Thomas J. Welle, D.O. is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery and affiliated with the Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF). Dr. Welle’s Orthopedic Sports Medicine Fellowship was conducted at the acclaimed American Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham, Alabama. His professional interests include: arthroscopic surgery, sports medicine, and knee and shoulder arthroscopic reconstructive surgeries. His hospital affiliations include Sutter Maternity & Surgery Center of Santa Cruz, Dominican Hospital, and the Santa Cruz Surgery Center. Dr. Welle graduated from the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific in 1992. Dr. Welle is the current team physician for the Santa Cruz Warriors, Cabrillo College Athletics and six local high schools. Physician coverage includes: assistant team physician at UCSC, tournament physician for the Seascape Challenger, and tournament physician for the AT&T Pebble Beach 1999-2001. Dr. Welle is a former collegiate basketball player and proud to be part of the team coverage for UCSC.