Dr. Kissenberth specializes in sports medicine, arthroscopy, and complex reconstruction of the shoulder, elbow and knee.? He also has expertise in shoulder replacement surgery.?He is a national expert in care of the throwing athlete, particularly the younger thrower.?He is a graduate of The Citadel, where he captained the football team, and then attended the Medical University of South Carolina.?He completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Tripler Army Medical Center and served his fellowship in Sports Medicine with Steadman Hawkins Clinic of the Carolinas and the Hughston Clinic of Columbus, Georgia.? He has published multiple peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and regularly lectures across the nation.?He is a physician advisor for ongoing research evaluating the risk factors, treatment strategies, and critical steps for the return to sports in throwing athletes.?He presently serves as a consultant to the Colorado Rockies Baseball Club and is Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs of the Prisma Health–Upstate Department of Orthopaedics. He’s also a clinical associate professor at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville.