Letter from the Chairman

Letter from Joseph D. Zuckerman, MD, Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Whether you are a patient, referring physician, student or other interested party, the Hospital for Joint Diseases Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is here to serve you. We hope you will use our website to explore the numerous clinical, academic, and research programs available in orthopaedics at our multiple locations.

Our department is one of the largest and most qualified orthopaedic programs in the country and fully equipped to treat each and every orthopaedic and rheumatologic condition, injury, or disorder. With every condition we treat, we emphasize compassion and comfort in the provision of our care, customizing our treatments to meet the unique needs of each individual patient. Our services are available at different sites throughout the five boroughs, Westchester and Long Island making access to our world-class physicians as easy as possible.

If you have any questions that haven’t been answered by this website please feel free to contact us or visit our orthopaedic referral page to request a physician.


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Joseph D. Zuckerman, MD
Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Hospital for Joint Diseases at NYU Langone Medical Center
Walter A. L. Thompson Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
New York University School of Medicine