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.
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)
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