Dr. Michael J. Alaia is widely considered a national expert in complex knee and shoulder injuries, primary and revision ligament reconstruction, and knee preservation surgery. He is an Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery and member of the Sports Medicine Division at the NYU Langone Medical Center in New York City.
Shoulder arthroscopy is performed using a pencil-sized instrument called an arthroscope which consists of a light system and camera to help your surgeon clearly view the surgical site. Arthroscopy is used to treat disease conditions and injuries involving the bones, cartilage, tendons, ligaments, and muscles of the shoulder joint.
Dr. Michael Alaia is a known expert and pioneer in diagnosing and fixing torn and injured Anterior Cruciate Ligament ACL of the Knee. The (ACL) is one of the major stabilizing ligaments in the knee and is commonly injured during sports activities. ACL reconstruction is a surgical procedure to replace a torn or damaged ACL ligament in your knee with a new ACL tissue graft usually obtained from your own body
In February 2023, Dr. Alaia served as a co-chairman and led the knee section of the annual AANA (Arthroscopy Association of North America) fellows’ and chief residents’ course, in which top faculty from around the country ...
In March 2023, the annual American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons annual meeting was held in Las Vegas, NV, showcasing research and expertise from some of the nation’s top surgeons.
Dr. Alaia was recently a co-chairman of the annual Arthroscopy Association of North America Fellows and Chief Resident’s Course in Chicago, IL.
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