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Kelechi Okoroha MD

Kelechi R. Okoroha, MD. Orthopaedic Surgeon and Sports Medicine Specialist

Sports Medicine | Joint Preservation |
Cartilage Restoration | Shoulder Replacement

  • Orthopaedic Surgeon and Sports Medicine Specialist serving Detroit, Greater Michigan and beyond.
  • Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Team Physician Detroit Pistons, Detroit FC soccer team, Oakland University, Wayne State University
  • Former Team Physician Chicago Bulls & Chicago White Sox
  • Authored over 70 Orthopaedic Publications
Current Team Coverage
  • detroit-pisitons
  • detroit-city-fc
  • oakland-university
  • wayne-state-university
  • west-bloomfield-high-school
Former Team
Coverage
  • chicago-bulls
  • chicago-white-sox
  • chicago-fire
  • chicago-steel
  • oak-park-forest-high-school-football
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Areas of
Expertise

Regenerative Medicine

Regenerative medicine is a field of therapy that harnesses the regenerative properties of certain cells in your own body to help heal diseased or damaged tissues and organs. It uses the body’s tissue components to replace lost tissue, accelerate healing and recovery, and provide pain relief...Read More

Joint Preservation

Joint preservation refers to the use of nonsurgical or surgical methods to preserve a deteriorating joint. The main objectives of joint preservation include alleviating the pain in the joint, restoring normal movement and function, and eventually delaying or avoiding joint replacement surgery The concept is usually customized based on individual..... Read More

Cartilage Restoration

Cartilage restoration is a surgical procedure where orthopedic surgeons stimulate the growth of new cartilage that restores the normal function. Arthritis condition can be delayed or prevented through this procedure. Several techniques are employed for cartilage restoration including microfracture, drilling, abrasion arthroplasty, osteochondral autograft, and allograft transplantation.... Read More

Watch Videos
  • video-revision-surgery

    Time Between ACL Reconstruction and RTS Does Not Predict Need for Revision Surgery in NFL Players

  • video-shoulder-dislocation

    What a shoulder dislocation looks like on the inside

  • video-opioid-epidemic

    The Opioid Epidemic. Risk factors for continued Opioid use Following Arthroscopic Knee Surgery

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Awards and Publications
  • Length of Time Between Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction and Return to Sport Does Not Predict Need for Revision Surgery in National Football League Players.
    publications
  • Single-Shot Femoral Nerve Block Does Not Cause Long-Term Strength and Functional Deficits Following Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction.
    publications
whats new
What's New
Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty

Conventional surgical methods such as total shoulder joint replacement have been shown to be significantly ineffective in the treatment of rotator cuff arthropathy. Reverse total shoulder replacement is an advanced surgical technique specifically designed for rotator cuff tear arthropathy...