Abrams, Jeffrey S. – M.D.
Jeffrey Abrams graduated with honors from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and received his M.D. degree from SUNY, Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, New York. He served his surgical internship at Santa Barbara Hospital and his orthopaedic residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Dr. Abrams has served on the staff of Alfred I. DuPont Institute in Wilmington, Delaware, doing research on childhood cervical, hip and knee disorders. He has completed a Shoulder Fellowship at the University of Western Ontario, a Sports Medicine Fellowship in Aspen, Colorado, and the Houghston Sports Medicine Clinic in Columbus, Georgia.
Since moving to Princeton, Dr. Abrams continues to be involved in education on shoulder injuries and sports medicine. He lectures internationally and has been invited to lecture and perform surgery in Canada, South America, Asia, and Europe. He has been appointed to the Continued Medical Education Committee for American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the Executive Committee for the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons.
Jeff is among the first surgeons to perform rotator cuff repairs and stabilization surgery using arthroscopy. As an inventor, he has assisted five surgical companies on equipment designs to perform minimally invasive surgery. He is an active member of the Education Committee of the Arthroscopy Association of North American, in charge of shoulder arthroscopy education at the Orthopaedic Learning Center in Chicago. He is currently on the editorial staff of four orthopaedic periodicals, section editor for Orthopaedic Knowledge Update, has written over 30 chapters in orthopaedic textbooks, and is editor of Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair: A Practical Approach to Management.
Dr. Abrams continues to serve as an orthopaedic consultant to Princeton University, College of New Jersey, Mercer Community College, as well as local public and private schools. In addition, he serves as a consultant to the National Hockey League, National Football League, Major League Baseball, International Skating Federation, United States Tennis Association, and the United States Ski Team.
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