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Meet Dr. Garbis

Assistant Professor, Shoulder and Elbow SurgeryDepartment of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
Loyola University Medical Center
Nickolas G. Garbis, M.D.

Nickolas Garbis, MD, FAAOS, is an orthopaedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist at Loyola Medicine. His clinical interests include elbow disorders, shoulder disorders and shoulder replacement. Dr. Garbis is an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine.

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Association
  • Rush University Medical Center
  • Johns Hopkins University
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  • Dr. Garbis is an experienced, accomplished, and caring surgeon. He took the time to listen and advise so that I had the best care for my case. I had an elbow replacement with months of infection management prior to surgery... Read More

    - Linda K

  • Dr. Garbis is without a doubt the best surgeon I have ever had. His responses to all my questions and concerns were always promptly answered. I had right shoulder surgery on 12-13-17, torn rotator, bicep, bone spur and labrum. June 19, 2018 I was released from therapy and my shoulder is almost 100%... Read More

    - R. N

  • Dr. Garbis is extremely knowledgeable shoulder problems. I went to heim for a second opinion and decided to have my rotator cuff surgery preformed by him. My reasons were his knowledge, detailed explanation of what was required during the surgery and the rehab following surgery.... Read More

    - D. T

Research
Research

Platelet-rich plasma and the shoulder: clinical indications and outcomes

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  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Association
  • Rush University Medical Center
  • Johns Hopkins University
Practice Locations
  • Loyola Center for Health at Oakbrook Terrace

    1S260 Summit Ave
    Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

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  • Loyola Outpatient Center

    2160 South First Ave
    Maywood, IL 60153

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  • Loyola Center for Health at Burr Ridge

    6800 North Frontage Rd
    Burr Ridge, IL 60527

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