Dr. Michael A. Pahl


 

Dr. Pahl treats a variety of Orthopaedic conditions and specializes in the following:

  • Shoulder and Elbow Injuries
  • Sports Medicine
  • Knee Injuries
  • Orthopaedic Trauma

 

Education

  • Undergraduate: Chapman University, Orange, CA
  • Medical: Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA

 

Training

  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
  • Spine Research Fellowship: Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA
  • Sports Medicine Fellowship: Southern California Center for Sports Medicine, Long Beach, CA

 

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • California Orthopaedic Association

 

Hospital Affiliations

 

Publications

Peer Reviewed

Scuderi G, Sherman D, Brusovanik GV, Pahl MA, et al: Symptomatic Cervical Disc Herniation Following a Motor Vehicle Collision: Return to Work Comparative Study of Worker's Compensation vs. Personal Injury Insurance Status. The Spine Journal 2005; 5(6):639-44; discussion 644.

Pahl MA, Brislin B, Boden S, et al: The Impact of Four Common Lumbar Spine Diagnoses Upon Overall Health Status. The Spine Journal 2006; 6(2):125-30. Epub 2006 Feb 3.

Vaccaro AR, Sahni D, Pahl MA, et al: Long-term magnetic resonance imaging evaluation of bioresorbable anterior cervical plate resorption following fusion for degenerative and traumatic disk disruption. Spine2006; 15;31(18):2091-4.

Non-Peer Reviewed Publications

Simon SL, Pahl MA, Marcotte PJ, Vaccaro AR, Grady MS: Cervico-Thoracic Junction Infections. Seminars in Spine Surgery 2004; 16(3): 206-213.

Web Based Journal Articles

Elias I, Pahl MA, Vaccaro AR, et al: Recurrent burner syndrome due to presumed cervical spine osteoblastoma in a collision sport athlete – a case report. Journal of Brachioplexis and Peripheral Nerve Injury 2007; 2:13. Epub.

Book Chapters

Anderson DG, Vaccaro AR, Pahl MA: The Foundation of Complication Identification, Prevention and Management. in Vaccaro AR, Regan JJ, Crawford AH, Benzel EC, Anderson DG (eds.) Complications of Pediatric and Adult Spinal Surgery. Marcel Dekker, Inc, New York, 2004

Regan JJ, Anad N, Khoo LT, Virella A, Pahl MA, Vaccaro AR: Complications of Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery: Part II: Thoracoscopy. in Vaccaro AR, Regan JJ, Crawford AH, Benzel EC, Anderson DG (eds.) Complications of Pediatric and Adult Spinal Surgery. Marcel Dekker, Inc, New York, 2004

Regan JJ, Anad N, Khoo LT, Virella A, Pahl MA, Vaccaro AR: Complications of Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery: Part III: Laparoscopy. in Vaccaro AR, Regan JJ, Crawford AH, Benzel EC, Anderson DG (eds.) Complications of Pediatric and Adult Spinal Surgery. Marcel Dekker, Inc, New York, 2004

Yeung AT, Savitz MH, Khoo LT, Virella A, Pahl MA, Vaccaro AR: Complications of Minimally Invasive Spinal Procedures and Surgery: Part IV: Percutaneous and Intradiscal Techniques. in Vaccaro AR, Regan JJ, Crawford AH, Benzel EC, Anderson DG (eds.) Complications of Pediatric and Adult Spinal Surgery. Marcel Dekker, Inc, New York, 2004

Pahl MA, Lebwohl NH, Vaccaro AR: Posterior Thoracic Spine, Monarch Spine System: in Kim D, Vaccaro AR, Fessler R (eds.) Spinal Instrumentation. Thieme, New York, April 2005

Goyal N, Vaccaro AR, Pahl MA: Minimal Access Exposure for Posterior Lumbar Instrumented Fusions: in Kim D, Dickman C, Henn, Vaccaro AR (eds.) Surgical Anatomy and Techniques to the Spine. Elsevier, Philadelphia, 2006.

Singh K, Vaccaro AR, DiMartino A, Pahl MA: The Management of Complications Associated With Treatment of Post-traumatic Deformity of the Thoracolumbar Spine. in An HS, Jenis LG (eds.) Complications of Spine Surgery – Treatment and Prevention. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, 2006.

Albert TJ, Pahl MA: Cervical Kyphosis, in Vaccaro AR, Anderson DG (eds) Decision Making in Spinal Care. Thieme, New York, 2007.

Pahl MA, Anderson DG: High-Grade Spondylolisthesis, in Vaccaro AR, Anderson DG (eds) Decision Making in Spinal Care. Thieme, New York, 2007.

Pahl MA, Tanourey C, Anderson DG: C1 Ring Fractures, in Vaccaro AR, Anderson DG (eds) Decision Making in Spinal Care. Thieme, New York, 2007.

Tanourey C, Pahl MA, Anderson DG: Imaging for Back Pain and Spinal Infection, in Vaccaro AR, Anderson DG (eds) Decision Making in Spinal Care. Thieme, New York, 2007.

Pahl MA, Lee JY, Vaccaro AR: Nucleus Pulposus Replacement: Basic Science and Indications for Clinical Use, in Szpalski M, Gunzburg R, Le Huec JC, Brayda-Bruno M (eds.) Non Fusion Technologies in Spine Surgery. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, 2007.

Oguz E, Hammouri QM, Grauer JN, Pahl MA, Vaccaro AR: Patient Selection Issues For Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery in Vaccaro AR, Bono CM (eds.) Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery. Marcel-Dekker, New York, 2007.

Published Multimedia

Graduate Education Foundation Lecture: Cervical Degenerative Disc Disease, 2005

Graduate Education Foundation Lecture: Degenerative Conditions of the Lumbar Spine, 2005

Location
Memorial Orthopaedic Surgical Group
2760 Atlantic Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90806
Phone: 562-239-9210
Fax: (562) 989-0027
Office Hours

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