- Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
Michael Pahl, M.D., is the chairman of orthopaedic surgery at MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center. He is board-certified and fellowship trained in sports medicine and shoulder surgery. Dr. Pahl specializes in the treatment of complex shoulder injuries including shoulder replacements and advanced arthroscopic techniques. He is the first surgeon in Los Angeles County to use computer navigation for his shoulder replacements.
MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center is the only hospital in Los Angeles County with the ExactechGPS® Shoulder Application system for shoulder replacement surgery. The system allows surgeons to view a 3D anatomical model of a patient’s shoulder making adjustments in real time and allows for more consistent and accurate implant placement.