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Melvin P. Rosenwasser, MD

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Biography

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.

Affiliation
NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia
Primary Specialties
Surgery, Hand (Board Certified)
Orthopedic Surgery (Board Certified)
Education And Training
Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
Internship: St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
Residency: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NY
Fellowship: New York Orthopaedic Hospital
Areas of Expertise
Hand and Wrist Problems
Pediatric Orthopedics
Hand and Upper Extremity Orthopedics
Arthritic Hand Reconstruction
Carpal Bones and Hand Fractures
Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Pediatric Hand Surgery
Elbow Fracture Surgery
Hand Disorder
Fractures
Orthopedic Hand Surgery
Hand Surgery
Elbow Fracture
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
Dupuytren's Contracture
Fracture
Malunion and Nonunion Fractures
Orthopedic Surgery
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Arthritis
Orthopedics
Orthopedic Trauma
Trauma
Insurance Programs
Please contact the doctor's office to verify that your insurance is accepted.
CIGNA [Columbia University Employee Plan]
MVP Cigna Health Plan [EPO, Open Access, PPO]
MVP Cigna Health Plan (National) [PPO]
United Healthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan]
Gender
Male

OFFICE INFORMATION

This provider accepts new patients
Appointment Phone Number:
(212) 305-8036
Primary Office
Herbert Irving Pavilion
161 Fort Washington Avenue
Floor: 2
New York, NY 10032
Phone: (212) 305-8036
Fax: (212) 305-4024
Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
Secondary Office
ColumbiaDoctors Midtown
51 West 51st Street
Suite 370
New York, NY 10019
Phone: (212) 305-8036
Fax: (212) 305-4024
Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
155 White Plains Road, Suite 105
Tarrytown, NY 10591
Phone: (212) 305-8036
Fax: (212) 305-4024
Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
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