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Professional Statement

  • Dr. Arnouk is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon, fellowship-trained in sports medicine and shoulder and elbow surgery. A native of Brooklyn, NY, he graduated from Georgetown University (cum laude) and received his medical degree at Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, where he was named to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. He completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Downstate as well. After his residency, he completed a fellowship in sports medicine and arthroscopy at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. While there, he served as a team physician for several professional and collegiate sport teams including the Houston Texans (NFL), Astros (MLB), Rockets (NBA), Dynamo (MLS) and the University of Houston football and basketball teams. To further specialize his training, Dr. Arnouk completed a second fellowship at Beth Israel Medical Center in shoulder and elbow surgery. He continued his care for athletes, serving as a physician at the New York City Marathon.

Education

  • Medical School - State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center
  • State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Residency in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Beth Israel Medical Center, Fellowship in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
  • Baylor College of Medicine, Fellowship in Sports Medicine
  • Georgetown University (Bachelor's)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Awards and Publications

  • The Brooklyn Orthopaedic Surgery Society Resident Research Award 2007 ,Shanti N, Arnouk J, Paulino C, Scott C, Merola A. The Osteogenic Potential of a Collagen Hydroxyapatite Matrix Combined with rhBMP-2 in a Rat Spinal Fusion Model.
  • The Brooklyn Orthopaedic Surgery Society Resident Research Award 2008
  • Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) 2005
  • Summa Cum Laude
  • Dean’s List August 1997-May 2001
  • Howard Hughes Undergraduate Research Scholar 1997-2001
  • Ahmad CS, Gardner TR, Groh M, Arnouk J, Levine WN. Mechanical Properties of Soft Tissue Femoral Fixation Devices for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. American Journal of Sports Medicine 2004; 32: 635-640
  • Arnouk J, Patel A, Mitgang J, Korshunov Y, Uribe J. The Risk of Injury to the Sural Nerve during Achilles Tendon Repair Using the Achillon Device: A Cadaveric Study.
  • Aibinder W, Korshunov Y, Arnouk J, El-gendi H, Patel A, Uribe J. Does Utilizing the Achillon Device in Rotation for Achilles Tendon Repair Avoid Injury to the Sural Nerve: A Cadaveric Study.
  • Shanti N, Arnouk J, Gerling M Cervical Disk Herniation: The Quality of Information on the Internet. Manuscript submitted to Spine 2007
  • Arnouk J. Immune System Response During Periods of Stress in Fibromyalgia Patients. Undergraduate Senior Thesis. Georgetown University, 2001

Professional Memberships

  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • Brooklyn Orthopaedic Society

Language Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish