Our 101st episode features Dr. Ilyas who gives us a wonderful overview of Distal Biceps Tendon Injuries.

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Dr. Ilyas is a board certified Orthopaedic Surgeon with a certificate of added qualification in Hand Surgery. He specializes in hand, wrist, elbow and orthopaedic trauma surgery. Dr. Ilyas has a particular interest in fracture surgery, nerve injury, opioids and pain management in orthopaedic surgery, and is considered an expert in "wide awake hand surgery." Dr. Ilyas also serves as the Consulting Hand Surgeon to both the Philadelphia 76’ers and the Philadelphia Eagles.

Dr. Ilyas is an Alpha Omega Alpha graduate of MCP-Hahnemann College of Medicine of Drexel University. After medical school he completed his Orthopaedic Surgery training at Temple University Hospital. He subsequently completed his fellowship as a Harvard Fellow at the prestigious Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston prior to returning to the Philadelphia area. Dr. Ilyas is annually recognized as a “Top Doc” in Philadelphia and Main Line Today magazines. Most recently, he was privileged to be the top ranked Orthopaedic Hand Surgeon among his peers in Main Line Today.

Learn more about Dr. Ilyas here.

Goal of episode: To develop a baseline knowledge of distal biceps tendon injuries. In this episode, we discuss:

  • Epidemiology
  •  Anatomy
  •  Mechanism
  •  Fixation options
  •  Chronic tears
  •  + more

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