Services

KNEE SURGERY

Arthroscopic and open procedures including ligament reconstruction, articular cartilage procedures, and meniscus surgery.

Dr. Elkousy has performed several hundred ACL reconstructions and revision reconstructions.  He does PCL reconstructions and knee ligament dislocations.

SHOULDER SURGERY

All types of arthroscopic and open shoulder procedures for dislocations, rotator cuff injuries, and arthritis.
Dr. Elkousy is a member of the ASES (American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons) and has been involved in teaching shoulder surgery on the national and local level.  He is involved with many committees and is active in performing research.   He performs many types of arthroscopic surgery including the the following:

  • Anterior and posterior shoulder labral repairs for instability
  • SLAP repairs
  • Rotator cuff repairs
  • Biceps tenodesis for biceps injuries
  • Capsular release for frozen shoulder
  • Capsular plication for multidirectional instability

He also performs open surgeries:

  • Latarjet procedure for instability
  • Posterior shoulder bone block procedures
  • Shoulder replacements (conventional and reverse)

HAMSTRING REPAIRS

Surgical repair of proximal hamstring ruptures.

Proximal hamstring tears are uncommon injuries, but when they occur, they can be disabling. The hamstrings are a collective name given to three major muscle-tendon groups in the back of the thigh that attach to the ischium (“butt bone”). These muscles are extremely important for posture, standing, walking, climbing stairs, and running. The most common way that they tear are from water-skiing injuries, but they can tear from any unexpected trauma or event that causes the knee to extend and the hip to flex. Another common way that it occurs is from a slip on a wet surface. One of the tell-tale signs of a complete tear is moderate swelling and bruising in the back of the leg that may take a few days to occur. There is often pain with sitting and climbing stairs.

These tears can be managed surgically or non surgically, but better results are seen with surgery for acute tears (recent tears within 6 weeks), particularly in young active patients

KNEE AND SHOULDER INJECTIONS

Knee injections (administered in clinic)

1)Cortisone (Depo-medrol)
2) Hyaluronic acid
3) PRP (platelet rich plasma injections)

Shoulder injections (administered in clinic with ultrasound guidance)

1) Cortisone (Depo-medrol)
2) PRP (platelet rich plasma)

SHOULDER ULTRASOUND EXAMINATION

Shoulder ultrasound examination done in clinic

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