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About Dr. Louis W. Catalano III

Hand to Elbow Orthopedic Specialist and Surgeon

Louis W. Catalano III, MD
Louis W. Catalano III, MD

Dr. Catalano is a board certified, fellowship-trained hand and upper extremity surgeon. After almost 21 years of practice in NYC, in December 2021, he relocated his practice  to Denver CO. He currently works both at Steadman-Hawkins Clinic in Englewood and at UC Anschutz Medical Center in Aurora. He currently is a Visiting Professor in the Department of Orthopaedics at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and Associate Program Director of the Hand Fellowship.

His numerous publications have appeared in many leading surgical publications. He is a consultant reviewer for the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery and Journal of Hand Surgery. Dr. Catalano frequently gives national research presentations on hand and upper extremity surgery and is active in several national academic organizations including the American Society for Surgery of the Hand.

Originally from outside Pittsburgh, PA, Dr. Catalano currently resides in Castle Rock CO with his family. In addition to fishing and swimming, Dr. Catalano has participated in marathon and triathlon races to raise money for cancer research. He is also a founding member of Team Continuum, which has raised millions of dollars for cancer patients and their families.

Fellowship:

Jan - Dec, 2000 Upper Extremity Fellowship
Roosevelt Hospital
New York, New York

Oct - Dec, 1999 Shoulder Service
Columbia University
New York, New York

Jul - Sept, 1999 Congenital Hand Service
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital
Dallas, Texas

Residency:

1995-1999 Washington University/Barnes Hospital, St Louis MO

Internship:

1994-1995 Washington University/Barnes Hospital
St. Louis, Missouri (General Surgery)

Education:

1990-1994 New York University School of Medicine
New York, New York
Doctor of Medicine

1986-1990 Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD
Bachelor of Arts in Behavioral Biology

Board Certification:

July, 1999 Passed ABOS Written Exam (99 percentile ranking)

July, 2003 Passed ABOS Oral Exam

August, 2004 Passed CAQ (specialty) exam

July 2013 Passed the ABOS recertification examination

Licensure:

1995-1999 Missouri Medical License #106152

1999-2022 New York Medical License #213031

1999-2000 Texas Medical License #468743

2021-Present Colorado Medical License #0067093

Societies:

2014- present Elected to American Orthopaedic Society (AOA)

2008-2011 Annual Program Committee of ASSH

2003-present American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

2000-present American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH)

2006-2011 ASSH Self Exam Assessment Committee

2007-2010 ASSH - Courses and Meetings Advisory Committee

2001-2021 New York County Medical Society

2005-2021 New York Society for Surgery of the Hand

Current Positions:

  • Member of the Steadma-Hawkins Denver Inverness Medical Center Opertaing Room Committee, April 2022-present
  • Visiting Professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Division of Hand Surgery, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Jan 2022-present
  • Associate Program Director of the Hand Fellowship, Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Division of Hand Surgery, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Jan 2022-present
  • Fellowship Director NYU Langone Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship Program, August 2020-December 2021.
  • Co-Director NYU Langone Hand and Upper Extremity Fellowship Program, August 2018-August 2020
  • Clinical Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, New York University, New York, NY.  September 2020- 2021
  • Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, New York University, New York, NY.  February 2016- 2021
  • Attending Physician, New York-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital, September 2004-2020
  • Residency/Program Director, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, St Lukes-Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY.  June 2012-February, 2016
  • Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Mt Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY.  January 2014-February 2016
  • Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Columbia University of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY.   February 2001-December, 2013
  • Attending, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, St Lukes-Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY
    • Education committee member 2002-February, 2016
    • Research committee member 2003-February, 2016
  • Attending Surgeon, Roosevelt Shoulder to Hand Surgery at OrthoManhattan, Feb 2016-present
  • Associate Scientific Editor for the Journal of Hand Surgery, 2004 to 2017
  • Consultant Reviewer for Journal of Hand Surgery, 2017-present
  • Associate Scientific Editor for the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2011 to present
  • Editor of Hand-E subsection of the American Society of Surgery of the Hand, 2014-present
  • Consultant Reviewer, Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, 2008 to present
  • Host of NYU-Langone Doctor Radio Show on Sirius- XM radio , April 2017-2021
  • Editor, Orthopaedic Knowledge Online, 2003-2006
  • Team Physician, Fordham University, 2002- 2015
  • Team Physician, Manhattan College, 2002-2010
  • Treasurer, New York Society for Surgery of the Hand 2009-2011
  • Vice President, New York Society for Surgery of the Hand, 2011-1013
  • President, New York Socity for Surgery of the Hand, 2013-2014
  • President, Manus Hand Surgery Club, July 2016-2017
  • President, Sierra Cascade Trauma Society, February 2016-2017

Publications:

