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Sports and Exercise Medicine ResearchLaunched in 2012, the Sports and Shoulder Research Fellowship accepts one research fellow a year to engage in several sections across the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. The program prides itself on its academic productivity, engaging in projects which range from isolated case reports to prospective randomized multicenter studies. Any sports and shoulder topics are potential study domains. The team routinely publishes in lead journals including JBJS, CORR, JSES, Annals of Surgery, and JAMA Surgery.

The Sports and Shoulder Research Fellowship is led by Eugene Brabston, M.D., asssitant professor, and Amit Momaya, M.D., section chief sports medicine.


  • Selected Publications

    Brabston EW, Fehringer EV, Owen MT, Ponce BA. Stemless Humeral Implants in Total Shoulder Arthroplasty. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2020 Apr 1;28(7):e277-e287.

    Adkison DP, Hudson PW, Worthen JV, Moon AS, Pinto MC, Momaya A, Ponce BA, Brabston EW. Subscapularis-Sparing Rotator Interval Approach for Anatomic Total Shoulder Arthroplasty. JBJS Essent Surg Tech. 2019 Nov 26;9(4):e42.1-12.

    Momaya AM, Kwapisz A, Choate WS, Kissenberth MJ, Tolan SJ, Lonergan KT, Hawkins RJ, Tokish JM. Clinical outcomes of suprascapular nerve decompression: a systematic review. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2018 Jan;27(1):172-180.

    Cimino AM, Veazey GC, McMurtrie JT, Isbell J, Arguello AM, Brabston EW, Ponce BA, Momaya AM. Corticosteroid Injections May Increase Retear and Revision Rates of Rotator Cuff Repair: A Systematic Review. Arthroscopy. 2020 Aug;36(8):2334-2341.

    Moon AS, Patel HA, Ithurburn MP, Brabston EW, Ponce BA, Momaya AM. Subacromial Spacer Implantation for the Treatment of Massive Irreparable Rotator Cuff Tears: A Systematic Review. Arthroscopy. 2019 Feb;35(2):607-614.

    Casp AJ, Bodkin SG, Kew ME, Noona SW, Lesevic M, Hart JM, Diduch D. Quadriceps Strength Is Influenced by Skeletal Maturity in Adolescents Recovering From Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. J Pediatr Orthop. 2021 Feb 1;41(2):e141-e146. PMID: 33165267.

    Casp AJ, Montgomery SR Jr, Cancienne JM, Brockmeier SF, Werner BC. Osteoporosis and Implant-Related Complications After Anatomic and Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2020 Feb 1;28(3):121-127 PMID: 31977612.

    Gould SJ, Cochrane GD, Johnson J, Hebson CL, Kazamel M. Orthostatic intolerance in post-concussion patients. Phys Sportsmed. 2021 Jul 15:1-6. PMID: 34236936.