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Gender: Male
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Orthopedic Surgery
535 East 70th Street, HSS
New York, NY 10021
P: 212-606-1126 | F: (212) 746-8370
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Board Certifications
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Arthroscopy
  • Fractures
  • Joint Replacement
  • Joint Replacements

Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this physician. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the physician’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this physician is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • Aetna - Weill Cornell [POS]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Mediblue (Senior)]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [HMO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [EPO]
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource


  • M.D., Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1965

Honors and Awards

Magna cum Laude - Harvard University in Biochemical Sciences, 1961

Henderson Prize in Biochemistry - Harvard University, 1961

Selected as Carl Berg Travelling Fellow for the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, 1973

Treatment of Pathologic Fractures. Medical Society of the State of New York. Second Award for Clinical Research, 1975

Philip D. Wilson, Jr. Teaching Award, Outstanding Teacher at the Hospital for Special Surgery, 1992



Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon
Hospital for Special Surgery

Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery
Weill Cornell Medical College


Medical School

College of Physicians & Surgeons- Columbia University 1961-1965, M.D., NYC



  • Surgical Internship - Roosevelt Hospital, New York, N.Y., 1965-1966
  • General Surgical Residency- Roosevelt Hospital, New York, N.Y., 1966-1967
  • United States Navy Medical Corps, Lt. Commander- 1967-1969
  • Stationed at Bethesda Naval Hospital- 1967-1968
  • First Medical Battallion, First Marine Division Da Nang, South Vietnam- 1968-1969
  • Orthopedic Resident- Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, N.Y., 1969-1972


    Fellowship in Hand Surgery- Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, N.Y., 1972-1973

    Special Clinical Interests

    Fractures, Joint Replacements, and Arthroscopy Orthopedic Surgeon, New York City Police Department, New York, N.Y., 25 years service



  • Assistant Director, Fracture Service, New York Hospital, 1973-1985
  • Director, Fracture Service, New York Hospital, 1985-1995

    Selected Present Activities


  • Attending Surgeon, Trauma, Fracture Service, New York Hospital
  • Founding Trustee of Mutual Assurance Corporation, Cayman, Islands
  • Asian Art Counsel, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, N.Y.
  • Foundation Board Member, Hudson River HealthCare, Tarrytown, N.Y.