Dr. William L Tontz MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. William Tontz is an orthopedic surgeon in San Diego, California and is affiliated with Yuma Regional Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 36 years. He is one of 7 doctors at Yuma Regional Medical Center who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: General Orthopedic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Yuma Regional Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

Naval Medical Center, San Diego
Residency, General Surgery, 1980–1981

Naval Medical Center, San Diego
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1981–1984

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Class of 1978

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

CA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

An evidence-based clinical guideline for the diagnosis and treatment of lumbar disc herniation with radiculopathy.
Kreiner, D. S.,Hwang, S. W.,Easa, J. E.,Resnick, D. K.,Baisden, J. L.,Bess, S.,Cho, C. H.,Depalma, M. J.,Dougherty, P.,Fernand, R.,Ghiselli, G.,Hanna, A. S.,Lamer, T.,Lisi, A. J.,Mazanec, D. J.,Meagher, R. J.,Nucci, R. C.,Patel, R. D.,Sembrano, J. N.,Sharma, A. K.,Summers, J. T.,Taleghani, C. K.,Tontz, W. L.,Toton, J. F.

An evidence-based clinical guideline for the diagnosis and treatment of lumbar disc herniation with radiculopathy.
Kreiner, D. S.,Hwang, S. W.,Easa, J. E.,Resnick, D. K.,Baisden, J. L.,Bess, S.,Cho, C. H.,Depalma, M. J.,Dougherty, P.,Fernand, R.,Ghiselli, G.,Hanna, A. S.,Lamer, T.,Lisi, A. J.,Mazanec, D. J.,Meagher, R. J.,Nucci, R. C.,Patel, R. D.,Sembrano, J. N.,Sharma, A. K.,Summers, J. T.,Taleghani, C. K.,Tontz, W. L.,Toton, J. F.

Meta-analysis of vertebral augmentation compared with conservative treatment for osteoporotic spinal fractures.
Anderson, P. A.,Froyshteter, A. B.,Tontz, W. L.

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