Jonathan Ticker, MD was named to the 2018 Castle Connolly Top Doctor list. This list is decided by peer nominations, and Dr. Ticker has been recognized each year since 2009. Dr. Ticker is a shoulder and sports medicine specialist who treats both non-operative and operative conditions of the shoulder. When surgery is indicated, he focuses on [...]
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PURCHASE New Release, February 2018 The Atlas of Advanced Shoulder Arthroscopy is a bridge between basic and advanced operative procedures in shoulder arthroscopy. Specialist shoulder surgeons from around the world have provided insights that will help the reader to both understand and treat difficult pathologies of the shoulder. The authoritative content includes: [...]
Dr. Ticker spoke at the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA) 2017 Fall Course November 2-4 in Palm Desert, CA. He participated in the following lectures and courses: Lecturer: “How Do I Keep Costs Down in my Rotator Cuff Repairs?” Lecturer: “Arthroscopic Distal Clavicle Resection is Reproducible and Reliable if You Follow These Steps” [...]
Dr. Ticker Spoke at the 44th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Shoulder Society & the 1st Asia-Pacific Shoulder & Elbow Symposium
Shoulder Instability Session Speakers & Moderators, Saturday, October 7th, 2017 - From left to right: James Tibone, Los Angeles, CA, USA, Guoqing Cui, Beijing, China, Seung-Ho Kim, Seoul, Korea, Greg Hoy, Melbourne, Australia, Eiji Itoi, Sendai, Japan, Hiroyuki Sugaya, Tokyo, Japan, Jonathan Ticker, Merrick, NY, USA, Yong-Girl Rhee, Seoul, Korea, Markus Scheibel, Berlin, Germany, [...]
Subscapularis Rotator Cuff Surgery Overview The subscapularis muscle is the largest and strongest muscle in the rotator cuff, providing an estimated 53% of total strength. The muscle and its attached tendon play a critical role in turning the arm upward and providing overhead lifting abilities. A tendon tear of the subscapularis is relatively uncommon compared [...]
Shoulder Impingement Treatment Overview The rotator cuff is a vital structure found within the shoulder joint that is composed of four muscle-tendon units. The rotator cuff is responsible for helping stabilize the shoulder and for allowing overhead arm movements. As the muscles that compose the rotator cuff travel to their attachment sites on the humerus [...]
Shoulder Stabilization Surgery Overview The shoulder is the most mobile joint in the human body, allowing the ability to lift and rotate the arm, as well as reaching overhead. Even though its wide range of motion is very beneficial, the shoulder is prone to injuries that cause instability. One of the most common injuries that [...]
Shoulder Instability Surgery As the most mobile joint in the human body, the shoulder is prone to instability. Shoulder instability occurs when the ball (humeral head) is forced out of the socket (glenoid), often the result of repetitive overuse or a sudden traumatic injury. Once a shoulder has become dislocated once, it is prone to [...]
Shoulder Nerve Surgery Patients living in the greater Long Island, Brooklyn, Queens & NYC communities suffering from shoulder pain, numbness and weakness may be experiencing a shoulder nerve entrapment syndrome. Two of the most common nerve entrapment conditions include a suprascapular nerve injury and thoracic outlet syndrome. Orthopedic surgeon and shoulder specialist, Dr. Jonathan Ticker is [...]
Shoulder arthroscopy is a popular minimally invasive surgery designed to treat a wide number of shoulder injuries and degenerative conditions. Long Island, Brooklyn, Queens & NYC area orthopedic surgeon and shoulder specialist, Dr. Jonathan Ticker is able to utilize arthroscopic shoulder surgery to inspect, diagnose and repair issues within the joint. Arthroscopic shoulder surgery involves the [...]