Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine
A specialist in sports medicine, Aravind Athiviraham cares for patients with athletic and overuse injuries, as well as other injuries and diseases of the bones, joints, and muscles. His research focuses on the use of virtual arthroscopic simulators in resident training. He is currently interested in the role of orthobiologics to enhance tendon repair and ligament reconstruction, to optimize patient recovery from surgery and allow early return to sports activity. He was recently awarded a grant from the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery for his work.
An active contributor to medical literature, Athiviraham has published numerous scientific articles and book chapters on cartilage restorative procedures of the knee and shoulder, as well as total knee arthroplasty. He has served as faculty at arthroscopic shoulder and knee courses organized by the Arthroscopy Association of North America. He is also a reviewer for the American Journal of Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery. In addition, he has served as a team physician for several professional and college sports teams.
Athiviraham received his MD from McGill University. He completed his internship and residency at Queen’s University, in Kingston, Ontario, as well as fellowships at the Cleveland Clinic and the Insall Scott Kelly Institute for Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York.