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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 56

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Dr. Tomlinson Jr.'s Experience

Dr. Tomlinson Jr.'s Care Philosophy


  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

Dr. Tomlinson Jr. says...

  • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Arthritic Knee Reconstruction
  • Arthritic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Arthroscopic Acromioplasty
  • Arthroscopic Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Joint Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Articular Cartilage Repair
  • Cartilage Transplant
  • Casting
  • Casting of Broken Vertebrae
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Meniscal Allograft Transplant
  • Meniscectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Resurfacing
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Subcromial Decompression
  • Surgery, Trauma
  • Tendon and Bursa Injection
  • Tendon Repair
  • Tommy John Surgery

Dr. Tomlinson Jr. says...

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Arthritis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondromalacia of the Patella (Runner's Knee)
  • Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
  • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Simple Fractures
  • Sports Injuries
  • Tendonitis

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Awards & Recognitions


  • One of ten worldwide physicians chosen to perform Zimmer Inc. NT Chondral Transplant Procedure, 2009

Media & Publications

  • Arthroscopic Debridement of Glenoid Labral Tears in Athletes, Feb 1995
  • Scoliosis and Syringomyelia: the Effect of Syrinx Decompression on the Scoliotic Curve., Sept 1994
  • Osteoporosis Diagnosis and Fracture, Sept 1999

Education & Training

Medical School

Tulane University School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1986

Internship Hospital

Jack Hughston Orthopedic Clinic
Complete in 1985
Tulane University, Department Of Surgery
Complete in 1987

Residency Hospital

Tulane University Department Of Orthopedic Surgery
Complete in 1992

Fellowship Hospital

Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic
Complete in 1993
The Southern California Orthopedic Institute
Complete in 1994

Undergraduate Schools

Harvard University
Graduated in 1979
Occidental College, Los Angeles
Graduated in 1981

Languages Spoken by Dr. Tomlinson Jr. & Staff

  • English
  • Spanish

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