  • Ramly EP, Catalano LWIII, et al: The First Successful Combined Full Face and Bilateral Hand Transplant. Plast Reconstr Surg. Aug 150 (2), 414-428, 2022. (35674521)
  • Rocks MC, Catalano LWIII, et al:  Demographics of Common Compressive Neuropathies in the Upper Extremity. Hand July, 2022. (35815639)
  • Kirby DJ, et al, Catalano LWIII: A Brief HIstroy of Tendon Transfers and Specifically, the Opposition Tendon Transfer. Bull Hosp Jt Dis. June, 80(2): 186-189, 2022. (35643482)
  • Merkow D, et al, Catalano LWIII: Proximal Hamate Autograft for Proximal Scaphoid Pole Reconstruction: A Case Report.Bull Hosp Jt Dis. June, 80(2):155-159, 2022. (35643475)
  • Azad A, Catalano LW III, et al: A Prospective Analysis of Patient Characteristics Affecting the Outcome of Dorsal Splinting for Soft Tissue Malllet Injuries. Hand,  May  2022. (35611505)
  • Azad A, De Tolla JE, Ayalon A, Hacquebord JH, Glickel SZ, Catalano LW III.  Penlight vs Smartphone: Diagnostic Efficacy of Transillumination. J Hand Surg Asian Pac Vol. April 27 (2): 340-344, 2022. (35404214)
  • Chen JS, Shaughnessy PJ, and Catalano LW III: Synovial Herniation following wrist arthroscopy: A case report. JHS (E), March, 47 (3) 327-328, 2022. (34278814)
  • DeTolla J and Catalano LW III: Distal Scaphoid Resection Arthroplasty in The Broken Scaphoid. In press.
  • DeTolla J and Catalano LW III: Chronic Perilunate Dislocation: Excision and Fusion in Fractures of the Wrist. In: Tejwani N.C. (eds) Fractures of the Wrist. Springer, Cham. 2021
  • Russo F and Catalano LW III: Phalangeal Fractures in Skeletal Trauma of the Upper Extremity. 611-617, 2021.
  • Russo F and Catalano LW III: Phalangeal Fractures, Pins vs Screws vs Plates, When and How, in Skeletal Trauma of the Upper Extremity. 618-624, 2021
  • Kirby D, Donnelly M, Buchalter D, Gonzalez M, Catalano LW III, Hacquebord J. Influence of Corticosteroid Injections on Postoperative Infections in Carpal Tunnel Release.
  • J Hand Surg Am. Dec, 46(12), 1088-1093, 2021. (34474948)
  • Bravo D, Moses A, Ayalon O, Tahmassebi R, Catalano LW III. Updates on Distal Radius Fractures Past, Present, and Complications. Bull Hosp Jt Dis. Jun;79(2):108-114, 2021. (34081887)
  • Minhas SV and Catalano LW III: Understanding Acute Distal Radioulnar Joint Instability. Bull HJD, 79(1),March 30-34 2021. (4835952)
  • Catalano LW III et al: Evaluation and Management of Carpal Fractures other than the Scaphoid. J AAOS, Vol 28 (15), e651-e661, 2020.
  • Shulman B, Catalano LW III: Wrist Arthroscopy : Scope for the Best and Plan for the Worst. Bulletin Hosp Joint Diseases, 78(1), 81-87, 2020.
  • Ryan D, Minhas S, Konda S, Catalano LW III: Surgical Site Infection After Open Upper Extremity Fractures and the Effect of Urgent Operative Intervention. J Ortho Trauma, 34(5):258-262, 2020.
  • Catalano LW III et al: Surgical Management of Scaphotrapeziotrapezoid (STT) Arthritis   J AAOS, Vol 28, Issue 6, 221-228, 2020.
  • Catalano LW III and Milone MT: Distal Humerus:Coronal Shear (Capitellum) Fractures in Fractures of the Elbow: A Clinical Casebook. 41-49, 2019.
  • Catalano LW III and Barron OA: Physical Examination of the Shoulder in Textbook of Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery. 1089-1118, 2019
  • Catalano LW III and Barron OA: Basic Shoulder Arthroscopy in Textbook of Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery. 1119-1126, 2019
  • Catalano LW III et al: Etiology, Evaluation, and Management Options for the Stiff Digit. JAAOS, 2019 Aug 1;27(15):e676-e684.
  • Milone MT, Catalano LW III, et al: Preparatory Time-Related Hand Surgery Operating Room Inefficiency: A System Analysis. Hand. 2019 March. doi:10.1177/1558944719831333.
  • Glickel SG, Catalano LWIII, et al: Anomalous Courses of the Palmar Cutaneous Branch of the Median Nerve in relation to the Flexor Carpi Radialis tendon for ORIF of Distal Radius Fractures. Hand. 2019 Feb, 0:1558944718825137.
  • Minhas SV, Catalano LW III: Comparison of Open and Closed Hand Fractures and the Effect of Urgent Operative Intervention. J Hand Surg, 44(1): 65. e1-e7, 2019
  • Donovan DS, Catalano LW III, et al: Accuracy and Reliability of Radiographic Estimation of Volar Lip Fragment Size in PIP Dorsal Fracture-Dislocations. Hand. 2018 Jun 1:1558944718777831. doi: 10.1177/1558944718777831
  • Milone MT, Klifto CS, Catalano LW III: Partial Wrist Denervation; The Evidence Behind A Small Fix for Big Problems. JHS, 43A, 272-277, 2018.
  • Glickel SZ, Catalano LW III et al: Predictive Power of Distal Radial Metaphyseal Tenderness for Diagnosis Occult Fracture. JHS, 42A, 835-835e4, 2017.
  • Janowski J, Coady C, Catalano LW III: Scaphoid Fractures: Nonunion and Malunion. JHS, 41A, 1087-1093, 2016.
  • Dizdarevic I, Catalano LWIII: Assessment of Intra-articular Screw Penetration During Radial Head and Olecranon Locking Plate Fixation: A Cadaver Study. Hand. 11(1), 65-71, 2016
  • Balutis EC and Catalano LW III: Extra-Articular Fractures of the Metacarpals and Phalanges in Hand Surgery Update VI, 2016.
  • Catalano LW III: Arthritis in Your Hands- How to Prevent and Treat it. Zestnow.com, June 2015.
  • Catalano LW III: Five Common Hand and Wrist Problems: How to minimize your risk today. Betterafter50.com, June 2015.
  • Catalano LW III: Three serious issues your shoulder pain could be hinting at.  Your Health Journal online Blog,  April 2015.
  • Malerich MM, Catalano LW III et al: Distal Scaphoid resection for Degenerative Arthritis Secondary to Scaphoid Nonunion: A 20 year Experience. JHS, 39A, 1669-1676, 2014.
