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Emmanuel Koli, MD

Emmanuel Koli, MD

Emmanuel Koli, M.D. is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon with specialty training in Sports Medicine and sports-related injuries. Dr. Koli specializes in the treatment of injuries involving the shoulder, knee, elbow, and hip. He also treats arthritis of the shoulder, knee, and hip. He has a particular interest in ACL reconstruction, meniscus repair, ligament injuries, rotator cuff repair, shoulder instability, arthroplasty of the shoulder, knee, and hip, arthroscopy of the shoulder, knee, and hip, cartilage restoration, and joint preservation. His practice also includes general orthopedic care, including fracture care and nonoperative management of musculoskeletal injuries.

Dr. Koli was born in Accra, Ghana. He graduated from Cornell College and subsequently received his medical degree from Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, D.C., a prestigious HBCU, graduating with honors. He then completed a rigorous five-year orthopedic surgery residency at Howard University Hospital, where he became involved in providing orthopedic care to the surrounding communities. He became an academic chief resident and graduated with honors. He was then selected for a Sports Medicine fellowship at the Ochsner Sports Medicine Institute in New Orleans where he served as assistant team physician for the New Orleans Pelicans, and team physician for Xavier University Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams, as well as several nationally competitive local high school football teams including Holy Cross and St. Charles Catholic.

His professional memberships include American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA), J. Robert Gladden Orthopaedic Society (JRGOS), and the American Medical Association (AMA).

Dr. Koli has published several peer-reviewed orthopedic journal articles and educational posters. As medicine is constantly evolving and improving, he remains current on the latest advancements in orthopedic sports medicine to provide the most innovative, effective, and safest care for his patients. He is passionate about helping patients return to an active lifestyle, and his practice focuses on providing the highest level of individualized patient care.

Outside of work, Dr. Koli enjoys spending time with his family and friends, playing soccer and basketball, exploring the night sky with his telescope, watching movies, and traveling.

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