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Melvin P. Rosenwasser, MD

Hand, Elbow & Microvascular
One of America's Top Doctors - Castle Connolly Top Doctors
Specialties
Orthopedic Surgery, Hand, Elbow & Microvascular, Trauma, Pediatric Orthopedics, more

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ColumbiaDoctors - 500 Grand Avenue

500 Grand Avenue
Englewood, NJ 07631
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CUIMC/Herbert Irving Pavilion

161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
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155 White Plains Road
Tarrytown, NY 10591
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ColumbiaDoctors - Midtown

51 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019
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About Melvin P. Rosenwasser, MD


Melvin P. Rosenwasser, MD, has expertise in orthopaedic hand, elbow, and trauma surgery, which makes him a unique specialist because he can accommodate any traumatic orthopaedic extremity problem as well as arthritic and congenital anomalies of the upper extremity.


Dr. Rosenwasser has been co-principal investigator on numerous NIH grants and awards and has authored many book chapters and peer-reviewed articles on surgery of the upper extremity as well as trauma-related surgery for both upper and lower extremities. He presents scientific lectures on his specialty both here and abroad.


Dr. Rosenwasser has also served as Chairman of many national and local hand and trauma conferences. Dr. Rosenwasser has been recognized in New York Magazines "Best Doctors in New York" Hall of Fame. Dr. Rosenwasser is also the hand consultant for the New York Yankees.


Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Surgery of the Hand

Specialties & Expertise

  • Arthritic Hand Reconstruction
  • Arthritis
  • Carpal Bones and Hand Fractures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Congenital Deformity
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Fracture Surgery
  • Fracture
  • Fractures
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Orthopedics
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Hand and Wrist Problems
  • Hand Disorder
  • Hand Surgery
  • Malunion and Nonunion Fractures
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Trauma
  • Pediatric Hand Surgery
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
  • Trauma
  • Trigger Finger

Education

  • Fellowship: New York Orthopaedic Hospital
  • Residency: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NY
  • Internship: St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
  • Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Leadership, Titles & Positions

  • Chief, Hand & Upper Extremity Service
  • Chief, Trauma Service
  • Robert E. Carroll Professor of Surgery of the Hand in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Professor of Surgery at the Columbia University Medical Center

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Allen Hospital
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester

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