BIOGRAPHY
Name

Alex Yevtukh, MD

Biography

Alex grew up in Upstate New York before obtaining his undergraduate degree at SUNY Binghamton. He attended medical school at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. He then began his residency training in Orthopedic Surgery in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. He plans to specialize in either Adult Reconstruction or Sports Medicine. Outside of work, he enjoys traveling with his wife, working out, and spending time with his Golden Retriever, Duke.

Topics

Rotator Cuff Tear

The rotator cuff consists of four muscles around the shoulder that help raise and rotate the arm. The most commonly injured of these muscles is the supraspinatus and occurs in the tendon where the muscle attaches to the humerus upper arm bone (humerus). Rotator cuff tears are generally caused by falls, overuse, or normal aging. Often small tears will lead... Continue Reading

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common condition that most often happens in adulthood. It is caused by the compression of one nerve as it travels under the undersurface of the wrist joint. The space that it travels through is called the carpal tunnel. The carpal tunnel is surrounded by the carpal bones (the floor of the carpal tunnel) and the... Continue Reading