  • DeNoble PH, Catalano LW III et al: Malpractice in Distal radius Fracture Management: An Analysis of Closed Claims. JHS, 39A: 1480-1488, 2014.
  • Catalano LW III: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome- manageable and Treatable. Live Well New York, May 2014
  • Howard DR and Catalano LW III; Initial National Survey on the Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Post-Graduate Year One.  AOA CORD report, March 2014.
  • Barron OA and Catalano LW III: Shoulder Examination and Arthroscopic techniques. Textbook of Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, 791-820, 2013
  • Catalano LW III, Amis BP: Commentary on Percutaneous Pinning of Fractures in the Proximal Third of the Proximal Phalanx: Complications and Outcomes. JHS Select 2011-2012 ‘s Most Popular Articles, 273-284, 2013.
  • Kegel, G , Catalano LW III, Glickel SG, et al: Steroid Injections in the Upper Extremity: Experienced Clinical Opinion versus Evidence based Practices, Orthopaedics, Vol 36 Number 9; 1141-1148, 2013.
  • Catalano LW III, Glickel SG, et al: Effect of Local Corticosteroid Injection of the Hand and Wrist on Blood Glucose in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus, Orthopaedics, Vol 35 Number 12; 1019, 2013.
  • Catalano LW III (contributing editor):  Yearbook of Hand and Upper Limb Surgery, 2012
  • Catalano LW III and Jones CM: Percutaneous Screw fixation of Scaphoid Fractures, in Operative Techniques: Hand and Wrist Surgery, 2nd edition, 2012.
  • Catalano LW III and Jones CM: Vascularized Bone Grafting for Scaphoid nonunion, in Operative Techniques: Hand and Wrist Surgery, 2nd edition, 20012.
  • Catalano LW III and Jones CM: Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of Perilunate Fracture Dislocations, in Operative Techniques: Hand and Wrist Surgery, 2nd edition, 2012
  • Catalano LW III,  Zlotolow, DA, Barron OA, et al:  Surgical Exposures of the Wrist and Hand.  JAAOS 20:1:  48-57, Jan 2012.
  • Glickel SZ and Catalano LWIII: Treating Swan Neck Deformity with SORL and Superficialis Hemitenodesis in Tendon Injuries in the Hand and Upper Extremity: A Master Skille Publication, 253-262, 2011.
  • Catalano LWIII and Dowling R:  Valgus Impacted Fractures of the Proximal Humerus.  JHA, 36A; 1834-1844, 2011.
  • Crivello K and Catalano LWIII: Distal radioulnar joint: suave Kapandji Procedure in Arthritis of the Hand and Upper Extremity: A Master Skills Publication, 297-306, 2011.
  • Catalano LW III et al: Potential Dangers of Tension Band Wiring of Olecranon Fractures: An Anatomic Study.  JHS, 36A; 1659-1662, 2011.
  • Catalano LW III, Zlotolow, DA, Barron OA, Glickel SZ:  Surgical Exposures of the Radius and Ulna.  JAAOS 19:7:  430-438, July 2011.
  • Andry, JA and Catalano LW III: Bone Graft Substitutes in the radius and Upper Limb in Hand Surgery Update V, 139-145, 2011.
  • Catalano LW III et al:  Arthritis in ASSH Manual of Hand Surgery, 351-392, 2010
  • Glickel, SZ and Catalano LW III: Reconstruction of Chronic Radial and Ulnar Instability of the Thumb Metacarpalphalangeal Joint in Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery, 2349-2358, 2010.
  • Catalano LW III and Barron OA: Closed Reduction and Percutaneous Pinning of Distal Radius Fractures in Master Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery: The Wrist, 33-45, 2010
  • Catalano LW III and Barron OA:  The Malerich Procedure : Distal Scaphoid Resection Arthroplasty in Master Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery: The Wrist,  203-211, 2010
  • Schmizzi A, Catalano LWIII: Carpal Dislocations in Principles and Practice of Wrist Surgery, 465-472, 2010.
  • Barron OA and Catalano LW III: Thumb Basal Joint Arthritis, 407-429, in Green’s Operative Hand Surgery, Six Edition, 2010.
  • Schimizzi A, Catalano LW III, et al: Defining a safe zone of dissection during the extensor digitorum communis splinting approach to the proximal radius and forearm: An anatomic study.  JHS, 34A; 1252-1255, 2009.
  • Chia BC, Catalano LW III et al: Percutaneous pinning of distal radius fractures: An anatomic study demonstrating the proximity of K-wires to structures at risk.  JHS, 34A; 1014-1019, 2009.
  • MacLennan A, Catalano LWIII, et al: Comparison of needle position proximity to the median nerve in 2 carpal tunnel injection methods: A cadaveric study.  JHS, 34A; 875-879, 2009.
  • Patel MM and Catalano LWIII: Bone Graft Substitutes: Current Uses in Hand Surgery.  JHS, 34A; 555-556, 2009.
  • Sohal JK and Catalano LWIII : Dorsal Displacement of the Ulnar Nerve After a Displaced Distal Radius Fracture: A case Report.  JHS, 34A; 432-435, 2009.
  • Glickel SG, Catalano LWIII et al : Long term outcomes of closed reduction and percutaneous pinning for the treatment of distal radius fractures.  JHS, 31A; 1700-1705, 2008.
  • Catalano LWIII and Glickel SZ: Volar Plate Arthroplasty in Hand and Wrist Surgery, Operative techniques, 51-63, 2008.
  • Glickel SZ, Catalano LWIII: Repair of acute ulnar collateral ligament of the thumb in Hand and Wrist Surgery, Operative techniques, 64-74, 2008.
  • Glickel SZ, Catalano LWIII: Reconstruction of chronic ulnar collateral ligament injury of the thumb in Hand and Wrist Surgery, Operative techniques, 75-87, 2008.
  • Friedman DJ, Barron OA, Catalano LW III, DonahueJP, Zambetti G: Coracoclavicular Stabilization Using a Suture Anchor Technique. Am J Orthop; 6:294-299, 2008.
