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Dr. Dushi Parameswaran

Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery and Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine specializing in conditions of the Shoulder, Elbow, Hip, Knee, Foot and Ankle. view  

Dr. Marcos Masson

Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon specializing in Complex Shoulder Conditions and Nerve Compression Syndromes. view

Dr. Fernando Levaro

Fellowship trained in Hand and Microsurgery. Experience in Upper Extremity Reconstruction with interest on Brachial Plexus, Nerve Injuries, Arthritis/Wrist Injuries. view 

Dr. Yevgeny Shuhatovich

Fellowship Trained in Plastic Hand Surgery specializing in Microsurgery, Peripheral Nerve Complex Hand/Wrist Reconstruction, Work Related Injuries and Congenital. view 

DR. DUSHI PARAMESWARAN

Dr. Dushi Parameswaran is a Sports Medicine trained orthopedic surgeon who treats injuries of the shoulder, elbow, hip, knee, foot and ankle. Board-Certified and Fellowship trained, he is dedicated to getting patients back to work and/or sports as quickly and safely as possible. He utilizes the latest techniques in open and minimally-invasive surgery. Areas of expertise include: Shoulder arthroscopy for rotator cuff repair; Knee arthroscopy for cartilage repair and transplantation, knee ligament (ACL) reconstruction, and kneecap problems; Shoulder and knee replacements; Treatment of broken bones of the arms and legs from work and sports-related injuries.

