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Dr. Eric Giang recognized for shoulder and elbow training

About Dr. Eric Giang

Born and raised in the Bay Area, Dr. Giang graduated from UC Davis with a Bachelor’s degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology. He then completed his medical training at Touro University in Vallejo, CA and Orthopedic Residency at Rowan University-SOM (formerly UMDNJ) in New Jersey where he served as chief resident his last year earning him the title ‘Resident of the Year’.

As an accredited fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Giang underwent advanced training in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery at the Carrell Clinic in Dallas, TX under the direction of distinguished surgeons:

  • Dr. Wayne “Buz” Burkhead, Jr.
  • Dr. Todd Moen
  • Dr. Daniel Worrel

While in Dallas, he had the opportunity to work alongside physicians who cared for professional sports teams in the area, such as the Dallas Cowboys and the Dallas Mavericks.

Dr. Giang is excited to be home in Modesto with his wife and daughter and looks forward to providing exceptional service and personalized care to Modesto and the surrounding communities.

Giang EL, Burkhead WZ. Short Stem Total Shoulder Arthroplasty with Glenoid Pre-Operative Planning. Semin Arthroplasty 2017 March;28:18-24

Giang EL, Chen E, Radcliff K. 2016. Placement of Cervical Mesh and Expandable Cages. In: Vaccaro AR, Albert TJ, editors. Spine Surgery: Tricks of the Trade, 3rd ed. New York: Thieme Medical Publishers. p. 74-75, 2016

Giang EL, Chen E, Radcliff K. 2016. Placement of Anterior Low-Profile Cervical Interbody In: Vaccaro AR, Albert TJ, editors. Spine Surgery: Tricks of the Trade, 3rd ed. New York: Thieme Medical Publishers. p. 76-77, 2016

McMillan S, Giang EL, Ford E. Case Report: Delayed Surgical Reconstruction with an Achilles Tendon Allograft for Triceps Tendon Rupture: Technique and Results. MOJ Orthop Rheumatol 2015;3(6):00115

Lutsky KF, Giang EL, Matzon JL. Flexor Tendon Injury, Repair and Rehabilitation. Orthop Clin of North Am 2015;46:67-76

Giang EL, McMillan S Case Report: Delayed Surgical Reconstruction with an Achilles Tendon Allograft for Triceps Tendon Rupture: Technique and Results. Presented at 75th American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics Annual Meeting, 2nd Place Winner for Sports Scientific Paper, Washington D.C. (10/13/2016)

Giang EL, Burkhead WZ. Updates on Post-Operative Shoulder Infections: Arthroscopy and Arthroplasty. Presented by Dr. Burkhead at 2nd Biennial Arthroplasty Disaster Conference, Miami, Fl (09/23/2016)

Giang EL, Gleimer J. Complex Patella Tendon Rupture in a Morbidly Obese Patient: Presented at New Jersey Orthopedic Society, Annual Symposium, Bedminster, NJ (03/28/2014)

Vanam R, Alvarado C, Espejo M, Giang E, Gill J, Spinello I. Hospitalized Patients with 2009 H1N1 Influenza at a County Teaching Hospital. Poster presented at Kern Medical Center Research Day (05/2010)

Synthes

Guest Lecturer – Trauma Lectures for Residents/OR personnel and Table Instructor

Rowan University – School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, NJ

Guest Lecturer – Trauma of the Lower Extremities

Stryker/Kennedy Health Systems

Guest Lecturer – Orthopedic Trauma and Principles

Rowan University – School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, NJ

Guest Lecturer – Spinal Fractures