  • Davis DI and Catalano LW III : Treatment of Advanced CMC joint Disease : CMC joint Arthroplasty with Ligament Interposition.  Hand Clinics; 24: 263-269, 2008.
  • Crivello KM and Catalano LW III : Fractures about the shoulder and humerus.  Crucial Elements of Hand Surgery on CD-ROM. 2008
  • Barsi J and Catalano LW III : Fractures of the elbow and forearm.  Crucial Elements of Hand Surgery on CD-ROM. 2008
  • Heitman DE and Catalano LW III : Elbow Instability.  Crucial Elements of Hand Surgery on CD-ROM. 2008
  • Catalano LW III and Barron OA : Malerich Procedure – Distal Scaphoid Resection Arthroplasty.  Master Techniques in Wrist Surgery. 2008
  • Catalano LW III and Barron OA : Closed reduction and Pinning of Distal Radius Fractures.  Master Techniques in Wrist Surgery. 2008
  • Catalano LW III, Horne L, Fischer E, Barron OA, Glickel SZ : Basal Joint Arthroplasty : A comparison of Ligament reconstruction and Tendon Interposition Trapeziometacarpal Interposition Arthroplasty.  Orthopaedics; 31(3):1-9. 2008
  • Patel MP and Catalano LW III: Carpal Fractures Excluding the Scaphoid.  Hand Surgery Update IV: 259-271.2007
  • Patel MP and Catalano LW III: Minimally Invasive Fixation for Wrist Fractures.  Techniques in MIS Orthopaedic Surgery, 2007.
  • Catalano LW III and Barron OA: Anterior Subcutaneous Transposition of the Ulnar Nerve.  Hand Clin; 23: 339-345. Aug 2007
  • Catalano LW III and Glickel SZ: Volar Plate Arthroplasty.  Operative techniques in Hand and Wrist Surgery; 1: 51-63, 2007.
  • Glickel SZ and Catalano LW III: Reconstruction of Chronic Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injury of the thumb.  Operative techniques in Hand and Wrist Surgery; 1: 63-75, 2007.
  • Raia FJ, Catalano LW III: What’s new in distal radius fracture treatment for 2007.  Curr Opin Orthop 18; 328-333, 2007.
  • Iwata L, Catalano LW III, Vloka JD: Digital Block.  Textbook of Regional Anesthesia; 461-466, 2007
  • Zlotolow, DA, Catalano LW III, Barron OA, Glickel SZ:  Surgical Exposures of the Humerus.  JAAOS 14; 754-765, Dec 2006.
  • Grabow RJ, Catalano LW III: Carpal Dislocations.  Hand Clin 22; 485-500, Nov 2006.
  • Glickel SZ, Patel MM, Catalano LW III: Closed Reduction and Percutaneous Pinning for Distal Radius Fractures.  Altas Hand Clinics 11; 175-185, 2006.
  • Goldfarb CA, Rudzki JR, Catalano LW III, Hughes M, Borrelli J: Surg Fifteen Year Outcome of Displaced Intra-Articular Fractures of the Distal Radius.  J Hand Surg 31A; 633-639, April 2006.
  • Glickel SG, Gupta S, Catalano LW III: Decision Making and Operative Tactics for Ulnar Nerve Compression at the elbow.  Tech Shoulder Elbow Surg 7(1); 1-9 2006.
  • Catalano, LW III, et al: Closed Treatment of Non-Rheumatoid Extensor Tendon Dislocations at the Metacarpophalangeal Joint.  J Hand Surg 31A; 242-246, February 2006.
  • Catalano, LW III, et al:  Results of Surgical Treatment of Acute and  Chronic Grade III Tears of the Radial Collateral Ligament of the thumb Metacarpophalangeal Joint.  J Hand Surg 31A; 68-76, January 2006.
  • Glickel, S.Z., Barron O.A., Catalano, LW III.: Dislocations and Ligament Injuries in the Digits in Green’s Operative Hand Surgery, Fifth Edition, 2005.
  • Catalano, LW III, Barron, O.A., Glickel SZ: Assessment of Articular Displacement of Distal Radius Fractures. Clin Orthop Rel Res, 423: 79-84, 2004.
  • Brady, R.L., Catalano, LW III, Barron O.A.: Ulnar Nerve Entrapment and Cubital Tunnel Syndrome : Do’s and Don’ts.  Curr Opin Orthop 14 : 296-301, 2003.
  • Yu, R.S., Catalano LW III et al: Limited, protected post-surgical motion does not affect the results of digital nerve repair. J Hand Surg 29A : 302-303, March 2004.
  • Catalano, LW III., Skarparis, A.C., Glickel, S.Z. et al : Treatment of Chronic, Traumatic, Hyperextension Deformities of the Proximal Interphalangeal Joint with Flexor Digitorum Tenodesis, J Hand Surg 28A : 448-452, May 2003.
  • Alexander, R.A.: Catalano, LW III.: Barron, O.A: Glickel, S.G. TheExtensor Pollicis Brevis Entrapment Test in the Treatment of DeQuervain’s disease. J Hand Surg 27A : 813-816, Sept, 2002.
  • Barron, OA; Catalano, LW III  The Stiff Elbow : Diagnosis and Treatment.  Curr Opin Orthop 13: 323-327, 2002.
  • Catalano, LW III; Browne, R.H.; Carter, P.R.; Frobish, A.C.; Ezaki, M.B.; Littler, J.W.  The Littler Line Method : A New Method of Assessing Digital Range of Motion. J Hand Surg 26A : 23-30, Jan, 2001.
  • Catalano, LW III; Barron, O.A. Monteggia Fractures : Treatment Guide and Avoidance of Pitfalls in Seminars of Arthroplasty, Edited by Marra, Harcourt press, 2001.
  • Catalano, LW III; Levine, W.N.; Bigliani L.U. Inflammatory Synovitis and Tumors. Atlas of Shoulder Arthroscopy, Edited by Imhoff, Ticker, Fu, 2001.
  • Borrelli, J. Jr.; Catalano, LW III Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of Pilon Fractures. J Orthop Trauma,13: 573-582, November, 1999.
  • Borrelli, J. Jr.; Catalano, LW III; Goldfarb, C.A.; Evanoff, B.A. Assessment of Articular Fragment Displacement in Acetabular Fractures: A Comparison of CT and Plain Radiographs J Orthop Trauma, 16: 449-456, August 2002.
  • Contributions to the Orthopaedic Board Review Hyperguide, Foot and Ankle Section, CD ROM Study Guide, 1998.
  • Catalano, LW III; Cole R.J.; Gelberman, R.H.; Evanoff, B.A.; Gilula, L.A.; Borrelli, J. Jr.  Displaced Intra-Articular Fractures of the Distal Radius: Long Term Results in Young Adults After Open Reduction and Internal Fixation.  J. Bone and Joint Surg., 79A: 1290-1302, Sept. 1997.

