Dr. Kourosh Shamlou

Orthopedic Surgery
CA
31 years experience

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Orthopedic Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kourosh Shamlou
31 years experience
Dislocation: it is for patella dislocation and it can be done both arthroscopic and open.
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kourosh Shamlou
31 years experience
Yes.: It is completely normal, it is because of metal and plastic moving over each other.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
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Arthritis.: It may a form of arthritis related to your abdominal pain, such as Chron's disease.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
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Reiter's syndrome.: It may be a Reiter's syndrome. Will need to do diagnostic blood test.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kourosh Shamlou
31 years experience
See below: rest, physical therapy, anti inflammatory medications. If it does not improve, then you will need an orthopedic doctor.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kourosh Shamlou
31 years experience
See below: collar bone does not generally hurt without any trauma. If the pain is close to your shoulder area, then it is AC joint, if it is close to the throat... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
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Arthritis.: it could be arthritis, tendinitis, labral tear, lumbar disc disease, or just a strain.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kourosh Shamlou
31 years experience
Be smart!: use condom or pills from now, if she just had her period, then, she is most probably okay, but do a urine test to be sure.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kourosh Shamlou
31 years experience
Conservative: basically you will need rest, anti inflammatory medications, and possibly use of a rib belt. It can take 3-6 months for healing. good luck
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A 17-year-old female asked:
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Meniscus: most likely a lateral meniscus tear, need a MRI.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kourosh Shamlou
31 years experience
Abdominal muscle: either abdominal muscles, or pinched nerve in the thoracic spine or rib cage.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kourosh Shamlou
31 years experience
Ilizorov: external fixation with wire fixator.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kourosh Shamlou
31 years experience
Unusual.: Split Ulna is not a known diagnosis!
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kourosh Shamlou
31 years experience
Pain: mostly front part of knee pain. do not run, use other non-impact exercises.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kourosh Shamlou
31 years experience
No: the separator is only for symptom relief, it will not correct the Bunion, make sure you modify your shoe, and as long as the deformity and symptoms ar... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kourosh Shamlou
31 years experience
Pain: oral medications, physical therapy, injection, and if all fails, surgery.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kourosh Shamlou
31 years experience
Two types: the inner part is Type 2, the other parts type 1.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
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Labrum.: it could be a labrum tear.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kourosh Shamlou
31 years experience
Treat musculoskeleta: treat problems with bones, muscles, tendons,cartilage, and ligaments.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kourosh Shamlou
31 years experience
Too many: You have had too many rhizotomies. generally we do not recommend more than once a year. It will not cause disc problems, but will cause more advanceme... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kourosh Shamlou
31 years experience
Nothing: if the pain is not livable, then surgery.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kourosh Shamlou
31 years experience
Does not mean much: it is term that is used by chiropractors! according to most Chiropractors, your entire body is misaligned, one way or the other.
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Testimonials
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Shamlou is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Shamlou is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you for taking the time to respond to my question. We went to a specialist and found that it was an error made my the ultrasound tech.
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Not the answer need to hear. Cause I did see a Dr and they keep saying it fat tissue.
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Thank you. Any reason why not ?

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Rosalind Franklin University - Chicago Medical School, IL
Graduated 1992MD

Awards

Top Orthopedic Surgeon , First Place, California - Fall
2014
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