Stuart J. Elkowitz, MD, F.A.A.O.S, C.A.Q.H.S

Stuart J Elkowitz

Stuart J. Elkowitz, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at NYU Langone Medical Center.

Dr. Elkowitz is an orthopedic hand surgeon practicing in White Plains, NY. He received his medical degree from NYU School of Medicine. He completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases & his hand fellowship at the Curtis National Hand Center.

 

Postdoctoral Training

Internships and Residencies:

7/1997-6/1998 - General Surgery Internship, New York University-HJD

7/1998-6/2002 - Orthopaedic Surgery Residency, NYU-HJD

Hand Surgery Fellowship:

8/2002-7/2003 - Curtis National Hand Center, Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore

 

Professional Licensure & Certification

8/1998 - New York State Medical License

11/2008 - Connecticut State Medical License

8/2003 - DEA License

7/2005 - Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgery

9/2007 - Certificate of Added Qualification in Hand Surgery

 

Academic Appointments

7/1997-6/1998 - Teaching Assistant in Surgery, NYU School of Medicine

Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery

 

Hospital Appointments

8/2003-Present - Northern Westchester Hospital, Mount Kisco, NY

8/2003-1/2016 - Putnam Hospital Hospital Center, Carmel, NY

5/2016-12/2016 - Phelps Memorial Hospital Center, Sleepy Hollow, NY

10/2016-Present - NYU Langone Medical Center/Hospital For Joint Diseases

 

Professional Positions

8/2003-1/2015 - Somers Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine Group, Carmel, NY Hand Surgeon

1/2013-Present - Gerson Lehman Group Consultant

2/2016-Present - Stuart J. Elkowitz, MD Hand Surgeon

 

Awards and Honors

2017-2018 - Castle Connolly Top Doctor

Castle Connolly Top Doctor 2018

2017 - New York Magazine Top Doctor

2017 - Westchester Magazine Top Doctor

2002 - Resident Teacher of the Year

 

Major Committee Assignments

2017-Present - NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital Value Analysis Committee

2013-2014 - Putnam Hospital Center Bylaws Committee

2005 - Northern Westchester Hospital, New Emergency Room Planning Committee

2001 - Coordinator of Physician Coverage Shea Stadium

1999-2001 - Staff Physician Alvin Ailey Dance Company

 

Memberships in Professional Societies

8/2002-Present - American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

8/2003-Present - American Society for Surgery of the Hand

9/2003-Present - New York State Medical Society

9/2003-Present - Westchester County Medical Society

 

Publications

Dynamic External Fixation for Treatment of Fracture-Dislocations of the Proximal Interphalangeal Joint

Authors: Stuart J. Elkowitz, MD. Thomas J. Graham, MD
Published: Masters Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery: The Hand, James W. Strickland, Thomas J. Grahameds. Second Edition. Philadelphia, Pa., Lippincott Williams and Wilkins. 2005

Clinical Utility of Portable Versus Traditional Electrodiagnostic Testing for Diagnosing, Evaluating and Treating Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Authors: Stuart J. Elkowitz, MD, N.H. Dubin. B.E. Richards, E.F. Shaw Wilgis. MD
Published: American Journal of Orthopedics. 34(8), 2005

Comparison of Two Headless Screw Designs for Fixation of Capitellum Fractures

Authors: Stuart J. Elkowitz, MD, Kubiak EN, Polatsch D. John Cooper, BS, Frederick J. Kummer, PhD, Kenneth J. Koval, MD
Published: Bull Hosp Jt Dis. 61(3-4), 2003

Wrist Arthroscopy

Authors: Stuart J. Elkowitz, MD, Martin Posner, MD
Published: Bull Hosp Jt Dis. 64(3-4), 2006

Fixation of Capitellum: A Biomechanical Study of Alternative Fixation Methods

Authors: Stuart J. Elkowitz, MD. Daniel B. Polatsch, MD. Kenneth A. Egol, MD. Frederick J. Kummer, PhD. Kenneth J. Koval, MD
Published: Journal of Orthopedic Trauma, 16(7):503.506. 2002.

Decision Making in the Treatment of Proximal Humerus Fractures

Authors: Stuart J. Elkowitz, MD. Kenneth J. Koval, MD. Joseph D. Zuckerman, MD
Published: Techniques in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. December 2002

 

Presentations and Posters

Extensor Tendon Injuries

Author: Stuart J. Elkowitz, MD
Presented at: NYU Hand Surgery Update Course, December 2, 2017

Automated Electrodiagnostic Instruments: Clinical Utility and Patient Satisfaction

Authors: Stuart J. Elkowitz, MD. E.F.Shaw Wilgis, MD
Presented at: E.F. Shaw Wilgis Lectureship in Hand Surgery, Curtis National Hand Center, Baltimore, MD June 7, 2003

Normal Surgical and Arthroscopic Anatomy of the Wrist

Authors: Stuart J. Elkowitz, MD, Martin Posner, MD
Presented at: Orthopedic Imaging: Upper Extremity, Plaza Hotel, NY, NY. April 19-21. 2002

Wrist Arthroscopy

Authors: Stuart J. Elkowitz, MD
Presented at: NYU/Hospital for Joint Diseases Department of Orthopedic Surgery Grand Rounds. NY, NY. April 3, 2002

Extensor Mechanism of the Fingers

Authors: Stuart J. Elkowitz, MD
Presented at: Jamaica Hospital Department of Orthopedic Surgery Grand Rounds, Jamaica, NY. July 2001

Posterior Capsulorrhaphy for Treatment of Recurrent Posterior Glenohumeral Instability

Authors: Daniel B. Polatsch, MD, Dan Guttman, MD, Stuart J. Elkowitz, MD. Andrew S. Rokito, MD, Joseph D. Zuckerman. MD
Poster: The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Meeting, San Francisco, CA 2001

Compressions Neuropathies of the Elbow, Wrist and Hand in Athletes

Authors: Stuart J. Elkowitz. MD
Presented at: NYU/Hospital for Joint Diseases Department of Orthopedics, Division of Sports Medicine. March 2000.

Anterior and Posterior Spinal Fusion: Same Day vs. Staged Procedure

Authors: Kenneth Guidera, Stuart J. Elkowitz MD, Nancy Pisciotto. RN
Presented at: American Academy of Pediatrics Annual Meeting 1999
Presented at: Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America Annual Meeting 2000

Cervical Laminoplasty : A New Technique Using the Spinous Process for Neo-Lamina Reconstruction

Authors: Stuart J. Elkowitz, MD, Richard Obedian, MD, Ronald Moskovich. MD
Presented at: The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA, March 1998

Long Term Results and Cost Comparison of Microvascular Lower Extremity Reconstruction vs. Below Knee Amputation

Authors: Andrew Elkwood, MD, Stuart J. Elkowitz, MD. Arman Kasabian, MD
Presented at: The American Association of Plastic Surgeons 75th Annual Meeting, Hilton Head Island, SC May 7, 1996

Useful Links

  • American Academy of Arthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Society For Surgery of The Hand
  • Society of The State of New York
  • Medical Society of The County of Westchester