Dr. Frances Cuomo, MD

Dr. Frances Cuomo, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Female | 60 years old

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Frances Cuomo, M.D. is the Chief of Shoulder Service and Director of the Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Beth Israel Medical Center. Dr. Cuomo previously served as Chief of the Shoulder Service at New York University (NYU)/Hospital for Joint Diseases, where she also was Director of the Shoulder Research Group and Shoulder Fellowship. Her academic appointments include Assistant Professor of Orthopedics at Albert Einstein School of Medicine and Clinical Instructor of Surgery at Cornell University Medical Center. She has taught numerous continuing medical education courses and has editorial responsibilities at such professional publications as Techniques in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery and Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. Dr. Cuomo s area of expertise is Shoulder and Elbow Surgery including rotator cuff injuries, instability, fractures and replacement surgery for arthritis. Both arthroscopic and open procedures are performed. Specific areas of interest and research include fracture fixation, outcome of arthroscopic rotator cuff and glenohumeral instability repairs as well as prosthetic replacement for arthritis of the shoulder.Read more

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Dr Cuomo is very caring and wonderful Doctor. Highly skilled and very knowledgable regarding my arthritic shoulder condition. I had total shoulder replacement and my quality of life has improved immensely post op.
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Dr. Cuomo's Care Philosophy

Frances Cuomo, M.D. is the Chief of Shoulder Service and Director of the Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Beth Israel Medical Center. Dr. Cuomo previously served as Chief of the Shoulder Service at New York University (NYU)/Hospital for Joint Diseases, where she also was Director of the Shoulder Research Group and Shoulder Fellowship. Her academic appointments include Assistant Professor of Orthopedics at Albert Einstein School of Medicine and Clinical Instructor of Surgery at Cornell University Medical Center. She has taught numerous continuing medical education courses and has editorial responsibilities at such professional publications as Techniques in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery and Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. Dr. Cuomo s area of expertise is Shoulder and Elbow Surgery including rotator cuff injuries, instability, fractures and replacement surgery for arthritis. Both arthroscopic and open procedures are performed. Specific areas of interest and research include fracture fixation, outcome of arthroscopic rotator cuff and glenohumeral instability repairs as well as prosthetic replacement for arthritis of the shoulder.

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  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

Education

  • Medical School
    New York University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1983

  • Internship Hospital
    Beth Israel Med Center
  • Residency Hospital
    Lenox Hill Hospital

    Completed in 1988

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center

    Completed in 1989

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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