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Publications

  1. Spine Fusion in the Treatment of Scoliosis, Meadowbrook Staff Journal, Spring 1972, Vol. 5 No. 2.
  2. Arterial Hemorrhage Complicating Pelvic Fracture, New York State Journal of Medicine, January 1976, Vol. 76 pages 88-91.
  3. Vascularized Fibular Graft for Infected Loss of the Ulna, Case Report, Journal of Hand Surgery, 1982.
  4. Organization and Implementation of a Community Hospital Microsurgical Service for the Management of Amputation Injuries, Microsurgery, 1984, Vol. 5, pages 136-139.
  5. Inverted “U” Incision for Exploration of the Distal Phalanx, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, October 1984.
  6. Replantation of a Transmetacarpal Amputation: A Case Report, Journal of Reconstructive Microsurgery, Vol. 1, No. 3, January 1985.
  7. Isolated Rupture of the Tibialis Anterior Tendon Associated with a Fracture of the Tibial Shaft, Orthopedics, 1984.
  8. Palmar Uniportal Extrabursal Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release, Arthroscopy; Vol. 11, No. 1, pages 82-90, 1995.
  9. Newer Techniques of Carpal Tunnel Release, Orthopedic Clinics of North America: Vol. 27, No. 2, pages 355-374, 1996.
  10. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Associated with Macrodactyly, Journal of Hand Surgery (British Volume), Vol. 23B, No. 5, October 1998.
  11. Mini-Open Blind Procedure Versus Limited Open Technique for Carpal Tunnel Release, Journal of Hand Surgery, Vol. 31A, No. 1, Letters to the Editor, page 153, January 2006.
  12. Fractures of Distal Treated With Cross-Pin Fixation and a Nonbridging External Fixator, the CPX System: A Preliminary Report, Journal of Hand Surgery, Vol. 34, Issue 4, Pages 603-616, April 2009.
  13. Treatment of Distal Radius Fractures With a Nonbridging Cross-Pin Fixator (The CPX System), Techniques in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, Vol. 13, Issue 2, Pages 104-109.
  14. Index Radial Collateral Ligament Repair with Titanium Mini-Suture Anchor: Osteolysis Complication of an Underreported Injury. Hand (N Y). 2009 Oct 14. [Epub ahead of print].
  15. Scope-assisted release of the cubital tunnel. Journal of Hand Surgery, Vol 36, Issue 1, Pages 147-51. 2011 Jan.
  16. Isolated Lunotriquetral Ligament Tears Treated With Ulnar Shortening Osteotomy. Journal of Hand Surgery. Vol 38, Issue 8, Pages 1492-1497. 2013 Aug.
  17. In Reply: A Tricky Diagnosis. Journal of Hand Surgery. Vol 38, Issue 12, Pages 2519. 2013 Dec.
  18. An Anatomical Study as a Basis for Endoscopic Cubital Tunnel Release and the Associated Clinical Outcomes. Journal of Hand Surgery. Vol 39, Issue 7, Pages 1363-1369. 2014 Jul.

Chapters in Textbooks

  1. Replantation Surgery in the Upper Extremity, Principles of Orthopaedic Practice; 1997;64: 1187-1192.
  2. Sindrome del Tunnel Carpale, Tecnica Endoscopica con Accesso Unico Palmare: Tecnica di Mirza; Roma, Verduci Editor, 2002; 25:145-150.
  3. The Distal Incision Scope-Assisted Carpal Tunnel Release- Thirteen Year Follow-Up Results, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome; 2007; 27: 186-193.
  4. Distal Radius Fractures Treated with the CPX System, Fractures and Injuries of the Distal Radius and Carpus, 2009; 7: 63-74.

Papers Presented

1977 American College of Surgeons, “Open Palm Technique in Treatment of Dupuytren’s Contracture.” Montauk, N.Y.

1978 Indian Medical Association, “Reimplantation Surgery” Hyderabad, India

1978 Indian Medical Association, “Role of Microsurgery in Orthopedics” Hyderabad, India

1979 Joint Replacement of the Upper Limb, “Wrist Fusion Versus Wrist Arthroplasties.” Boston, MA

1980 Eastern Long Island Chapter of American College of Surgeons, Scientific Session, “Microsurgical Reimplantation of Degloved Fingers,” Montauk, N.Y.

