Original Publications

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1.  Paoli AR, Gold HT, Mahure SA, Mai DH, Agten CA, Rokito AS, Virk MS. Treatment for Symptomatic SLAP Tears in Middle- Aged Patients Comparing Repair, Biceps Tenodesis, and Nonoperative Approaches: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis. Arthroscopy. 2018 Apr 10.


2.  Liu JX, Bravo D, Buza J, Kirsch T, Kennedy O, Rokito A, Zuckerman JD, Virk MS. Topical vancomycin and its effect on survival and migration of osteoblasts, fibroblasts, and myoblasts: An in vitro study. J Orthop. 2018 Jan 30;15(1):53-58.


3.  Gyftopoulos S, Abballe V, Virk MS, Koo J, Gold HT, Subhas N. Comparison Between Image-Guided and Landmark-Based Glenohumeral Joint Injections for the Treatment of Adhesive Capsulitis: A Cost-Effectiveness Study. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2018 Jun;210(6):1279-1287.


4.  Gyftopoulos S, Guja KE, Subhas N, Virk MS, Gold HT. Cost-effectiveness of magnetic resonance imaging versus ultrasound for the detection of symptomatic full-thickness supraspinatus tendon tears. J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2017 Sep 8.


5.  Paoli AR, Pickell M, Mahure SA, McAllister D, Mai DH, Alaia MJ, Virk MS, Campbell KA. Trends and Risk Factors for 1-Year Revision of the Latarjet Procedure: The New York State Experience During the Past Decade. Orthopedics. 2018 May 1;41(3)


6.  Mandeep S. Virk, David Levy, Benjmin Kuhns, James S. Kercher, Billy K. Parsley, Stephen S. Burkhart, Anthony A. Romeo, Nikhil N. Verma, Brian J. Cole. Patient Preference Before and After Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair: Which Is More Important, Pain Relief or Strength Return? Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2017 Jul/Aug;46(4):E244-E250.


7.  Liu JX, Werner JA, Buza JA 3rd, Kirsch T, Zuckerman JD, Virk MS. Povidone-iodine Solutions Inhibit Cell Migration and Survival of Osteoblasts, Fibroblasts, and Myoblasts. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2017 Apr 12.


8.  Virk MS, Lederman E, Stevens C, Romeo AA. Coracoid bypass procedure: surgical technique for coracoclavicular reconstruction with coracoid insufficiency. Journal Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2016 Dec 15.


9.  Virk MS, Bruce B, Hussey KE, Thomas JM, Luthringer TA, Shewman EF, Wang VM, Verma NN, Romeo AA, Cole BJ. Biomechanical Performance of Medial Row Suture Placement Relative to the Musculotendinous Junction in Transosseous Equivalent Suture Bridge Double-Row Rotator Cuff Repair. Arthroscopy. 2016 Aug 25.


10.  Virk MS, Manzo RL, Cote M, Ware JK, Mazzocca AD, Nissen CW, Shea KP, Arciero RA. Comparison of time to recurrence of instability after open and arthroscopic Bankart repair techniques Orthop J Sports Med. 2016 Jun 23;4(6)


11.  Virk MS, Apostolakos J, Cote MP, Baker B, Beitzel K, Mazzocca AD. Operative and Nonoperative Treatment of Acromioclavicular Dislocation: A Critical Analysis Review. JBJS Rev. 2015 Oct 27;3(10).


12.  Alaee F, Bartholomae C, Sugiyama O, Virk MS, Drissi H, Wu Q, Schmidt M, Lieberman JR. Biodistribution of LV-TSTA Transduced Rat Bone Marrow Cells Used for “Ex-vivo” Regional Gene Therapy for Bone Repair. Curr Gene Ther. 2015;15(5):481-491.


13.  Alaee F, Virk MS, Tang H, Sugiyama O, Adams DJ, Stolina M, Dwyer D, Ominsky MS, Ke HZ, Lieberman JR. Evaluation of the effects of systemic treatment with a sclerostin-neutralizing antibody on bone repair in a rat femoral defect model. J Orthop Res. 2014 Feb;32(2):197-203.


14.  Alaee F, Sugiyama O, Virk MS, Tang H, Drissi H, Lichtler AC, Lieberman JR. Suicide gene approach using a dual-expression lentiviral vector to enhance the safety of ex vivo gene therapy for bone repair. Gene Ther. 2014 Feb;21(2):139-47.


15.  Virk MS, Alaee FA, Tang H, Ominsky MA, Lieberman JR. Systemic administration of sclerostin antibody enhances new bone formation in a rat critical sized femoral defect. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2013 Apr 17;95(8):694-701 (Ludwig J. Pyrtek M.D Research Paper Distinction Award).


16.  Virk MS, Sugiyama O, Park SH, Gambhir SS, Adams DJ, Drissi H, Lieberman JR. “Same day” ex-vivo regional gene therapy: a novel strategy to enhance bone repair. Mol Ther. 2011 May;19(5):960-8 (Cover page for Molecular Therapy; “EOA Ranawat Award”).


