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Education & Postgraduate Training

San Diego Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine, San Diego, CA
  • Fellowship Specialty: Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
2015 – 2016
University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT
  • Residency Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery
2010 – 2015
New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY
  • Degree: MD
2006 – 2010
New York University, New York, NY
  • Degree: Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)
1999 – 2002
Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
  • Degree: BS; Major: Exercise and Sport Science
1995 – 1999

Honors and Awards

Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Society (Junior AOA Member); New York Medical College2008 - 2010
The NYU Arthur J. Nelson Award for Superior Academic and Clinical Excellence; New York University2002
Graduation with High Distinction; Pennsylvania State University1999
Golden Key National Honor Society; Pennsylvania State University1998 - 2003
Dean’s List; Pennsylvania State University1995 - 1999

Licensures and Certifications

ABOS Part I Examination: PASS7/9/2015
California Medical License; A1348392/25/2015
Physical Therapy License; 024870; State: NY11/22/2002
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association
2002

Related Experience

Clinical instructor of Physical Therapy
  • New York University, Department of Physical Therapy
2005 – 2006
Physical Therapist
  • Setting: outpatient private practice
  • Focus: orthopaedic injuries, postoperative rehabilitation, ergonomic evaluation
  • New York, NY
2002 – 2006
Fitness Trainer
  • New York, NY
1999 – 2006

Team Physician Experience

Professional Football: San Diego Chargers
Professional Baseball: San Diego Padres
Professional Hockey: San Diego Gulls
College Football: San Diego State University, Grossmont Community College, Mesa College
High School Football: Mt. Miguel, Mater Dei, Santana, Christian, Fallbrook
College Men’s & Women’s Soccer: San Diego State University

Publications

O’Malley M, Erwteman A, Solomito M, Milewski M, Nissen C. The Association of Tibial Slope and ACL Rupture in Skeletally Immature Patients. Arthroscopy. 2015 Jan;31(1):77-82.
Erwteman AS, Balach T. Clinical evaluation and management of benign soft tissue tumors of the extremities. Cancer Treat Res. 2014;162:171-202.
Checo F, Shekhman M, Goldstein A, Erwteman A. (2013). Hip and Thigh. In Browner BD, Fuller RP (Eds.), Musculoskeletal Emergencies (pp. 186-201). Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
Boraiah S, Kemp TJ, Erwteman A, Lucas PA, Asprinio DE. Outcome following open reduction and internal fixation of open pilon fractures. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2010 Feb;92(2):346-52.

Community Service

La Casita de la Salud Student Health Clinic;
  • Provided medical care to underserved population in Harlem, New York, NY
2006 - 2010
Medical Volunteer New York City Marathon2000, 2001, 2002, 2004
Special Olympics, Long Island, NY; Organization of Events1993

Affiliations/Memberships

Arthroscopy Association of North America2016 - present
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine2015 - present
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons2011 - present

Professional Interests

Sports injuries involving the shoulder, knee, and ankle
Rotator cuff repair
Anatomic and Reverse shoulder arthroplasty
Fracture care

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Fallbrook, CA 92028
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Murrieta Office

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