Dr. Mufaddal Gombera, MD

Dr. Mufaddal Gombera, MD

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36 y/o
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Dr. Mufaddal Gombera, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Houston, TX. He specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine orthopedic joint reconstruction, and more.Read his story

Fondren Orthopedic Group

7401 Main St

Houston, TX 77030
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • Humana Health Plan of Texas

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Gombera's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Hip Sprain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gombera treats Hip Sprain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Gombera treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gombera treats Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Gombera treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Glenoid Labrum Tear
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gombera treats Glenoid Labrum Tear more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Gombera treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Gombera's conditions and procedures:

Achilles Tendinitis
ACL Surgery
Adhesive Capsulitis
All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Arthritic Shoulder Reconstruction
Arthroscopic Joint Reconstruction
Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
Arthroscopic Knee Shaving
Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
Arthroscopic Shoulder Repair
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
Arthroscopic Surgery
Arthroscopic Surgery Reconstruction
Baker’s Cyst
Broken Arm
Broken Shoulder Blade
Bursitis
Chondrocalcinosis
Clavicle Fracture
Coccygeal Pain
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Injuries
Elbow Sprain
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Excision of Femur or Knee
Foot Sprain
Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
Fracture Care
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Glenoid Labrum Repair
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Heel Spur
Hip Arthroscopy
Hip Flexor Strain
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Hip Impingement
Hip Injury
Hip Labral Tear
Hip Sprain
Internal Derangement of Knee
Joint Pain
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee Arthroscopy
Knee Cartilage Implantation
Knee Cartilage Repair
Knee Dislocation
Knee Disorders
Knee Fracture
Knee Injuries
Knee Ligament Injuries
Knee Ligament Reconstruction
Knee Ligament Rupture
Knee Osteotomy
Knee Sprain
Knee Surgery
Knee Tendinitis
Knee Tendon Repair
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprains and Tears
Meniscus Tear
Mini Knee Surgery
Minimally Invasive Joint Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osgood Schlatter Disease
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteochondritis Dissecans
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pelvic Fracture
Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injuries
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
Rotator Cuff Injuries
Rotator Cuff Surgery
Rotator Cuff Tear
Runner's Knee
Sacrum Disorders
Scoliosis
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Injuries
Shoulder Labral Tear
Shoulder Muscle Strain
Shoulder Reconstruction
Shoulder Replacement
Shoulder Resurfacing
Shoulder Sprain
Shoulder Stabilizations
Shoulder Surgery
Shoulder Tendinitis
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Sports Injuries of the Knee
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stem Cell Therapy
Steroid Injection
Synovial Biopsy
Systemic Chondromalacia
Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
Ultrasound-Guided Injection
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Dr. Gombera welcomes patients with all orthopedic conditions, with a focus on sports-related injuries of the shoulder, hip, and knee. His objective is to provide high-quality care to patients, and to return athletes to an active and fulfilling lifest...

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

Education

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
University Of Michigan Medical Center
Residency Hospital
University Of Michigan Medical Center
Internship Hospital
Baylor University
Medical School
University of Texas / Austin Campus
Undergraduate School

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Media & Publications

  • Have we Solved the Problem of Backside Wear in Total Knee Arthroplasty?, 02/2009
  • Patients perceptions of the costs of total hip and knee arthroplasty, 05/2015
  • Interventions for Hip Pain in the Maturing Athlete: The Role of Hip Arthroscopy?, 01/2014
  • Patient Impressions of Reimbursement for Orthopedic Spine Surgeons, 02/2014
  • Isolated Acetabuloplasty and Labral Repair for Combined-Type Femoroacetabular Impingement: Are We Doing Too Much?, 01/04/2017
  • Radiographic Comparison of Finned, Cementless Central Pegged Glenoid Component and Conventional Cemented Pegged Glenoid Component in Total Shoulder Arthroplasty: A Prospective Randomized Study, 09/14/2017
  • Pre-existing Rotator Cuff Tears as a Predictor of Outcomes in National Football League Athletes, 06/2006
  • A Meta-Analysis of Joint Preservation Versus Arthroplasty for the Treatment of Displaced 3- and 4-part Fractures of the Proximal Humerus, 03/2013
  • All-Athroscopic versus Open Tenodesis of the Long Head of the Biceps Brachii, 05/2015
  • Rotator Cuff Tear and Glenohumeral Instability: A Systematic Review, 08/2014

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeions, Member
  • American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, Member
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America, Member
  • Harris County Medical Society, Member
  • Texas Medical Association, Member

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Had a long lasting problem and with one visit to Dr. Gombera's office he was able to reassure me and with tests identify the problem. Now I have had a procedure and am recovering nicely. Appreciated the professionalism of the staff and the involvement of Dr. Gombera. Excellent team at the...Read More
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Dr Gombera and Sara are FANTASTIC!!!
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Great Doctor very knowledgable and understanding. I could barely walk before I went to see him. He accessed my problem and treated it accordingly. The results were life changing. He has given me a couple extra years before I need to seek a surgical solution.
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This was my 3rd knee (meniscus repair) surgery. The first performed by Dr. Gombera. He was knowledgeable, friendly, and focused. Always taking time to answer my questions and didn't seem hurried to move on to the next patient. The last two surgeries performed by highly rated surgeons took 3 months...Read More
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Dr. Gambera was knowledgeable, caring, I mean, he asked me about my problem not telling me what he thought, efficient and friendly.
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Aetna
Aetna Better Health of Texas
Aetna PPO
Choice
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross
Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Worker's Compensation WC
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
BestChoice PPO
Blue Choice
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas PPO
Consumer Choice PPO
Cigna
Cigna Healthcare of Texas HMO
Cigna Healthcare of Texas POS
Cigna Network
Cigna PPO
Commercial PPO
HCA-TriStar Medical Network HMO
HealthCare of Texas Inc. - Houston Network/POS POS
Medicare Advantage HMO
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Medicare Expand
Network Open Access
Open Access
Select Network PPO
Cofinity
Cofinity PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Guardian
Guardian PPO
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
Humana
Advantage Plus
CarePlus
Choice Care Network PPO
Choice PPO
Freedom PPO
HCA-Affiliated Facilities
Medicare
Medicare Advantage
Medicare Advantage PPO
Medicare PPO
Preferred PPO
Humana Health Plan of Texas
MetLife
MetLife PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tricare
TriCare for Life
Tricare HMO
Tricare PPO
UnitedHealthCare
AARP Supplement
CarePlus Medicare Advantage PPO
Choice Plus
Core
Doctors Plan
FlexPoint PPO
Freedom Plan PPO
Medicare
Medicare Advantage
Medicare Advantage PPO
Medicare and Retirement Plan National Network
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Select Plus Gold PPO
Select Plus Plantinum PPO
Select Plus Silver PPO
UMR United Medical Resources
United Healthcare HMO
Worker's Compensation WC
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

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