Presentations:

  • Rodriguez-Fontan F, Catalano LWIII, et al: Clinical Outcomes Following Proximal Hamate Reconstruction of Proximal Pole Scaphoid Nonunions: A Case Series. American Association of Hand Surgery (AAHS). Podium Presentation, Miami FL, Jan 2023.
  • Chen J, Catalano LWIII, et al: Osteolysis Following Nonmetallic Suture Anchor Use in Hand and Wrist Surgery. E-poster at the Annual ASSH Meeting. Boston MA. Sept 2022.
  • Rodriguez-Fontan F, Catalano LWIII, et al: Clinical Outcomes Following Proximal Hamate Reconstruction of Proximal Pole Scaphoid Nonunions: A Case Series. OREF Central West Regional Resident Research Symposium. Podium Presentation, Denver CO. Sept 2022.
  • France TJ, Catalano LWIII, et al: Posterolateral Rotatory Instability Develops with the Kocher Approach and is not Detectable on Hanging Arm test: a Cadaveric Analysis.  OREF Central West Regional Resident Research Symposium. Podium Presentation, Denver CO. Sept 2022.
  • Catalano LWIII: Distal Humerus Fractures, Podium Presentation. Physical Assistants in Orthopedic Surgery National Meeting. Denver CO, August 2022.
  • Catalano LW III: Terrible Triad Injuries and Physical Therapy for Elbow Injuries: What Every Surgeon Should Know. Visiting Professor and Graduation Speak for the Community Memorial Hospital Orthopedic Residency Program, Ventura CA, June 2022.
  • Sutureless Nerve Coaptation Leveraging a Novel Bioinspired Light-Activated Polymer Platform: Poly Glycerol Sebacate Acrylate (PGSA). Xylas J, Catalano LW III et al. Podium Presentation at the IFSSH, London UK, June 2022
  • Catalano LWIII: Chairman and Moderator of ASSH Webinar titled, “What to do now after the initial wrist surgery did not work”, May 2022
  • Catalano LW III: Terrible Triad Injuries and Physical Therapy for Elbow Injuries: What Every Surgeon Should Know. LSU Department of Orthopedic Surgery. New Orleans LA, May 2022
  • Catalano LW III: Being a Team Member of the First Successful Face and Bilateral Hand Transplant. University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds, Denver CO, Dec 2021.
  • Catalano LW III: Scaphoid Fractures and Nonunions. Mt Sinai Hospital Department of Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds, November 2021.
  • Catalano LW III: Being a Team Member of the First Successful Face and Bilateral Hand Transplant. New York Society for Surgery of the Hand, New York, NY Sept 2021.
  • Bookman J, Catalano LW III et al: Determining the Optimal Dosage For Corticosteroid Injection for Trigger Finger. Podium Presentation, ASSH Annual Meeting, San Francisco CA, Oct 2021.
  • Catalano LW III et al: Surgeon Evaluation of a Novel Light-Activated Sutureless Nerve Coaptation System. Podium Presentation, ASSH Annual Meeting, San Francisco CA, Oct 2021.
  • Merkow D, Catalano LW III, et al: Proximal Hamate Autograft Utilized for Reconstruction of Proximal Pole of the Scaphoid. ASSH video theater, ASSH Annual Meeting, San Francisco CA, Oct 2021.
  • Kirby DJ, Catalano LW III, et al: The effect of Corticosteroid Injections on Post-Operative Complications in Carpal Tunnel Release, AAOS Annual Meeting, San Diego CA, Sept 2021.
  • Chang A, Catalano LW III et al: Corticosteroid Injection into the Thumb Basal Joint without Image Guidance, NYSSH Annual Meeting, New York, NY, May 2021.
  • Bookman J, Catalano LW III et al: Determining the Optimal Dosage for Corticosteroid Injection for Trigger Finger. NYSSH Annual Meeting, New York, NY, May 2021
  • Catalano LW III: Physical Therapy for Elbow Injuries: What Every Surgeon Should Know. Orthopaedic Management of the Elbow: Beyond Elbow Trauma. NYU Langone Orthopaedic Webinar Series, March 2021.
  • Trupia E and Catalano LW III: Segmental (mini-open) Fasciectomy in the treatment of Dupuytren’s Disease. ASSH Fellowship Debate, Dec 2020.
  • Catalano LW III et al: A NSQIP Analysis of Surgical Outcomes Relative to Intervention Time for Open Fractures of the Distal Radius: Does Time to OR Affect Short Term Outcomes?, AAHS annual (virtual) meeting, Jan 2021.
  • Kirby DJ, Buchalter DB, Catalano LW III: Interosseous Ligament Reconstruction with Pronator Teres Transfer and Tightrope Augment after chronic Essex-Lopresti Injury. ASSH video theater, ASSH annual (virtual) meeting, San Antonio, TX, Oct 2020.
  • Catalano LW III: Moderator and Speaker for the Instructional Course Lecture (ICL), “The Stiff Finger”, ASSH annual (virtual) meeting, San Antonio TX, Oct 2020.
  • Catalano LW III: Moderator and Speaker for “Teaching Techniques”, part of the Fellowship Directors Meeting, ASSH annual (virtual) meeting, San Antonio TX, Oct 2020.
  • Catalano LW III: Singe Stage Flexor Tendon Reconstruction for the Instruction Course lecture( ICL) Chronic Flexor Tendon Injuries within Digital Sheaths, ASSH Annual (virtual) Meeting, San Antonio TX, Oct 2020.
  • Catalano LW III et al: ASSH Online Consultation Corner: Distal Radius Fractures. ASSH Webinar, March 2020.
  • Catalano LW III et al: Surgical Management of Scaphotrapeziotrapezoid (STT) Arthritis. JAAOS podcast, March 2020.
  • Donnelly M, Silverman J, Noh K, Hacqubord J, Catalano LW III: Free Vascularized Bone Graft for Preiser’s Disease. AAOS Video Theater, AAOS Annual Meeting, Orlando FL March 2020.
  • Catalano LW III et al: Hemihamate Autograft Reconstruction: A treatment for complex PIP joint fracture-dislocations. AAOS Video Theater, AAOS Annual Meeting, Orlando FL March 2020.
  • Catalano LW III: Complications of Distal radius Fractures, Visiting Professor for St Joseph’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Paterson NJ, Nov 2019.
  • Catalano, LWIII: Costs and Techniques of Basal Joint Arthroplasty, Clinical Case Controversies Seminar at NYU Langone Medical Center, Sept 2019, New York, NY
  • Catalano LW III: Techniques for Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of distal radius Fractures. Two-hour cadaveric lab at the ASSH Meeting 2019, Las Vegas.
  • Daar DA, Catalano LW III et al: Disappearing in Size and Relevance over Time: The Scaphometacarpal Space. E-Poster at the ASSH Annual Meeting 2019, Las Vegas.
  • Catalano LW III: Singe Stage Flexor Tendon Reconstruction for the Instruction Course lecture( ICL) Flexor Tendon Reconstruction, ASSH Annual Meeting, Sept 2019, Las Vegas.
  • National Survey on the Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Postgraduate Year One. Catalano LW III and Daniel R. Howard, annual AOA Meeting, June 2019, San Diego CA.
  • Mullen J, Catalano LW III; En Bloc trapeziectomy: A Technique for Efficient Removal During Basal Joint (CMC) Arthroplasty Surgery; ASSH Video Theatre, 2019.
  • Catalano LW III et al: NYU Langone Live Webinar Series: Evaluation and Treatment of Wrist Pain, Jan 2019.
  • Mullen J, Catalano LW III ; En Bloc trapeziectomy: A Technique for Efficient Removal During Basal Joint (CMC) Arthroplasty Surgery; VuMedi, 2018.
  • Mullen J, Nellans, Catalano LW III; Hemihamate reconstruction arthroplasty for PIP fracture – 2 Cases: Index and Small Finger; VuMedi, 2018.
