Dr. Melvin Rosenwasser, MD

Dr. Melvin Rosenwasser, MD

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Dr. Melvin Rosenwasser, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Tarrytown, NY and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons in 1976 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.Read his story

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155 White Plains Rd Ste 100

Tarrytown, NY 10591
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Accepted insurance

  • Cigna
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Elbow Sprain
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more than 99% of peers
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
very high
more than 99% of peers
Broken Arm
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Rosenwasser's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Rosenwasser "Melvin P. Rosenwasser, MD, has expertise in orthopaedic hand, elbow, and trauma surgery, which makes him a unique specialist because he can accommodate any traumatic orthopaedic extremity problem as well as arthritic and congenital anomalies of the upper extremity. Dr. Rosenwasser has been co-principal investigator on numerous NIH grants and awards and has authored many book chapters and peer-reviewed articles on surgery of the upper extremity as well as trauma-related surgery for both upper and lower extremities. He presents scientific lectures on his specialty both here and abroad. Dr. Rosenwasser has also served as Chairman of many national and local hand and trauma conferences. Dr. Rosenwasser has been recognized in New York Magazines "Best Doctors in New York" Hall of Fame. Dr. Rosenwasser is also the hand consultant for the New York Yankees."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Rosenwasser "We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Ataxia
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bowler's Finger Syndrome
  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Brachial Plexopathy
  • Brachial Plexus Injuries
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brachydactyly - Elbow, Wrist Dysplasia
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Finger
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Complex Fractures
  • Compound Fracture
  • Compression Fracture
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Finger Clubbing
  • Finger Disorders
  • Finger Injuries
  • Finger Joint Sprain
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Ligament Rupture
  • Hand Pain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Fracture
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteopenia
  • Partially Dislocated Elbow (Nursemaid Elbow)
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis of Hand and Wrist
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Still's Disease
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Injuries
  • Wrist Pain
  • Wrist Sprain

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Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Open
  • Congenital Hand Surgery
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Elbow Reconstruction
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Endoscopic Hand Surgery
  • Finger Joint Fusion
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Elbow Microvascular Surgery
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fusion
  • Hand and Wrist Osteoarthrotomy
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Reconstructive Hand Surgery for Quadriplegic Persons
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Total Wrist Replacement
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist and Forearm Tenotomy
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Reconstruction
  • Wrist Replacement
  • Wrist Surgery

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1972
  • Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Mount Sinai Roosevelt
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Mount Sinai Roosevelt
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • New York Orthopaedic Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rosenwasser has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rosenwasser's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rosenwasser to family and friends
4.5
based on 32 total reviews (16 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

  • 5
    (28)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Rosenwasser's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (16)

in Brooklyn
Dr. Rosenwasser is the best! After breaking my arm playing baseball, he was quick to help and perform a perfect surgery. Without his expertise D1 baseball would not have been a possibility again!! So grateful for such an amazing doctor
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in New York
I would NOT recommend seeing Dr. Rosenwasser. He is obviously well qualified and an intelligent person, however his lack of care, respect, and attention are what make him a horrible doctor. If you want someone who will be attentive to your case and will provide solutions, he is NOT the doctor for...more
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in Brooklyn, NY
Dr Melvin Rosenwasser is an excellent hand surgeon who pays special attention to his patients concerns and makes sure they get the best possible result when he operates. He is extremely patient and knowledgeable in orthopedics and answers every question a patient has during the visit. I had a...more
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in Ft Lee, NJ
Amazing, caring, patient, superior surgical results!
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in gilboa, ny
Dr. Rosenwasser and his staff were excellent. The level of care was outstanding, and the doctor took time to explain all procedures and options. All were friendly and helpful.
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