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Surgical Specialist, Orthopaedic Surgeon
35 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (9)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Uwe Pontius is Excellent. Dr. Pontius has been reviewed by 14 patients who have provided 9 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.4
Promptness 3.5
Courteous Staff 4.3
Accurate Diagnosis 4.3
Bedside Manner 4.4
Spends Time with Me 4.0
Follows Up After Visit 3.8

Specialties & Research

Dr. Uwe Pontius, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Arthroscopic Surgery (Arthroscopy)
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Education & Awards

Dr. Pontius graduated from Tulane University, New Orleans. He has 4 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2010 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013 - 2014)
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
San Antonio, TX
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Greater San Antonio
Orthopaedic Surgeon


Dr. Pontius has 14 hospital affiliations:

  • Methodist Hospital 
  • Texas Heart Hospital 


  • Spanish
  • German
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Uwe R Pontius MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 35 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Uwe R. Pontius practice?
Dr. Uwe Pontius has 1 office location.
Dr. Uwe Pontius practices Orthopaedic Surgery near San Antonio, TX.
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