Dr. Dana Piasecki, MD is an Orthopedic Surgery Specialist in Charlotte, North Carolina, with over 19 years of experience. His education started at Harvard University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in biology. In 2002, he received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine. 

Also, Dr. Piasecki completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at a prestigious Hospital for Special Surgery in 2007 and his fellowship at Rush University Medical Center in 2008 where he specializes in Orthopedic Sports Medicine, and Shoulder/Elbow Surgery. Moreover, he is also the fellowship program director for sports medicine fellowship at orthocarolina.

Goal of episode: To develop a baseline knowledge on Anterolateral Ligament Reconstruction.

We cover:

  • Lateral Knee Anatomy
  • Function of Anterolateral capsule structures
  • Anterolateral ligament
  • Physical Exam
  • Imaging
  • Operative Indication
  • Biomechanical surgical considerations
  • Surgical Technical Pearls
  • Post-op