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Michael C. Cusick, M.D.Shoulder Arthroscopy, Shoulder Replacement, Shoulder Surgery

Michael C. Cusick, M.D.

Michael C. Cusick, M.D.

Hospital Affiliations:

  • Texas Orthopedic Hospital

Board Certifications:

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Career History

  • 2020 – present    Fondren Orthopedic Group, L.L.P.
    Shoulder & Elbow Surgeon
    Texas Orthopedic Hospital
    Houston, TX
  • 2014 – 2020    Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
    Shoulder & Elbow Surgeon
    The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
    Houston, TX

Education

  • 2013 – 2014    Florida Orthopaedic Institute
    Shoulder & Elbow Surgery Fellowship
    Directors: Drs. Mark Frankle and Mark Mighell
    Tampa, FL
  • 2008 – 2013   Campbell Clinic Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program
    University of Tennessee Graduate Medical Education
    Memphis, TN
  • 2004 – 2008   Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans
    Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA)/Doctor of Medicine
    New Orleans, LA
  • 1999 – 2004   University of Texas at Austin
    Bachelor of Science, Human Biology/Immunology
    Austin, TX

Research

  • 2013 – 2014    Florida Orthopaedic Institute
    Research Director: Mark Frankle, M.D.
    Focus of Research: Shoulder Arthroplasty
  • 2009 – 2013    Campbell Clinic/University of Tennessee
    Research Director: Thomas Throckmorton, M.D.
    Focus of Research: Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • 2003 – 2004   Experimental Obesity Laboratory at Pennington Biomedical Research Center
    Undergraduate Research Assistant
    Focus of Research: Alteration of Neuropeptide Y (NPY) levels in the Central Amygdala (CeA) and the effects on anxiety in the rat brain.
  • 2003   Waggoner Center for Alcohol and Addiction Research (University of Texas at Austin)
    Undergraduate Research Assistant
    Focus of Research: Neuroanatomical basis of cocaine and alcohol addiction

Publications

  • 2018 - Simon P, Diaz M, Cusick M, Santoni B, Frankle M. 3D Image-based Morphometric Analysis of the Scapular Neck Length in Subjects Undergoing Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty. Clin Anat. 2018 Jan;31(1):43-55. doi: 10.1002/ca.22911. Epub 2017 Jul 27. PMID: 28514491.
  • 2017 - Cusick MC, Otto RJ, Clark RE, Frankle MA. Outcomes of Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty for Patients With Parkinson’s Disease: A Matched Cohort Study. Orthopedics. 2017 Jul 1;40(4):e675-e680. doi: 10.3928/01477447-20170509-03. Epub 2017 May 15. PMID:28504808.
  • 2015 - Hartzler RU, Steen BM, Hussey MM, Cusick MC, Cottrell BJ, Clark RE, Frankle MA. Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty for Massive Rotator Cuff Tear: Risk Factors for Poor Functional Improvement. Journal of Shoulder & Elbow Surgery. 2015 Nov; 24(11): 1698-706. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2015.04.015. Epub 2015 Jul 11. PMID: 26175311
  • 2015 - Steen BM, Cabezas AF, Santoni BG, Hussey MM, Cusick MC, Kumar AG, Frankle MA. Outcome and Value of Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty for Treatment of Glenohumeral Osteoarthritis: a Matched Cohort. Journal of Shoulder & Elbow Surgery. 2015 Mar 11. pii: S1058-2746(15)00043-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2015.01.005. PMID: 25769903
  • 2015 - Cusick MC, Hussey MM, Steen BM, Hartzler RU, Clark RE, Cuff DJ, Cabezas AF, Santoni BG, Frankle MA. Glenosphere Dissociation After Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty. Journal of Shoulder & Elbow Surgery. 2015 Feb 2. pii: S1058-2746(14)00686-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2014.12.019. PMID: 25655458
  • 2014 - Hussey MM, Steen BM, Cusick MC, Cox JL, Marberry ST, Simon P, Cottrell BJ, Santoni BG, Frankle MA. The Effects of Glenoid Wear Patterns on Patients with Osteoarthritis in Total Shoulder Arthroplasty: an Assessment of Outcomes and Value. Journal of Shoulder & Elbow Surgery. 2014 Dec 2. pii: S1058-2746(14)00542-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2014.09.043. PMID: 25487904
  • 2014 - Frankle MA, Cusick MC. Complications in Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty. Shoulder Concepts 2014 – Revision of Shoulder Arthroplasty. Nice Shoulder Course 2014.
  • 2013 - Cusick MC, Cottrell BJ, Cain RA, Mighell MA. Low Incidence of Tendon Re-rupture after Distal Biceps Repair Using Cortical Button and Interference Screw. Journal of Shoulder & Elbow Surgery. 2014 Oct;23(10): 1532-6. doi: 10.1016/j/jse/2014.04.013. PMID: 25220201
  • 2013 - Cusick MC, Bonnaig NS, Azar FM, Mauck BM, Smith RA, Throckmorton TW. Accuracy and Reliability of the Mayo Elbow Performance Score. The Journal of Hand Surgery. 2014 Jun; 39(6): 1146-50. PMID: 24656392
  • 2005 - Primeaux SD, Wilson SP, Cusick MC, York DA, Wilson MA. Effects of Altered Amygdalar Neuropeptide Y Expression on Anxiety-related Behaviors. Neuropsychopharmacology. 2005 Sep; 30(9): 1589-1597. PMID: 15770236

