About Gregory R. Mack, MD


University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN BA, magna cum laude 1967
Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, D. C. 1971
National Naval Medical Center , Bethesda, Maryland Rotating Surgical ****
National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland Orthopaedic Surgery ****
United States Navy, US Retired USN Capt 1971-1997
Naval Medical Center, San Diego, California Surgery of the Hand ****

Hospital/academic affiliations

  • Alvarado Hospital | San Diego
  • Pioneer Hospital | El Centro
  • Scripps Mercy | Hillcrest
  • Sharp Memorial | San Diego
Surgical Center
  • Coast Surgical Center | Kearny Mesa
  • La Jolla Orthopedic Surgery Center | La Jolla
  • Mission Valley Heights Surgery Center | Mission Valley
  • Sand Diego Outpatient Surgery Center | Hillcrest
  • Naval Medical Center | San Diego

Society memberships

National Society Memberships
  • American Medical Association
State Society Memberships
    State Medical Society
  • California Medical Association
    State Orthopaedic Societies
  • California Orthopaedic Association
Regional Memberships
  • Western Orthopaedic Association
Specialty Society Memberships
  • Academic Orthopaedic Society
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
Additional Society Memberships
  • California Society of Industrial Medicine and Surgeons

  • San Diego County Medical Society

  • Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons


1.Sigel, B.A.; Donavan, R.L.; Alderson, P.O.; and Mack, G.R.: Skeletal Uptake of 99mTC-Diphosphonate in Relation to Local Blood Flow, Radiology, 120:121-123, July 1976.

2.Lichtman, D.M.; Mack, G.R.; MacDonald, R.I.; Gunther, S.F.; and Wilson, J.N.; Kienbocks Disease: The Role of Silicone Arthorplasty. J.Bone and Joint Surgery, 59-A; 889-908, October 1997.

3.Mack, G.R.; Robey, D.B.; and Kurman, R.J. : Chondrosarcoma Secreting Chorionic Gonadotropin. Report of a Case. J. Bone and Joint Surg., 59-A: 1107-1111, December 1997. 4.Lichtman, D.M.; Florio, R.L.; and Mack, G.R.: Carpal Tunnel Release under local anesthesia: Evaluation of the Outpatient Procedure. J. hand Surg. 4(6); 544-546, Nov. 1979.

5.Mack, G.R.; Lichtman, D.M. ; and MacDonald, R.I.: Fibular Autografts for Distal Defects of the Radius. J. Hand Surg. 4(6): 576-583, Nov. 1979

6.Austin, R.M.; Mack, G.R.; Townsend, C.M.; and Lack, E.E.: Infiltrating (Intramuscular) Lipomas and Angiolipomas. Arch. Surg. 115:281-284, 1980.

7.Lichtman, D.M.; Johnson, D.C.; Mack, G.R.; and Lack, E.E.: Maduromycosis (Allescheria Boydii) Infection of the Hand. J. Bone and Joint Surg., 60-A, 546-548, June 1978.

8.Lichtman, D.M.; Schneider, J.R.; Swafford, A.R.; and Mack, G.R,: Ulnar Mid Carpal Instability- Clinical and Laboratory Analysis. J. Hand Surg., 6(5): 515-523, Sept. 1981

9.Mack, G.R.; Neviaser, R.J.; and Wilson, J.N.: Free Palmar Skin Grafts for Resurfacing Digital Defects. J Hand Surg., 6(6): 565-567, Nov. 1981

10.Lichtman, D.M.; Alexander, A.H.; Mack, G.R.; and Gunther, S.F.: Kienbocks Disease- Update on Silicone Replacement Arthroplasty. J Hand Surg. 7(4): 343-347, July 1982.

11.Mack, G.R.; Bosse, M.J.; Gelberman, R.H.; and Yu, Eric: The Natural History of Scaphoid Nonunion. J.Bone and Joint Surg., 66-A: 504-9, April 1984.

12.Mack, G.R. and Lichtman, J.A.: Schaphoid Nonunion. In Lichtman, D.M. The Wrist and Its Disorders, W.B. Saunders, Philidelphia, 1988, pp. 293-327.

13.Gerardi, J.A.; Houkom, J.A.; and Mack, G.R: Treatment of Displaced Supracondylar Fractures of the Humerus in Children by Closed Reduction and Percutaneous Pinning, Ortho Rev., 1989, XVII-10: 1089-95.

14.Gerardi, J.A.; Mack, G.R.; and Lutz, R.B.: Acute Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Secondary to Septic Arthritis of the Wrist. J. Amer. Osteopath. Assoc. , 89 (7): 933-4, July, 1989.

15.Mack, G.R.; Superficial Anatomy and Cutaneous Surgery of the Hand. Advances in Dermatology, 7:315-52, Mosby-Year Book, Inc.

16.OBrien, T.J. and Mack, G.R.; Multifocal Osteonecrosis after Short-Term High dose corticosteroid therapy. Clin. Ortho. 1992; 279; 176-9.

17.Lapinsky, A.S. and Mack, G.R.; Idiopathic Avascular Necrosis of the Capitate Demonstrated by Magnetic Resonance Imaging. J. Hand Surg. 1992: 17: 1090-2

18.Mack, G.R.; McPherson, S.A.; Lutz, R.B.: Acute Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: The Role of Carpal Tunnel Release. Clin. Ortho. 1994; 300: 141-6.

19.Gillingham, B.L. and Mack, G.R.: Compression of the Lateral Antebrachial Cutaneous Nerve by the Biceps Tendon. J. Shoulder Elbow Surg. 1996; 5(4): 330-332.

20.Mack, G.R.; Kelly, J.P.; Lichtman, D.M.: Scaphoid Nonunion. In Lichtman, D.M.: The Wrist and Its Disorders. W.B. Saunders Co., Philidelphia, (2nd ed.) 1997. Mack, G.R.; Wilickens, J.; McPherson, S.A.: Closed Treatment of Subacute Scaphoid Fractures. Amer. J. Sports Med., 1998; 26:56-8.

Contact Information

San Diego Hand Specialists 8008 Frost Street Suite #403 San Diego, CA USA 92123 View map Phone 858 715 9200 Fax 858 715 9202

Other staff in my practice

Richard D. Perlman MD, MPH, FACS
Dori N. Cage MD
Julie R. Ohayon MD, FACS

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