1980 Nassau-Suffolk Council of Hospital Auxiliaries, 23rd Regional Convention, Microsurgery”, Colonie Hill, Hauppauge, N.Y

1981 International College of Surgeons, U.S. Section Annual Meeting, “Toe to Hand Transfer”, San Diego, CA

1983 111th European Federation Congress of the International College of Surgeons, “Microvascular Repair and Reimplantation of Degloved Digits” West Berlin, Germany

1984 American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Exhibit, “Optimum Fixation for Total Joint Implants.” Atlanta, GA

1984 "Degloving Injuries," Beijing Hospital, Beijing, China

1984 "Degloving Injuries", Shanghai 6 Hospital, Shanghai, China

1984 "Degloving Injuries", Canton Hospital, Canton, China

1984 "Medicine in China", Orthopedic Staff at St. John’s Hospital, Smithtown, NY

1985 American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Fall Meeting, “Mini-Compression Screw Fixation for Intra-Articular Fractures of the Distal Phalanx” San Francisco, CA

1987 American College of Surgeons Meeting, “Use of Pulse Oximeter to Monitor Circulation of Re-implanted Extremity.” Montauk, NY

1988 American, British and Bulgarian Societies for Hand Surgery, “Tension Band Arthrodesis for Wrist Joint: Principles & Techniques, Results”. Ireland

1988 American Society for Surgery of the Hand, 1988 Meeting, “Tension Band Arthrodesis for Wrist Joint: Principles & Techniques, Results”. Baltimore, MD, September 14-17, 1988.

1988 American College of Surgeons, “Tension Band Arthrodesis for Wrist Joint: Principles & Techniques, Results”, Montauk, NY

1990 American Society of Surgery of the Hand, 45th Annual Meeting, “A New Approach to Exposure and Fixation of Intra-Articular Fractures of the Distal Phalanx”, Poster Exhibit, September 24-27, Toronto, Canada

1990 Eastern L.I. chapter of the American College of Surgeons, “The Use of Xi-scan in Orthopedic Radiology,” Montauk, NY

1991 American Association of Hand Surgery, 21st Annual Meeting, “Rigid Fixation of Displaced Distal Phalanx Intra-Articular Fractures Involving 1/3 or More of the Articular Surface Using Mini-Compression Screw”, Vancouver, British Columbia

1991 American Association of Hand Surgery, 21st Annual Meeting, “Microvascular Repair and Reimplantation of Degloved Digits”, Vancouver, British Columbia

1991 American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, “Microvascular Repair and Reimplantation of Degloved Digits”, Orlando, FL

1992 1st Congress of International Federation of Societies of Surgery of the Hand “Rigid fixation of Displaced distal Phalanx Intra-Articular Fractures Involving 1/3 or More of the Articular Surface Using Mini-Compression Screw”. May 25-28, 1992, Paris, France

1992 1st Congress of International Federation of Societies of Surgery of the Hand, “Microvascular Repair and Reimplantation of Degloved Digits”, May 25-28, 1992, Paris, France

1992 11th Congress International Microsurgical Society, “Organization and Implementation of a Community Hospital”, June 21-26, 1992 Rhodes, Greece

1992 11th Congress of International Microsurgical Society, “Microvascular Repair and Reimplantation of Degloved Digits”, June 21-26, 1992 Rhodes, Greece

1993 New York-New Jersey Orthopedic Society, 1993 Annual Spring Meeting, “Uniportal Palmar Subligamentous Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release”, April 20-25, 1993, Cerromar Beach, Puerto Rico

1993 “Microvascular Repair and Reimplantation of Degloved Digits”, Citizen Ambassador Program to Russia, presented in Ukraine.

