Joe Eichinger MD

Specialties
Josef Karl Eichinger M.D
Josef Karl Eichinger M.D.Professor of Orthopaedics
Board-certified Sports Medicine, Shoulder & Elbow Orthopedic Surgeon

Josef K. Eichinger, M.D., is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon with a subspecialty focus on shoulder and elbow surgery. He is an professor of orthopaedic surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.

  • AOSSM
    Dr. Eichinger is giving a talk on how to perform arthroscopic subscapularis tears at the American orthopedic Society for sports medicine (AOSSM)
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  • AANA
    Dr. Eichinger to lecture at the upcoming Arthroscopy Association of North America Fellows Shoulder Arthroscopy Course at the Orthopaedic Learning Center in Chicago, Illinois.
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  • AAOS
    Dr. Eichinger is hosting a national webinar for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) on the topic of Scapular Nothing after Reverse Total Shoulder. He will be moderating discussion with a panel of experts on the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of scapular notching.
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  • AAOS
    Dr. Eichinger to moderate Best Poster Tour and Scientific Symposium at 2019 AAOS Annual Meeting March 12-16 in Las Vegas
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  • SCTRDr. Eichinger was awarded a $25,000 grant to study the development of a novel surgical infection prevention device. Dr. Eichinger was awarded the South Carolina Translational Research (SCTR) Grant along with his co-investigator Dr. Michael Yost, an MUSC chemical engineer and researcher.

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  • Dr. Eichinger recently published a paper regarding scapular notching which is a phenomenon that is seen in reverse total shoulder arthroplasty. This article outlines what scapular notching is and how it is diagnosed and treated.

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  • Johnson and Johnson EthiconJoe Eichinger MD was awarded a $76,000 research grant from Johnson & Johnson Ethicon to study shoulder arthroplasty incision closure.

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Publications
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Website
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America Website
  • muschealth Website
  • American Shoulder & Elbow Surgeons Website
  • Charleston RiverDogs Website