Lucas Wymore, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

Sports Medicine
Knee, Shoulder, and Elbow Arthroscopy
Cartilage Reconstruction
Therapeutic Biologics

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Dr. Lucas Wymore is a board certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine, with an emphasis on knee and shoulder arthroscopy.  Dr. Wymore is a member of the NewportCare Medical Group, in the Murrieta and Riverside offices.  NewportCare is one of the largest orthopedic groups in Southern California with surgeons practicing in Orange, Riverside, and Los Angeles counties.

He attended the University of Notre Dame where he was a member of the varsity swimming team, earning Monogram Awards and academic All Big East honors. Upon graduation from Texas A&M Medical School, he completed his residency at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. While there, he provided care for the Tar Heel varsity sports teams. He then completed a fellowship in sports medicine in San Diego, California, including care of the San Diego Padres Baseball Club and the San Diego State Aztecs.He has also provided care to the US Olympic team at the United States Olympic and Paralympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He joined NewportCare Medical Group in 2023 after 9 years of practice in Maryland with the Centers for Advanced Orthopedics. In Maryland, Dr. Wymore was the head team doctor for all sports teams with St. Mary's College of Maryland, College of Southern Maryland, St. Mary's Ryken High School, St. Mary's County public schools, and Charles County Public Schools.

Dr. Wymore’s area of expertise includes Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, ACL Reconstruction, ACL failure Revisions, Complex Knee Injuries, Articular Cartilage Reconstruction, Tommy John’s Surgery, Shoulder Instability and Rotator Cuff Disease. Dr. Wymore is frequently invited to teach other surgeons his techniques at national and international meetings.

He has written multiple peer reviewed articles and textbook chapters. He is an active member of the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, a member Arthroscopy Association of North America, a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, and a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honors Society. He has been listed as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor in 2022 and 2023.

Dr. Wymore and his wife Amanda live in Temecula, California. Outside hobbies include surfing, weight lifting, San Diego Padres Baseball and Notre Dame football.

Undergraduate- University of Notre Dame
Medical School - Texas A&M University College of Medicine

Residency- University of North Carolina Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Fellowship- San Diego Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy

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Cartilage Reconstruction

Osteochondral Allograft - Osteochondral Autograft - MACI - BioCartliage - Arthroscopic Reconstruction - DeNovo NT - PRP - BMAC

Joint surface cartilage injuries can be debilitating. Previously joint replacement was the only option for these conditions. With advances technology, these may be reconstructed with biologic tissue- cartilage, cells, and bone- to allow for decreased pain and improved function. Each case is unique, and may require additional procedures to optimize results. These surgeries are not for everyone- Contact us for a consultation to determine if you are a candidate for this procedure.

Shoulder Functional Performance Status of National Collegiate Athletic Association Swimmers

Shoulder trouble, described in the literature as ‘‘swimmer’s shoulder,’’ has been associated with competitive swim- mers. The Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic (KJOC) Shoulder and Elbow Score is a validated survey used to define functional and performance measures of the upper extremity in overhead athletes. To date, no study has investigated the baseline functional scores for swimmers actively competing in the sport.

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Performance and Injury Characteristics of Pitchers Entering the Major League Baseball Draft After Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction

Ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) reconstruction (UCLR) has been studied and shown to be a successful procedure for returning overhead athletes to sport. Many studies of Major League Baseball (MLB) players have shown high levels of return to play with successful statistical performance. No study has followed professional advancement of drafted pitchers who underwent UCLR as amateurs when compared with drafted pitchers who did not undergo the procedure before selection in the MLB draft.

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No correlation between stroke specialty and rate of shoulder pain in NCAA men swimmers

The analysis showed that there was no significant difference in the rates of shoulder pain among the four strokes and individual medley specialists. The other risk factors did not show a significant correlation with shoulder pain.

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Long head of the biceps brachii tendon: unenhanced MRI versus direct MR arthrography

No significant difference was found between unenhanced MRI and direct MRA for the detection of tendinosis and tears of LHBTs.

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