Garet Comer, MD

Practice Locations

701 E El Camino Real,
Mountain View,CA 94040


  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Hand Surgery

Medical Education & Training

  • Medical School: University of Texas Medical Branch
  • Internship: 2010 - General Surgery - Stanford University
  • Residency: 2014 - Orthopedic Surgery - Stanford University
  • Fellowship(s): 2016 - Combined Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery - Stanford University

Awards & Recognitions

  • 2017 Sutter Medical Network Patients' Choice Award for Specialty Care


  1. Comer, GC, Yao, J. (2015) Fragmented Proximal Pole Scaphoid Nonunions Treated with Rib Autograft. Scaphoid Fractures and Nonunions: A Clinical Casebook. Springer International Publishing.
  2. Comer, GC. Arthroscopic of Management of Ulnar Pain. J Hand Surg. 2015; 40(3): 630-631.
  3. Comer, GC, Cheung, EV. (2015) Total Elbow Arthroplasty in Primary Osteoarthritis. Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Willliams & Wilkins.
  4. Comer, GC, Bishop JA. (2016) Terrible Triad Elbow Injuries. Illustrated Tips and Tricks in Intraoperative Imaging in Orthopaedic Trauma. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Willliams & Wilkins.
  5. Carragee, EJ, Comer GC, et al. Local bone graft harvesting and volumes in posterolateral lumbar fusion: a technical report. Spine J. 2011; 11(6): 540-4.
  6. Comer, GC, Carragee EJ, et al. Retrograde ejaculation following anterior lumbar interbody fusion with and without bone morphogenetic protein-2 augmentation: a 10-year cohort controlled study. Spine J. 2012 Oct;12(10):881-90.
  7. Carragee, EJ, Comer, GC, et al. Cancer risk after use of bone morphogenetic protein-2 for spinal fusion. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013 Sep 4;95(17):1537-45.
  8. Comer, GC, Bishop, JA, et al. Lack of Proficiency in Musculoskeletal Medicine Amongst Emergency Medicine Physicians. J Orthop Trauma. 2014 Apr;28(4):e85-7.
  9. Comer, GC, Ladd, AL. Management of Complications of Congenital Hand Disorders. Hand Clinics. May 2015; 31(2): 361-375.
  10. Comer, GC, Gordon, C, Yao, J. Hand Therapy Modalities Following Extensor Mechanism Surgery. J Hand Surg Am. Jul 2015. [Epub ahead of print].
  11. Comer, GC, Clark, S, Yao, J. Hand Therapy Modalities for PIP Stiffness. J Hand Surg Am. Aug 2015. [Epub ahead of print].
  12. Comer, GC., Behn,, A, Ravi, S. Cheng, I. A Biomechanical Comparison of Shape Design and Positioning of Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion Cages. Global Spine Journal. Aug 2016; 6(5): 432–438.
  13. Eu-Jin Cheah A, Behn AW, Comer GC, Yao, J.
    A Biomechanical Analysis of 2 Constructs for Metacarpal Spiral Fracture Fixation in a Cadaver Model: 2 Large Screws Versus 3 Small Screws. J Hand Surg Am. 2017 Dec; 42(12):1033.e1-1033.e6.
  14. Galvez MG, Comer GC, Chattopadhyay A, Long C, Behn AW, Chang J.
    Gliding Resistance After Epitendinous-First Repair of Flexor Digitorum Profundus in Zone II. J Hand Surg Am. 2017 Aug;42(8):662.e1-662.e9.
  15. Truntzer, J, Comer, GC, Kendra M, Johnson J, Behal R, Kamal RN. Perioperative Smoking Cessation and Clinical Care Pathway for Orthopaedic Surgery. JBJS Rev. 2017 Aug;5(8):e11.
  16. Ueda, Y, Comer, GC, Saleh, JR, Costouros, JG. Simultaneous bilateral resection total shoulder arthroplasty with anatomic antibiotic cement spacer retention. JSES Open Access. 2017 Oct; 1(3): Pg 129-132

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