Dr. Green is originally from the Northern New Jersey area and graduated from Rutgers College in 1997. He then attended UMDNJ – New Jersey Medical School in Newark and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. After graduating medical school in 2001 he continued training for five years at Monmouth Medical Centers orthopedic surgery residency program. He then spent a year in Pittsburgh training at the AGH foot and ankle service where he participated in all aspects of care of the foot and ankle including total ankle arthroplasty, post traumatic and congenital reconstruction, reconstruction of acquired deformities, sports injuries, and diabetic/rheumatologic foot care.
Dr. Craig Capeci is a Board Certified specialist in the orthopaedic care of sports related injuries as well as arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery of the shoulder, hip, knee and ankle. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases. A native of Brooklyn, New York, he attended Hunter High School in Manhattan. Dr. Capeci graduated from Cornell University and received his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine where he was elected to the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. He completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases and a sports medicine fellowship at Lenox Hill Hospital. During his residency and fellowship he participated in the orthopaedic care of the New York Jets football team, New York Islanders hockey club, Hunter College Athletics and NYC Public High Schools. Dr. Capeci has published multiple articles and presented at grand rounds and research meetings on topics including hip fractures, hip arthroscopy, cartilage injuries of the knee, shoulder instability and posterior cruciate ligament deficiency. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, cooking, computers & technology, playing golf & basketball and following collegiate and professional sports
Dr. Song graduated cum laude from Colgate University with honors in Molecular Biology. During his undergraduate career, he was a four year starter on the varsity soccer team. As a senior, he served as team captain and was the Patriot League Player of the Year. After graduating from Colgate, he received his Doctorate of Medicine from Jefferson Medical College, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society during his fourth year. Dr. Song completed his surgical internship and orthopaedic residency at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Dr. Gregory S. DiFelice is a fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon specializing in Sports Traumatology and Joint Reconstruction Surgery at Hospital for Special Surgery and New York Presbyterian Hospital. He also holds an academic appointment at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University as an Assistant Professor. His main surgical focus is on treatment of the knee, shoulder and hip.
Haydee C. Brown, MD is a fellowship-trained foot and ankle orthopaedic surgeon fluent in English and Spanish. Her practice is focused primarily on the care of injuries and problems of the foot and ankle. Dr. Brown completed her orthopaedic surgery training at the prestigious Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York, ranked the #1 hospital for orthopaedic surgery by US News and World Report. To further concentrate on treating dancers, Dr. Brown remained at HSS for subspecialty fellowship training in foot and ankle orthopaedic surgery. As a fellow she worked with Dr. William G. Hamilton, the orthopaedic consultant to both the New York City Ballet and the American Ballet Theater. Dr. Brown also assisted with the care of members of the NY Knicks, the former NJ Nets, NY Red Bulls, NY Giants and several Broadway performers during her fellowship. Born in Harlem, NY, Dr. Brown attended the elite Hunter College High School and was simultaneously a merit fellowship student with The Ailey School. She went on to graduate with honors in Latin American Studies from Wellesley College. Dr. Brown obtained her medical degree from the New York University School of Medicine. As a medical student she interned at the Harkness Center for Dance Injuries, the orthopaedic consultants to The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and The Ailey School. Dr. Brown has been the author of several peer-reviewed articles in orthopaedic surgery. Her work was presented at annual meetings of both regional and national organizations. She was formerly on the Women├ó┬Ç┬Ös Health Issues Advisory Board for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery.
Dr. Dermksian is a graduate of Columbia University College and Physicians & Surgeons in New York City. He completed an internship in General Surgery at Morristown Memorial Hospital in New Jersey and an Orthopaedic Surgery residency at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York City. Dr. Dermksian is the Associate Director of Orthopaedic Surgery and a Senior Attending of Orthopaedic Surgery at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center. He holds an academic appointment of Assistant Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Columbia University. Dr. Dermksian is Board Certified with the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is a Fellow with the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is a member of the New York State Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons, New York County Medical Society, Medical Society of the State of New York and the Phi Lambda Upsilon Chemical Society. Dr. Dermksian's orthopaedic interests are in Sports Medicine and Foot/Ankle surgery. He has served as one of the team physicians for Columbia University and the Horace Mann School in Riverdale, New York. Dr. Dermksian is involved in Biomedical Engineering research at Columbia University's School of Engineering. Dr. Dermksian holds medical licenses in both New York and New Jersey.
