Melvin P. Rosenwasser, MD

Hand, Elbow & Microvascular

Melvin P. Rosenwasser, MD

Hand, Elbow & Microvascular

Specialties: Orthopedic Surgery, Hand, Elbow & Microvascular, Trauma, Pediatric OrthopedicsMore specialties
One of America's Top Doctors - Castle Connolly Top Doctors
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors

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161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
US

Additional Locations for Melvin P. Rosenwasser, MD

  • ColumbiaDoctors - 500 Grand Avenue

    500 Grand Avenue
    Englewood, NJ 07631
    US
  • ColumbiaDoctors - Tarrytown

    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

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

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 Lawrence Hospital

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