Aravind Athiviraham, MD

  • Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Clinical Interests: Acromioclavicular Joint Separation, Ankle Sprain or Fractures, Arthroscopic Labral Repair and Procedures to Restore Glenoid Bone Loss, Arthroscopic Surgery, Biceps Tendon Injury, Cartilage Restorative Procedures in the Knee and Shoulder, Elbow Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction, Knee Reconstruction, Meniscus repair and transplantation, Rotator Cuff Treatment, Shoulder Instability or Dislocation, Total or Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty
  • Websites: Research Network Profile
  • Contact: aathiviraham@bsd.uchicago.edu

Insall Scott Kelly Institute, Lenox Hill Hospital
Fellowship

Cleveland Clinic
Fellowship

Queen's University
Residency

Queen's University
Internship

McGill University
MD

The Injury Rate in NBA Players Did Not Increase Following Return to Play After the COVID-19 Stay-at-Home Order.
Cahill M, Baker HP, Lee C, Reddy M, Portney D, Athiviraham A. The Injury Rate in NBA Players Did Not Increase Following Return to Play After the COVID-19 Stay-at-Home Order. J Sport Rehabil. 2022 Aug 01; 31(6):785-791.
PMID: 35413684

Protective Sport Bracing for Athletes With Mid-Season Shoulder Instability.
Baker HP, Krishnan P, Meghani O, Athiviraham A, Ho S, Owens BD. Protective Sport Bracing for Athletes With Mid-Season Shoulder Instability. Sports Health. 2023 Jan-Feb; 15(1):105-110.
PMID: 35081842

The Relationship Between Preoperative Opioid Use and Adverse Events Following Total Knee Arthroplasty.
Qin CD, Vatti L, Qin MM, Lee CS, Athiviraham A. The Relationship Between Preoperative Opioid Use and Adverse Events Following Total Knee Arthroplasty. J Surg Orthop Adv. 2022; 31(2):100-103.
PMID: 35820095

Multiligamentous Knee Injuries: Current Concepts Review.
Holloway C, Rizzi A, Dickherber J, Athiviraham A. Multiligamentous Knee Injuries: Current Concepts Review. J Knee Surg. 2021 Jul 02.
PMID: 34215015

National Trends Show Declining Use of Arthroscopic Subacromial Decompression Without Rotator Cuff Repair.
Curtis DM, Bradley AT, Lin Y, Baker HP, Shi LL, Strelzow JA, Athiviraham A. National Trends Show Declining Use of Arthroscopic Subacromial Decompression Without Rotator Cuff Repair. Arthroscopy. 2021 12; 37(12):3397-3404.
PMID: 34052380

The Injury Rate in National Football League Players Increased Following Cancellation of Preseason Games Because of COVID-19.
Baker HP, Pirkle S, Cahill M, Reddy M, Portney D, Athiviraham A. The Injury Rate in National Football League Players Increased Following Cancellation of Preseason Games Because of COVID-19. Arthrosc Sports Med Rehabil. 2021 Aug; 3(4):e1147-e1154.
PMID: 34430895

Author Reply to "Regarding 'Suture Tape Augmentation Has No Effect on Anterior Tibial Translation, Gap Formation, or Load to Failure of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Repair: A Biomechanical Pilot Study'".
Qin C, Amirouche F, Koh JL, Athiviraham A. Author Reply to "Regarding 'Suture Tape Augmentation Has No Effect on Anterior Tibial Translation, Gap Formation, or Load to Failure of Anterior Cruciate Ligament Repair: A Biomechanical Pilot Study'". Arthroscopy. 2021 05; 37(5):1374-1375.
PMID: 33896491

Diagnostic Value of MRI and Radiographs of the Knee to Identify Osteochondral Lesions in Acute Patellar Instability.
Baker H, Dickherber J, Reddy M, Rizzi A, Kahn A, Athiviraham A. Diagnostic Value of MRI and Radiographs of the Knee to Identify Osteochondral Lesions in Acute Patellar Instability. J Knee Surg. 2022 Dec; 35(14):1604-1609.
PMID: 33930898

The targeting rule does not increase the rate of lower extremity injuries in NFL players over two seasons.
Baker HP, Satinsky A, Lee CS, Seidel H, Dwyer E, Athiviraham A. The targeting rule does not increase the rate of lower extremity injuries in NFL players over two seasons. Phys Sportsmed. 2022 06; 50(3):239-243.
PMID: 33784939

Self-Tensioning Feature of Knotless Suture Anchor Provides Reproducible Knotless Fixation Independent of Initial Tension.
Athiviraham A, Lee CS, Smith PA, Piepenbrink M, Mackin AP, Wijdicks CA. Self-Tensioning Feature of Knotless Suture Anchor Provides Reproducible Knotless Fixation Independent of Initial Tension. Orthop J Sports Med. 2021 Mar; 9(3):2325967121991593.
PMID: 34250166

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