17.  Feeney J, Jayaraman V, Luk S, Shapiro D, Virk M, Twohig M, Jacobs L. Retrospective review of the costs of routine pelvic X-rays in a trauma setting. Am Surg. 2011 Mar;77(3):337-41.


18.  Alaee F, Sugiyama O, Virk MS, Tang Y, Wang B, Lieberman JR. In vitro evaluation of a double-stranded self-complementary adeno-associated virus type2 vector in bone marrow stromal cells for bone healing. Genet Vaccines Ther. 2011 Feb 27;9:4.


19.  Virk MS, Alaee F, Petrigliano FA, Sugiyama O, Stout D, Chatziioannaou A, Dougall WC, Lieberman JR. Combined inhibition of the BMP pathway and the RANK-RANKL axis in a mixed lytic/blastic prostate cancer lesion. Bone 2010 Mar 1;48(3):578-87.


20.  Petrigliano FA, Virk MS, Liu N, Sugiyama O, Yu D, Lieberman JR. Targeting of prostate cancer cells by a cytotoxic lentiviral vector containing a prostate stem cell antigen (PSCA) promoter. Prostate. 2009 Sep 15;69(13):1422-34.


21.  Sen R, Tripathy SK, Virk MS, Aggarwal S, Saini R, Agarwal A. Traumatic separation of capital femoral epiphysis in children: what has changed since Ratliff’s era? Report of five cases and review of literature. European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology. 20 (1),29-35,2009.


22.  Cuomo AV, Virk M, Petrigliano F, Morgan EF, Lieberman JR. Mesenchymal stem cell concentration and bone repair: potential pitfalls from bench to bedside. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2009 May;91(5):1073-83.


23.  Virk MS, Petrigliano FA, Liu NQ, Kang CO, Stout D, Chatziioannaou A, Dougall WC, Lieberman JR. The influence of simultaneous targeting of BMP pathway and RANK-RANKL axis in a pure osteolytic prostate cancer metastasis. Bone. 2009 Jan;44(1):160-7.


24.  Miyazaki M, Sugiyama O, Zou J, Yoon SH, Morishita Y, Sintuu, Virk MS, Lieberman JR, Wang JC. Comparison of lentiviral and adenoviral gene therapy for spinal fusion in rats. Spine. 2008 Jun 1;33(13):1410-7.


25.  Virk MS, Conduah A, Liu NQ, Sugiyama O, Park SH, Cuomo A, Kang C, Lieberman JR. Influence of short-term adenoviral vector and prolonged lentiviral vector mediated bone morphogenetic protein-2 expression on the quality of bone repair in a rat femoral defect model. Bone. 2008 May;42(5):921-31.


26.  Hsu WK, Virk MS, Jo M, Krenek L, Feeley BT, Stout DB, Chatziioannou AR, Lieberman JR. The characterization of Osteloytic, Osteoblastic and Mixed Lesion in a Prostate Cancer mouse model with the use of 18 F-FDG and 18F-Flouride PET-CT scans. J Nucl Med. 2008 Mar;49(3):414-21.


27.  Nonia Pariente, Kouki Morizono, Mandeep S. Virk, Frank Petrigliano, Robert E. Reiter, Jay R. Lieberman and Irvin S. Y. Chen. A novel dual targeted lentiviral vector leads to specific transduction of prostate cancer bone metastasis in vivo after systemic administration. Mol Ther. 2007 Nov;15(11): 1973-81.


28.  Hsu WK, Sugiyama O, Park SH, Conduah A, Feeley BT, Liu NQ, Krenek L, Virk MS, An DS, Chen IS, Lieberman JR. Lentiviral-mediated BMP-2 gene transfer enhances healing of segmental femoral defects in rats. Bone, 2007 Apr; 40(4):931-8.


29.  Mandeep S Dhillon, Prabudheva Prasad, Mandeep S. Virk, Sameer Aggarwal. Multicentric giant cell tumor involving the same foot – a case report and review of literature. IJO. April 2007, 41(2); 154-7.


