Dr. Oswaldo Ponce
Dr. Oswaldo Ponce, M.D. is AMC’s full time Chief of Sports Medicine and Orthopedics.
He specializes in arthroscopic surgery and the treatment of sports-related injuries in the shoulder, elbow, knee, ankles and foot, as well as joint replacements. He keeps a special interest in ‘Throwing Athletes’ (baseball, tennis, basketball and volleyball), and he is also dedicated to the treatment of knee injuries in contact sports and direct or indirect injury involving joint anatomic knee structures like cruciate ligaments, meniscus or joint cartilage.
Dr. Ponce completed his Sports Medicine fellowship at the distinguished American Sports Medicine Institute (ASMI) in Birmingham, USA. As an Andrews Clinic fellow, Dr. Ponce worked side-by-side with renowned orthopedic surgeons Dr. James Andrews, Dr. William Clancy, Dr. Jeffrey Dugas, and Dr. Lyle Cain Jr. Dr. Ponce is the only Hispanic-American – and international – Doctor of Medicine to complete this fellowship. The fellowship provided Dr. Ponce with intensive exposure to all aspects of non-operative and operative musculoskeletal patient care.
Dr. Ponce has published several scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals and has presented his research at numerous national and regional conferences. Dr. Ponce has received a number of awards related to his academic pursuits.
Dr. Ponce is an International member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS), The American Sports Medicine Fellowship Society (ASMFS), The Latin American Orthopedic and Traumatology Surgery Society (S.L.A.O.T), The Latin American Society of Arthroscopy, Knee and Sports Medicine (S.L.A.R.D).
Dr. Ponce has consulted for a wide variety of professional sports teams and extends the same quality of care to patients here in Shanghai. He is available at AMC every day by appointment.