J. Alfred Moretz III MD
Orthopaedic/Arthroscopic Surgery/ Sports Medicine

We endeavor to see patients promptly, make a definite diagnosis, start treatment early and quickly.

Call 315-798-1431

Why I Chose Medicine
I enjoy helping and interacting with people. I chose Orthopedics because of the mechanical aspects.

Education and Qualifications
1964 - 1968 Duke University
Medical School 1968-1972 Emory University, Atlanta, GA
General Surgery Internship 1972-1973 University of Oklahoma Hospitals, Oklahoma City, OK
General Surgery Residency 1973-1974 University of Oklahoma Hospitals, Oklahoma City, OK
Orthopaedic Surgery Residency 1974-1978 University of Oklahoma Hospitals, Oklahoma City, OK
Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgery

Specialty Services Provided

  • General Office Orthopedics

    Professional Organizations
    Member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    Member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
    Member of the Arthroscopy Association of North America

    Publications
    Significance of Serum Amylase Levels in Evaluation of Pancreatic Trauma, The American Journal of Surgery, December 1975.

    Oklahoma High School Football Injury Study: A Preliminary Report, The Journal of the Oklahoma State Medical Association, March 1978.

    High School Basketball Injuries, The Physician and Sports Medicine, October 1978.

    Ligamentous Laxity in Secondary School Athletes, Journal of the American Medical Association, October 1978.

    Flexibility as a Predictor of Knee injuries in College Football Players, The Physician and Sports Medicine, The American Journal of Sports Medicine, July 1982.

    Long-Term Follow up of Knee Injuries in High School Football Players, The American Journal of Sports Medicine, July 1984.

    Hobbies and Special Interests
    Sports, music

    Community Activities
    Team Physician at Utica College and Herkimer County Community College

    Personal Information

    Married to Lynn. I have seven children, two of which are still at home.