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, Orthopaedic Surgery, Rotator Cuff Treatment, Shoulder Instability or Dislocation, Sports Medicine, Total or Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty
  • Websites: Research Network Profile
  • Contact: aathiviraham@uchicago.edu

Insall Scott Kelly Institute, Lenox Hill Hospital
Fellowship

Cleveland Clinic
Fellowship

Queen's University
Residency

Queen's University
Internship

McGill University
MD

Playing Rule Article Eight Decreases the Rate of Sport Related Concussion in NFL Players Over Two Seasons.
Baker HP, Lee CS, Qin C, Fibranz C, Rizzi A, Athiviraham A. Playing Rule Article Eight Decreases the Rate of Sport Related Concussion in NFL Players Over Two Seasons. Phys Sportsmed. 2020 Dec 31; 1-6.
PMID: 33382641

Trends of Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction in the United States from 2003 to 2014: Analysis of 3,133 Patients.
Idowu OA, Boyajian HH, Lindsay-Rivera K, Lee CS, Lee MJ, Shi LL, Athiviraham A. Trends of Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction in the United States from 2003 to 2014: Analysis of 3,133 Patients. Arthrosc Sports Med Rehabil. 2020 Dec; 2(6):e705-e710.
PMID: 33364608

Stem Cell-Friendly Scaffold Biomaterials: Applications for Bone Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine.
Zhang Y, Wu D, Zhao X, Pakvasa M, Tucker AB, Luo H, Qin KH, Hu DA, Wang EJ, Li AJ, Zhang M, Mao Y, Sabharwal M, He F, Niu C, Wang H, Huang L, Shi D, Liu Q, Ni N, Fu K, Chen C, Wagstaff W, Reid RR, Athiviraham A, Ho S, Lee MJ, Hynes K, Strelzow J, He TC, El Dafrawy M. Stem Cell-Friendly Scaffold Biomaterials: Applications for Bone Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine. Front Bioeng Biotechnol. 2020; 8:598607.
PMID: 33381499

Suture Tape-Reinforced Human Dermal Allograft Used for Superior Capsule Reconstruction Demonstrates Improved Ability to Withstand Elongation.
Lee CS, Reddy M, Scott B, Curtis D, Amirouche F, Athiviraham A. Suture Tape-Reinforced Human Dermal Allograft Used for Superior Capsule Reconstruction Demonstrates Improved Ability to Withstand Elongation. Arthrosc Sports Med Rehabil. 2020 Oct; 2(5):e511-e515.
PMID: 33134988

Pharmacologic Thromboprophylaxis Other Than Aspirin Is Associated With Increased Risk for Procedural Intervention for Arthrofibrosis After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction.
Qin C, Qin MM, Baker H, Shi LL, Strelzow J, Athiviraham A. Pharmacologic Thromboprophylaxis Other Than Aspirin Is Associated With Increased Risk for Procedural Intervention for Arthrofibrosis After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Arthroscopy. 2020 Sep 22.
PMID: 32976955

Is average club head speed a risk factor for lower back injuries in professional golfers? A retrospective case control study.
Baker HP, Mosenthal W, Qin C, Volchenko E, Athiviraham A. Is average club head speed a risk factor for lower back injuries in professional golfers? A retrospective case control study. Phys Sportsmed. 2020 Sep 20; 1-5.
PMID: 32870055

A Safe Interval between Preoperative Intra-articular Corticosteroid Injections and Subsequent Knee Arthroscopy.
Lee W, Bhattacharjee S, Lee MJ, Ho SW, Athiviraham A, Shi LL. A Safe Interval between Preoperative Intra-articular Corticosteroid Injections and Subsequent Knee Arthroscopy. J Knee Surg. 2020 Jun 08.
PMID: 32512595

Injury in the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) From 2015 to 2019.
Baker H, Rizzi A, Athiviraham A. Injury in the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) From 2015 to 2019. Arthrosc Sports Med Rehabil. 2020 Jun; 2(3):e213-e217.
PMID: 32548586

Rates of Subsequent Shoulder Surgery Within Three Years for Patients Undergoing SLAP Repair Versus Biceps Tenodesis.
Khazai RS, Lee CS, Boyajian HH, Shi LL, Athiviraham A. Rates of Subsequent Shoulder Surgery Within Three Years for Patients Undergoing SLAP Repair Versus Biceps Tenodesis. Arthrosc Sports Med Rehabil. 2020 Apr; 2(2):e129-e135.
PMID: 32368749

Leptin Potentiates BMP9-Induced Osteogenic Differentiation of Mesenchymal Stem Cells Through the Activation of JAK/STAT Signaling.
Zhang B, Yang L, Zeng Z, Feng Y, Wang X, Wu X, Luo H, Zhang J, Zhang M, Pakvasa M, Wagstaff W, He F, Mao Y, Qin K, Ding H, Zhang Y, Niu C, Wu M, Zhao X, Wang H, Huang L, Shi D, Liu Q, Ni N, Fu K, Athiviraham A, Moriatis Wolf J, Lee MJ, Hynes K, Strelzow J, El Dafrawy M, Xia Y, He TC. Leptin Potentiates BMP9-Induced Osteogenic Differentiation of Mesenchymal Stem Cells Through the Activation of JAK/STAT Signaling. Stem Cells Dev. 2020 04 15; 29(8):498-510.
PMID: 32041483

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