Orthopedic Surgeon: Nickolas Garbis, MD, AAOS | Loyola Medicine

Nickolas Garbis, MD

Nickolas Garbis, MD, AAOS

Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation

Orthopaedic Surgery
Associate Professor

Languages Spoken

English, Greek,Spanish
Patient Ratings
4.9 / 5 (97 Ratings)

Clinical Expertise

  • Arthroscopy Of Elbow
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Sports Injury

About Dr. Garbis

Food, Automobile Modification

Medical Education

Medical School
University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago
Rush University Medical Center - Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Johns Hopkins University - Shoulder and Elbow Surgery

Board Certification

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery


  • Improving the Safety of Shoulder Arthroscopy in the Beach-Chair Position: A Prospective Randomized Trial Investigating the Effect of Compression Stockings on Cerebral Desaturation Events in High Risk Patients. Golz, AG; Davis, WJ; Perry, MW; Tonino, PM; Garbis, NG; Salazar, DH, JOURNAL OF SHOULDER AND ELBOW SURGERY
  • Repairing PASTA Lesions Without Violation of the Rotator Cuff. Bernazzani, M; McMartin, T; Garbis, N, Arthroscopy techniques
  • Synovial Non-langerhans Cell Histiocytosis of the Shoulder: A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Huri, G; Çetik, RM; Gedikoglu, G; Garbis, N, Journal of orthopaedic case reports
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  • A 3-dimensional comparison of hand and power reamers in accuracy of glenoid retroversion correction. Scheidt, M; Wesolowski, M; Salazar, D; Garbis, N, JOURNAL OF SHOULDER AND ELBOW SURGERY
  • Biceps enthesophyte: a rare complication following biceps tenodesis. Aiyash, S; Garbis, N; Goldberg, B; Salazar, D, JSES open access
  • Cerebral Desaturation Events During Shoulder Arthroscopy in the Beach Chair Position. Salazar, DH; Davis, WJ; Ziroglu, N; Garbis, NG, Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Global research & reviews
  • Intraoperative Efficiency in Contemporary Total Shoulder Arthroplasty: Is Manual Pressure During Cement Curing Still Necessary With Interference Fit Pegged Glenoids? Garbis, NG; Burr, RG; Schneider, AM; Murphy, M; Salazar, DH, The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Rotator cable and rotator interval: anatomy biomechanics and clinical importance., Huri, G; Kaymakoglu, M; Garbis, N, EFORT open reviews
  • Shoulder Arthroplasty in Transplant Recipients: Complications and Mortality. Strotman, PK; Kothari, A; Kuo, P; Salazar, DH; Garbis, N, Journal of surgical orthopaedic advances
  • Platelet-rich plasma and the shoulder: clinical indications and outcomes. Schneider, A; Burr, R; Garbis, N; Salazar, D, Current reviews in musculoskeletal medicine
  • Articular shear injuries of the capitellum in adolescents. Frank, JM; Saltzman, BM; Garbis, N; Cohen, MS, JOURNAL OF SHOULDER AND ELBOW SURGERY
  • Glenohumeral kinematics after soft tissue interposition graft and glenoid reaming: A cadaveric study. Garbis, NG; Weber, AE; Shewman, EF; Cole, BJ; Romeo, AA; Verma, NN, Indian journal of orthopaedics
  • The Effect of Compression Stockings on Cerebral Desaturation Events in Obese Patients Undergoing Shoulder Arthroscopy in the Beach-Chair Position Tauchen, A. J.; Salazar, D.; Barton, G. J.; Francois, A.; Tonino, P.; Garbis, N. G.; Evans, D., Arthroscopy : The Journal of Arthroscopic & Related Surgery : Official Publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association
  • Role of the superior labrum after biceps tenodesis in glenohumeral stability. Strauss, EJ; Salata, MJ; Sershon, RA; Garbis, N; Provencher, MT; Wang, VM; McGill, KC; Bush-Joseph, CA; Nicholson, GP; Cole, BJ; Romeo, AA; Verma, NN, JOURNAL OF SHOULDER AND ELBOW SURGERY
  • Treatment of superior labrum anterior posterior lesions: a literature review. Huri, G; Hyun, YS; Garbis, NG; McFarland, EG, Acta orthopaedica et traumatologica turcica
  • Understanding and Evaluating Shoulder Pain in the Throwing Athlete Garbis, N. G.; McFarland, E. G., Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of North America
  • A novel repair method for the treatment of acute Achilles tendon rupture with minimally invasive approach using button implant: a biomechanical study. Huri, G; Biçer, ÖS; Ozgözen, L; Uçar, Y; Garbis, NG; Hyun, YS, Foot and ankle surgery : official journal of the European Society of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • Uncommon indications for reverse total shoulder arthroplasty. Hyun, YS; Huri, G; Garbis, NG; McFarland, EG, Clinics in orthopedic surgery
  • The effect of pulsed lavage irrigation on suture knot security. Golz, A; Yun, J; Garbis, N; Salazar, D, Journal of orthopaedic surgery (Hong Kong)