Book Chapters

  • 2019 - Lindbloom BJ, Cusick MC, Mighell M. Treatment of Periprosthetic Fractures of the Shoulder, In: Complex and Revision Shoulder Arthroplasty, An Evidence-Based Approach to Evaluation and Management. Tashjian, RZ ed., 199-204, 2019

Oral Presentations

  • 2019 - The Unstable Reverse Consensus Panel. 25th Annual Tampa Shoulder Course. February 7-9, 2019. Tampa, FL.
  • 2019 - Distal Humerus Open Reduction Internal Fixation Technique with Stryker Plating System. 25th Annual Tampa Shoulder Course. February 7-9, 2019. Tampa, FL.
  • 2019 - Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty for Rotator Cuff Tears. Texas Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting. February 2, 2019. Houston, TX.
  • 2018 - Hemiarthroplasty/Resurfacing has Great Outcomes in My Hands. 62nd Ed T. Smith Orthopaedic Lectureship. A Comprehensive Approach to the Shoulder: Arthroscopy, Arthroplasty, and Fracture Care. November 17, 2018. Houston, TX.
  • 2018 - Make It Easy – Put a Patch On It. 62nd Ed T. Smith Orthopaedic Lectureship. A Comprehensive Approach to the Shoulder: Arthroscopy, Arthroplasty, and Fracture Care. November 17, 2018. Houston, TX.
  • 2016 - Total Elbow Arthroplasty with the Discovery Elbow System. DonJoy Surgical Upper Extremity Round Table. March 18-20, 2016. San Diego, CA.
  • 2015 - Injuries to the Ulnar Collateral Ligament. 14th Annual Sports Medicine Update. Second Baptist School. June 22-23, 2015. UT Physicians Sports Medicine/Ironman Sports Medicine Institute.
  • 2015 - Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty in Patients with Parkinson’s Disease. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery Annual Meeting 2015. Las Vegas, NV.
  • 2014 - Incidence of Tendon Re-rupture after Distal Biceps Repair Using Cortical Button and Interference Screw. Foundation for Orthopaedic Research and Education Orthopaedic Research Day 2014. Tampa, FL.
  • 2014 - Mio-RSA Complications and Revisions. Nice Shoulder Course 2014. Nice, France. Presented by Dr. Mark Frankle.
  • 2011-2012 - Accuracy and Reliability of the Mayo Elbow Performance Score. Mid-America Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting 2012 & Tennessee Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting 2011.
  • 2011 - Painful Os Peroneum Syndrome. Campbell Clinic Resident Lecture Education. Memphis, TN.

Consulting Journal Reviewer

  • 2014 to present    Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery

Hospital and Business Appointments

  • 2020 – present   Joint Replacement Taskforce CPC Subcommittee Memorial Hermann
  • 2019 – present   Opioid Management CPC Subcommittee Memorial Hermann
  • 2019 – present     Orthopedics & Sports Medicine CPC Subcommittee Memorial Hermann
  • 2017 – present   Utilization Review Committee Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital
  • 2018   Chief of Surgery at Memorial Hermann Northeast Hospital
  • 2012 – 2013   Campbell Clinic Resident Liaison for AAOS

Academic Committee Appointments

  • 2020 – 2022   American Shoulder & Elbow Society Fellowship Committee
  • 2020   AAOS Appropriate Use Criteria for The Management of Rotator Cuff Pathology
  • 2019 to present   American Shoulder & Elbow Society Abstract Review Panel
  • 2014   American Shoulder & Elbow Society Subcommittee on Value
  • 2005 – 2007   LSU Medicine Curriculum Evaluation Committee

Professional Memberships

  • 2017 to present   American Shoulder & Elbow Society Candidate Member
  • 2012 to present   Mid-American Orthopaedic Association (MAOA)
  • 2012 to present   Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA)
  • 2009 to present   Fellow of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • 2008 to present   Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Medical Society
  • 2004 – 2007   Aesculapian Society

Certifications

  • 2016 – present   American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Awards

  • 2008 – present   Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Medical Society
  • 2003 – 2004    University Honors, College of Natural Sciences
  • 2002   Sigma Chi Academic Scholarship
  • 1999   Dean’s Honor Roll, College of Engineering

Community Service

  • 2006 – 2007    LSU Student Run Adult Homeless Clinic
  • 2006    Habitat for Humanity
    Helped rebuild houses post-Katrina in the upper ninth ward of New Orleans
  • 2005    Hurricane Katrina Shelter Volunteer
    Managed treatment and care of refugees in Baton Rouge
  • 2004 – 2005    Camp Tiger
    Committee chair for both fundraising and public relations
  • 2002 – 2003    Fraternity Fundraising Chairman
    Planned and coordinated a charitable event for 4,000 guests
  • 1999    Special Olympics
    Assisted elderly and handicapped on Louisiana State University campus
  • 1998    Volunteens
    Fed the homeless at the local Food Bank

Personal Interests

  • Running, golf, soccer, snow skiing, college football Spending time with family and friends

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Affiliations

  • Texas Orthopedic Hospital
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Official Orthopedic ProviderTexas Southern University