Experienced orthopedic doctors in Queens

At Orthopedic Specialists of New York, all of our surgeons are recognized experts in their orthopedic specialties. No matter what condition you’re suffering from, you can find a doctor with the right expertise to help you at our practice.

Sanjit R. Konda: Dr. Sanjit R. Konda, MD is the Director of Joint Replacement Surgery for Orthopedic Specialists of New York.

Abhishek Ganta: Dr. Abhishek Ganta, MD is the Director of Foot and Ankle Surgery at Orthopedic Specialists of New York. He specializes in treating poly-trauma patients and in fracture care, nonunion, malunion/deformity correction, pelvic and acetabular surgery, and general orthopedics.

Nader Pakshima: Dr. Nader Pakshima, DO is a fellowship-trained orthopedic hand surgeon specializing in hand and upper extremity surgery. He was the first Chairman for the MediSys Department of Orthopedic Surgery and currently serves as the Emeritus Chairman of Orthopedics.

Ali Azad: Dr. Ali Azad, MD is an expert hand surgeon who specializes in the management of conditions involving the hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder, including arthritis, tendonitis, fractures, and peripheral nerve disorders. He has a special expertise in reconstructive microsurgery for the treatment of severe and complex trauma of the upper extremity.

Joseph A. Bosco III: Dr. Joseph A. Bosco III, MD is a sports medicine and joint replacement specialist who served as team physician for the New York Mets professional baseball team. He has also been the team physician for the Durham Bulls and Brooklyn Cyclones minor league baseball teams.

Spencer Stein: Dr. Spencer Stein, MD is Associate Director of the Division of Sports Medicine for Orthopedic Specialists of New York. As a sports medicine doctor, he specializes in helping patients return to sports and activities after injuries to the shoulder, elbow, hip, and knee.

Karim Masrouha: Dr. Karim Masrouha, MDD is a pediatric orthopedic specialist and oncologist who serves as Director of Pediatric Surgery and Orthopedic Oncology at Orthopedic Specialists of New York. He treats children with a wide variety of musculoskeletal conditions and traumatic injuries, as well as both children and adults with benign and malignant bone and soft tissue tumors.

Michael J. Alaia: Dr. Michael J. Alaia, MD is a fellowship-trained sports medicine orthopedic surgeon with additional specialties in tendon and ligament, knee, shoulder, and elbow injuries. With over 100 peer-reviewed publications and over 100 presentations at national meetings to his name, Dr. Alaia is considered a national and international expert in knee and shoulder reconstruction, particularly complex knee injuries and ligament reconstructions.

Michael Stracher: Dr. Michael Stracher, MD is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in hand and upper extremity injuries and conditions. He is skilled in the treatment of orthopedic musculoskeletal trauma and enjoys teaching nurses, paramedics, residents, and colleagues.

Learn more about our practice

Our team treats patients with the latest in healthcare technology and accommodations. Together with a talented support staff roster of physician assistants, surgical coordinators, and administrative staff, we’re able to provide you with the most comfortable surgical and recovery experience possible.


Jamaica Staff


Brittany Foster, MHA: Practice Administrator


Clinical Team

Shamika Walker: Clinical Manager

Mariah Mahadeo

Monica Racanelli, PA-C: Physician Assistant

Nicholas Licciardello, PA-C: Physician Assistant

Jonathan Toval: Lead Medical Assistant

Nataly Diaz: Medical Assistant

Shenee Reid: Medical Assistant

Dahianni Rosario: Medical Assistant


Surgical Coordinators

Ashley Brown: Surgical Coordinator

Bianca Marte: Surgical Coordinator


Front Office and Scheduling Staff

Virginia Cardenas: Front Desk Coordinator

Bibi Iman: Secretary

Monica DeFonseca: Medical Office Assistant

Nicole Santana: Medical Office Assistant

Marla Hilario: Medical Office Assistant



Woodside Staff
Office Manager

Gordana Skrijelj


Clinical Team

Eden Yaghoubi: Physician Assistant

Dorileydi Gutierrez: Medical Assistant

Elizabeth Bourdier: Medical Assistant


Front Desk and Scheduling Staff

Jennifer Reyes: Front Desk Coordinator

Angela Velasquez: Front Desk Coordinator


Our offices
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Are you looking for trusted orthopedic doctors in Queens? Schedule your consultation with us now!

Address: 134-20 Jamaica Avenue,
Richmond Hill, New York, 11418

Phone: 718-206-6923

Email: appts@orthomedisys.org