Claire Becker, a Fordham University junior, was slicing vegetables for dinner in her Bronx apartment when the knife zigged and her hand zagged. “I accidentally sliced open the skin between my thumb and index finger,” Claire recalled, as blood began…
Our mission in the Department of Orthopedics is to eliminate or minimize pain and restore the highest level of function and independence possible for our patients.
If you have suffered a sports injury, need a knee or hip replacement due to joint disease or deterioration, or have a child with an injury or musculoskeletal condition that needs attention, we are ready to provide you with the latest advances in diagnosis and treatment.
Surgery is performed by our board-certified orthopedic specialists in the hospital’s state-of-the-art new operating suite. Patients are referred by their primary medical doctor or the emergency department.