Dr. Jeffrey Kaplan is a dedicated Orthopaedic Surgeon who is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He received his education from Columbia University and completed his residency at Campbell Clinic Orthopedics. His staff can translate Spanish and Polish. Dr. Kaplan is currently affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital and Mt.Sinai-Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York, New York. He currently sees patients for foot, hand, elbow, hip, shoulder, knees, sport injuries, NY Workers Compensation, NY No-Fault, degenerative disease and more.
Dr. John Xethalis is a skilled orthopedic surgeon practicing at NY Orthopedics. He serves the communities of Flushing, New York, and Westbury, NY. Dr. Xethalis is a medical graduate of the University of Athens School of Health Sciences. He concluded his training by completing a residency in orthopedic surgery at Bellevue Hospital Center. Dr. Xethalis is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Patients visit him for the treatment of foot injuries, wrist problems, foot or ankle fractures, tennis elbow, musculoskeletal surgeries, and shoulder surgeries. His other areas of specialization include sports medicine, trauma and total joint replacement of the hip and knee. Dr. Xethalis is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Hellenic Medical Society, and the Medical Society of the State of New York. Dr. Xethalis was the team physician for the professional soccer team ├ó┬Ç┬ô the New York Cosmos. This experience gave him tremendous exposure to the treatment of varied and complex orthopedic injuries. Dr. Xethalis is efficient, decisive, and has a keen eye for details, he is skilled at ensuring quality and keeping an open communication with his patients. He strives to make each patient├ó┬Ç┬Ös visit a pleasant and pain-free experience.
Jonathan C Gordon MD is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine, foot, and ankle surgery. He has a diverse practice, with a special interest in arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgery of the knee, shoulder, foot, and ankle. Dr. Gordon is a medical consultant for the NBA Milwaukee Bucks, consulting physician for the New York Police Department and the Fire Department of New York. His research interests include lower extremity trauma and the biomechanics of the ankle. He has also been an orthopedic consultant for the US Figure Skating Association, American Ballet Theater, New York City Ballet, World Boxing Association, and the University of Connecticut Men's Basketball Team.
Dr. Levitsky’s practice is one of general orthopaedic surgery with a sub-specialty interest in disorders of the lower leg/foot and ankle. His surgical specialty interests include knee arthroscopy, fractures of the foot, leg, and ankle, disorders of the achilles tendon, persistent pain and instability of the ankle after ankle sprain, arthritis of the foot and ankle, bunions, and toe disorders.
Dr. White completed an AO fellowship in foot and ankle surgery at St. Vincent Catholic Medical Center in New York City, and his residency in orthopedic surgery at UMDNJ. He received his medical degree from the School of Osteopathic Medicine at UMDNJ and his undergraduate with cum laude honors from Rutgers University.
Nicholas Wessling is an attentive and detail-oriented orthopedic surgeon serving the communities of Flushing and Westbury, NY. Dr. Wessling attended the University of Kansas, where he received his medical degree. He completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, St. Luke├ó┬Ç┬Ös-Roosevelt Hospital Center. He then completed a fellowship in sports medicine orthopedic surgery at North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System, Lenox Hill Hospital and another fellowship in foot and ankle orthopedic surgery at Miami Ankle Foot International Associates, Doctors Hospital. Dr. Wessling is a part of NY Orthopedics. Outside of his practice, he enjoys running, marathons, tennis, and hiking. Dr. Wessling is deeply committed to the well-being of his patients. He takes a thorough and precise approach to his consultations to ensure that he is consistently giving accurate diagnoses
Dr. Raimondo was born in Indiana, and raised in the North Jersey area. Medical School, Internship, and Orthopedics Surgery Residency were completed at Columbia University in New York City. He completed a Foot and Ankle Fellowship at Hahnemann Hospital in Philadelphia in 1999.