  • Mullen J, Catalano LW III; Surgical Repair of Chronic Central Slip Boney Avulsion Fracture with Rigid Boutonniere Deformity; VuMedi, 2018. 
  • Catalano LW III: Mallet and Seymour Fractures and Jersey Fingers: NYU Langone Hand Update Seminar, NY, NY. Dec, 2018
  • Catalano LW III: Hand Trauma, NYSSH Annual Residents’ and Fellows’ Review Course, NY, NY. Oct, 2018
  • Catalano LWIII: Moderator and Speaker for the Instructional Course Lecture (ICL), “The Stiff Finger”, ASSH annual meeting, Sept 2018, Boston MA.
  • Catalano LW III: Moderator of Scientific session on Basal Joint arthritis, ASSH annual meeting, Sept 2018, Boston MA.
  • Catalano LWIII: 1-2 Metacarpal fusions for failed CMC joint arthroplasties, ASSH annual meeting, Sept 2018, Boston MA
  • Catalano LW III:  Treatment of Acute Scapholunate Ligament Tears, at LSU Cadaver Lab Dissection. March, 2018, New Orleans LA.
  • Milone MM and Catalano LW III:  System Analysis Indentifies Prepatory Time as a Substantial Source of Hand Surgery Operating Room Inefficiency.  AAOS Podium Presentation, March 2018, New Orleans LA.
  • Catalano LW III: Acute Hamate Hook Fractures: Casting vs. Excision vs. ORIF. AAOS Podium Presentation at Hand Specialty day, March 2018, New Orleans LA.
  • Shulman B and Catalano LWIII: Wrist Arthroscopy-Scope for the Best and Plan for the Worst. AAOS Scientific Exhibit, March 2018, New Orleans LA.
  • Milone MM and Catalano LW III:  System Analysis Indentifies Prepatory Time as a Substantial Source of Hand Surgery Operating Room Inefficiency.  AAHS, Jan 2018. Puerto Rico.
  • Glickel SZ, Catalano LW III, Barron OA, at al.  Predictive Power of Distal Radial Metaphyseal Tenderness for Diagnosing Occult Fracture. Presented as e-Poster, ASSH 2017 Annual Meeting. September 2017, San Francisco CA.
  • Glickel SZ, Catalano LW III, Barron OA, at al.  Incidence of Encountering the Palmar Cutaneous Branch of the Median Nerve During the Flexor Carpi Radialis Approach to the Distal Radius.  Presented as e-Poster, ASSH 2017 Annual Meeting. September 2017, San Francisco CA.
  • Kegel G, Marshall A, Barron OA, Catalano LW III, Glickel SZ, Kuhn M. Steroid Injections in the Upper Extremity: A Survey of Injection Practices. Presented as e-Poster, ASSH 2017 Annual Meeting. September 2017, San Francisco CA
  • Catalano LW III:  Cost Analysis of Several Different Types of Basal Joint Surgical Options, for an Instruction Course Lecture (ICL) at the ASSH, Sept 2017. San Francisco CA.
  • Catalano LW III:  Acute Scapholunate Ligament Tears, at the Royal College of Surgeons,
    April 2017. London, UK.
  • Catalano LW III:  Tricks and Tips of Volar Plating of Distal Radius Fractures, at the Royal College of Surgeons, April 2017. London, UK.
  • Catalano LW III:  Extensor Carpi Ulnaris Pathology, at the Royal College of Surgeons, April 2017. London, UK.
  • Catalano LW III:  Distal Scaphoid Resection Arthroplasty, at the Royal College of Surgeons, April 2017. London, UK.
  • Catalano LW III: Intramedullary Nailing of Proximal Humerus Fractures, part of an Instruction Course Lecture at the AAOS Annual meeting, March 2017. San Diego, CA
  • Catalano LW III: Fixation of distal radius fractures, part of an Instruction Course Lecture at the AAOS Annual meeting, March 2017.  San Diego, CA
  • Catalano LW III: Distal Humerus Fractures, NYU Hand Surgery Update, New York, NY. Dec 2016
  • Catalano LW III: Elbow arthritis and tendonitis, AAOS Maintenance of Certification Annual Review Course, Boston MA. Nov 2016
  • Catalano LW III: Athletic injuries about the elbow, AAOS Maintenance of Certification Annual Review Course, Boston MA. Nov 2016
  • Catalano LW III: Surgical Demonstration of Thumb CMC joint Volar Ligament Reconstruction and Thumb MP joint Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction. Hand and Wrist Trauma Reconstruction: Masters Skills Lab at the Annual Meeting of the ASSH, September 2016, Austin TX
  • Catalano LW III: Intramedullary Nailing of Proximal Humerus Fractures, part of an Instruction Course Lecture at the AAOS Annual meeting, March 2016. Orlando, FL
  • Catalano LW III: Fixation of distal radius fractures, part of an Instruction Course Lecture at the AAOS Annual meeting, March 2016.  Orlando, Fl
  • Catalano LW III: Fixation of distal radius fractures, Georgetown University, (Visiting professorship). January 2016.
  • Catalano LW III: Elbow arthritis and tendonitis, AAOS Maintenance of Certification Annual Review Course, Boston MA. Nov 2015
  • Catalano LW III: Athletic injuries about the elbow, AAOS Maintenance of Certification Annual Review Course, Boston MA. Nov 2015
  • Catalano LW III: Intramedullary Nailing of Proximal Humerus Fractures, part of an Instruction Course Lecture at the AAOS Annual meeting, March 2015. Las Vegas NV
  • Catalano LW III: Fixation of distal radius fractures, part of an Instruction Course Lecture at the AAOS Annual meeting, March 2015. Las Vegas NV
  • Catalano LW III: How I “Caught” the Surgery Bug, Sierra-Cascade Trauma Society, Jackson Hole WY. Jan 2015
  • Catalano LW III: Scaphoid Fractures, Sierra-Cascade Trauma Society, Jackson Hole WY. Jan  2015
  • Catalano LW III: Elbow arthritis and tendonitis, AAOS Maintenance of Certification Annual Review Course, Boston MA. Nov 2014
  • Catalano LW III: Athletic injuries about the elbow, AAOS Maintenance of Certification Annual Review Course, Boston MA. Nov 2014
  • Catalano LW III: Hand Trauma, NYSSH Annual Residents’ and Fellows’ Review Course, NY, NY. Oct, 2014
  • Catalano LW III: Pinning of finger, hand and wrist fractures, Scandinavian Orthopaedic Society, Bergen Norway (Visiting professorship). May, 2014
  • Catalano LW III: Peilunate dislocations.  Wrist Demystified, ASSH regional course.  New York, NY.  April, 2014.
  • Catalano LW III: Treatment of hand and wrist injuries in athletes.  AAOS Hand Specialty Day at AAOS annual meeting.  March, 2014, New Orleans, LA.
  • Catalano LW III: Fixation of distal radius fractures, part of an Instruction Course Lecture at the ASSH Annual meeting, October 2013. San Francisco, CA.
  • Denoble PH, Marshall A, Barron, OA, Catalano LW III, Glickel SZ. Malpractice in Distal Radius Fracture Management: An Analysis of Closed Claims. Podium presentation, ASSH 2012 Annual Meeting. September 2012, Chicago, IL.
  • Kegel G, Glickel, SZ, Barron OA, Catalano LW III, Marshall A, Lafer MP. A Prospective Analysis of Patient Characteristics Affecting the Outcome of Dorsal Splinting for Soft Tissue Mallet Injuries. Paper presentation, ASSH 2012 Residents and Fellows' Conference in Hand Surgery, ASSH 2012 Annual Meeting. September 2012, Chicago, IL.
  • Kegel G, Marshall A, Barron OA, Catalano LW III, Glickel SZ, Kuhn M. Steroid Injections in the Upper Extremity: A Survey of Injection Practices. Presented as e-Poster, ASSH 2012 Annual Meeting. September 2012, Chicago, IL.
  • Catalano LW III:  Surgical Treatment of Distal Radius Fractures, followed by a 4 hr cadaveric workshop.  Louisiana State University, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Graduation Lecture. New Orleans, LA.  May 2012
