Andrew Pennock, M.D.


Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery-Hip, Orthopedic Surgery-Trauma


San Diego County

3020 Children's Way
MC 5062
San Diego, CA 92123


Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery-Hip, Orthopedic Surgery-Trauma


Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego

Medical Group / IPA


Medical School

Pritzker School of Medicine


UC San Diego


UC San Diego


The Steadman Clinic

Board Certifications

Orthopedic Surgery




Dr. Andrew Pennock is a pediatric and sports medicine surgeon at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego and an associate clinical professor at UC San Diego School of Medicine.

Graduating summa cum laude from Dartmouth College, where he was an All-American skier, Dr. Pennock went on to attend the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, where he graduated with honors and was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. Upon completing his orthopedic residency and an orthopedic research fellowship at UC San Diego, he completed a sports medicine fellowship at the Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colo., and a pediatric orthopedic fellowship at Rady Children's.

Dr. Pennock primarily treats sports injuries in adolescents and young adults, with a special interest in knee, hip and shoulder injuries. He is also a team physician with the United States Ski Team, which he travels with on a regular basis.

Dr. Pennock continues to focus time on various research pursuits, including the developing hip as it pertains to femoroacetabular impingement and labral pathology, as well as pediatric and adolescent knee injuries.


Factors Associated With Meniscal and Articular Cartilage Injury in the PLUTO Cohort.
Matava MJ, Gibian JT, Hutchinson LE, Miller PE, Milewski MD, Pennock AT, PLUTO Study Group, Kocher MS

Subsequent Forearm Fractures Following Initial Surgical Fixation.
Lindgren AM, Sendek G, Manhard CE, Bastrom TP, Pennock AT

Meniscal Ramp Lesions in Adolescent Patients Undergoing Primary Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: Significance of Imaging and Arthroscopic Findings.
Hollnagel KF, Pennock AT, Bomar JD, Chambers HG, Edmonds EW

Bony Remodeling of Adolescent Displaced Clavicle Fractures: A FACTS Study.
Pennock AT, Bastrom TP, Boutelle KE, Carroll AN, Edmonds EW, Nepple JJ, Polinsky SG, Spence DD, Perkins C, Willimon SC, Bae DS, Busch MT, Ellis HB, Hergott K, Kocher MS, Li Y, Pandya NK, Sabatini CS, Wilson PL, FACTS Study Group, Heyworth BE

Intermediate-term Outcomes in Adolescent Recurrent Ankle Instability Managed With a Modified Broström-Gould Procedure Augmented With Distal Fibular Periosteum Incorporation.
Boutelle KE, Rickert KD, Carroll AN, Pennock AT, Manhard CE, Edmonds EW

Variability in Pain Management Practices for Pediatric Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction.
Wagner KJ 3rd, Beck JJ, Carsen S, Crepeau AE, Cruz AI Jr, Ellis HB Jr, Mayer SW, Niu E, Pennock AT, Stinson ZS, VandenBerg C, Ellington MD

Nonoperative Versus Operative Treatment of Type IIA Supracondylar Humerus Fractures: A Prospective Evaluation of 99 Patients.
Sanders JS, Ouillette RJ, Howard R, Boutelle K, Carroll AN, Bastrom TP, Paik C, Stearns P, Pennock AT, Upasani VV

Two-Year Functional Outcomes of Operative vs Nonoperative Treatment of Completely Displaced Midshaft Clavicle Fractures in Adolescents: Results From the Prospective Multicenter FACTS Study Group.
Heyworth BE, Pennock AT, Li Y, Liotta ES, Dragonetti B, Williams D, Ellis HB, Nepple JJ, Spence D, Willimon SC, Perkins CA, Pandya NK, Kocher MS, Edmonds EW, Wilson PL, Busch MT, Sabatini CS, Farley F, Bae DS

Nonoperative Management of Femoroacetabular Impingement in Adolescents at a Mean of 5 Years A Prospective Study: Response.
Pennock AT, Bomar JD

Elastic Intramedullary Nails in the Treatment of Pediatric Length Unstable Femur Fractures.
Ouillette RJ, Bastrom TP, Newton PO, Pennock AT

Improving Lower Extremity Casting Quality by Providing an Experienced Assistant in Pediatric Tibia Fractures Managed by Trainees.
Woo BM, Bastrom TP, Dennis MM, Pennock AT, Upasani VV, Edmonds EW

