Describe a typical day at work! On an office day, I come in at 9:00 AM. I take care of patients in a variety of ways (initial consultation, follow-up after surgery or non-surgical care, teaching students). I enjoy connecting with patients from a human standpoint more than ever… understanding what is going on in the patient's mind and heart, as well as the shoulder or knee. After patients' hours, and at times in between, I am running the practice and advising my staff.
On a surgery day, I am in the operating room by 7:00 AM, and operate in two different rooms with my teams until around 3:00 PM. I work mostly in ambulatory surgical centers and can be very efficient as a result. I love teaching students in the operating room, as well.
Dr. Armin Tehrany is a top orthopedic surgeon and founder of Manhattan Orthopedic Care.
Dr. Tehrany specializes in minimally invasive surgery of the shoulder and knee, includingrotator cuff repair and dislocation repair in the shoulder, as well as meniscus repair andligament reconstruction in the knee. He believes that treatment of various conditions in the body should include both traditional allopathic and non-allopathic methods, ranging from conservative management to surgical intervention.
Dr. Tehrany has published and presented his research at numerous local, national, and international meetings on topics involving the shoulder, hip, and spine. He is a member of many organizations, including the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He has served on the Board of Directors for the New York State Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons, as well as the Physicians Advisory Board for the New York County Medical Society. His current interests involve the development of minimally invasive techniques in the management of shoulder and knee disorders. His orthopedic research interests began at the Hospital for Special Surgery where he first published work on cartilage metabolism in 1993. He currently serves as a journal peer reviewer for Arthroscopy: the Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery.
A native of New York City, Dr. Tehrany graduated from Polytechnic Preparatory Country Day School in Brooklyn where he has served on the Board of Governors. He completed his undergraduate training through the Brooklyn College 7-year BA/MD program and received his medical degree from the New York University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan. During that period, he worked with the team physicians for the New York Jets, New York Rangers, and New York Islanders. He then went on to complete a one-year fellowship in arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder with one of the field's noted pioneers, Dr. Stephen Burkhart, through Baylor College of Medicine in Texas. Currently, Dr. Tehrany serves as Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in Manhattan.
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