The Department of Orthopedic Surgery is comprised of highly-skilled surgeons, who are experts in the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal injuries. Our subspecialties include:
Whether suffering from an athletic injury sustained during competitive/recreational play or rigorous workouts, our team is committed to optimizing our patients’ ability to return to an active lifestyle.
Our surgeons utilize minimally invasive arthroscopic techniques and offer specialized rehabilitative programs to treat several common sports-related injuries, including:
- Muscle strains and sprains
- Ligament and tendon tears
- Dislocated joints
- Fractured bones
By providing comprehensive and personalized care, our patients get back to work and sporting activities in a timely manner.
A multidisciplinary team of physical therapists, rehabilitation specialists, pain management staff, manipulative therapists, and spine surgeons work collaboratively to treat a wide variety of back and spine conditions.
With a level of high technical skills and years of experience, we perform the most advanced procedures for the treatment of acute spinal injuries, as well as degenerative conditions. This includes:
- Back pain
- Herniated discs
- Spinal deformity
- Spinal infections
- Spinal fractures
It is our goal to relieve back discomfort and improve the function of our patients.
Hand and Upper Extremity Conditions
Our Board Certified surgeons provide the highest quality of care to patients who require operative and non-operative treatment for hand, arm, and shoulder problems, such as:
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Wrist fractures and dislocations
To help alleviate pain and restore normal function to these upper extremities, we offer a wide range of services, including:
- Examinations and diagnosis
- Splinting and bracing
- Minimally-invasive nerve testing
- Occupational therapy
- Hand, elbow, and shoulder surgery
Our comprehensive approach and dedication provides our patients with everything they need to recover.
Complex Fractures and Orthopedic Trauma
Jamaica Hospital boasts a Level I Trauma Center, where our dedicated and experienced surgeons are known for providing exceptional care to some of the most complex trauma and fracture injuries in the New York City area.
Our surgeons possess the expertise needed to provide emergency and superior care to patients with:
- Foot and ankle fractures
- Hand and wrist fractures
- Hip and knee fractures
- Shoulder and elbow fractures
- Spine fractures
We’ve successfully used innovative surgical and non-surgical techniques and procedures to treat our patients, including minimally invasive bone grafting and pelvic reconstruction. We work closely with the facility’s rehabilitation team to provide a comprehensive plan that can lead to the best outcomes.
Total Joint Reconstruction
The Department of Orthopedic Surgery has a dedicated Total Joint Center where highly integrated care is provided to our patients from the time of their diagnosis to post-surgery recovery. Utilizing an interdisciplinary approach, our total joint specialist works with a team of highly skilled orthopedic surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses, physical therapists, and occupational therapists to treat patients in need of hip or knee replacement.
We provide a wide variety of surgical and non-surgical treatment options for arthritis and osteoarthritis, specifically:
- Total knee and hip replacement
- Total hip resurfacing
- Joint replacement
- Arthroscopic hip and knee surgery
- Physical therapy
For patients requiring surgery, our pre-operative educational program provides information on how to prepare for surgery, the recovery process, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and follow-up care.
After surgery, our patients participate in an extensive rehabilitation program offered by the hospital’s Department of Rehabilitation. This approach ensures a continuum of care and has produced successful outcomes for our patients.
Facilities and Office Hours:
The Orthopedic Surgery office is located on the Jamaica Hospital campus, at:
133-03 Jamaica Avenue
Jamaica, NY 11418
Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The Department of Orthopedic Surgery accepts most major insurance plans.
To schedule an appointment, please contact the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at 718-206-6923