3D Characterization of Acetabular Deficiency in Children with Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip.
Badrinath R, Jeffords ME, Bomar JD, Ahmed SI, Pennock AT, Upasani VV

Descriptive Epidemiology From the Research in Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Knee (ROCK) Prospective Cohort.
Nissen CW, Albright JC, Anderson CN, Busch MT, Carlson C, Carsen S, Chambers HG, Edmonds EW, Ellermann JM, Ellis HB Jr, Erickson JB, Fabricant PD, Ganley TJ, Green DW, Grimm NL, Heyworth BE, Po JHH, Kocher MS, Kostyun RO, Krych AJ, Latz KH, Loveland DM, Lyon RM, Mayer SW, Meenen NM, Milewski MD, Myer GD, Nelson BJ, Nepple JJ, Nguyen JC, Pace JL, Paterno MV, Pennock AT, Perkins CA, Polousky JD, Saluan P, Shea KG, Shearier E, Tompkins MA, Wall EJ, Weiss JM, Willimon SC, Wilson PL, Wright RW, Zbojniewicz AM, Carey JL, ROCK Group

A comparison of cone beam computed tomography, standard computed tomography and plain radiographs in the evaluation of medial epicondyle humerus fractures.
Rupp GE, Farnsworth CL, Hughes JL, Upasani VV, Pennock AT, Bomar JD, Edmonds EW

Prevalence of Trochlear Dysplasia and Associations with Patellofemoral Pain and Instability in a Skeletally Mature Population.
DeVries CA, Bomar JD, Pennock AT

Functional outcomes of unstable ankle fractures with and without syndesmotic fixation in the adolescent population.
Paez CJ, Lurie BM, Upasani VV, Pennock AT

Response to: Medial Epicondyle Fractures: Biomechanical Evaluation and Clinical Comparison of 3 Fixation Methods Used in Pediatric Patients.
Pennock AT, Edmonds EW, Rickert KD

Nonoperative Management of Femoroacetabular Impingement in Adolescents: Clinical Outcomes at a Mean of 5 Years: A Prospective Study.
Zogby AM, Bomar JD, Johnson KP, Upasani VV, Pennock AT

Creation and Validation of a Shorthand Magnetic Resonance Imaging Bone Age Assessment Tool of the Knee as an Alternative Skeletal Maturity Assessment.
Politzer CS, Bomar JD, Pehlivan HC, Gurusamy P, Edmonds EW, Pennock AT

Failure Rates of Autograft and Allograft ACL Reconstruction in Patients 19 Years of Age and Younger: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
Cruz AI Jr, Beck JJ, Ellington MD, Mayer SW, Pennock AT, Stinson ZS, VandenBerg CD, Barrow B, Gao B, Ellis HB Jr

Use of Metagenomic Next-Generation Sequencing to Identify Pathogens in Pediatric Osteoarticular Infections.
Ramchandar N, Burns J, Coufal NG, Pennock A, Briggs B, Stinnett R, Bradley J, Arnold J, Liu GY, Pring M, Upasani VV, Rickert K, Dimmock D, Chiu C, Farnaes L, Cannavino C

Prevalence of trochlear dysplasia in infants evaluated for developmental dysplasia of the hip.
DeVries CA, Hahn P, Bomar JD, Upasani VV, Pennock AT

Attitudes and beliefs of little league baseball parents regarding sport specialization and college scholarship availability.
Post EG, Rosenthal MD, Pennock AT, Rauh MJ

Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction for Adolescents With Acute First-Time Patellar Dislocation With an Associated Loose Body.
Gurusamy P, Pedowitz JM, Carroll AN, Johnson K, Chambers HG, Edmonds EW, Pennock AT

Changes in superior displacement, angulation, and shortening in the early phase of healing for completely displaced midshaft clavicle fractures in adolescents: results from a prospective, multicenter study.
Pennock AT, Heyworth BE, Bastrom T, Bae DS, Boutelle KE, Busch MT, Edmonds EW, Ellis HB, Hergott K, Kocher MS, Li Y, Liotta ES, Pandya NK, Perkins C, Sabatini CS, Spence DD, Willimon SC, Wilson PL, FACTS Study Group, Nepple JJ

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