30.  Jain D, Kumar V, Vasishta RK, Virk MS, Dhillon MS. Gorham’s disease- A case report. IJO. Jan 2006, 40(1); 55-6.

Review Articles

  • 31.  Virk MS, Nicholson GP, Romeo AA. Irreparable Rotator Cuff Tears Without Arthritis Treated With Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty. The Open Orthopaedic Journal. 2016, 10:296-308
  • 32.  Virk MS, Nicholson GP. Complications of Proximal Biceps Tenotomy and Tenodesis. Clin Sports Med. 2016 Jan;35(1):181-8.
  • 33.  Virk MS, Cole BJ. Proximal Biceps Tendon and Rotator Cuff Tears. Clin Sports Med. 2016 Jan; 35(1):153-61.
  • 34.  Sayegh ET, Sandy JD, Virk MS, Romeo AA, Wysocki RW, Galante JO, Trella KJ, Plaas A, Wang VM. Recent Scientific Advances Towards the Development of Tendon Healing Strategies. Curr Tissue Eng. 2015;4(2):128-143.
  • 35.  Virk MS, Singh H, Mazzocca AD. Biologic augmentation of rotator cuff repair: Plasma rich plasma and bone marrow aspirate. Techniques in Shoulder and Elbow, December 2015; Volume 16; Issue 4; p107–114
  • 36.  Virk MS, Tilton AK, Cole BJ. Biceps Tenodesis and Superior Labrum Anterior to Posterior (SLAP) Tears. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2015 Nov;44(11):491-494
  • 37.  Mellano C, Virk MS, Romeo AA. Arthroscopic subacromial decompression and acromioplasty. Techniques in Shoulder and Elbow June 2015; Volume 16, Issue 2, p 59–62
  • 38.  Virk MS, Mazzocca AD. Distal Biceps Injuries. Operative Techniques in Sports Medicine, June 2014
  • 39.  Virk MS, Mazzocca AD. Acromioclavicular joint separation. Operative Techniques in Sports Medicine, June 2014
  • 40.  Virk MS, Romeo AA. The Hill Sachs lesion is best treated with a surface replacement. Opposes. Seminars in Arthroplasty. Vol 25, Issue 4, Dec 2014, pages 231-235
  • 41.  Virk MS, Romeo AA. Managing the Long Head of the Biceps Tendon in TSA: A Thorn in My Side. Seminars in Arthroplasty. Vol 25, Issue 4, Dec 2014, pages 236-239
  • 42.  Geaney LE, Virk MS, Mazzocca AD. Open treatment of biceps tendon injuries: Key hole technique, subpectoral tenodesis technique and suture anchor technique. AAOS mongraph series, 2014
  • 43.  Virk MS, Arciero RA. Superior labrum anterior to posterior tears and glenohumeral instability. Instr Course Lect. 2013;62:501-14.
  • 44.  Virk MS, Lieberman JR. Biologic adjuvants for fracture healing. Arthritis Res Ther. 2012 Nov 30;14(5):225.
  • 45.  Virk MS, Lieberman JR. Tumor metastasis to bone. Arthritis Res Ther. 2007;9 Suppl 1:S5.

Book Chapters

  • 1. Virk MS, Arciero RA. Revision Posterior Shoulder Stabilization: Indication, Evaluation and Outcomes (Chapter 2F, pages 150-160). Shoulder and Elbow Injuries in Athletes. Prevention, Treatment and Return to Sports. Elsevier Inc. PA, 2018.
  • 2. Virk MS, Mazzocca AD. Acromioclavicular Joint Dislocation. Postoperative Orthopaedic Rehabilitation (Chapter 3, pages 17-26). American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), Rosemont, IL, 2016.
  • 3. Virk MS, Mellano C, Romeo A. Open Subpectoral Biceps Tenodesis (Chapter 19, pages 213-226). Advanced Reconstruction: Shoulder 2. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), Rosemont, IL, 2016.
  • 4. Virk MS, Verma N. Pectoralis Major tendon tears: Repair and Augmentation Techniques (Chapter 26, pages 309-320). Advanced Reconstruction: Shoulder 2. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), Rosemont, IL, 2016.
  • 5. Mellano C, Virk MS, Romeo A. Scapulothoracic Fusion to Manage Fascioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy (Chapter 60, pages 707-716). Advanced Reconstruction: Shoulder 2. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), Rosemont, IL, 2016.
  • 6. Virk MS, Arciero RA, Mazzocca AD. Repair and Reconstruction of Acromioclavicular Injuries. Operative Techniques in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, 2nd Edition. Wolters Kluwer 2015.
  • 7. Virk MS, Rodner C. Hand and Wrist: History and Physical examination (Chapter 3, pages 33-57). The American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Textbook of Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery. ASSH, Chicago, IL 2013.
  • 8. Nicholas Bontempo, Mandeep S. Virk, Sarah Axler, Augustus Mazzocca. Shoulder Injuries (Chapter 9, pages 81-106). Musculoskeletal Emergencies, Elsevier Inc, PA, 2013.
  • 9. Mandeep S. Virk, Nicholas Bontempo, Megan Cummings, Augustus Mazzocca. Elbow and Distal Humerus (Chapter 10, pages 107-122). Musculoskeletal Emergencies, Elsevier Inc, PA, 2013.
  • 10. Virk MS, Prabhakar S, Dhillon MS. Radiography in ER (Chapter 6, pages 38-45). First Aid and Emergency Management in Orthopaedic Injuries, Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers, 2012.


  • 11. Virk MS, Mazzocca AD. Acromioclavicular Joint Injuries: Acute and Chronic Management. Clinical Decision Support (CDS) Digital Support Program on Shoulder and Elbow
  • 12. Virk MS, Romeo AR. Management of Failed Rotator Cuff Surgery. Clinical Decision Support (CDS) Digital Support Program on Shoulder and Elbow
  • 13. Subject matter expert (SME) for Elsevier “Orthopaedic video project-2013”.