Dr. Melvin Rosenwasser, MD

Dr. Melvin Rosenwasser, MD

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68 y/o
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Dr. Melvin Rosenwasser, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Tarrytown, NY and has been practicing for 36 years. He specializes in orthopedic hand surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.Read his story

ColumbiaDoctors Orthopedics

155 White Plains Rd Ste 100

Tarrytown, NY 10591
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  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Dr. Rosenwasser's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Trigger Finger Release
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rosenwasser performs Trigger Finger Release more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Rosenwasser performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rosenwasser treats Carpal Tunnel Syndrome more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Rosenwasser treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Elbow Injuries
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rosenwasser treats Elbow Injuries more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Rosenwasser treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Rosenwasser's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • 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 Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Open
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Complex Fractures
  • Compound Fracture
  • Compression Fracture
  • Congenital Hand Surgery
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Reconstruction
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Endoscopic Hand Surgery
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Finger Clubbing
  • Finger Disorders
  • Finger Injuries
  • Finger Joint Fusion
  • Finger Joint Sprain
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
  • 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 Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Ligament Rupture
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Pain
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Fracture
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Partially Dislocated Elbow (Nursemaid Elbow)
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Reconstructive Hand Surgery for Quadriplegic Persons
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis of Hand and Wrist
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Total Wrist Replacement
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
  • Wrist and Forearm Tenotomy
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Injuries
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Pain
  • Wrist Reconstruction
  • Wrist Replacement
  • Wrist Sprain
  • Wrist Surgery

About Me

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.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedics

Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Education

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

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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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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 you. He treated me like absolute garbage and gave me no time of day (treated me like I was a bother). Faculty is rude and had multiple forms incorrectly process on their end.
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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 biceps tendon rupture and it healed completely without any complications in about 3 months. I would recommend him highly. S. C. Shekher
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Amazing, caring, patient, superior surgical results!
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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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got to the appointment went in for an x ray only to find out after that they made a mistake and dint accept my insurance, paid 500 out of pocket and was told the 250 for the xray would be covered, it wasn't, and the staff is very unhelpful
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Dr.Rosenwasser is an exceptional surgeon! I had unresolved complications from a prior surgery involving ulnar nerve, ulnar ligament, & forearm flexor. I compete in Division I athletics but feared my issues were unresolvable and career over, and worried about long term effects. Dr. Rosenwasser expertly addressed all issues, essentially rebuilding my arm. I have now completed rehab and am throwing freely and with strength, thrilled and looking forward to this spring season.
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Very good. My surgery (radiofrequency capsular shrinkage for an overstretched scapholunate ligament in my dominant wrist) was a complete success and exactly within the time frame he gave me.
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Dr. Rosenwasser is a kind and caring man. He explains everything thoroughly and answers every question that is asked. Thanks to him, I can now hold my grandson with confidence ( and there is no better feeling.) Not a day goes by that I am not grateful for the mobility that his skill and expertise has afforded me.
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My experience with Dr. Rosenwasser was very positive. I was lucky enough to be referred to him by a friend who is an orthopedic surgeon, and was told he was one of the best hand surgeons in the county. Dr. Rosenwasser expertly repaired by broken wrist, and I healed extremely well. The occupational therapist working with me, marveled at my quick progress. It has been four months since I had the surgery and my hand is back to normal again. I am very grateful to Dr. Rosenwasser.
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Dr. Rosenwasser's pioneering surgical technique (RASL) for addressing torn scapholunate ligaments restored my wrist to near full function. After visiting 5 other surgeons and exhaustively studying literature on alternative surgical techniques, I concluded it was not close. The RASL surgery that Dr. R so skillfully performed on my wrist 5 years ago has allowed me at age 70 to keep up a very active life style--golf, basketball, biking, lifting weights, chopping wood, etc. Dr. R is outstanding.
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I can strongly recommend Dr. Rosenwasser for your hand surgery - he explained what I needed to have done and how he would do it ...the best part was that he was optimistic of the outcome and was assuring that the end result would meet my needs and expectations. The entire surgery team was excellent as to be expected at NY Presbyterian. Follow-up care confirmed my expectations - great and helpful office staff.
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Very professional and knowledgeable
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Dr. Rosenwasser expertise is "off the charts good." Thanks to him I have been able to return to all activities with no pain or discomfort. I suffered a wrist injury that severely limited the use of my left hand. I was told by doctors here in my home state ( one of which was from the National Wrist Center!!) that I would have to definitely change my lifestyle and surgery offered little hope. Thanks to Dr Rosenwasser and his brilliance I have been totally back to normal mobility for 6 years!!
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5 months post surgery for re-attachment of lateral ligament in my right elbow, I have 100% range of motion and no pain in the elbow. He also repaired damage to my tendons in same arm-so painful that I couldn't peel a potato or a carrot, and I have no pain between my wrist and elbow. I am gardening, taking yoga and pilates classes-and can do a plank again!!
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Dr. Rosenwasser, a brilliant, comprehensive and caring orthopedic surgeon corrected a complex wrist fracture with internal fixation 5 years ago. The surgery went well with 100% recovery. My wrist had been severely deformed from an accident; not only had my wrist returned to normal activity, it is aesthetically pleasing. Recently had a non-displaced fracture- rather than go to an ER, I wanted the best medical care. The staff quickly accommodated an appointment. Highly recommend Dr. Rosenwasser.
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