He has been with Reconstructive Orthopedics since completion of his Fellowship in 1999. Dr. Raimondo is one of the only a few Orthopedic trained Foot and Ankle specialists in the South Jersey area. His practice treats the entire spectrum of foot and ankle disorders in children and adults including complex deformities.
Dr. Thomas Barrett is an orthopedic surgeon in Somers Point, New Jersey and is affiliated with Cape Regional Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and has been in practice for more than 20 years. He is one of 3 doctors at Cape Regional Medical Center who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.
Dr. Ark obtained additional training and specialized in Foot and Ankle surgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Completing the training, he joined Princeton Orthopaedic Associates in 1995, where he specializes in Hand Surgery as well as Foot and Ankle Surgery. Dr. Ark is a Board Certified surgeon, with the Certificate of Added Qualification in Hand Surgery.
Dr. Robert Palacios is board-certified and fellowship trained, and has been specializing in outpatient orthopedics and sports medicine for over two decades. Originally from New York City, Dr. Palacios received his medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, and went on to complete a residency in family medicine.
Dr. Levine was a member of the faculty of UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson, rising to the position of Associate Professor and Director of the Foot and Ankle Service. He has served as a foot and ankle consultant for the Princeton, Rutgers, and Rider University athletic programs.
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Ettore Vulcano is a dedicated and concerned foot and ankle specialist based in New York, NY. Dr. Vulcano earned his medical degree from the UniversitÃ Campus Bio-Medico di Roma FacoltÃ di Medicina e Chirurgia and completed his residency in orthopedic and trauma surgery at the UniversitÃ degli Studi dell'Insubria in Italy. He then moved to the United States to complete his fellowship in foot and ankle surgery at Mercy Medical Center, Baltimore, Institute for Foot and Ankle Reconstruction. He also completed another fellowship in limb lengthening and complex reconstruction at Hospital for Special Surgery. Dr. Vulcano is a part of Mount Sinai West Department of Orthopedics and is affiliated with Mount Sinai West in NY. He is a member of the Italian Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology and the Italian Society of Ankle and Foot (SICP). He is certified in advanced cardiovascular life support and basic life support by the American Heart Association. Dr. Vulcanoâs medical experience is vast and impressive. His areas of special interest include foot fracture, stress fracture, achondroplasia, ankle fracture, and ankle sprain. Because Dr. Vulcano is bilingual in English and Italian, patients from a variety of backgrounds enjoy having him as their physician. Outside of his practice, Dr. Vulcano enjoys writing food and restaurant reviews, traveling, literature, and sports. Dr. Vulcano is committed to helping his patients enjoy a healthier lifestyle. He works with each one to discuss ways they can make better choices for their health.
Dr. Sheskier has been servicing the foot and ankle needs of the Tri-state area for over 20 years. He has particular expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of complex foot and ankle problems including fracture care and revision surgery. ?He has been performing ankle replacements for over ten years. He is an assistant Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at NYU School of Medicine where he has helped train hundreds of residents in diagnosis and treatment of foot and ankle problems. He has participated in numerous overseas medical missions including Vietnam and Cuba. He also is a consultant to the New York Rangers hockey team. Working in conjunction with his partners (University Place Orthopedics), Dr. Sheskier also performs as a primary surgeon or assistant surgeon in complex surgeries of the shoulder, knee and hand.?
Dr. Weinfeld is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon and Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery as well as the Chief of Foot and Ankle Surgery at The Mount Sinai Hospital. Dr. Weinfeld graduated from the Albany Medical College and completed his orthopaedic residency at the Albany Medical College. He then completed a fellowship in orthopaedic foot and ankle surgery at the Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. A member of the Faculty since 1996, Dr. Weinfeld is an active member of the American Academy of Othopaedic Surgery as well as the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society, where he serves on the membership committee. He is also President of the Medical Board of The Mount Sinai Hospital.
