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Patient Named Comeback Player of the Year Just One Year After UCL Surgery with Dr. Christopher Ahmad

Jake Weintraub, a patient of Columbia Orthopedics provider Christopher S. Ahmad, MD, was recently named Comeback Player of the Year just one year after undergoing ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) repair surgery. Before his surgery, he was pitching mid-80’s fastballs but pain from his elbow rapidly deteriorated his performance on the field.

Illinois Sets Pitch Limit for HS Athletes Based on Dr. Ahmad Research

The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) has set 105 pitches per game limit on its players based on a position statement from the American Sports Medicine Institute (ASMI), which was helped formed by research from Columbia Orthopedics sports medicine specialist Christopher Ahmad, MD.

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I went to see Dr. Ahmad at Columbia Orthopedics and he reassured me that after surgery and some hard work I would be able to return to playing at the same level or even better. 6 months later I was finally able to return to sports. 

 

I went to see Dr. Ahmad at Columbia Orthopedics and he reassured me that after surgery and some hard work I would be able to return to playing at the same level or even better. 6 months later I was finally able to return to sports. Tearing my ACL was a horrible thing but it also made we work harder to get back into shape. With the support of Dr. Ahmad and his team I was able to make the JV Lacrosse Team where I was later named Captain. That season I scored 50 goals in 15 games and was named the MVP. I am also the only girl on a boy’s ice hockey team. I want to thank Dr.

Dr. Christopher Ahmad Presented at Orthopedics Today Hawaii 2017

Columbia Orthopedics Sports Medicine specialist and Head Team Physician for the Yankees Dr. Christopher Ahmad spoke about the benefits and pitfalls of double-row arthroscopic rotator cuff repair at the 2017 Orthopedics Today Hawaii meeting. His study examined the procedure biomechanically, biologically, and clinically and concluded that although there are many biomechanical and biological advantages, clinical results are still up for debate.

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