  • Catalano LW III: Mallet fingers and distal phalanx fractures.  Joints Demystified, ASSH regional course.  New York, NY.  March 2012.
  • Catalano LW III: Hand Tumors.  Joints Demystified, ASSH regional course.  New York, NY.  March, 2012.
  • Barron OA, Catalano LW III, et al: Improving Interpretation of Proximal Humerus Fractures; The Gunslinger 45 view and a New Evaluation Scheme. American Shoulder and Elbow Society, Greenbrier WV, Oct 2011.
  • Vance, M, Catalano LW III, Malerich MM: Distal Scaphoid resection for Arthritis Secondary to Scaphoid Nonunion: A Twenty Year Experience. ASSH National meeting, Las Vegas NV, September 2011
  • Catalano LW III:  Surgical Treatment of Distal Radius Fractures, followed by a 4 hour cadaveric workshop.  Louisiana State University, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Graduation Lecture. New Orleans, LA.  June 2011
  • Catalano LW III: Proximal humeral fractures. Shoulder Demystified, ASSH regional course. New York, NY  May 2011.
  • Catalano LW III: Hand Trauma. Nuts and Bolts of Orthopaedics, Naples FL, October 2010.
  • Catalano LW III et al: Potential Dangers of Tension Band Wiring of Olecranon Fractures, Poster Presentation at the ASSH annual meeting, Boston MA, September 2010
  • Catalano LW III: Tendon reconstruction.  Tendons Demystified, ASSH regional course.  New York, NY  May 2010.
  • Catalano LW III: Muscle disorders.  Tendons Demystified, ASSH regional course.  New York, NY  May 2010.
  • Catalano LW III : Scapholunate joint instability.  Washington University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery alumni weekend.  Scottsdale AZ, April 2010.
  • Catalano LW III :  Long term outcomes of percutaneous pinning of distal radius fractures: AAOS Specialty Day, New Orleans LA, 2010.
  • Catalano LW III : Scapholunate joint instability.  University of Texas at Southwestern, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Visiting Professorship.  Dallas TX, February 2010.
  • Catalano LW III and Malerich MM: Long-term follow-up of distal scaphoid resection arthroplasty. Poster Presentation at the ASSH annual meeting, September 2009.
  • Catalano LW III et al.  Defining a safe zone of dissection during the extensor digitorum communis splinting approach to the proximal radius and forearm: An anatomic study.  Poster Presentation at the ASSH annual meeting, September 2009.
  • Catalano LW III et al.  Percutaneous pinning of distal radius fractures: An anatomic study demonstrating the proximity of K-wires to structures at risk.  Poster Presentation at the ASSH annual meeting, September 2009.
  • Catalano LW III: Numbness. Nerves Demystified, ASSH regional course.  New York, NY April 2009.
  • Catalano LW III: Weakness/Spasticity.  Nerves Demystified, ASSH regional course.  New York, NY April 2009.
  • Catalano LW III : Scapholunate joint instability.  Yale University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds.  New Haven CT, February 2009.
  • Catalano LWIII : Perilunate Dislocations. American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual meeting. Chicago, IL, September 2008.
  • Catalano LW III: Scapholunate joint instability.  Current Concepts in the treatment of wrist fractures.  Chicago IL, May 2008.
  • Catalano LW III: Percutaneous pinning of Distal Radius Fractures.  Current Concepts in the treatment of wrist fractures.  Chicago IL, May 2008.
  • Catalano LW III: Total Elbow Arthroplasty.  Elbow Demystified, ASSH regional course.  New York, NY April 2008.
  • Catalano LW III:  Elbow Contractures.  Elbow Demystified, ASSH regional course.  New York, NY April 2008.
  • Catalano LW III, Raia F, Barron OA, Glickel SZ, “Closed Pinning of Distal Radius Fractures”. ASSH annual meeting, Seattle, WA  September 2007.
  • Catalano LW III: Thumb Arthritis, Fractures of the thumb. Thumb Demystified, ASSH regional course. New York, NY  April 2007.
  • Catalano LW III:  Wrist Fractures. Wrist Demystified, ASSH regional course. New York, NY  June, 2006.
  • Capiola D, Schell W, Korcek K, Barron OA, Glickel SZ, Catalano LWIII : “The Effect of Immediate Mobilization of Olecranon Fractures Treated with Tension-Band Wiring”. NYSSH Residents and Fellows Conference, Columbia College of P&S, May 2006.
  • Zlotolow D, Catalano LWIII, Glickel SG, Barron OA: “Surgical approaches to the humerus”.  NYSSH Residents and Fellows Conference, Columbia College of P&S May 2006.
  • Catalano LW III, Barron OA, Glickel SZ: “Comparison of pinning versus ORIF in the treatment of distal radius fractures”.  American Society for Surgery of the Hand San Antonio, TX  September, 2005.   
  • Schell WD, Barron OA, Catalano LWIII, Glickel SZ, Pollack M: “22-Year Review of Shoulder, Elbow, and Hand Closed Malpractice Cases”. AAOS 72nd Annual Mtg., Washington D.C.  March 2005.
  • Catalano LW III: PIP joint contractures.  Joints Demystified, ASSH regional course.  New York, NY  May, 2005.              
  • Catalano LW III, Goldfarb C, Borrelli J: “Long Term Results of Intra-articular distal radius fractures”. Hospital for Special Surgery Alumni Meeting.  New York, NY  November, 2004.     
  • Catalano LW III, Barron OA, Glickel SZ, Ragland R: “Closed Treatment of Non-rheumatoid Extensor Tendon Dislocations”. American Society for Surgery of the Hand, New York, NY September, 2004.    
  • Ward SL, Barron OA, Chang R, Catalano LWIII, Glickel SZ: “Closed Reduction and Percutaneous Pinning of Bony Mallet finger Fractures”. NYSSH Annual Residents’ and Fellows’ Conf., NY  May, 2004.
  • Ward SL, Barron OA, Chang R, Catalano LWIII, Glickel SZ: “Closed Reduction and Percutaneous Pinning of Bony Mallet finger Fractures”. Poster presentation at ASSH Annual Mtg., October 2003.
  • Catalano LW III: Proximal humeral fractures. Shoulder Demystified, ASSH regional course. New York, NY  March, 2004.           
  • Catalano LW III: Elbow contractures, The Elbow Demystified. New York, NY   March, 2003.           
  • Yu R, Weissflog T, Catalano LWIII, Barron OA, Glickel S: “The Effects of Immediate Motion on the Healing of Digital Nerve Repairs”.  ASSH Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ October, 2002.
  • Horne L, Barron OA, Bouvier D, Catalano LWIII , Glickel SZ: “A Reliable and Accurate Grading System for Distal Radius Fractures”. ASSH Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD  October, 2001.
  • Catalano, LW III; Cole, R.J.; Gelberman, R.H.; Evanoff, B.A.;
    Gilula, L.A.; Borrelli, J. Jr: ‘Displaced Intra-Articular Fractures
    of the Distal Radius: Long Term Results in Young Adults After Open Reduction and Internal Fixation’. Orthopaedic Trauma Association, Louisville, KY    October, 1998.
  • Catalano, LW III; Cole, R.J.; Gelberman, R.H.; Evanoff, B.A.;
    Gilula, L.A.; Borrelli, J. Jr : Displaced Intra-Articular Fractures of the Distal Radius: Long Term Results in Young Adults After Open Reduction and Internal Fixation. American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Denver, CO  September, 1997.

