Dr. Puopolo earned his medical degree from SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn in 1997 after earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Duke University. He completed his internship in general surgery at New York University Medical Center and his orthopedic surgery residency at NYU-Hospital for Joint Diseases in Manhattan. He then completed a fellowship in hand and upper extremity surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He has published and presented on numerous topics in orthopedics and hand surgery. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons. Dr. Puopolo specializes in the treatment of hand, wrist and elbow problems. He offers extensive experience in both traumatic and degenerative conditions. Special areas of interest include: fractures and other traumatic injuries, carpal tunnel syndrome, rheumatoid hand reconstruction, Dupuytren's disease and tendon and ligament injuries. Dr. Puopolo offers minimally invasive endoscopic carpal tunnel release surgery.