Jefferson University Hospitals

Physician Profile

Sommer Hammoud, MD

Academic Title: Assistant Professor

Orthopaedic Surgery
Orthopaedic Surgery - Sports Medicine

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Office Locations

925 Chestnut Street
5th Floor
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (267) 339-3500
Phone: (800) 321-9999
2630 Holme Ave.
2nd Floor
Philadelphia PA 19152
Phone: (267) 339-3500
Phone: (800) 321-9999
3300 Tillman Drive, 2nd Floor
Glenview Corporate Center
Bensalem PA 19020
Phone: (800) 321-9999
Newtown Square
3855 West Chester Pike
Newtown Square PA 19073
Phone: (800) 321-9999
Blue Bell
510 East Township Line Road
Blue Bell PA 19422
Phone: (800) 321-9999

Medical Services

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Methodist Hospital Division of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Medical School


  • New York Presbyterian Hospital


  • Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY


  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Recent Publications

Venous Thromboembolism Within Professional American Sport Leagues

Pain Management after Outpatient Shoulder Arthroscopy: A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials

Knee squeaking secondary to intra-articular nonabsorbable suture: A report of 2 cases

Early single-sport specialization a survey of 3090 high school, collegiate, and professional athletes

A comparison of operative and nonoperative treatment of anterior cruciate ligament injuries

Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with bone-patellar tendon-bone autograft versus allograft in skeletally mature patients aged 25 years or younger

Pain management after outpatient anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: A systematic review of randomized controlled trials

Epidemiology of Elbow Dislocations in High School Athletes

Early anatomic changes of the ulnar collateral ligament identified by stress ultrasound of the elbow in young professional baseball pitchers

Conflict of interest in sports medicine: does it affect our judgment?

Sex-specific Analysis of Data in High-impact Orthopaedic Journals: How Are We Doing?

Outcomes for ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction: A retrospective review using the KJOC assessment score with two-year follow-up in an overhead throwing population

Staphylococcal persistence due to biofilm formation in synovial fluid containing prophylactic cefazolin

Approach to the pediatric athlete with back pain: More than just the pars

Common injuries and ailments of the female athlete; pathophysiology, treatment and prevention

The Recognition and Evaluation of Patterns of Compensatory Injury in Patients With Mechanical Hip Pain

The approach to elbow pain in the pediatric and adolescent throwing athlete

Stress ultrasound evaluation of medial elbow instability in a cadaveric model

Compensatory disorders around the hip

Sequential sectioning of the ulnar collateral ligament of the elbow in cadaveric arms with ulnohumeral laxity assessed by dynamic ultrasonography