J. Pieter Hommen, MD, FAAOS

Orthopedic Surgeon & Sports Medicine Specialist

Dr. J. Pieter Hommen is board certified and fellowship-trained in sports medicine and advanced arthroscopy of the shoulder, hip, elbow, knee and ankle. He specializes in injuries and arthritis of the shoulder, hip and knee with particular interests in joint preservation of cartilage and biomechanics.

J. Pieter Hommen Interests 

Dr. Hommen’s interests include arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, elbow, hip, and knee. Dr. Hommen is a faculty instructor of arthroscopic surgery to orthopedic surgical residents in training as well as an Associate Master Arthroscopy Instructor at the Orthopedic Learning Center in Rosemont, Chicago for the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA). His shoulder interests include arthroscopic labrum repairs, rotator cuff repairs, SLAP repairs, shoulder instability repairs, inter-positional and augmented graft repairs for massive rotator cuff repairs and cartilage restoration procedures. In the field of hip arthroscopy, Dr. Hommen specializes in: femoroacetabular impingement procedures including CAM and PINCER impingement resection, labrum repair, labrum reconstruction, iliotibial band and iliopsoas tendon release, trochanteric bursectomy, gluteus tendon repair, hamstring repair, piriformis tendon release, sciatic nerve compression release at the hip, and cartilage restoration. His interests in knee arthroscopic surgery include includes meniscus repairs, cartilage restorative procedures, autologous chondrocyte implantations, matrix induced autologous chondrocyte implantation, meniscus transplantations, anterior cruciate ligament and posterior cruciate ligament reconstructions. Dr. Hommen performs elbow surgery including ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction (“Tommy John” surgery), repairs of avulsed triceps and biceps tendons, as well as arthroscopy to address chondral loose bodies, cartilage injuries, impingement, and tennis elbow release.

Fellowship – Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Southern California Orthopedic Institute – Los Angeles, California
Orthopedic Residency New York University – The Hospital for Joint Diseases – New York, New York
Medical School Cornell University – Weill Cornell Medical College – New York, New York

Cornell University – College of Arts and Sciences – Ithaca, New York

Board Certifications 
American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery (FAAOS)
Society Membership
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine
Arthroscopy Association of North America
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery
Cornell University Alumni Association
Dade County Medical Society
Florida Orthopedic Society
Florida Medical Association
Miami Orthopedic Society

University Affiliations
Florida International University Clinical Assistant Professor – October 2011 to present
Dr. Hommen previously served as a voluntary instructor in Biomedical Engineering Department where his students won the Biomedical Engineering First Place Award for design of an arthroscopic rotator cuff repair suture device.
Orthopedic Surgery Instructor
Associate Master Hip Arthroscopy Instructor
Orthopedic Learning Center in Rosemont, Chicago
Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA)
Team Physician
Fort Lauderdale Strikers 2011-2015
Miami FC Soccer Team 2006-2010
New York Mets 2003-2004
Florida Memorial University 2012 – 2015
Doral Academy Charter School 2006-2020
Riviera Schools – Current
St. Brendan High School – Current
Florida Christian School – 2010-2020

Throughout Dr. Hommen’s training during clinical practice, he has treated many amateur, semi-pro, and professional athletes as well as actors, dancers and performers.
US Sailing
WBC heavyweight boxing
UFC mixed martial arts
MLS, USL and NASL soccer
Cirque de Soleil
Alvin Ailey Dance Theater

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