Thomas R Hickernell, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

Thomas R Hickernell, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

Specialties: Orthopedic SurgeryMore specialties
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Location Info


1985 Crompond Road
Cortlandt Manor, NY 10567
US

Additional Locations for Thomas R Hickernell, MD

  • ColumbiaDoctors - 1756 Route 9D

    1756 Route 9D
    Floor Ground
    Cold Spring, NY 10516
    US
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Hudson Valley - Orthopedics, Surgery & Sports Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

    35 South Riverside Avenue
    Croton-On-Hudson, NY 10520
    US

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About Thomas R Hickernell, MD


Thomas R. Hickernell, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in hip and knee reconstruction at NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Hudson Valley and an assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at the Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons.Dr. Hickernell specializes in advanced operative and non-operative care for hip and knee arthritis, utilizing the latest minimally invasive surgical techniques, including anterior approach hip replacement, custom knee replacements, and complex revision surgeries for failed joint replacements. He also cares for hip, knee, and femur fractures, as well as traumatic injuries to existing joint replacements. Dr. Hickernell utilizes opioid-sparing multimodal pain control and Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) protocols to help speed recovery and reduce post-operative pain.Dr. Hickernell received his medical degree from the Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and completed his residency at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. He remained at Columbia for a fellowship in adult hip and knee reconstruction in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery.In addition to his medical practice, Dr. Hickernell is an active medical researcher, with a special focus on studying methods of maintaining pain control while reducing opioid consumption. His research has been published in several medical journals, including the Journal of Arthroplasty and the Journal of Orthopaedic Research. He regularly gives presentations at nationwide medical meetings including the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.


Expertise

  • Adult Hip Arthritis
  • Anterior Approach Hip Replacement
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Hip Disorders
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pain
  • Hip Reconstruction
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Disorders
  • Joint Reconstruction Surgery
  • Joint Replacement
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Arthroplasty
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Reconstruction
  • Knee Replacement
  • Ligament Sparing Knee Replacement
  • Partial Knee Replacement Surgery
  • Reconstructive Joint Surgery
  • Revision of Joint Replacement
  • Total Hip Revision
  • Total Joint Reconstruction
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Unicondylar Knee Replacement

Education

  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital

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