Many patient are battling severe pain due to arthritis or tendonitis, such as tennis elbow. When non surgical treatments such as physical therapy, medications, moist heat and exercises do not minimize your pain — AND — you pain is significantly affecting your quality of life then many patients consider surgery. Patients with arthritis… Read More
Nearly all the shoulder and knee procedures I perform are Arthroscopic, or minimally invasive. I probably perform more cartilage transplant procedures than anyone else in the Hudson Valley. These procedures are not meant to treat the severely arthritic knee; they are indicated to treat isolated defects in the cartilage caused by trauma. We have also performed several Carticel autologous chondrocyte implantations.
As the Chief of Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy at Westchester Medical Center, I perform hundreds of complex primary and revision knee and shoulder arthroscopic reconstructions every year. The knee replacements I perform are muscle-sparing, “minimally invasive,” and computer-navigated to increase the likelihood of correct positioning. I do not perform hip replacement surgery or hip resurfacing, but my expert colleague Scott… Read More
We accept some insurance plans. If you have Out-of-Network benefits, we will make every effort to accommodate you, with minimal financial impact. If you have been referred to an academic sub-specialist, do not let the insurance industry dictate whether or not you can be seen in my office. My staff is here to help you. Call Jenn, Judy,… Read More
What is an “academic” surgeon? What advantages can a surgeon with a full-time academic appointment offer me?
As an academic surgeon, I am actively involved in educating the next generation of Orthopedic Surgeons. I take this responsibility very seriously. As an Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, I must be up to date on the scientific literature in my chosen specialty. Like all other specialties, Orthopedic Surgery is constantly evolving. New research is published monthly. An academic surgeon will generally… Read More
My main office is in Hawthorne, New York, across from Westchester Medical Center. My satellite office is in Fishkill, New York, in the Westage Business Center. I have operating privileges at Westchester Medical Center, Vassar Hospital Ambulatory Surgery Center, and Dobbs Ferry Community Hospital. My main phone number is (914)789-2735.