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Haik G. Kavookjian

Haik G. Kavookjian, MD

MD, FAAOS

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About Me

Dr. Haik Kavookjian is a fellowship-trained hand surgeon with almost 25 years of experience. He is board-certified in orthopedic surgery with a certificate of added qualification in hand surgery.

Dr. Kavookjian specializes in caring for all aspects of the hand. He treats patients of all ages who are experiencing conditions such as sports injuries, traumatic hand injuries, congenital hand abnormalities and degenerative conditions like arthritis.   Dr. Kavookjian has previously been awarded a National Institute of Health (NIH) Research Fellowship to study bone metabolism as it relates to age-related bone loss and increased risk of fractures. He continues to study bone metabolism and loss.

Dr. Kavookjian was born at Stamford Hospital and grew up right across the street. He returned to the area after completing fellowship training and has practiced here ever since.

Special Interests

Abnormalities in bone metabolism and strength

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Hand Surgery

Credentials

Medical School

New York Medical College

Residency

Boston University Medical Center

Fellowship

Boston University Medical Center
Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center

Published Work

Kavookjian, H,G. Comprehensive Biweekly Hand Review to Orthopaedic Resident Staff, Stamford Hospital, Stamford, CT. 2016.

Kavookjian, H.G.: Hand Infections. New York Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Review Course, New York, NY. 2016.

Kavookjian, H,G. Comprehensive Biweekly Hand Review to Orthopaedic Resident Staff, Stamford Hospital, Stamford, CT. 2014.

Kavookjian, H.G.: Hand Infections. New York Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Review Course, New York, NY. 2014.

Kavookjian, H,G. Comprehensive Biweekly Hand Review to Orthopaedic Resident Staff, Stamford Hospital, Stamford, CT. 2013.

Kavookjian, H.G.: Toxicity of Local Anesthetics on Articular Cartilage. Carroll Hand Club Annual Meeting, Naples, FL. 2009.

Strauch, R.J.; Kavookjian, H.G: Wrist Denervation- Video Demonstration. ASSH 63th Annual Meeting, Chicago IL. 2008.

Kavookjian, H.G.: Case presentations of pyogenic granuloma formation in hand mimicking infection. Carroll Club Hand Annual Meeting, Kingston, Jamaica. 2007.

Kavookjian, H.G.; Roth, N.S.; Selim, C.; Bilezikian, J.; Strauch, R.J.: Presence of Treatable Abnormalities Affecting Bone Metabolism in Patients Sustaining Low Energy Distal Radius Fractures. AAOS 62nd Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL. 1995.

Kavookjian, H.G.; Roth, N.S.; Holick, M.; Whitelaw, G.P.; Kirschenbaum, A.E.: Presence of Treatable Abnormalities Affecting Bone Metabolism in Patients Sustaining Low Energy, Age-Related Hip Fractures. AAOS 62nd Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL. 1995.

Kavookjian, H.G.; Holick, M.; Levin, R.; Whitelaw, C.P.: Low Serum Testosterone in Aging Males Sustaining Low Energy Age Related Hip Fractures. AAOS 60th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. 1993.

Kavookjian, H.G.; Program Discusser; Tenorraphies: Mechanical Analysis and Introduction of a New Technique-11th Annual Residents and Fellows Conference in Hand Surgery, Kansas City, MO. 1993.

Kavookjian, H.G.; Holick, M.; Levin, R.; Whitelaw, G.P.: Low Serum Testosterone in aging males sustaining low energy age related hip fractures. Orthop Transactions, 17:3, 1993

Kavookjian, H.G.; Program Discusser; Complications and Results of Silicone Implant Arthroplasty of the Proximal Interphalangeal Joint-11th Annual Residents and Fellows Conference in Hand Surgery, Kansas City, MO. 1993.

Rosen, C.; Donahue, L.R.; Hunter, S; Holick, M., Kavookijian, H.G.; Kirscenbaum, A.; Mohan, S.; Baylink, D.J.: The 24/25~kDa Serum insulin-jlike growth factor-binding protein is increased in elderly women with hip and spine fractures. J. Clin Endocrinol Metab, 74:1, 1992.

Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Affiliations

  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • New York Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons

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