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Providence Health Magazine
Dr. Stephan Yacoubian is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in problems of the shoulder, hip and knee. Fellowship trained in sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery at the renowned University of Connecticut College of Medicine, he treats many sports and trauma related injuries. Dr. Yacoubian completed orthopaedic surgical training at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City. His surgical expertise encompasses minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery, joint replacement surgery and fracture repair surgery. Dr. Yacoubian is the senior partner at Orthopaedic Surgery Specialists and began practicing there in 2002. He has served as Department Chairman of Orthopaedic Surgery at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center and has performed an average of 368 surgical cases per year since 2002.
Dr. Yacoubian is committed to providing the highest quality care for his patients. His goal is to return patients to the best level of function possible. His approach involves understanding the patient's healthcare needs and implementing state-of-the-art techniques which may involve physical therapy, medication, exercise and surgery when appropriate. He takes the time to understand his patient's needs and is always willing to discuss all aspects and options of treatment.
Dr. Yacoubian is dedicated to orthopaedic clinical research. He has conducted and published numerous research studies in peer reviewed orthopaedic journals as well as presented at national meetings. He teaches both pre-medical and medical students from local universities in the disciplines of orthopaedic sports medicine and orthopaedic clinical research.