Dr. Elkousy’s team and Fondren Orthopedic Group are actively involved in orthopedic research trying to improve your quality of care and the quality of care of others. This does not imply that you are an experimental subject but we try to gather data to identify the most successful treatments. Please help us with this endeavor by filling out the survey forms that we email to you. Thank you.
- The Graduate School, Duke University; Dept. of Cell Biology; September 1993 - June 1994
- Senior Thesis, Duke University Dept. of Cell Biology; September 1990 - May 1991
- Junior Research Fellow, Case Western Reserve University; Dept. of Pathology; May 1989 - August 1989
- Research assistant, University of Cincinnati; Dept. of Environmental Health; May 1988 - August 1988
Peer Review Publications:
Kilian, Christopher & Press, Cyrus & M. Smith, Kevin & P. O'Connor, Daniel & Morris, Brent & A. Elkousy, Hussein & M. Gartsman, Gary & Bradley Edwards, T. (2018). Radiographic and Clinical Comparison of Pegged and Keeled Glenoid Components Using Modern Cementing Techniques: Midterm Results of a Prospective Randomized Study. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. 27. e119-e120. 10.1016/j.jse.2018.02.003.
Gartsman GM, MD, Waggenspack WN, O'Connor DP, Elkousy HA, Edwards TB. Immediate and EarlyComplications of the Open Latarjet Procedure: A Retrospective Review of a Large Consecutive Case Series. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2016 Aug 8. pii: S1058-2746(16)30184-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2016.05.029.
Morris BJ, Haigler RE, Cochran JM, Laughlin MS, Elkousy HA, Gartsman GM, MD, Edwards, TB. Obesity has Minimal Impact on Short-term Functional Scores Following Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty for Rotator Cuff Tear Arthropathy. AJO. May/June 2016, E180-E186.
Nicandri GT, Cosgarea AJ, Hutchinson MR, Elkousy HA. Assessing Improvement in Diagnostic Knee Arthroscopic Skill During the AAOS Fundamentals of Knee and Shoulder Arthroscopy Course for Orthopaedic Residents. Orthop J Sports Med. 2015;3(7 suppl2):2325967115S00061. Published 2015 Jul 17. doi:10.1177/2325967115S00061.
Morris BJ, Waggenspack WN, Laughlin MS, Elkousy HA, Gartsman GM, Edwards TB. Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty for Management of Postinfectious Arthropathy with Rotator Cuff Deficiency. Orthopedics. 2015:38(8):e701-e707.
Gartsman GM, Morris BJ, Unger RZ, Laughlin MS, Elkousy HA, Edwards TB. Characteristics of Clinical Shoulder Research Over the Last Decade: A Review of Shoulder Articles in The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery from 2004 to 2014. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery America. 2015;97e26(1-80). http://dx.doi.org/10.2106/JBJS.N.00831.
Morris BJ, Haigler, RE, O’Connor DP, Elkousy HA, Gartsman GM, Edwards TB. Outcomes of Staged Bilateral Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasties for Rotator Cuff Tear Arthropathy. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. 2015;24:474-481. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jse.2014.08.008.
Morris BJ, Haigler RE, Laughlin MS, Elkousy HA, Gartsman GM, Edwards TB. Workers’ Compensation Claims and Outcomes After Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. 2015;24:453-459. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jse.2014.07.009.
Morris BJ, O’Connor DP, Torres D, Elkousy HA, Gartsman GM, Edwards TB. Risk Factors for Periprosthetic Infection After Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. 2015;24:161-166. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jse.2014.05.020.
Morris BJ, Laughlin, MS, Elkousy HA, Gartsman GM, Edwards, TB. Preoperative Opioid Use and Outcomes After Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty. Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.2015;24:11-16. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jse.2014.05.002.
