hospital CME Lecture, November 1988
Arthroscopic Surgery of the Knee Under Local Anesthesia. Arthroscopy, Vol. 6, No. 4, 311 - 314, 1990.
Arthroscopic Resection of Glenoid Labral Tears in the Athlete: A Report of 29 cases. Arthroscopy, Vol 8, No.1, 48 - 54, 1992.
The Use of Toradol in Outpatient A.C.L. Surgery. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine, June 1997.
The Use of Prosthetic Implants to Treat Chondral Defects in the Knee Evaluation of a New Technique. In progress.