Geoffrey Westrich, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery, New York, NY, Hospital for Special Surgery

GeoffreyH.WestrichMD

Orthopaedic Surgery New York, NY

Hip & Knee Reconstructive Surgery

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

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  • Office

    Hospital for Special Surgery
    535 East 70th Street
    New York, NY 10021
    Phone(212) 606-1510
    Fax(212) 639-9266
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Summary

  • Dr. Geoffrey Westrich is committed to providing the highest quality orthopedic care in a caring and supportive setting. He is Research Director of the Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement Service at the renowned Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City, where he sees patients. The Hospital is consistently ranked the #1 hospital for orthopedics nationwide by U.S. News & World Report.

    Dr. Westrich specializes in diagnosing and treating complex injuries and diseases of the hip and knee in adults of all ages, including revision hip and knee replacement. Because he is highly specialized in these areas, Dr. Westrich is able to provide the highest level of care. He is knowledgeable of the latest advances that will benefit patients and conducts research to advance the field.

    Dr. Westrich has a strong background in engineering, having received a Bachelor's degree in this specialty from Tufts University School of Engineering.

    Combining his background in engineering with his orthopedic surgery training, Dr. Westrich has become a leading expert in hip and knee replacement surgery, performing approximately 500 procedures each year. His areas of expertise include minimally invasive total hip and knee replacements, partial knee replacements, complex revision surgery, recall hip and knee surgery, arthroscopic knee surgery/ligament reconstruction, as well as fracture treatment of the hip and knee.

    Dr. Westrich also sees patients at a hospital-affiliated physician office in Fresh Meadows, Queens, every other week. His goal is to treat all patients with compassion and respect.

Education & Training

  • Hospital for Special Surgery
    Hospital for Special SurgeryFellowship, Adult Reconstructive Orthopedics, 1995 - 1996
  • AO FellowshipMD, Total Joint Replacement and Trauma, 1995 - 1995
  • Hospital for Special Surgery
    Hospital for Special SurgeryResidency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1991 - 1995
  • North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System
    North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health SystemInternship, Transitional Year, 1990 - 1991
  • Tufts University School of Medicine
    Tufts University School of MedicineClass of 1990

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 1991 - 2021
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • America's Top Doctors Castle Connolly, 2010-2014
  • Top Doctors: New York Metro Area Castle Connolly, 2007-2014
  • New York Magazine: Top Doctors Castle Connolly, 2010-2011
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Press Mentions

  • Metal Implants and Medical Alloys Market Size to Hit US$ 19.5 Bn by 2026
    Metal Implants and Medical Alloys Market Size to Hit US$ 19.5 Bn by 2026December 12th, 2019
  • Robotic-Assisted Surgery Can Improve Longevity of Knee Replacement
    Robotic-Assisted Surgery Can Improve Longevity of Knee ReplacementOctober 31st, 2019
  • 20 Signs You Need a New Doctor
    20 Signs You Need a New DoctorSeptember 12th, 2019
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Committees

  • Chairman, Infection Control 2010 - Present
  • Chairman, Complex Case 2010 - Present
  • Chairman, Thromboembolic Disease 2006 - Present
  • Chairman, Director of Research 2006 - Present

Research History

  • Director of Research2006 - Present

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