Press CM, O'Connor DP, Elkousy HA, Gartsman GM, Edwards TB. Glenoid Perforation Does Not Affect the Short Term Outcomes of Pegged All-Polyethylene Implants in Total Shoulder Arthroplasty. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2014 Aug;23(8):1203-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2013.11.024. Epub 2014 Feb 20. PMID: 24560466.
Elkousy HA, Heaps B, Overturf S, Laughlin M. Financial impact of third party reimbursement due to changes in the definition of codes 29881, 29880, and 29877. JBJS- AM. 2014; 96:e161(1-7).
Elkousy HA, Gartsman GM, Edwards TB, Heaps B, Laughlin M, Press C. Financial impact of third party reimbursement changes on a large group practice due to changes in the definition of code 29826. JBJS-D-13-01173. Accepted 4/28/2014 and pending publication.
Elkousy HA, Romero JA, Edwards TB, Gartsman GM, O’Connor DP. Ultrasound and clinical evaluation of soft tissue versus hardware biceps tenodesis: Is hardware tenodesis worth the cost? Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2014 Feb;43(2):62-5.PMID: 24551861.
Gary M Gartsman, M.D., Gregory Drake, D.O., T. Bradley Edwards, M.D., Hussein A Elkousy, M.D., Steven M Hammerman, M.D., Daniel P O'Connor, Ph.D., Cyrus M Press, M.D. Ultrasound Evaluation of Arthroscopic Full-Thickness Supraspinatus Rotator Cuff Repair: Single-Row versus Double-Row Suture Bridge (Transosseous Equivalent) Fixation. Results of a Prospective, Randomized Study. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2013 Nov;22(11):1480-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2013.06.020. Epub 2013 Sep 4. PMID: 24012360. Elkousy H, Kannan V, Calder CT, Zumwalt J, O'Connor DP, Woods GW. Intra-articular Morphine Versus Bupivacaine for Postoperative Pain Management. Orthopedics. 2013 Sep 1;36(9):e1121-7. doi: 10.3928/01477447-20130821-12. PMID: 24025001.
Elkousy H. Complications in brief: Arthroscopic lateral release. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2012;470(10):2949–2953. doi:10.1007/s11999-012-2383-7.
Edwards TB, Trappey GJ, Riley C, O'Connor DP, Elkousy HA, Gartsman GM. Inferior tilt of the glenoid component does not decrease scapular notching in reverse shoulder arthroplasty: results of a prospective randomized study. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. May 2012, 21 (5): 641-646. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2011.08.057. Epub 2011 Nov 12. PMID: 22079769.
Elkousy HA, Gartsman GM, Drake G, Sola W, O’Connor D, Edwards TB. Retrospective Comparison of Freehand and Ultrasound-Guided Shoulder Steroid Injections. Orthopedics; April 2011, vol 34(4): p 270. doi: 10.3928/01477447-20110228-11. PMID: 21469629.
Elkousy HA, Gartsman GM, Labriola J, O’Connor DP, Edwards TB. Subscapularis Function Following the Latarjet Coracoid Transfer for Recurrent Anterior Shoulder Instability. Orthopedics; November 2010, vol 33(11): p 802.
Edwards TB, MD, Labriola JE, Stanley, RJ, O'Connor DP, PhD, Elkousy HA, Gartsman GM. Radiographic Comparison of Pegged and Keeled Glenoid Components Using Modern Cementing Techniques: A Prospective Randomized Study. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. March 2010, vol 19 (2): 251-257.
Edwards TB, Williams MD, Labriola JE, Elkousy HA, Gartsman GM, O'Connor DP (2009). Subscapularis insufficiency and the risk of shoulder dislocation following reverse shoulder arthroplasty. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. Nov-Dec 2009, vol 18 (6): 892-896.
Hammerman SM, Elkousy H, Edwards TB, O’Connor DP, Gartsman GM (2009). The arthroscopic square knot: fiction or fact? Am J Orthop 38:506-8.
