Joe Eichinger MD

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.

    Dr. Eichinger is serving as faculty for the upcoming AOSSM shoulder and elbow surgical skills course.
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    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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  • 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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  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Website
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America Website
  • muschealth Website
  • American Shoulder & Elbow Surgeons Website
  • Charleston RiverDogs Website