Edward Athanasian, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery, New York, NY, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center


Orthopaedic Surgery New York, NY

Hand Surgery, Musculoskeletal Oncology/Cancer

Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Cornell University-Weill Medical College

Overview of Dr. Athanasian

Dr. Edward Athanasian is an orthopedic surgeon in New York, NY and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Hospital for Special Surgery, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, and Lenox Hill Hospital. He received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons and has been in practice 29 years. Dr. Athanasian accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 17 doctors at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and one of 236 doctors at Hospital for Special Surgery who specialize in Orthopaedic Surgery.

Education & Training

  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer CenterFellowship, Musculoskeletal Oncology, 1994 - 1995
  • Hospital for Special SurgeryResidency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1989 - 1993
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical CenterInternship, Transitional Year, 1988 - 1989
  • Columbia University College of Physicians & SurgeonsClass of 1988

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2018 - 2020
  • MN State Medical License
    MN State Medical License 1993 - 1995
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 1989 - 2022
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Surgery of the Hand

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • America's Top Doctors Castle Connolly, 2006-2014
  • Top Doctors: New York Metro Area Castle Connolly, 2006-2014
  • New York Magazine: Top Doctors Castle Connolly, 2005-2014
  • Join now to see all

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations


Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
    BCBS Illinois HMO
    BCBS Illinois PPO
    CIGNA Open Access
    Empire BCBS HMO
    Empire BCBS PPO
    Great West PPO
    HealthLink PPO
    Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    Multiplan PHCS PPO
    Multiplan PPO
    MVP Healthcare PPO
    QualCare HMO
    QualCare PPO
    United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Please verify your coverage with the provider's office directly when scheduling an appointment