Dines J, Elkousy H, Edwards TB, Gartsman GM, Dines D. Effect of total shoulder replacement on airport security screening in the post-9/11 era. JSES July/August 2007; 16 (4): 434-437.
Woods GW, O’Connor DP, Elkousy HA. Quadriceps tendon rupture through a superolateral bipartite patella. The Journal of Knee Surgery 2007; 20(4): 293-295.
Gilmer B, Edwards TB, Gartsman G, O’Connor DP, Elkousy H. Normalization of the subscapularis belly-press test. JSES July/August 2007; 16 (4): 403-407.
Edwards TB, Sabonghy EP, Elkousy H, Warnock KM, Hammerman SM, O’Connor DP, Gartsman GM. Glenoid component insertion in total shoulder arthroplasty: Comparison of three techniques for drying the glenoid before cementation. JSES May/June 2007; 16(3) supp 1: 107s-110s.
Edwards TB, Sabonghy EP, Elkousy H, Warnock KM, Hammerman SM, O’Connor DP, Gartsman GM. Glenoid component insertion in total shoulder arthroplasty: Comparison of three techniques for drying the glenoid before cementation. JSES2006 Oct 18 Epublication.
Elkousy H, Hammerman SM, Edwards TB, Warnock KM, O’Connor DP, Ambrose C, Meyers D, Gartsman GM. The Arthroscopic Square Knot: A Biomechanical Comparison of Open and Arthroscopic Knots. Arthroscopy, 2006 July; 22(7): 736-741.
Woods GW, Elkousy HA, O’Connor DP. Arthroscopic release of the vastus lateralis tendon for recurrent patellar dislocation. AJSM May 2006; 34(5): 824-831.
Elkousy H, Fluhme D, O’Connor D, Rodosky M. Arthroscopic biceps tenodesis using the percutaneous, intra-articular, trans-tendon technique: Preliminary results. Orthopedics, November 2005; vol 28(no 11): 1316-1319.
Gartsman G, Elkousy H, Warnock M, Edwards TB, O ‘Connor D. Radiographic comparison of pegged and keeled glenoid components. JSES. May-June, 2005; 14(3): 252-257.
Elkousy H, Sekiya J, Stabile K, McMahon. A Biomechanical comparison of arthroscopic sliding and sliding, locking knots. Arthroscopy February 2005; 21(2): 204-210.
Elkousy H, Higgins L. Zone-Specific Inside-Out Meniscal Repair: Technical Limitations Concerning the Repair of the Posterior Horns of the Medial and Lateral Menisci. AJO January 2005; 34(1): 29-34
Sekiya JK, Elkousy HA, Fu FH: Recurrent pretibial ganglion cyst formation over five years following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Arthroscopy March 2004; 20(3): 317-321.
Sekiya JK, Elkousy HA, Rodosky MW: Arthroscopic biceps tenodesis using the percutaneous intraarticular trans-tendon (PITT) technique. Arthroscopy December 2003; 19(10): 1137-1141.
Sekiya JK, Elkousy HA, Harner CD: Management of common knee complaints and injuries: Part II. Primary Care Reports. January 7, 2002; 8(1): 1-8.
Sekiya JK, Elkousy HA, Harner CD: Management of common knee complaints and injuries: Part I. Primary Care Reports. December 24, 2001; 7(26): 231-238.
Elkousy H., Harrelson J., Dodd L., Martinez S., and Scully S. Granular Cell Tumors of the Extremities. CORR. 2000; 380: 191-198.
Elkousy H., Ferraro J., Jannsen H., Levin L., and Speer K. Lacrosse Goalkeeper’s Thumb: A Preventable Injury.AJSM. May/June 2000; 28(3): 317-321.
Non-Peer Review Publications:
Elkousy, HA. Approach to the Anterior Cruciate Ligament-Deficient Knee. Operative Techniques in
Sports Medicine, 17(1): 69-76, January 2009.
