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Professional Statement

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  • Dr. Wasserman is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon who treats all types of musculoskeletal injuries with a specialty in sports medicine. With expertise and experience in the care of individuals of all ages who sustain injuries during exercise, sports participation and activities of daily living, he provides the highest quality orthopaedic care, emphasizing patient education and rehabilitative treatments. Dr. Wasserman believes in highly individualized treatment, ranging from conservative non-surgical management to complex surgical reconstruction. He utilizes the most advanced techniques including minimally invasive arthroscopy as well as conventional open surgery.
  • After he was inducted into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society in medical school, Dr. Wasserman completed his orthopedic residency training at the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. He then completed a fellowship in sports medicine at the world-renowned University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Dr. Wasserman served as the assistant team physician for the Pittsburgh Penguins, and was an assistant team physician for the University of Pittsburgh collegiate athletes, gaining additional experience treating athletes at all levels of competition.
  • Dr. Wasserman previously worked as an Attending physician in the department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Winthrop University Hospital. He developed and directed a Sports Injury Clinic during the fall sports season.

Education

  • Medical School - State University of New York, Stony Brook
  • NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases Orthopaedic Institute, Residency in Orthopedics
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Fellowship in Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Awards and Publications

  • Wasserman BR, Pettrone S, Jazrawi LM, Zuckerman JD, Rokito AS. Accuracy of Acromioclavicular Joint Injections. Am J Sports Med. 2013 Jan;41(1):149-152
  • Wasserman BR, West RV. Surgical Treatment of Combined ACL Medial and Lateral Side Injuries: Acute and Chronic. The Multiple Ligament Injured Knee, Second Edition. 2013. Editor: Fanelli GC.
  • Wasserman BR, Moskovich R, Razi AE. Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Cervical Spine: Clinical Considerations. Bulletin NYU Hosp for Joint Diseases. 2011;69(2):136-148
  • Wasserman BR, Egol KA, Zuckerman JD. Managing Hip Fractures in Older Patients: Perioperative Decision Making. J Musculoskel Medicine. 2008;25:326-336
  • Sathappan SS, Wasserman BR, Jaffe WL, Bong MR, Walsh M, DiCesare PE. Midterm Results of Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty Using a Dished Polyethylene Insert with a Recessed or Resected Posterior Cruciate Ligament. J Arthroplasty. 2006 Oct;21(7):1012-6

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America

Language Spoken

  • English