Dr. Jay Pomerance, MD

Dr. Jay Pomerance, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
Dr. Jay Pomerance, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Arlington Heights, IL and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University Of Miami / School Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery, orthopedic fracture care, and more.

657 E Golf Rd Ste 309

Arlington Heights, IL 60005

Contact Information

(847) 871-5770

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan
  • We do not accept health insurance
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
more than 31% of peers
Dupuytren's Contracture
more than 19% of peers
Joint Pain
more than 10% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Pomerance "To provide individualized care to patiens that incorporates technological advances both operatively or non-operatively Secondary Specialties: hand/wrist/elbow/shoulder conditions"

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Microsurgery
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

35  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis
  • Bicep Injuries
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Complex Fractures
  • Contracture
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Joint Disorders
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Nerve Diseases
  • Occupational Injuries
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Disorders


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30  Procedures

  • Amputation
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Basal Thumb Joint Reconstruction
  • Bicep Repairs
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Reconstruction Surgery
  • Limb Reattachment
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • Nerve Reconstruction
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Decompression
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tendon Surgery
  • Tommy John Surgery
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Washington University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • University Of Miami / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Jackson Meml Hospital University Miami School Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Jackson Meml Hospital University Miami School Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Nyu School Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • ABOS examiner, 2010
  • Phi Kappa Phi Medical Honor Society, 1986
  • Chicago Magazine - Top Doctor, 2012
  • Honors graduate Washington University, 1982
  • Enneking Award Winner, 1988
  • American Academy Orthopedic Surgery Achievement Award, 2010
  • Alpha Omega Alpha honor society, 1986
  • Castle Connolly -Top Doctor, 2003-2012
  • US News and World Report - Top Doctor, 2011-2012
Media & Publications
  • over 35 peer reviewed publications, 1991-2010

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pomerance's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pomerance to family and friends
11 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Pomerance's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Pomerance Says:

I want to thank all of my patients who took the time to complete the survey. I truly appreciate all the feedback and will continue to work to get a 5 star rating from all of you. I will try to provide the best care possible and value your trust in me


Patient Comments (2)

He is the best. I have had several hand issues - all of them have been resolved.
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I last saw Dr. Pomerance 5 years ago, but I did see him on and off for a period of about 6 years. I saw him on separate occasions for my shoulder, elbow and wrist problems. I did end up having surgery on the wrist , and the elbow and shoulder problems were treatable with a couple injections and...more
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