Elkousy HA, Gartsman GM. Arthroscopic management of glenohumeral arthritis in the athlete. Operative Techniques in Sports Medicine, 16(1): 9-13, January 2008.
Elkousy, HA. Management of articular cartilage injuries of the knee. Houston Medical Journal. 3(1): 1, 13, 14. April 2005.
Warnock M, Elkousy H. Recent issues in anterior cruciate ligament surgery. Current Opinion in
Orthopedics. 15(2): 86-91, April 2004.
Bradley JP, Elkousy HA. Decision making: Operative versus nonoperative treatment of acromioclavicular joint injuries. Clinics in Sports Medicine. 22: 277-290, 2003.
Elkousy HA, Harner CD: ACL/PCL Reconstruction: the role of double bundle PCL reconstruction. Operative Techniques in Sports Medicine, (11)4: 286-293, October 2003.
Elkousy HA, Harner CD. Ligament deficiency and Mal Alignment. Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Review. 11(2): 140-148, 2003.
Elkousy HA, Sekiya JK, Harner CD: Broadening the indications for meniscal repair. Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Review. 10: 270-275, 2002.
Elkousy HA, Sekiya JK, Rodosky MW. Hemiarthroplasty for rotator cuff tear arthropathy. Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery. January 2002, Vol 12, issue 1, pages 33-40.
Sekiya JK, Elkousy HA, Harner CD: Meniscal transplant combined with anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Operative Techniques in Sports Medicine. 10 (3): 157-164, 2002.
Bender M, Elkousy HA. Arthroscopic Single Row Subscapularis Repair. Thieme Video Atlas of Rotator Cuff Repair, 2017, submitted.
Elkousy HA. Knee joint. Clinical Decision Support in Sports Medicine. 2014. Pending.
Elkousy HA. Patellofemoral Joint. Clinical Decision Support in Sports Medicine. 2014. Pending.
Elkousy HA. Knot tying and Suture Passing. Chapter 3. Video Atlas of Shoulder Surgery. Ed. Peter McCann,. Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers. 2013: pages 14-17 with video.
Elkousy HA, Edwards TB. Development of Skills for Shoulder Surgery. Orthopedic Sports Medicine: Principles and Practice. DeLee and Drez. Saunders, Philadelphia, 2009; pages 1146-1155.
Elkousy HA. Muscle Ruptures other than Rotator Cuff. Orthopedic Sports Medicine: Principles and Practice. DeLee and Drez. Saunders, Philadelphia, 2009; pages 900-908.
Elkousy H., Stocks G. Hip and Pelvis Problems. Current Diagnosis and Treatment in Sports Medicine. Ed. McMahon., P. McGraw-Hill. New York, 2007: chapter 2, page 28-52.
Stanley R, Edwards TB, Gartsman GM, Elkousy HA. “Arthroplasty in the rheumatoid shoulder”. Advanced Reconstruction: Shoulder. Ed. Zuckerman JD. AAOS, Rosemont, IL. 2007. Ch. 57, pp: 535-543.
Elkousy H., Fu F. Arthroscopic meniscus repair. Surgical Techniques in Sports Medicine. Ed El Attrache N et al. Lippincott Williams and Wilkins. Philadelphia, 2006, 720 pages.
Elkousy H., Gartsman G. Principles and Pearls of Shoulder Arthroscopy. Clinical Sports Medicine. Ed. Johnson D, Mair S. Elsevier Science. Philadelphia, 2006: pp177-188.
Elkousy H., Kaplan L., Fu F. Patellar Tendinosis. Sports injuries of the knee: Surgical approaches. Ed.Simonian PT. Thieme Publishing. New York 2006: chapter 29, page 182-185.
Elkousy H., Sekiya JK, Harner CD. Chapter 30.Indications and outcomes of acute, simultaneous ACL and PCL reconstruction. Controversies in Knee Surgery. Ed. Williams R and Johnson D. Oxford University Press. 2004, 568 pages.