George A. Macer, Jr., M.D.
Curriculum Vitae

BOARD CERTIFICATION IN ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY SUB‑SPECIALTY CERTIFICATION IN SURGERY OF THE HAND

PERSONAL INFORMATION:
PRESENT PRACTICE: Limited to Surgery of the Hand and Upper Extremity
  George A. Macer, Jr. Medical Corporation
3918 Long Beach Boulevard Suite 100
Long Beach CA 90807
TELEPHONE: (562) 424-9000
FACSIMILE: (562) 424-9030
(562) 424-9067
EMAIL: george@handwristcenter.com
PRIOR PRACTICE: Limited to Surgery of the Hand and Upper Extremity
  George A. Macer, Jr. Medical Corporation
3550 Linden Avenue Suite 2
Long Beach CA 90807
DATE OF BIRTH: October 17, 1948
PLACE OF BIRTH: Pasadena, California
CITIZENSHIP: U.S.A.
MARITAL STATUS: Married
EDUCATION:
PRIMARY/SECONDARY: Pasadena City Schools
Pasadena, CA
COLLEGE: University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA
Bachelor of Arts – 1970
GRADUATE SCHOOL: University of Southern California
Medical Physiology – 1971
MEDICAL SCHOOL: University of Southern California
School of Medicine
Medical Doctor – 1972‑1976
INTERNSHIP: Memorial Hospital of Long Beach
Categorical Surgery – 1976‑1977
ORTHOPAEDIC RESIDENCY: Orthopaedic Hospital of Los Angeles
Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center – 1977‑1981
FELLOWSHIP: Joseph H. Boyes/Orthopaedic Hospital
Fellowship in Surgery of the Hand and Microsurgery
(14 Months) – 1982
AFFILIATED HOSPITALS ATTENDED:
Centinela Hospital Inglewood, CA
Harbor - UCLA Medical Center Harbor City, CA
Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic Inglewood, CA
Veteran's Administration Hospital Sepulveda, CA
Rancho Los Amigos Hospital Downey, CA
BOARD CERTIFICATION
National Board of Medical Examiners Diplomate 1977
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Diplomate 1988,
Recertified to 2019
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Added Qualifications in Surgery of the Hand
January 1989,
Recertified to 2019
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons - Fellow
American Society for Surgery of the Hand
Southern California Society for Surgery of the Hand - President (2004)
California Orthopedic Association
Western Orthopaedic Association
American Medical Association
California Medical Association
Los Angeles County Medical Association
Long Beach Surgical Society - President, 1996
AWARDS:
"Intern of the Year"
Long Beach Memorial Medical Center
1977
Outstanding Scientific Exhibit
American Society for Surgery of the Hand
1985
LICENSURE:
State of California (G-34983) 1977
State of Nevada (6174) 1990
Drug Enforcement Administration
(AM-7604425)
1977
HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS
Long Beach Memorial Medical Center (Active) Long Beach, CA
Surgery Center of Long Beach (Active) Long Beach, CA
Anaheim Memorial Hospital (Inactive) Anaheim, CA
Lakewood Regional Medical Center (Inactive) Lakewood, CA
Los Alamitos Medical Center (Inactive) Los Alamitos, CA
Rancho Los Amigos Hospital (Inactive) Downey, CA
St. Mary Medical Center (Inactive) Long Beach, CA
STAFF APPOINTMENTS:
Chairman, Department of Orthopedics
St. Mary Medical Center, Long Beach, CA
1990, 1991
Orthopedic Executive Committee
Long Beach Memorial Medical Center
1999 - Present
Voluntary Clinical Professor (Department of Orthopedics)
University of Southern California School of Medicine
Present
Attending Hand Surgeon
Rancho Los Amigos Medical Center, Downey, CA
Previous
Resident Teaching
(Department of Family Medicine)
Long Beach Memorial Medical Center
Present
Assistant Clinical Professor (Department of Plastic Surgery)
University of California/ Irvine School of Medicine
Present
PRESENTATIONS AND NATIONAL MEETINGS:
"Unicameral Bone Cysts"
University of Southern California School of Medicine
Department of Orthopaedics Alumni Day
Orthopaedic Hospital Los Angeles
June 13, 1981
"Unicameral Bone Cysts, An Alternate Treatment"
Western Orthopaedic Association
Los Angeles Chapter, Seventh Annual Meeting
Palm Springs, California
May 1, 1982
"Scapho-Trapezial Trapezoidal Arthrosis Treated by Silastic Interposition Arthroplasty"
American Society for Surgery of the Hand
Second Annual Residents and Fellows' Conference
Atlanta, Georgia
February 5, 1984
"Early Results of Steroid Injection for Unicameral Bone Cysts"
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
52nd Annual Meeting
Las Vegas, Nevada
January 28, 1985
"Non-Surgical Treatment of Fingertip Amputations"
Western Orthopaedic Association
49th Annual Meeting
Houston, Texas
October 9, 1985
"Dorsal Capsulodesis for Rotatory Sub-luxation of the Scaphoid"
American Society for Surgery of the Hand
41st Annual Meeting,
New Orleans, Louisiana
February 18, 1986
PUBLICATIONS:
"Surgical Closure Not Mandatory in
Finger‑tip Amputations"

ORTHOPAEDICS TODAY
By: George A. Macer, Jr., M.D., and
Gerald Blatt, M.D.
February, 1986
“Non Surgical Treatment of Fingertip Amputations"
ORTHOPAEDIC TRANSACTIONS (Vol. 10, No. 1)
By: Gerald Blatt, M.D., George A. Macer, Jr., M.D., and Douglas Bald, M.D.
Spring 1986

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