Chief Science Officer for BioIntegrate™

SAADIQ EL-AMIN has a PhD, Molecular and Cell Biology and a Masters of Medical Science, Research in Tissue Engineering from Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, P.A. Dr. El-Amin completed his Postdoctoral fellowship in Chemical and Tissue Engineering also from Drexel University. He is a Board-Certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in the shoulder and the upper extremity as well as providing sports medicine care and coverage of athletic events.

He received his orthopaedic surgery training at the University of Virginia Health Sciences Center in Charlottesville, VA and furthered his training and education by completing a fellowship in Shoulder and Sports Medicine Orthopaedic Surgery at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York, NY, from 2009-2010. While there he served as the Assistant Team Doctor for the New York Knicks and for the St. John’s University under the guidance of Dr. Answorth Allen and Dr. Lisa Callahan. Dr. El-Amin is the Medical Expert on Fox 5 Atlanta “Play to Win” TV show and Owner of the Dr. El-Amin Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine Institute in Atlanta. He is also the Team Physician for the North Gwinnett Bulldogs Football team. Most recently, Dr. El-Amin served as the Team Physician for UIS-Springfield Athletics and was the Director of Shoulder and Sports medicine for the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. He was also the Team Orthopedic Physician for the Springfield Foxes Semi-Pro Football Team, Quincy University and Robert Morris College. He has also served as an Adjunct Assistant Professor for the Department of Electrical and Computer/ Biomedical Engineering and Medical Microbiology, Immunology and Cell Biology at SIU. Dr. El-Amin founded the Laboratory for Tissue Engineering and Advanced Biomaterials while at SIU. His research interests include the area of tissue engineering where he designs ligaments for ACL, elbow and shoulder reconstruction. He has multiple publications and patents in these areas. Dr. El-Amin has over 40 publications in medical journals, a book chapter, has given over 50 presentations, and is the recipient of multiple research grants. He has lectured in the areas of regenerative medicine and orthopaedics both nationally and internationally.

Dr. El-Amin has participated with the following societies:

  • The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

  • The Biomedical Engineering Society

  • Society of Biomaterials

  • Orthopaedic Research Society

  • American Arthroscopic Association

  • American Society of Sports Medicine

  • National Institute of Health

  • National Science Foundation

  • National Medical Association

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