Dr. Thomas Youm is a Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon who specializes in the treatment of athletic injuries and performs arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery of the shoulder, knee, and hip. He has a special interest in joint preservation surgery for the active patient. He performs cutting-edge procedures such as robot-assisted unicompartmental arthroplasty of the knee, bicompartmental arthroplasty of the knee, total knee replacement using custom block technology, shoulder resurfacing arthroplasty, reverse total shoulder arthroplasty, hip resurfacing arthroplasty, and hip arthroscopy for labral tears and femoral acetabular impingement (FAI). He is also certified in cartilage replacement surgery for the treatment of cartilage lesions of the knee. A native of Long Island, New York, Dr. Youm graduated cum laude from Yale University. He attended New York University Medical School where he was elected to the AOA honors society. He completed his orthopaedic residency at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. While in residency, Dr. Youm completed specialized training in orthopaedic trauma surgery at Seattleâs Harborview Hospital, one of the busiest and most respected trauma centers in the country. After residency, Dr. Youm went on to complete a Sports Medicine Fellowship at the prestigious Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles, California. During his fellowship, he participated in the orthopaedic care of the Los Angeles Lakers, Dodgers, Avengers, Sparks, Galaxy, and USC Football teams. He was also selected to be the physician for the Los Angeles Dodgers Dominican Republic team in the spring of 2005. Dr. Youm has published over 18 articles and has presented at numerous national meetings on the topics of total joint replacement surgery and orthopaedic sports medicine. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the NYU School of Medicine where he teaches both medical students and orthopaedic residents. He is also a member of the Sports Medicine Department at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. Dr. Youm staffs the Sports Medicine Clinic at the Manhattan VA Hospital and the Adult Reconstructive Surgery Clinic at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. He is a faculty member of the Joint Replacement Center and the Hip Center at the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. Dr. Youm is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, and the Arthroscopy Association of North America.
Dr. Stuart Springer is committed to providing the highest quality orthopedic care. Surgery, when indicated, is performed primarily at the world class Hospital For Joint Diseases – Orthopedic Institute now affiliated with New York University Medical Center.
Adam Becker is a mindful and dedicated orthopedic surgeon and foot and ankle specialist, serving the communities of West New York, Paramus, and Englewood, NJ. Dr. Becker attended the State University of New York, Upstate Medical University, where he received his medical degree. He completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey and his fellowship in foot and ankle surgery at Mercy Medical Center. Dr. Becker is a part of NJ Englewood Orthopedic Associates. He is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Patients see Dr. Becker for a variety of reasons, including arthritis, ankle problems, walking problems, orthotics, and orthopedic consultations. Dr. Becker is deeply committed to the well-being of his patients. He takes a thorough and precise approach to his consultations to ensure that he is consistently giving accurate diagnoses. He welcomes patients and families of all ages from babies to seniors.
Dr. Anthony Ndu is a concerned and considerate orthopedic surgeon serving the community of Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Ndu attended Yale University, where he received his medical degree, and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He also completed a fellowship in foot and ankle surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Ndu's practice is the adult patient with foot and ankle problems. He does not schedule appts with patients less than 18 years old. Dr. Ndu is affiliated with Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Ndu is devoted to ensuring the longevity of his patientsâ health and developing long-lasting relationships with them. He takes his time to understand symptoms and give correct diagnoses to ensure the continued health of all his patients.
Dr. Cherise M. Dyal earned her B.A. degree with honors from Harvard University in 1985. She then attended Yale University School of Medicine where she graduated and was commissioned into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society in 1989. Dr. Dyal completed her Residency in Orthopedic Surgery at Columbia Presbyterianâs New York Orthopedic Hospital in 1994 and her Fellowship in Foot and Ankle Surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery in 1995. She was an Attending of Orthopedic Surgery and Chief of the Foot and Ankle Division in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Montefiore Medical Center until 2000 when she joined Advanced Orthopaedic Associates. She has been named one of âAmericaâs Top Orthopedistsâ and recognized in Castle Connolly Guide to âHow to Find the Best Doctors: New York Metro Areaâ in the Field of Orthopedic Surgery. Dr. Dyal is Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.
