Dr. Erik Stark

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“As a Sports Medicine Surgeon, I feel that it’s critical to support and care for the young athletes in our community. It’s gratifying to work with these youth and make a positive — and long-lasting — impact by providing a strong foundation as part of their training, recovery, and pursuit of athletic excellence.”

SPECIALTIES

  • Sports medicine, cartilage repair, patellar instability and arthroscopic knee and shoulder surgery
  • Board Certified – Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

UNDERGRADUATE

  • State University of New York
    Binghamton, New York
    Bachelor of Science, Psychobiology, 1996

MEDICAL SCHOOL

  • State University of New York
    Upstate Medical University at Syracuse
    Syracuse, New York, 1996-2001

MEDICAL DOCTOR

  • 2001

INTERNSHIP

  • University of North Carolina Hospitals
    Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 2001–2002

RESIDENCY

  • Orthopaedic Surgery, Boston University Medical Center
    Boston, Massachusetts, 2002–2006

FELLOWSHIP

  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Kaiser Permanente
    San Diego, California, 2006-2007

BORN

  • Long island, New York

AWARDS, PATENTS OR INVENTIONS

  • Edwin G. Bovill Award—Best Paper
    Orthopaedic Trauma Association, 2003
  • American Orthopaedic Association-Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation-Zimmer Resident Leadership Forum, 2005
  • Leonard Marmor Surgical Arthritis Foundation Resident Achievement Award, 2006

PAPERS PUBLISHED

  • Stark E, Stucken C, Trainer G, Tornetta P 3rd. Compartment syndrome in Schatzker type VI plateau fractures and medial condylar fracture-dislocations treated with temporary external fixation. J Orthop Trauma. 2009 Aug;23(7):502-6.
  • Stark E, Tornetta P 3rd, Creevy WR. Syndesmotic instability in Weber B ankle fractures: a clinical evaluation. J Orthop Trauma. 2007 Oct;21(9):643-6.

JOINED OSNC

  • 2007

"Location, professionalism and availability are key aspects that are very important to me. OSNC came through on all fronts! Dr. Stark and his staff are truly amazing." PATIENT OF DR. ERIK STARK
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