Grants:

Omega Medical Grant, April 2021, for $28,000

Acumed Fellowship Grant, June 2021, for $40,000

Omega Medical Grant, April 2020, for $45,000

Acumed Fellowship Grant, May 2020, for $25,000

Courses:

  • May, 2008 Current Options in the Treatment of Wrist fracture - Faculty
  • May, 2006 Current Treatment of Wrist Fractures – Faculty
  • January, 2003 Advanced Shoulder Arthroscopy - Participant
  • October, 2000 Elbow Arthroscopy and Reconstruction - Participant
  • September, 1998 AO/ASIF Basic Course for Operating Room Personel - Faculty
  • August, 1998 AO/ASIF Basic Course –Participant
  • June, 1998 AAOS Advanced Hindfoot and Ankle Reconstruction – Participant

Honors:

  • June 2021 New York Magazine’s Best Doctors list
  • May 2021 Third Place in the NYSSH Residents and Fellows Research Contest
  • August 2020 I was one of two hand surgeons involved in the first successful bilateral Hand and
    Face transplant at NYU Langone Medical Center
  • Jun 2020eNew York Magazine’s Best Doctors list
  • November 2019 Visiting Professor for St Joseph’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Paterson NJ
  • June 2019 New York Magazine’s Best Doctors list
  • Dec 2018 AAOS Achievement Award
  • June 2018 New York Magazine’s Best Doctors list
  • June 2017 New York Magazine’s Best Doctors list
  • April 2017 Visiting Professor at “The Masters Wrist Course” held in the Royal College of Surgeons,
    London UK
  • June 2016 New York Magazine’s Best Doctors list
  • May 2016 First Place in the NYSSH Residents and Fellows Research Contest
  • February 2016 Visiting Professor for Georgetown University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery,
    Washington DC
  • December 2015 Southern California Society for Surgery of the Hand, Best Paper of 2015
  • June 2015 New York Magazine’s Best Doctors list
  • January 2015 Visiting Professor for Sierra Cascade Trauma Society, Jackson Hole WY
  • June 2014 Elected to the American Orthopaedic Association (AOA)
  • May 2014 Visiting Professor for Scandinavian Orthopaedic Society, Bergen Norway
  • June 2013 New York Magazine’s Best Doctors list
  • May 2013 First Place in the NYSSH Residents and Fellows Research Contest
  • September 2012 Sumner Koch Award given at the national ASSH meeting, Chicago IL
  • September 2011 Best Paper- at the ASSH national meeting, Las Vegas NV
  • September 2009 Best Poster “clinical pearl” at the ASSH meeting, San Francisco CA
  • November, 2006 Elected as Young Leadership Member of ASSH
  • June, 2005 Teacher of the Year
    Dept of Orthopaedic Surgery
    St. Lukes-Roosevelt Orthopaedic Surgery Program
  • March, 2000 Second Place in the NYSSH Residents and Fellows Research Contest
  • June, 1998 Third Place in the Missouri State Orthopaedic Society Research Contest
  • June, 1997 Second Place in the Missouri State Orthopaedic Society Research Contest
  • May, 1994 Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

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