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Angelo J. Colosimo, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical

Director of Sports Medicine

Orthopaedic Surgery | College of Medicine

Education/Credentials
  • Fellowship: Kentucky Sports Medicine Clinic
  • Residency: Duke University Medical Center
  • Medical Degree: New York University Medical School
  • Bachelor's Degree: Colgate University
Board Certifications & Licenses

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (Certification Date: 19930709) - (Recertification Date: 20141017)
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (Sports Medicine) (Certification Date: 20101104) - (Recertification Date: 20141017)

Specialties

Orthopaedic Surgery
Surgery-Critical Care

Contact Information
Research Interests

Sports Medicine, Orthopaedic Surgery

Clinical Interests

Orthopaedic Surgery

Sports Medicine

Achilles Tendinitis

Achilles Tendon Injuries

Acromioclavicular (AC) Joint Injury

Adductor Tendinopathy

Adhesive Capsulitis (Frozen shoulder)

Ankle Fracture

Ankle Sprain

Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injury

Anterolateral Ligament Injury

Arm Injuries

Arthralgia

Arthritis

Athletic Injuries

Baker's cyst (Popliteal cyst)

Bone Spurs (Osteophytes)

Bursitis

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Cartilage Damage

Chondrocalcinosis

Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome

Compartment Syndromes

Complex Multi Ligament Knee Injury

Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

Dislocated Elbow

Dislocated Shoulder

Dislocations

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Foot Fracture

Foot Injuries

Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)

Hamstring Injury

Hand, Wrist, Elbow or Injury

Heel pain (Plantar Fasciitis)

Iliotibial Band Syndrome

Joint Capsule Release

Jumper's Knee (Patellar tendinitis)

Knee Arthritis

Knee Bursitis

Knee Cap Dislocation

Knee Dislocation

Knee Fracture

Knee Injuries

Knee Ligament Injury

Knee Osteoarthritis

Knee Pain

Labral Tear

Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Injury

Lateral Patellar Dislocation

Ligament Injury

Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Injury

Medial Patellofemoral Ligament (MPFL) Injury

Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome

Meniscus Tear

Osgood-Schlatter disease

Osteoarthritis (Degenerative Arthritis)

Patella Tendon Tear

Patellar Dislocation

Patellar Instability

Patellar Tendon Rupture

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injury

Post-Traumatic Arthritis

Quadricep Tendon Rupture

Quadricep Tendon Tear

Rotator Cuff Injury

Rotator Cuff Tear

Runner's Knee (Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome)

Separated Shoulder

Shoulder Dislocation

Shoulder Impingement Syndrome

Shoulder Injury

Shoulder Instability

Shoulder Pain

Sports Related Injuries

Stress Fractures

Swollen Knee

Tendinitis

Tendinopathy

Tendon Injuries

Tendonitis

Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)

Tenodesis

Throwing Injuries

Tibial Menisci

Trochanteric Bursitis

Ulnar Nerve Compression Syndromes

Ulnar Neuropathies

Peer Reviewed Publications

Southam, Brendan R; Colosimo, Angelo J; Grawe, Brian 2018. Underappreciated Factors to Consider in Revision Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Current Concepts Review. Orthopaedic journal of sports medicine, 6 1, 2325967117751689

Clark, Joseph F; Elgendy-Peerman, Hagar T; Divine, Jon G; Mangine, Robert E; Hasselfeld, Kimberly A; Khoury, Jane C; Colosimo, Angelo J 2017. Lack of eye discipline during headers in high school girls soccer: A possible mechanism for increased concussion rates. Medical hypotheses, 100 , 10-14

Schneider, Daniel K; Gokeler, Alli; Otten, Egbert; Ford, Kevin R; Hewett, Timothy E; Divine, Jon G; Colosimo, Angelo J; Heidt, Robert S; Myer, Gregory D 2017. A Novel Mass-Spring-Damper Model Analysis to Identify Landing Deficits in Athletes Returning to Sport After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction. Journal of strength and conditioning research, 31 9, 2590-2598

Schneider DK, Gokeler A, Otten B, Ford KR, Hewett TE, Divine JG, Colosimo AJ, Heidt RS, Myer GD 2016. A Novel Mass-Spring-Damper Model Analysis to Identify Landing Deficits in Athletes Returning to Sport after ACL Reconstruction Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, ,

Schneider DK, Grawe B, Magnussen RA, Ceasar A, Parikh SN, Wall EJ, Colosimo AJ, Kaeding CC, Myer GM 2016. Outcomes Following Isolated MPFL Reconstruction for the Treatment of Recurrent Lateral Patellar Dislocation: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Am J Sports Med. , 2016 Feb 12. pii: 0363546515624673. [Epub ahead of print] ,

Schneider, Daniel K; Grawe, Brian; Magnussen, Robert A; Ceasar, Adrick; Parikh, Shital N; Wall, Eric J; Colosimo, Angelo J; Kaeding, Christopher C; Myer, Gregory D 2016. Outcomes After Isolated Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction for the Treatment of Recurrent Lateral Patellar Dislocations: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. The American journal of sports medicine, ,

Clark, Joseph F; Colosimo, Angelo; Ellis, James K; Mangine, Robert; Bixenmann, Benjamin; Hasselfeld, Kimberly; Graman, Patricia; Elgendy, Hagar; Myer, Gregory; Divine, Jon 2015. Vision training methods for sports concussion mitigation and management. Journal of visualized experiments : JoVE, 99, e52648