1993 1st Congress of the Federation of European Societies for Surgery of the Hand, “Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex Tears: Diagnosis and Treatment”, May 26-29, 1993 Brussels, Belgium

1993 35th World Congress of International Society of Surgery, “Uniportal Palmar Subligamentous Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release”, Hong Kong

1993 35th World Congress of International Society of Surgery, “Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex Tears: Diagnosis and Treatment”, Hong Kong

1993 American Association for Hand Surgery, 23rd Annual Meeting, “Palmar Uniportal Extrabursal Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release”, December 2-4 1993, Cancun, Mexico

1994 NJ Orthopedic Society, 1994 Annual Spring Meeting, “Updated Findings on Palmar Uniportal Extrabursal Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release”, April 12-17, 1994 Port De Plaisance, St. Maarten

1995 American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, 62nd Annual Meeting, February 16-21, 1995, Orlando, FL

1995 American Society for Surgery of the Hand, 50th Annual Meeting, September 13-16, 1995

1996 Combined Meeting of the American and Japanese Societies for Surgery of the Hand, “Ulna Sided Wrist Pain Treated with Ulna Shortening Osteotomy”, Maui, Hawaii, March 19-22, 1996

1996 Third Congress of the Federation of European Societies for Surgery of the Hand, “Ulna Sided Wrist Pain Treated with Ulna Shortening Osteotomy”, Paris, France, April 10-13, 1996

1997 American Association of Hand Surgery, “Ulna Sided Wrist Pain Treated with Ulna Shortening Osteotomy”, Boca Raton, FL, January 8-11, 1997

1997 American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, “Ulna Sided Wrist Pain Treated with Ulna Shortening Osteotomy”, San Francisco, CA February 13-17, 1997

1997 American College of Surgeons, “Six Year Follow-up of the Distal Single Portal Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release Palmar Technique”, Babylon N.Y., December 3, 1997

1998 American Association of Hand Surgery, Isolated Lunotriquetral Interosseous Ligament Tears Treated by Ulna Shortening Osteotomy”, Scottsdale, AZ, January 8, 1998

1998 Central Japan Society for Surgery of the Hand, 15th Annual Meeting “Diagnosis and Treatment of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome”. Kyoto, Japan, January 31, 1998

1998 Arthroscopic Association of North America, “Six Year Follow-up Study of Distal Single Portal Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release Palmar Technique”. Orlando, FL, May 2, 1998

1998 7th Congress International Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand, “Six Year Follow-up Study of the Distal Single Portal Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release Palmar Technique”. Vancouver, Canada May 24, 1998

1999 America Association of Orthopedic Surgeons, Hawaii, January 14, 1999 “Fractures of the Distal Phalange”.

1999 American Fracture Association, Tucson, AZ “LTL – Treatment by Ulnar Shortening Osteotomy”. May 13, 1999

2000 NYS Society of Orthopedic Surgeons, Portugal “Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release, LT Tears”.

2000 Arthroscopic Association of North America, Miami, FL “Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release”. April 2000

2000 American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Seattle, WA “The Outcome of Isolated LT Tears Treated with Ulnar Shortening Osteotomy”. Vancouver, Canada, May 24-28, 1998

2001 American Association for Hand Surgery, San Diego, CA “Nine Year Follow-up of the Distal Single Incision Scope Assisted Carpal Tunnel Release”, “The Outcome of Isolated Luno-Triquetral Ligament Tears Treated by Ulnar Shortening Osteotomy” and “The Role of X-Ray, Bone Scan, Arthrogram and Arthroscopy in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Ulnar Sided Wrist Pain”.

2001 International Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand, Post Congress Meeting, Rome, Italy “Nine Year Follow-up of the Distal Single Incision Scope Assisted Carpal Tunnel Release”.

2002 American Association for Hand Surgery, Cancun, Mexico “Fractures of the Distal Phalange”

2002 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Dallas, TX “Ten Year Follow-up of the Distal Single Incision Scope Assisted Carpal Tunnel Release”.

2002 American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Phoenix, AZ, October 3, 2002 “The Outcome of Isolated Luno-Triquetral Ligament Tears Treated by Ulnar Shortening Osteotomy”.

