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Teaching Faculty

Chairman 

David E. Asprinio, M.D. - Chairman, Program Director
Residency: Brown University
Fellowship: Trauma - Hospital for Special Surgery
Fellowship: Spine - University of Maryland 

Full Time Faculty

Damon Delbello, M.D.
Residency: New York Medical College
Fellowship: Pediatrics - Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children 

John Galeno, M.D.
Residency: New York Medical College
Fellowship: Spine - University of Toronto 

Andrew Grose, M.D.
Residency: New York Medical College
Fellowship: Trauma - Hospital for Special Surgery
Fellowship: Adult Reconstruction - Hospital for Special Surgery 

Samuel Kenan, M.D.
Residency: Hadassah University Hospital
Fellowship: Tumor - Hospital for Joint Disease 

Howard Luks, M.D.
Residency: Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Fellowship: Sports Medicine - Hospital for Joint Disease 

Richard Magill, M.D.
Residency: Maimonides Medical Center
Fellowship: Hand and Upper Extremity- Duke University 

Jeremy Mangion, M.D.
Residency: New York Medical College
Fellowship: Sports Medicine - Brown University

Yigal Samocha, M.D.
Residency: New York Medical College
Fellowship: Spine – Texas Back Institute 

Adam Shaner, M.D.
Residency: Johns Hopkins University
Fellowship: Trauma – Hospital for Special Surgery 

William Walsh, M.D.
Residency: New York University 

Daniel Zelazny, M.D.
Residency: New York Medical College
Fellowship: Sports Medicine - Graduate Sports Medicine and Human Performance Center
Fellowship: Trauma - Westchester Medical Center

Voluntary Faculty

Cristian Brotea, M.D.
Residency: New York Medical College
Fellowship: Spine - Cleveland Clinic

Robert Cristofaro, M.D.
Residency: Montefiore Medical Center
Fellowship: Pediatrics - Rancho Los Amigos Hospital

Yasmin Dhar, M.D.
Residency: New York Medical College
Fellowship: Sports Medicine - Booth Bartolozzi Balderston at Pennsylvania Hospital 

Aaron Insel, M.D.
Residency: University of Pittsburgh
Fellowship: Hand – SUNY Stony Brook University

John Nelson Jr., M.D.
Residency: Hospital for Joint Disease
Fellowship: Pediatrics - Scottish Rite Hospital

James McWilliam, M.D.
Residency: Medical College of Wisconsin
Fellowship: Foot and Ankle - American Sports Medicine Institute

Steven Zelicof, M.D.
Residency: Hospital of Special Surgery
Fellowship: Adult Reconstruction - Brigham and Women's Hospital
Stamford Hospital

Rudolph Taddonio, M.D.- Chief
Residency: New York Medical College
Fellowship: Spine - Rush-Presbyterian - St. Luke's Medical Center

Adam Brodsky, M.D.
Residency: Hospital for Special Surgery
Fellowship: Foot and Ankle - Brown University

Jeffrey Brooks, M.D.
Residency: Brown University
Fellowship: Trauma - Brown University
Fellowship: Hand and Upper Extremity - St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital

Russell Cavallo, M.D.
Residency: Mount Sinai Medical Center
Fellowship: Sports Medicine - Duke Universtiy

Joseph D'Amico, M.D.
Residency: St. Luke's - Roosevelt Hospital 

Frank DiFazio, M.D.
Residency: University of Vermont
Fellowship: Adult Reconstruction - Hospital of Special Surgery

John Dowdle, M.D.
Residency: Montefiore Medical Center
Fellowship: Hand and Upper Extremity - St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital 

Andrew Haas, M.D.
Residency: Montefiore Medical Center
Fellowship: Sports Medicine - Boston University

Peter Hughes, M.D.
Residency: New York Medical College
Fellowship: Adult Reconstruction - Hospital for Special Surgery

Haik Kavookjian, M.D.
Residency: Boston University
Fellowship: Hand and Upper Extremity - Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center

W. Tracy Schmidt, M.D.
Residency: University of Oregon
Fellowship: Spine-Alamo Bone and Joint Clinic

Krishn Sharma, M.D.
Residency: Union Memorial Hospital
Fellowship: Spine - Beth Israel Hospital 

Marc Silver, M.D.
Residency: Maimonides Medical Center
Fellowship: Sports Medicine - Yale University

Emily Slate, M.D.
Residency: Lenox Hill
Fellowship: Thomas Jefferson University – Philadelphia Hand Center

Craig Tifford, M.D.
Residency: Montefiore Medical Center
Fellowship: Sports Medicine - Southern California Center for Sports Medicine

Allen Troy, M.D.
Residency: New York University
Fellowship: Foot and Ankle - Hospital for Joint Disease

Corinne VanBeek, M.D.
Residency: Columbia University
Fellowship: Shoulder and Elbow - Thomas Jefferson University

Avi Weiner, M.D.
Residency: Bronx - Lebanon Hospital