Dr. Gene W. Shaffer is a dedicated and diligent orthopedic surgeon serving the community of Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Shaffer attended the University of Pennsylvania, where he received his medical degree, and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Temple University Hospital. He also completed a fellowship in foot and ankle surgery at Pennsylvania Hospital. Dr. Shaffer is board certified in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic sports medicine by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and is affiliated with Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Shaffer is dedicated to helping patients receive the treatment they need so they can enjoy a positive and fulfilling lifestyle.
Dr. Nilesh Patel graduated from Stevens Institute of Technology and was elected to the Alpha Epsilon Delta premedical honor society. He earned his medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, where he was inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. He completed his General Surgery internship and Orthopaedic Surgery residency at the State University of New York, health sciences center at Brooklyn, New York. Dr Patel received his subspecialty training in foot and ankle reconstructive surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He has made numerous clinical presentations detailing basic science and Orthopaedic Surgery research. After completing ten years of medical training after college, Dr Patel joined Edison-Metuchen Orthopaedic Group in 2003. He has active interest and expertise in general Orthopaedic Surgery, Arthroscopic and Joint Reconstructive Surgery with special interest in lower extremity disorders including foor and ankle disorders. Dr Patel is a Diplomat of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and is an active member of the New Jersey Orthopaedic Society.
Richard Needleman is a skilled and qualified orthopedic surgeon and foot and ankle specialist serving the communities of Farmington Hills and Dearborn, MI. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Vermont. He completed his internship in general surgery at Virginia Commonwealth University. He then completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at George Washington University. He also completed his fellowship in foot and ankle surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He has earned his bachelor&'s from the University of Michigan. Dr. Needleman is a part of DMC Sports Medicine. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is a member of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. His medical experience is vast and impressive. His areas of special interest include evaluation of problems of the foot and ankle, treatment with and without surgery, repair of torn or worn-out tendons, management of sports injuries, and painful arthritis. He is a dedicated family man. He enjoys spending time with his wife and two children. Outside of his practice, he enjoys yoga, pilates, walking, and biking. Dr. Needleman gives each patient his focused attention, and he prides himself on delivering the best treatment available. He is sensitive to the uniqueness of each patient&'s situation and adapts his consultations and treatment options appropriately to accommodate individual needs and concerns.
Samuel Puleo, MD is board-certified in orthopedics and specializes in joint replacement, sports medicine, and general orthopedics. Dr. Puleo is a Diplomate with the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Puleo received his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College. He completed his internship at Bryn Mawr Hospital and his residency in orthopedic surgery at Medical College of Pennsylvania. Dr. Puleo is a native of the Norristown area and enjoys working closely with the sports community.
Dr. Hassan treats acute and chronic Orthopaedic conditions and specializes in Sports Medicine and minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery. He earned his bachelor of arts degree magnum cum laude in biology from Columbia University. He was awarded his medical degree for Albert Einstein College of Medicine and went on to an orthopaedic surgery residency program at Albert Einstein College of Medicineâs Montefiore and Jacobi Medical Centers. He completed the Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship Program at Medstar Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, MD. He subsequently joined Mount Sinai Hospitalâs Brooklyn Heights Medical Group where he served as an attending physician and clinical instructor for Mount Sinai Health System and directed the orthopaedic department in Brooklyn Heights. His specialty training included medical and orthopaedic team coverage for the Baltimore Ravens in the National Football League, the Washington Nationals in Major League Baseball, the Baltimore Blast in the Major Indoor Soccer League, and many collegiate sports teams. Dr. Hassanâs clinical interests are the surgical and non-surgical treatment of orthopaedic conditions and injuries that include but are not limited to general orthopaedics, minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery, sports injuries, ACL tears, meniscus tears, rotator cuff tears, elbow ligament injuries, cartilage injuries, tendon tears, injections, regenerative medicine, and other joint complaints.