2003 American Association for Hand Surgery, Kauai, Hawaii, January 8, 2003 “Eleven Year Follow-up of the Distal Single Incision Scope Assisted Carpal Tunnel Release”, “The Outcome of Isolated Luno-Triquetral Ligament Tears Treated by Ulnar Shortening Osteotomy” and “The Role of X-Ray, Bone Scan, Arthrogram and Arthroscopy in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Ulnar Sided Wrist Pain”.

2004 American Association for Hand Surgery, Palms Springs, CA, January 14, 2004 “The Outcome of Isolated Luno-Triquetral Ligament Tears Treated by Ulnar Shortening Osteotomy”.

2004 The 5th Congress of The Asian Pacific Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand, Osaka, Japan, November 13, 2004 “Back to the Roots”.

2004 The 5th Congress of The Asian Pacific Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand, Osaka, Japan, November 14, 2004 “Thirteen Year Follow-Up of the Distal Single Incision Scope Assisted Carpal Tunnel Release”.

2005 American Association for Hand Surgery, Fajardo, Puerto Rico, January 13, 2005 “Outcome of Isolated Lunotriquetral Interosseous Ligament Tears Treated by Ulnar Shortening Osteotomy”.

2005 American Association for Hand Surgery, Fajardo, Puerto Rico, January 14, 2005 “Diagnosis and Treatment of Ulna Sided Wrist Pain.”

2006 American Association of Hand Surgery, Tucson, Arizona, January 11-14, 2006 “Fourteen Year Follow-Up of the Distal Single Incision Scope Assisted Carpal Tunnel Release.”

2007 American Association of Hand Surgery, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, January 10-13, 2007 “Why Plate? Fractures of the Distal Radius: A Unique Approach.”

2007 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, San Diego, CA, February 13-18, 2007 “Why Plate? Fractures of the Distal Radius: A Unique Approach.”

2007 9th Annual Hand Surgery Symposium, Philadelphia, PA, February 24-26, 2007 “Fifteen Year Follow-up of the Distal Single Scope Assisted Carpal Tunnel Release.”

2007 Eastern & Southern Orthopaedic Associations Annual Meeting, Victoria, BC, Canada, August 1-4, 2007 “Why Plate? Fractures of the Distal Radius: A Unique Approach.”

2007 Eastern & Southern Orthopaedic Associations Annual Meeting, Victoria, BC, Canada, August 1-4, 2007 “Thirteen Year Follow-Up of the Distal Single Incision Scope Assisted Carpal Tunnel Release.”

2008 American Association of Hand Surgery, Annual Meeting, Beverly Hills, CA, January 10-12, 2008 “A Novel Approach for Treating Fractures of the Distal Radius. “

2008 American Association of Hand Surgery, Annual Meeting, Beverly Hills, CA, January 10-12, 2008 “Fifteen Year Follow-Up of the Distal Single Incision Scope Assisted Carpal Tunnel Release.”

2009 American Association of Hand Surgery, Annual Meeting, Maui, HI, January 7-10, 2009 “Distal Radius Fractures Treated with Multiplanar Cross Pin Fixation and a Low Profile Non-Bridging External Fixator; the CPX System”

2009 Miami Hand Arthroscopy/Arthroplasty Annual Course, Miami, FL, February 22-2, 2009 “Treatment and diagnosis of Luno-triquetral ligament injury”

2009 Hand Surgery Symposium, Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, March 7 – 9, 2009 “Surgical Management of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome”

2009 Upper Extremity Tutorial Course, Annual Meeting, Snowmass, CO March 22-26, 2009 “Endoscopic Cubital Tunnel Release: A Favored Approach”

Lectures

1977 Physician Associates, “Spine” State University of NY at Stony Brook

1977 Nassau County Medical Center, “Anatomy of the Hand”. East Meadow, N.Y., Orthopedic Residents

1977 Nassau County Medical Center, “Flexor Tendons” East Meadow, N.Y. Orthopedic Residents

1977 Veterans Administration Hospital, “Extensor Tendons”. Northport, N.Y. Orthopedic Residents

1978 Veteran’s Administration Hospital, “Rheumatoid Deformities of the Hand”, Northport, N.Y., Orthopedic Residents

1978 Veterans Administration Hospital, “Treatment of Swan-Neck and Boutonniere Deformities”. Northport, N.Y. Orthopedic Residents

1978 Physician Associates, “Anatomy of the Knee”. State University of N.Y. at Stony Brook

1978 Physician Associates, “Injuries to the Knee”. State University of NY at Stony Brook

1979 Veterans Administration Hospital, “Hand Tremors”. Northport, N.Y. Orthopedic Residents

1979 State University of NY at Stony Brook, “Hand Problems”. Medical Students, Veterans Administration Hospital, Northport, N.Y.

