Omer A. Ilahi, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Orthopedic Surgery, Academic Institute
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College


Education & Training

MD, Baylor College of Medicine
Residency, Baylor College of Medicine
Internship, Baylor College of Medicine
Clinical Fellowship, University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics
Publications

Editorial Commentary: Subacromial Bursa May Possess Mesenchymal Progenitor Cells
Ilahi, OA 2022, , Arthroscopy - Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery, vol. 38, no. 4, pp. 1124-1125. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.arthro.2021.11.032

Editorial Commentary: Treatment Efficacy Found in Animal Studies May Not Translate to Humans
Ilahi, OA 2021, , Arthroscopy - Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery, vol. 37, no. 7, pp. 2334-2336. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.arthro.2021.03.036

Regarding “Primary Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Repair Versus Reconstruction: Rates and Risk Factors for Instability Recurrence in a Young, Active Patient Population”
Ilahi, OA 2020, , Arthroscopy - Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery, vol. 36, no. 6, pp. 1495-1496. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.arthro.2020.03.032

Estimating Lengths of Semitendinosus and Gracilis Tendons by Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Ilahi, OA, Staewen, RS, Stautberg, EF & Qadeer, AA 2018, , Arthroscopy - Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery, vol. 34, no. 8, pp. 2457-2462. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.arthro.2018.03.031

Stability of two versus three peripheral pegs of the glenoid component in modern total shoulder arthroplasty
Stautberg, EF, Jupiter, DC, Amin, A, Qadeer, AA & Ilahi, OA 2017, , International Orthopaedics, pp. 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00264-017-3599-7

Relationship of musculotendinous junction location to harvested semitendinosus and gracilis tendon length
Ilahi, OA, Stautberg, EF, Mansfield, DJ & Qadeer, AA 2017, , Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine, vol. 5, no. 5, 2325967117704630. https://doi.org/10.1177/2325967117704630

Reliability and reproducibility of several methods of arthroscopic assessment of femoral tunnel position during anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
Ilahi, OA, Mansfield, DJ, Urrea, LH & Qadeer, AA 2014, , Arthroscopy - Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery, vol. 30, no. 10, pp. 1303-1310. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.arthro.2014.05.034

Shortcuts in arthroscopic knot tying: Letter to the editor
Ilahi, OA, Riboh, JC & Moorman, CT 2013, , American Journal of Sports Medicine, vol. 41, no. 2. https://doi.org/10.1177/0363546512473732

Femoral tunnel length: Accessory anteromedial portal drilling versus transtibial drilling
Ilahi, OA, Ventura, NJ & Qadeer, AA 2012, , Arthroscopy - Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery, vol. 28, no. 4, pp. 486-491. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.arthro.2011.09.018

Selection Bias Results in Misinterpretation of Randomized Controlled Trials on Arthroscopic Treatment of Patients With Knee Osteoarthritis
Ilahi, OA 2010, , Arthroscopy - Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery, vol. 26, no. 2, pp. 144-146. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.arthro.2009.12.004

Intra-tunnel fixation versus extra-tunnel fixation of hamstring anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction: a meta-analysis.
Ilahi, OA, Nolla, JM & Ho, DM 2009, , The journal of knee surgery, vol. 22, no. 2, pp. 120-129. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0030-1247736

Security of knots tied with ethibond, fiberwire, orthocord, or ultrabraid
Ilahi, OA, Younas, SA, Ho, DM & Noble, PC 2008, , American Journal of Sports Medicine, vol. 36, no. 12, pp. 2407-2414. https://doi.org/10.1177/0363546508323745

Classification of anterosuperior glenoid labrum variants and their association with shoulder pathology
Ilahi, OA, Cosculluela, PE & Ho, DM 2008, , Orthopedics, vol. 31, no. 3, pp. 1-4. https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20080301-18

Arthroscopic findings in knees undergoing proximal tibial osteotomy.
Ilahi, OA, Stein, JD, Ho, DM, Bocell, JR & Lindsey, RW 2008, , The journal of knee surgery, vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 63-67. https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0030-1247796

Intraosseous innervation of the human patella: A histologic study
Barton, RS, Ostrowski, ML, Anderson, TD, Ilahi, OA & Heggeness, MH 2007, , American Journal of Sports Medicine, vol. 35, no. 2, pp. 307-311. https://doi.org/10.1177/0363546506297968

Deep venous thrombosis after knee arthroscopy: A meta-analysis [2] (multiple letters)
Streubel, PN & Ilahi, OA 2005, , Arthroscopy - Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery, vol. 21, no. 11, pp. 1408-1409. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.arthro.2005.08.005

Deep venous thrombosis after knee arthroscopy: A meta-analysis
Ilahi, OA, Reddy, J & Ahmad, I 2005, , Arthroscopy - Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery, vol. 21, no. 6, pp. 727-730. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.arthro.2005.03.007

Arthroscopic debridement of acute periprosthetic septic arthritis of the knee
Ilahi, OA, Al-Habbal, GA, Bocell, JR, Tullos, HS & Huo, MH 2005, , Arthroscopy - Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery, vol. 21, no. 3, pp. 303-306. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.arthro.2004.10.010

Glenoid suture anchor fixation strength: Effect of insertion angle
Ilahi, OA, Ai-Fahl, T, Bahrani, K & Luo, ZP 2004, Arthroscopy, vol 20, no. 6, pp. 609-613. DOI: 10.1016/j.arthm.2004.04.063

Glenoid suture anchor fixation strength: Effect of insertion angle
Ilahi, OA, Al-Fahl, T, Bahrani, H & Luo, ZP 2004, , Arthroscopy - Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery, vol. 20, no. 6, pp. 609-613. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.arthro.2004.04.063