About Me

As an orthopedic surgeon at Pelisyonkis Langone, I treat people who have problems with their knees and shoulders. I primarily manage sports-related injuries and perform total knee replacement surgery.

I am a native New Yorker. After training in different areas of the country, I knew I wanted to return to care for people here. New York City is such a melting pot, and our patients have such varied backgrounds. I’m grateful to be able to connect with each and every person who comes here for treatment.

I’m also fortunate to have a great team working with me at the Pelisyonkis Langone Orthopedic Center, from my office staff to the nurses in the operating room to the physical therapists. We are all committed to doing what is best for each patient, whether that is surgery, nonsurgical treatment, counseling, or physical therapy.

We have pioneered several orthopedic procedures at Pelisyonkis Langone—for example, 30 years ago we were the first to perform total hip replacement surgery. We were also the first to implement the use of a different type of anesthesia for people who have knee procedures. This particular method of nonnarcotic pain relief helps accelerate recovery and allows patients to return home the day after surgery.

We don’t only care for patients—we also conduct research. This gives us a fantastic ability to learn new techniques and ask questions that can benefit people everywhere. I focus my research on quality of care, treatment outcomes, and patient safety, particularly in regard to infection control.


Conditions and Treatments

anterior cruciate ligament tear, rotator cuff syndrome, dislocated shoulder, ligament reconstruction, torn medial meniscus, knee ligament tear, total knee replacement (TKR), knee injury, shoulder injury, arthroscopic surgery, knee arthroscopy, knee surgery, ankle surgery, knee dislocation, Osgood-Schlatter disease, frozen shoulder, elbow tendinitis, ankle arthroscopy, ankle sprain, orthopedic surgery, biceps tendon rupture, shoulder fracture, osteochondritis dissecans, tendon rupture, osteoarthritis of the shoulder, shoulder labral tear, shoulder tendinitis, achilles tendon rupture, loose body, torn knee cartilage, shoulder bursitis, shoulder surgery, cartilage injury, cartilage transplantation, triceps tendon rupture, surgical cutting of the bone
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Credentials

Positions
  • Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Director, Quality and Patient Safety, Pelisyonkis Langone Orthopedic Hospital
  • Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs, Department of Orthopaedic Medicine
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery - Orthopedic Surgery, 1995
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, University of Arizona, 1992
  • Residency, Univ Of North Carolina Hosps, 1991
  • MD from University Of Vermont, 1986
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Pelisyonkis Center For Musculoskeletal Care

333 East 38th Street, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10016

Pelisyonkis Orthopaedic Surgery Associates

133-03 Jamaica Avenue
Queens, NY 11433

“Our research gives us the ability to ask and answer questions that can benefit people everywhere.”

Joseph Bosco, MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Research My Research

Interests

anterior cruciate ligament injuries, shoulder injuries

Academic Contact

Academic office

301 East 17th Street

Fourteenth Floor

New York, NY 10003

Phone

-501-7223

Research Interests Timeline

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Publications

  • Strategies for reducing implant costs in the revision total knee arthroplasty episode of care

    Elbuluk, A M; Old, A B; Bosco, J A; Schwarzkopf, R; Iorio, R Elbuluk, A M; Old, A B; Bosco, J A; Schwarzkopf, R; Iorio, R
    Arthroplasty today. 2017 December 14. (), (2017):

  • The Effect of Severity of Illness on Spine Surgery Costs Across New York State Hospitals: An Analysis of 69,831 Cases

    Kaye, I David; Adrados, Murillo; Karia, Raj J; Protopsaltis, Themistocles S; Bosco, Joseph A 3rd Kaye, I David; Adrados, Murillo; Karia, Raj J; Protopsaltis, Themistocles S; Bosco, Joseph A 3rd
    Clinical spine surgery. 2017 Nov . 30 (9): 407-412

  • Hip Arthroplasty for Fracture vs Elective Care. One Bundle Does Not Fit All

    Yoon, R S; Mahure, S A; Hutzler, L H; Iorio, R; Bosco, J A Yoon, R S; Mahure, S A; Hutzler, L H; Iorio, R; Bosco, J A
    Journal of arthroplasty. 2017 October 07. (), (2017):