1980 State University of NY at Stony Brook, “Hand Fractures”. Orthopedic Residents

1980 State University of NY at Stony Brook, Medical Students, Veterans Administration Hospital, Northport, NY

1980 State University of NY at Stony Brook, “Surgery of the Hand” Medical Students, (Clerkship in Orthopedics) Northport, NY

1980 Public Form on Arthritis at St. Charles Hospital, Sponsored by L.I. Division of NY Arthritis Foundation, Video tape “Rheumatoid Arthritis”

1980 Lion’s Club, Long Trail Restaurant, “Reimplantation” Hauppauge, NY

1981 State University of New York at Stony Brook, Veterans Administration, Northport, NY, “Surgery of the Hand”.

1981 Suffolk Academy of Medicine, Hauppauge, NY, Suffolk County Athletic Association, Setauket, NY, “Hand Injuries in the Athlete”

1981 Public Forum on Arthritis, Arthritis Foundation State University of NY at Stony Brook, “Surgical Treatment of the Arthritic Hand.”

1982 Eastern L.I. Chapter of American College of Surgeons Clinic Day, “Limp Reimplantation”.

1982 Eastern L.I. Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, “Micro-Sympathectomy for Vasospastic Diseases of the Digits.” Montauk, NY

1982 In-Service at St. John’s Hospital, “Mini-Compression Hand Surgery.” Smithtown, NY

1982 State University of NY at Stony Brook, “The Hand.” Medical Students, Veterans Administration Hospital, Northport, NY.

1982 Professional Rehabilitation Association, “Microsurgery and Reimplantation.” Lake Success, NY.

1984 Suffolk County Chapter Emergency Department of Nurses Association “Emergency Management of Hand Injuries”, Smithtown, NY

1986 St. John’s Episcopal Hospital Community Advisory Board, “The Arthritic Hand” Smithtown, NY

1989 Smithtown Fire Department, “Hand Injuries and Reimplantation” Smithtown, NY.

1989 Suffolk County Association of Post Anesthesia Nurses, “Reimplantation and Microsurgery”

1990 G.E.I.C.O. Insurance Annual Meeting, “Limb Amputations”

1990 Eastern L.I. Chapter American College of Surgeons, Montauk, N.Y., “The Use of Xi-Scan in Orthopedic Radiology”.

1991 Eastern L.I. Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, “Arthroscopy of the Wrist”, Montauk, N.Y.

1991 Veterans Administration Medical Center, “Microsurgery”, Northport, NY.

1993 Health Sciences Center, SUNY Stony Brook, NY “Uniportal Palmar Subligamentous Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release” Orthopedic Grand Rounds.

1994 NY Society for Surgery of the Hand, Combined Orthopedic/Plastic Surgery Meeting “Endoscopic Carpal tunnel Release” NY Academy of Medicine.

1994 SmithKline Beecham Lecture Dinner, to physicians from the Huntington and Port Jefferson Area, “Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release”

1999 St. Johns Hospital, Smithtown, New York, “Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release” Residents, Doctors and Nursing Staff.

2001 EBI A Biomet Company, Parsippany, NJ, Alternative Procedures for Carpal Tunnel Surgery

2002 St. Charles Hospital, Port Jefferson, NY, “Ten Year Follow Up Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release” and “Ulnar Sided Wrist Pain” Medical Residents and Doctors.

2003 St. Charles Hospital, Port Jefferson, NY, “Eleven Year Follow Up Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release” and “Ulnar Sided Wrist Pain”, Medical Residents and Doctors.

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