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Michael J Kissenberth

Title: Professor
School of Medicine Greenville
Phone: 864-454-7394
Office: 200 Patewood Drive, Suite C-100
Greenville SC 29615


Background: Dr. Kissenberth specializes in sports medicine, arthroscopy, and complex reconstruction of the shoulder, elbow and knee. He also has expertise in shoulder replacement surgery. He is a national expert in care of the throwing athlete, particularly the younger thrower. He has published multiple peer reviewed articles, book chapters, and regularly lectures nationally. He is a physician advisor for ongoing research evaluating the risk factors, treatment strategies, and critical steps for return to sport in throwing athletes. He presently serves as a consultant to the Colorado Rockies Baseball Club and is Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs of the GHS Department of Orthopaedics.
Teaching Interest(s): Shoulder, elbow, knee
Research Interest(s): Shoulder, rotator cuff disease, shoulder instability, total shoulder replacement, sports medicine
Honors & Awards: Meritorious Service Medal
The Army Achievement Medal
The Army Commendation Medal
The Army Achievement Medal
Professional Affiliations: American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons
Amercian Acadmey of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
Arthroscopy Association of North America

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