Bigsby, Kathryn; Mangine, Robert E; Clark, Joseph F; Rauch, Joseph T; Bixenmann, Benjamin; Susaret, Antonia W; Hasselfeld, Kimberly A; Colosimo, Angelo J 2014. Effects of postural control manipulation on visuomotor training performance: comparative data in healthy athletes. International journal of sports physical therapy, 9 4, 436-46

Myer, Gregory D; Martin, Larry; Ford, Kevin R; Paterno, Mark V; Schmitt, Laura C; Heidt, Robert S; Colosimo, Angelo; Hewett, Timothy E 2013. Author's response. The American journal of sports medicine, 41 4, NP19-20

Myer, Gregory D; Martin, Larry; Ford, Kevin R; Paterno, Mark V; Schmitt, Laura C; Heidt, Robert S; Colosimo, Angelo; Hewett, Timothy E 2013. Author's response. The American journal of sports medicine, 41 4, NP17-8

Myer, Gregory D; Martin, Larry; Ford, Kevin R; Paterno, Mark V; Schmitt, Laura C; Heidt, Robert S; Colosimo, Angelo; Hewett, Timothy E 2013. Author's response. The American journal of sports medicine, 41 4, NP14-5

Myer, Gregory D; Martin, Larry; Ford, Kevin R; Paterno, Mark V; Schmitt, Laura C; Heidt, Robert S; Colosimo, Angelo; Hewett, Timothy E 2012. No association of time from surgery with functional deficits in athletes after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: evidence for objective return-to-sport criteria. The American journal of sports medicine, 40 10, 2256-63

Ford, Kevin R; Minning, Stephen J; Myer, Gregory D; Mangine, Robert E; Colosimo, Angelo J; Hewett, Timothy E 2011. Landing adaptations following isolated lateral meniscectomy in athletes. Knee surgery, sports traumatology, arthroscopy : official journal of the ESSKA, 19 10, 1716-21

Minning, S J; Myer, G D; Mangine, R E; Eifert-Mangine, M; Colosimo, A J 2009. Serial assessments to determine normalization of gait following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Scandinavian journal of medicine & science in sports, 19 4, 569-75

Mangine, Robert E; Minning, Stephen J; Eifert-Mangine, Marsha; Colosimo, Angelo J; Donlin, Matthew 2008. Management of the Patient with an ACL/MCL Injured Knee. North American journal of sports physical therapy : NAJSPT, 3 4, 204-11

Hewett, Timothy E; Myer, Gregory D; Ford, Kevin R; Heidt, Robert S; Colosimo, Angelo J; McLean, Scott G; van den Bogert, Antonie J; Paterno, Mark V; Succop, Paul 2005. Biomechanical measures of neuromuscular control and valgus loading of the knee predict anterior cruciate ligament injury risk in female athletes: a prospective study. The American journal of sports medicine, 33 4, 492-501

Colosimo, Angelo J; Byrne, Eugene; Heidt, Robert S; Carlonas, Richelle L; Wyatt, Heather 2004. Acute traumatic first-rib fracture in the contact athlete: a case report. The American journal of sports medicine, 32 5, 1310-2

Colosimo, Angelo J; Carroll, Paul F; Heidt, Robert S; Carlonas, Richelle L 2003. Simultaneous ACL and PCL reconstruction. The journal of knee surgery, 16 4, 191-6

Favorito, Paul J; Langenderfer, Matthew A; Colosimo, Angelo J; Heidt, Robert S; Carlonas, Richelle L 2002. Arthroscopic laser-assisted capsular shift in the treatment of patients with multidirectional shoulder instability. The American journal of sports medicine, 30 3, 322-8

Nowicki, Kevin D; Hummer, Charles D; Heidt, Robert S; Colosimo, Angelo J 2002. Effects of iontophoretic versus injection administration of dexamethasone. Medicine and science in sports and exercise, 34 8, 1294-301

Colosimo, A J; Heidt, R S; Traub, J A; Carlonas, R L 2001. Revision anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction with a reharvested ipsilateral patellar tendon. The American journal of sports medicine, 29 6, 746-50

Gudeman, S D; Eisele, S A; Heidt, R S; Colosimo, A J; Stroupe, A L 1997. Treatment of plantar fasciitis by iontophoresis of 0.4% dexamethasone. A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study. The American journal of sports medicine, 25 3, 312-6

Colosimo, A J; Hummer, C D; Heidt, R S 1996. Aseptic foreign body reaction to Dacron graft material used for coracoclavicular ligament reconstruction after type III acromioclavicular dislocation. The American journal of sports medicine, 24 4, 561-3

Perdue, P S; Hummer, C D; Colosimo, A J; Heidt, R S; Dormer, S G 1996. Meniscal repair: outcomes and clinical follow-up. Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association, 12 6, 694-8

Mallon, W J; Colosimo, A J 1995. Acromioclavicular joint injury in competitive golfers. Journal of the Southern Orthopaedic Association, 4 4, 277-82

Karns, D J; Heidt, R S; Holladay, B R; Colosimo, A J 1994. Case report: revision anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association, 10 2, 148-51; discussion 1

Colosimo, A J; Ireland, M L 1992. Thigh compartment syndrome in a football athlete: a case report and review of the literature. Medicine and science in sports and exercise, 24 9, 958-63

Colosimo, A J; Bassett, F H 1990. Jumper's knee. Diagnosis and treatment. Orthopaedic review, 19 2, 139-49

Rodes SA, Colosimo AJ, Hasselfeld KA 09-01-2015. Polyethylene Tibial Post Fracture in a Posterior Stabilized (Genesis II) Total Knee Arthroplasty. Journal of Knee Surgery Reports, 1 , 60