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Orthopaedic Surgery & Rehabilitation Medicine

Orthopaedic Surgery

Aibinder

Director,
Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Associate Residency Program Director

Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery

Fellowship trained in Shoulder, Elbow, and Hand Surgery

Training:
  • Medical School: SUNY Downstate College of Medicine
  • Residency: Mayo Clinic (Rochester, MN)
  • Fellowship: Roth|McFarlane Hand and Upper Limb Centre (HULC) at University of Western Ontario
Specializing In:

Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, Primary and Revision Shoulder Replacement, Shoulder Trauma including Fractures and Instability, Complex Shoulder Reconstruction, Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery, Tendon Transfers, Scapular Dyskinesia, Elbow Arthritis, Elbow Replacement, Elbow Arthroscopy, Tennis Elbow, Elbow Instability and Ligament Injuries, Elbow Trauma including Fractures and Instability.

Website: Brooklyn Upper Limb Center

Publications: Click for Publications

Bou Monsef

Spine Surgeon
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Board Eligible in Orthopaedic Surgery

Fellowship trained in Adult Spine Surgery 

Training:
  • Medical School: American University of Beirut, Lebanon
  • Residency: University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Fellowship: Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota
Specializing In:

Adult Spinal Deformity, Cervical & Lumbar Degenerative Pathology, Spine Injury and Trauma, Minimally-Invasive and Microsurgery, Robotics and Navigation

Particular interests in artificial intelligence, augmented reality, osteoporosis, and healthcare disparities in spine surgery

Website: Brooklyn Spine Center

Publications: Click for Publications

Suzanne G. Braun, DPMFoot & Ankle Service, Podiatry
Clinical Instructor

Board Certified in Podiatric Medicine

Training:
  • New York College of Podiatric Medicine
  • Residency: Parsons Hospital, Flushing, NY
Specializing In:

Comprehensive Foot & Ankle Care, General Podiatry, Diabetic Foot and Wound Care.

Publications: Click for Publications

chapman

Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgeon

Fellowship trained in Pediatric

Training:

  • Medical School: University of British Columbia, Canada
  • Residency: University of Alberta, Canada
  • Fellowship: University of British Columbia
Publications: Click for Publications

Hashem

Hand Surgery
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Fellowship trained in Hand Surgery

Training:
  • Medical School: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-New Jersey Medical School
  • Residency: Maimonides Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Oregon Health and Science University

Publications: Click for Publications

Khalid Hesham, MDDirector,
Pediatric Orthopaedic Service
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Fellowship trained in Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery with training in Limb Lengthening and Deformity

Training:
  • Medical School: Albany Medical College
  • Residency: Albany Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Children's Hospital Colorado
Specializing in:

Limb lengthening and deformity correction, hip preservation, pediatric trauma/sports injuries, scoliosis and neuromuscular disease

Publications: Click for Publications

Ibrahim

Orthopaedic Trauma Service
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Fellowship trained in Orthopaedic Trauma

Training:

  • Medical School: Rush Medical College
  • Residency: Harvard University
  • Fellowship: R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center

     

Publications: Click for Publications

 

Aditya V. Maheshwari, MDDirector,
Orthopaedic Oncology Service
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery

Fellowship trained in Adult Reconstruction and Oncology

Training:
  • Residency: University College of Medical Sciences, Delhi, India
  • Fellowships:
    • Lenox Hill Hospital and the Hospital for Special Surgery
    • University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
    • Minneapolis VA Health Care System and the University of Minnesota Medical and Dental School
    • Washington Hospital Center, Children's National Medical Center and Georgetown University Medical Center
    • Dorr Institute for Arthritis Research and Education Foundation
Specializing In:

Orthopaedic Oncology and Joint Reconstruction

Publications: Click for Publications

Carl B. Paulino, MDSpine Service
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery

Training:
  • Medical School: Saint George's University, Grenada
  • Residency: SUNY Downstate Medical Center
  • Fellowship: NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases
Specializing In:

Adult and Pediatric Spinal Deformity

Publications: Click for Publications

Click here for coverage of Dr. Paulino's medical missionary trip to Nicaragua in March 2009.

Naziri

Associate Program Director
Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

Board Eligible in Orthopaedic Surgery

Fellowship trained in Adult Reconstruction

Training:
  • Medical School:American University of Antigua
  • Residency: SUNY Downstate Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Cleveland Clinic

Publications: Click for Publications

Nishant Suneja, MDDirector,
Orthopaedic Trauma Service

Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

Board Eligible in Orthopaedic Surgery

Fellowship trained in Trauma Surgery

Training:
  • Medical School: State University of New York at Buffalo
  • Residency: Maimonides Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Harvard Medical School
Specializing In:

Dr Suneja cares for and treats traumatically-injured patients with fractures, dislocations and major soft tissue injuries. His clinical interests include pelvic & acetabular fractures, Polytrauma, Peri-articular and Peri-prosthetic fractures, limb deformity correction, malunion and nonunion surgery, total hip arthroplasty, shoulder replacement surgery, complications of trauma and trauma related infections.

