Norman Kane, M.D., F.R.C.S. (C)

Norman Kane, M.D., F.R.C.S. (C), brings an international breadth of experience to Synergy Specialists Medical Group, and has been board certified in orthopaedics and orthopaedic surgery since 1985. He specializes in all aspects of orthopaedic care, with particular expertise in sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery and joint replacement.chargers

He has been Team Physician for the San Diego Chargers and San Diego Sockers, and understands the unique health and understands the unique health needs and expectations of athletes.

Dr. Kane is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, and the Royal College of Surgeons in Canada. He is also affiliated with the Western Orthopedic Association, and the San Diego County Medical Association.

Dr. Kane is top specialist at the Knee Center San Diego. A knee specialist with the best, most advanced diagnostic and surgical procedures available.

Carmel College Day School, Durban, South Africa 1958-1967

First Class Pass Natal Junior Certificate plus Bursary Award
Province of Natal for Top Achieving Student 1965

First Class Pass Natal Senior Certificate (Matriculation),
Distinction in Mathematics and Additional Mathematics 1967

Finalist, National Mathematics Olympiad Completion 1967

Finalist, Rhodes Scholarship 1968

MEDICAL:

University Witwatersrand Medical School
Johannesburg, South Arica 1968-1973

Externship
St. Joseph Hospital
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 1972

Surgical Internship
Intensive Care Unit
Addington Hospital, Durbin, South Africa Dec. 1973

Medical Internship
Respiratory & Coronary Care Unit
Johannesburg General Hospital
Johannesburg, South Africa Jan.-Jun. 1974

Professional Surgical Internship Professor J.A. Myburgh
Emergency Room Accident Unit &
Renal Transplant Unit
Johannesburg General Hospital
Johannesburg, South Africa Jul.-Dec. 1974

University Witwatersrand Medical School
Johannesburg, South Arica 1968-1973

Externship
St. Joseph Hospital
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 1972

Surgical Internship
Intensive Care Unit
Addington Hospital, Durbin, South Africa Dec. 1973

Medical Internship
Respiratory & Coronary Care Unit
Johannesburg General Hospital
Johannesburg, South Africa Jan.-Jun. 1974

Professional Surgical Internship Professor J.A. Myburgh
Emergency Room Accident Unit &
Renal Transplant Unit
Johannesburg General Hospital
Johannesburg, South Africa Jul.-Dec. 1974

Military Medical Officer
Performing traumatic surgery,
Working in mission hospitals, General Practice &
Emergency Rooms 1975

General Practice
Locums London, England Jan.-Mar. 1976

Medical Officer M.T.S.
Jason Epirotiki Shipping Line
Piraeus, Greece Apr.-Jun. 1976

Surgical Resident
St. Mary’s Hospital
Waterbury, Connecticut 1976-1977

Surgical Resident
Tufts New England Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts 1977-1978

Part Time Emergency Room Physician
Ipswich Cable Memorial Hospital
Ipswich, Massachusetts 1978

Urology Resident
Stanford Medical Center
Stanford, California 1979-1983

Chief Orthopedic Resident
Stanford Medical Center
Stanford, California Sep.-Dec. 1982

Part Time Emergency Room Physician
Kaiser Foundation Hospital
Redwood City, California 1979-1982

Private Practice Orthopedic Surgery
Oceanside, La Jolla and San Diego, California 1983 to Present

ECFMG Certificate 1972

FLEX Certificate 1977

Connecticut Licensure 1977

Massachusetts Licensure 1977

California Licensure 1978

Fellow Royal College of Surgeons Orthopedics (Canada) 1982

Diplomate Board of Orthopedic Surgery 1985

Western Orthopedic Association

San Diego County Medical Association

Tri-City Medical Center
Oceanside, California

Scripps Hospital Memorial
La Jolla, California

Chief Division of Orthopedic Surgery
Tri-City Medical Center
Oceanside, California 1988-89, 1996-1997, 1997-1998

Team Physician & Orthopedic Surgeon
San Diego Chargers National Football Team 1986-1989

Team Physician & Orthopedic Surgeon
San Diego Sockers Team 1988-1989

“Arthroscopic Subacromial Decompression Results: Results According to the Degree of
Rotator Cuff Tear” Esch, Ozerkis, Helgager, Kane and Lilliott. “Arthroscopy, The
Journal of Arthroscopic & Related Surgery” 4(4):241-249

“Shoulder Arthroscopy Initial Results in the Community Practice” presented at 51st

Annual Meeting of Western Orthopedic Association, October 1987, Colorado Springs,
Colorado