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Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine

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Department of Orthopedic Surgery

The Department of Orthopedic Surgery of the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine is dedicated to world-class comprehensive care of patients with musculoskeletal disorders and injuries. Our mission and goal is to ensure successful patient outcomes and the highest level of quality care while achieving and maintaining high patient satisfaction.  Our state-of-the-art ambulatory and inpatient hospital centers within Northwell Health span 12 hospitals from Manhattan to Suffolk County. Our highly trained orthopedic surgeons perform over 30,000 inpatient and ambulatory procedures annually using the most advanced technologies and techniques.  A full complement of musculoskeletal services is offered, including joint replacement, orthopedic trauma and pediatric trauma, sports medicine, spine care, and subspecialty clinical expertise in bone oncology, shoulder and elbow, hand and wrist, and foot and ankle problems.

Our department boasts top tier orthopedic surgical residency programs based at Northwell Health and Lenox Hill Hospital, educating 30 residents and postgraduate fellows.  The department receives over 400 applications each year for 6 available spots, with the majority of our residents going on to pursue fellowships and faculty appointments at prestigious institutions around the country.

The Department of Orthopedic Surgery is dedicated to the active pursuit of scholarly activity. In the Orthopedic Research Laboratory of the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, leading faculty researchers studycartilage regeneration and soft tissue and tendon repair. In addition, the Department leads the way in surgical skills training at the Bioskills Education Center, a multidisciplinary cadaveric laboratory and educational facility dedicated to the education of physicians and allied health professionals.  The Bioskills Education Center has received visitors from all over the world, and is one of a few of its kind in the Northeast.