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Hussein A. Elkousy, M.D.Knee Surgery, Shoulder Replacement, Shoulder Surgery, Sports Medicine

Hussein A. Elkousy, M.D.

Dr. Elkousy is a board certified orthopedic surgeon with subspecialty certification in sports medicine. His particular interests and skills are in managing injuries of the shoulder, knee, and proximal hamstring ruptures.

He manages many different types of knee injuries including knee ligament tears, fractures, and cartilage injuries. He performs many complex knee procedures including ACL and PCL reconstruction, management of knee dislocations, high tibial osteotomies, microfracture, OATS, ACI, tibial tubercle osteotomy, and meniscal repair.

He manages many different types of shoulder injuries including tendon tears, shoulder dislocations, and arthritis. He performs many complex shoulder procedures including arthroscopic rotator cuff repairs, labral repairs for instability, latarjet procedures, pectoralis major repairs, total shoulder replacement, and reverse total shoulder replacement.

Super Doctors Texas 2021

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Texas Orthopedic Hospital
  • Houston Methodist Hospital

Board Certifications:

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Certificate in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine


  • Undergraduate: Duke University 1991
  • Medical School: Duke University School of Medicine 1995
  • Residency: Duke University 2001
  • Fellowship: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center 2002
  • Fellowship: University of Washington 2002


  • Elkousy HA. Complications in Brief: Arthroscopic lateral release. CORR. 2012 May. Epub volume
  • Elkousy, HA. Approach to the Anterior Cruciate Ligament-Deficient Knee. Operative Techniques in Sports Medicine, 17(1): 69-76, January 2009

Faculty Appointments

  • Fellowship Director, TERFSES Shoulder Fellowship
  • Volunteer Faculty, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Community Faculty, University of Texas Medical School at Galveston
  • Volunteer Faculty, UTMB Department of Orthopedics

Medical Societies

  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Piedmont Orthopaedic Society
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America

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