Ganesh M.V. Kamath, MD

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics

Board-Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

 

Education
  • BS: Johns Hopkins University
  • MD: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
  • Residency: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
  • Fellowship (Sports Medicine): University of Utah
Honors, Awards, and Recognitions
  • Leonard Marmor Arthritis Foundation Resident Research Award, Washington University School of Medicine
  • Resident Teaching Award, Washington University School of Medicine
Clinical Interests
Soft tissue trauma of the shoulder and knee; sports medicine
Academic Appointments
2009-present Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics; UNC School of Medicine
Selected Publications (see complete list at PubMed)
  • Kamath G, Galatz LM, Keener JD, et al.  Tendon integrity and functional outcome after arthroscopic repair of high-grade partial-thickness supraspinatus tears.  J Bone Joint Surg Am 91(5):1055-1062, 2009.
  • Clohisy J, Kamath G, Byrd G, et al.  Clinical follow-up compliance in total joint arthroplasty patients.  J Bone Joint Surg Am 90(9):1848-1854, 2008.
  • Chen RC, Shia DS, Kamath GV, et al.  Troublesome stress fractures of the foot and ankle.  Sports Med Arthrosc 14(4):246-251, 2006.
  • Dobbs MB, Lenke LG, Kim YJ, Kamath G, et al.  Selective posterior thoracic fusions for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: comparison of hooks vs. pedicle screws.  Spine 31(20):2400-2404, 2006.
Selected Presentations
  • Rosenfeld S, Kamath G, Millis M, et al. PAO in patients older than 40 years. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, San Francisco, CA, March 2008.  (poster)
  • Rosenfeld S, Kamath G, Millis M, et al. PAO in patients older than 40 years. Mid-America Orthopaedic Association, Orlando, FL, April 2008.  (poster)
  • Kamath G, Clohisy J, Kim, YJ, et al.  Periacetabular osteotomy for the treatment of mild acetabular dysplasia.  Mid-America Orthopaedic Association, Orlando, FL, April 2008. (poster)
  • Kamath G, Galatz LM, Keener J, et al.  Healing rate of partial-thickness rotator cuff tears after arthroscopic takedown and repair.  American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, San Diego, CA, February 2007. (podium)
  • Kamath G, Galatz LM, Keener J, et al.  Healing rate of partial-thickness rotator cuff tears after arthroscopic takedown and repair.  Closed meeting of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons, Chicago, IL, September 2006. (podium)
  • Kamath G, Ricci WM, Borrelli J.  Stability of intertrochanteric femur fracture fixation: A critical analysis of extramedullary vs.intramedullary implants and the effect of lesser trochanter comminution.  Orthopaedic Trauma Association, Phoenix, AZ, October 2006. (podium)