Melvin P. Rosenwasser, MD

Surgery, Hand
Orthopedic Surgery
Office Phone: (212) 305-8036
One of America's Top Doctors
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors

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.

Area of Expertise

Affinity [Essential (Exchange), Medicaid, Medicare]

CIGNA [Great West, HMO, NY, POS, PPO]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [NYP Employee Plan]

Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid, Medicare]

Health First [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid, Medicare]

Health Plus - Amerigroup [Medicaid]

MagnaCare

Oscar (Exchange)

Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare]

POMCO

UnitedHealthcare [Compass (Exchange), HMO, Medicare, POS, PPO]

VNSNY CHOICE [Select Health]

Education

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Internship: St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center

Residency: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NY

Fellowship: New York Orthopaedic Hospital

Locations

Herbert Irving Pavilion

161 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032

Phone: (212) 305-8036

Fax: (212) 305-4024

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51 West 51st Street
Suite 370
New York, NY 10019

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155 White Plains Road
Suite 105
Tarrytown, NY 10591

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Robert E. Carroll Professor of Surgery of the Hand in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center