Dr. Gus Katsigiorgis
Dr. Gus Katsigiorgis, one of the most highly respected orthopedic surgeons in the New York City area, is board certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery. He was appointed chief of orthopedics at LIJ North Shore University Hospital, Franklin Medical Center.
Raised on Long Island, he graduated from Long Island University, C.W. Post campus, part of the honors program with magna cum laude in biology. Dr. Katsigiorgis went on to the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, where he graduated in the top five percent of his class.
He was chief intern at Peninsula Hospital Center from 2000 – 2001 and did his orthopedic residency at Peninsular Hospital Consortium, where he served as chief resident from 2004 – 2005.
Dr. Katsigiorgis currently performs minimally invasive knee and hip replacements and is involved in performing shoulder replacements, including reversed total shoulder replacements. He also performs arthroscopic sports surgery, including anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction and sports shoulder injuries, including rotator cuff repair and instability surgery.
He is the associate director of residency training at Peninsula Hospital Medical Center, where he teaches residents to help provide them with the knowledge and skills necessary to become orthopedic surgeons. He was voted Teacher of the Year in 2008 and 2010. In addition, he has been a guest lecturer in the medical community and at the Eastern Osteopathic Regional Convention.
His hospital affiliations include Long Island Jewish Medical Center and North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, Mercy Medical Center, and LIJ North Shore University Hospital at Franklin Medical Center.