About Me

Conditions and Treatments

ligament reconstruction, cartilage repair, dislocated shoulder, rotator cuff syndrome, osteoarthritis of the shoulder, knee arthroscopy, elbow surgery, ankle surgery, total knee replacement, knee injury, knee surgery, achilles tendon rupture, Osgood-Schlatter disease, frozen shoulder, stress fracture, osteoarthritis of the knee, torn knee cartilage, knee ligament tear, hamstring tendon rupture, osteochondritis dissecans, shoulder fracture, biceps tendon rupture, knee dislocation, shoulder tendinitis, shoulder labral tear, tendon rupture, ankle arthroscopy, triceps tendon rupture, orthopedic surgery, ankle sprain, shoulder surgery, elbow fracture, anterior cruciate ligament tear, broken ankle, elbow tendinitis, tennis elbow, cartilage injury, golfer's elbow, torn medial meniscus, loose body, osteotomy, ankle injury, cartilage transplantation, shoulder bursitis, little league shoulder
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Credentials

Positions
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Associate Director, Sports Medicine Fellowship Program
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery - Orthopedic Surgery, 2015
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, Lenox Hill Hospital, Sports Medicine, 2013
  • Residency, Hospital for Joint Diseases, Orthopedic Surgery, 2012
  • MD from New York University, 2007
Departments

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Pelisyonkis Langone Orthopedic Center

333 East 38th Street, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10016

Phone

-501-7223

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Pelisyonkis Orthopaedic Surgery Associates

133-03 Jamaica Avenue
Queens, NY 11418

Phone

718-206-6923

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Pelisyonkis Langone Orthopedic Associates - Lake Success

1999 Marcus Avenue, Suite 202
New Hyde Park, NY 11042

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516-467-8600

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Research My Research

Interests

multi-ligamentous knee injuries , anterior cruciate ligament , ACL, medial collateral ligament , MCL, rotator cuff, shoulder labrum, biceps tendon

Research Summary

There still exist many clinically significant questions regarding knee instability, including the optimum method of treatment of ACL tears and management of multi-ligamentous injuries of the knee. My research focus in this area includes work designed to 1) Optimize stability in the ACL-deficient knee, 2) Optimize stability in the multiple-ligament injured knee, and 3) Assess clinical outcomes in terms of post-operative ligament surgery functionality, return to work/sport, and overall clinical outcome.  Although ACL surgery remains one of the most widely-performed surgeries in the country, pure traumatic knee dislocations with ruptures of multiple stabilizing ligaments are rare and there is a relative paucity of information regarding the optimal treatment of those with more pronounced knee instability.  

My research interests lie in the the management and treatment of complex, multi-ligamentous knee injuries as well as single-ligament injuries such as an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) or medial collateral ligament (MCL) tear, as well as studies designed to improve treatment of rotator cuff, shoulder labrum, and biceps tendon. 

Academic Contact

Academic office

301 East 17th Street

Fourteenth Floor

New York, NY 10003

Phone

-501-8543

Research Interests Timeline

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Publications

  • Kaplan, Daniel J; Alaia, Erin F; Dold, Andrew P; Meislin, Robert J; Strauss, Eric J; Jazrawi, Laith M; Alaia, Michael J

    Knee surgery, sports traumatology, arthroscopy. 2018 Sep 04; 26(9):2826-2834

  • Katsman, Anna; Strauss, Eric J; Campbell, Kirk A; Alaia, Michael J

    Current reviews in musculoskeletal medicine. 2018 Sep; 11(3):503-509

  • Paoli, Albit R; Pickell, Michael; Mahure, Siddharth A; McAllister, Delon; Mai, David H; Alaia, Michael J; Virk, Mandeep S; Campbell, Kirk A

    Orthopedics (Thorofare NJ). 2018 May 01; 41(3):e389-e394