Orthopedic surgeon joins Rome practice

Board-certified orthopedic surgeon Alfred Moretz III is accepting new patients at Rome Medical Practice Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, 107 E. Chestnut St., Rome.

A member of Rome Memorial Hospital’s medical staff, Moretz joins R. Mitchell Rubinovich at the Chestnut Commons practice, which has been open in Rome since 2005.

Moretz has more than 40 years of experience in private practice orthopedic medicine with a focus on sports medicine, knee and shoulder problems as well as arthroscopic procedures of the knee and shoulder. He has served as the official team doctor for high school and college sports teams including Utica College, where he served for over 13 years.

Moretz earned his bachelor’s degree in anthropology at Duke University and graduated from medical school at the Emory University, Atlanta, Ga.

He completed his residency in orthopedics at the University of Oklahoma Hospitals, Oklahoma City, Okla. He is board-certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.

Photo: Moretz