EDUCATION
  • Cincinnati SportsMedicine and Orthopaedic Center
    Cincinnati, OH 2009-2010 Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship
  • Rush University Medical Center
    Chicago, IL 2005-2009 Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
  • Rush University Medical Center
    Chicago, IL 2004-2005 Internship
  • University of Louisville School of Medicine
    Louisville, KY 2000-2004 Doctor of Medicine
  • Transylvania University
    Lexington, KY 1994-1998 B.A. Biopsychology
BOARD CERTIFICATIONS
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Part I (7/2010) Pass;  Part II (7/2013) Pass
MEDICAL LICENSURE
  • Texas April 2010 – Present
PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIP
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • Harris County (Texas) Medical Society
ACADEMIC AWARDS
  • Doctor of Medicine Degree Magna Cum Laude, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY, 2004
  • Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges, 2004
  • Dr. Max L. Garon Scholarship Award awarded to one senior student by the Phi Delta Epsilon Club of Louisville, in recognition of character, leadership, and scholarship, on recommendation of the Student Affairs Committee, 2003
  • Co-founder of Orthopaedic Surgery Interest Group, 2003
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, National Medical Honor Society University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, KY, 2003
  • Thomas Calhoun Physiology Prize finalist awarded for outstanding academic performance and service to fellow students, 2001
  • Teaching Assistant for Medical Microanatomy course, 2000
  • Dean’s List Transylvania University, Lexington, KY, 1995-1997
  • James Morrison Scholarship recipient, 1994
SPORTS COVERAGE
  • Houston Independent School District High School Football- Team Physician, 2011
  • Dixie Heights High School- Assistant Team Physician, 2010
  • Cincinnati Sizzle Women’s Pro Tackle Football Team- Assistant Team Physican, 2010
  • Cincinnati Badin High School Football Team- Assistant Team Physician, 2009-2010
  • Chicago Hope Academy High School Football Team- Assistant Team Physician, 2008
  • Chicago Bandits Women’s Pro Softball Team- Assistant Team Physician, 2007
  • Oak Park and River Forest High School- Assistant Team Physician, 2007, 2009
  • Chicago Force Women’s Pro Tackle Football Team- Assistant Team Physician, 2007
  • Chicago Prosser High School Football Team- Assistant Team Physician, 2006-2008
INTERNATIONAL PRESENTATIONS 
  • Parameswaran AD. Diagnosis and Treatment of Glenohumeral Joint Instability. Podium Presentation, 12th Annual Northeast Mexico Orthopedic and Trauma Society, San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico, August 2011.
  • Parameswaran AD. Open vs. Arthroscopic Treatment of Rotator Cuff Injuries. Podium Presentation, 12th Annual Northeast Mexico Orthopedic and Trauma Society, San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico, August 2011.
  • Parameswaran AD. Clavicle Fractures: Current Approaches. Podium Presentation, The First International Course in Hand and Upper Extremity Reconstructive Surgery, Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico, March 2011.
  • Parameswaran AD. Shoulder Impingement: Diagnosis and Treatment. Podium Presentation, The First International Course in Hand and Upper Extremity Reconstructive Surgery, Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico, March 2011.
  • Parameswaran AD. Diagnosis and Treatment of Shoulder Instability. Podium Presentation, The First International Course in Hand and Upper Extremity Reconstructive Surgery, Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico, March 2011.
NATIONAL PRESENTATIONS
  • Parameswaran AD. A new clinical instrument for measuring shoulder internal and external rotation. Podium Presentation, Advances on the Knee and Shoulder Course- Cincinnati SportsMedicine and Orthopaedic Center, Hilton Head, South Carolina, May 2010.
  • Lewis P, Parameswaran AD, Rue JP, Bach BR Jr. Systematic Review of Single-Bundle ACL Reconstruction Outcomes: A Baseline for Comparison. Poster Presentation, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, February 2009
  • Gitelis S, Heck RK, Parameswaran AD, Serra MG. Outcomes in treatment of benign bone lesions using an engineered bioceramic. Poster Presentation, Musculoskeletal Tumor Society, Annual Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona, November 2008.
  • Rue JP, Lewis P, Parameswaran AD, Bach BR Jr. Single-Bundle ACL Reconstruction: Technique Overview and Comprehensive Review of Results. Scientific Exhibit, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, March 2008.
  • Parameswaran AD, Roberts CS, Seligson D, Voor MJ. Pin Tract Infection with Contemporary External Fixation: How Much of a Problem? Poster Presentation, 20th Mid-American Orthopaedic Association, La Quinta, California, April 2004.
  • Parameswaran AD, Roberts CS, Seligson D, Voor MJ. Pin Tract Infection with Contemporary External Fixation: How Much of a Problem? Poster Presentation, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, March 2004.
  • Parameswaran D, Roberts CS, Seligson D. Pin Tract Infection and External Fixation: Incidence and Risk Factors Using Contemporary Techniques. Poster Presentation, 20th Annual Meeting, Mid-American Orthopaedic Association, Tucson, Arizona, April 2002.
LOCAL PRESENTATIONS
  • Parameswaran AD, Upper Extremity Clinical Correlation. Podium Presentation. University of Texas-Houston Medical School Gross Anatomy Course, Houston, TX, September 2011
  • Parameswaran AD, Shoulder Anatomy and Pathology. Podium Presentation. University of Texas-Houston Department of Rheumatology Orthopedics-Rheumatology Conference, Houston, TX, August 2011
  • Parameswaran AD, Roberts CS, Seligson D, Voor MJ. Pin Tract Infection with Contemporary External Fixation: How Much of a Problem? Poster Presentation, Kentucky Orthopaedic Society, Hyatt Regency/Louisville International Convention Center, Louisville, KY, 2003.
  • Parameswaran AD, Roberts CS, Seligson D, Voor MJ. The Incidence of Pin Tract Infection with Contemporary External Fixation Techniques: A Retrospective Study. Poster Presentation, Research Louisville! Louisville, KY, April 2002.
  • Parameswaran D, Fleming JT, Barati MT, Beck DJ, Dodds JC, Malkani AL, Soukhova GK, Voor MJ, Feitelson JBA Acute Nicotine Infusion Decreases Bone Vascular Reactivity to Norepinephrine. Poster Presentation, Research Louisville! Louisville, KY, April 2001.
BIBLIOGRAPHY
  • Lindenfeld TN, Fleckenstein CM, Levy MS, Grood ES, Frush TJ, Parameswaran AD. Reliability of a new clinical instrument for measuring internal and external glenohumeral rotation. Sports Health, Accepted for publication,2014.
  • Meininger AK, Figuerres BF, Parameswaran AD, Nam EK, Kapotas JS. Extruded osteoarticular distal tibia: success at 18-month follow-up with reimplantation. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma 24(11):e102-7,2010.
  • Rue JP H, Lewis PB, Parameswaran AD, Bach BR Jr. Single-bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: Technique overview and comprehensive review of results. Journal of Bone and Joint
  • Surgery AAOS Supplement Selected Scientific Exhibits 90(4):67-74,2008.
  • Lewis PB, Parameswaran AD, Rue JP H, Bach BR Jr. Systematic review of single-bundle anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction outcomes: A baseline assessment for consideration of double-bundle techniques. American Journal of Sports Medicine 36(10):2028-2036,2008.
  • Parameswaran AD, Provencher MT, Bach BR Jr., Verma N, Romeo AA. Humeral avulsion of the glenohumeral ligament: Injury pattern and arthroscopic techniques. Orthopedics 31(8):773-779,2008.
  • Parameswaran AD, Roberts CS, Seligson D, Voor M. Pin tract infection with contemporary external fixation: How much of a problem? Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma 17(7):503-507, 2003.
  • Fleming JT, Barati MT, Beck DJ, Dodds JC, Malkani AL, Parameswaran D, Soukhova GK, Voor MJ, Feitelson JBA. Bone blood flow and vascular reactivity. Cell Tissues Organs 169:279-284, 2001.
PUBLISHED
  • Parameswaran AD, Provencher MT. What are the typical findings in a patient with posterior instability and what are the indications for open versus arthroscopic posterior instability repair in a high school offensive lineman? In: Nicholson GP and Provencher MT, eds. Curbside Consultation of the Shoulder. SLACK Incorporated, Philadelphia, PA 2008.
  • Parameswaran AD, Lee S. Ankle arthroscopy. In: Cole BJ and Gomoll AH, eds. Biologic Joint Reconstruction: An Alternative to Joint Arthroplasty. SLACK Incorporated, Philadelphia, PA 2008.