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Jaime A. Uribe, MDDirector,
Foot & Ankle Service
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Training:
  • Medical School: Javeriana University, Colombia
  • Residency: Javeriana University, Colombia
  • Fellowship: Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Specializing In:

Foot & Ankle Surgery, Foot Deformities, Total Ankle Replacement, Limb Salvage, Foot & Ankle Reconstruction and Lower Extremity Trauma

Publications: Click for Publications

Hiroyuki Yoshihara, MD, PhDSpine Service
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Fellowship trained in Spine Surgery

Training:

  • Medical School: Nagoya City University Medical School, Japan
  • Residency: Inabe General Hospital, Mie, Japan
  • Fellowships:
    • Niigata Spine Surgery Center
    • Hokkaido University
    • Hospital for Special Surgery
    • University of Colorado Denver
    • NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases
Specializing In:

Adult & Pediatric Spinal Deformity, Cervical & Lumbar Spine Surgery, Interventional Spine Procedures, Reconstructive Spine Surgery and Scoliosis, and Minimum Invasive Surgery

Publications: Click for Publications

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Sanjeev Agarwal, MDInterim Division Chief,
Director, Interventional Pain Management
Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine

Board Certified in Physiatry, Pain Medicine and Sports Medicine

Training:
  • University of Dundee, UK
  • Residency: Nassau University Medical Center
  • Fellowships: Case Western Reserve, Cleveland, OH; University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
Specializing In:

Interventional Pain Management, Fluoroscopic Injections, Back Pain and Sports Medicine

Tsai C. Chao, MDRehabilitation Medicine
Clinical Assistant Professor

Board Certified in Physiatry

Training:
  • Zhejiang University
  • Residency: SUNY Downstate Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Hangzhou Cancer Institute
Specializing In:

Acupuncture & Pain Management, Electrodiagnostic Studies (EMG) and Occupational Medicine

Choudry

Rehabilitation Medicine
Clinical Assistant Professor

Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 

Training:

  • Medical School: University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
  • Residency: SUNY Downstate Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation
     

Seung J. Park-Shin, MDRehabilitation Medicine
Clinical Assistant Professor

Board Certified in Physiatry

Training:
  • EWha University
  • Residency: SUNY Downstate Medical Center
  • Fellowship: SUNY Downstate Medical Center Research & Administration
Specializing In:

Physiatry

Sports Medicine

Cleary

Board Certified, American Board of Family Medicine

Board Certified in Physcial Medicine & Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine

Training:

  • Medical School: New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Residency: NYU Langone Hospital Brooklyn
  • Fellowship: SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Gonzales

Division of Sports Medicine
Assistant Professor of Sports Medicine

Board Certified in Pediatrics

Training:
  • Medical School: University of the East/Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center College of Medicine, Philippines
  • Residency: Pediatrics, Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center
  • Fellowship: SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Publications: Click for Publications

Ho

Division of Sports Medicine
Assistant Professor of Sports Medicine

Board Certified in Physcial Medicine & Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine

Training:
  • Medical School: New York Institute of Technology
  • Residency: NYU Langone Medical Center
  • Fellowship: SUNY Downstate Medical Center

photoMedical Director

Division of Sports Medicine
Assistant Professor of Sports Medicine

Board Certified in Sports and Family Medicine

Training:
  • Ross University School of Medicine
  • Residency: Stony Brook University Hospital
  • Fellowship: University of Rochester Medical Center
Specializing In:

Sports Medicine, Musculoskeletal injuries and Athletic Concussions.

Publications: Click for Publications

Full Bio

photoChairman,
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery & Rehabilitation Medicine

Chief, Division of Sports Medicine
Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery

Training:
  • Medical School: SUNY Downstate Medical Center
  • Residency: SUNY Downstate Medical Center
  • Fellowship: University of Kentucky
Specializing In:

Sports Medicine, Arthroscopic Surgery, Shoulder and Knee Surgery

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Research

 

photoAssistant Professor & Clinical Director,

Human Performance Laboratory

Dr. Godwin earned her entry-level degree in physical therapy from Hunter College of CUNY and her Masters degree in PT from Long Island University. Her doctoral degree, a PhD in Physical Therapy was completed at Nova Southeastern University in 2005. The main area of Dr. Godwin’s clinical work has been in pediatric physical therapy with a focus on the management of children with developmental disabilities particularly cerebral palsy. She became a board certified Pediatric Clinical Specialist in 2000. Dr. Godwin is the clinical director of the Human Performance Laboratory at the University Hospital of Brooklyn - Downstate Medical Center of SUNY. Research interests include assessing the effectiveness of interventions for cerebral palsy such as orthopedic surgery, spasticity management, and physical therapy.

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Senior Research Engineer
Division of Orthopaedic Surgery

Education:
  • BS Electrical Engineering
    NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering
  • MS Biomedical Engineering
    NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering
Specialization:

Data Science, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Specializing In:
  • Languages: Julia, R Programming, Python, Matlab, Labview
  • Biomechanics: Implant Design / Testing, Mechanical Testing, Material Testing, Using Instron 8874 & 5577
  • Data Analytics: Large / Big Data, SQL Databases, Statistics, Machine Learning
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Research Fellow - Clinical Research 
Division of Orthopaedic Surgery

Education:

MD, University of Illinois College of Medicine

MPH, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Illinois Chicago School of Public Health

BS in Neurobiology and Social Welfare, University of Wisconsin-Madison