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Professional Statement

  • Dr. Paksima specializes in surgery of the hand, wrist and elbow. He is the Chief of Orthopedic Surgery at Jamaica Hospital as well as Assistant Chief of the Hand Service and Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. He is the past president of the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedic Surgery-Hand section and serves as a board examiner for the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery. Dr. Paksima has authored numerous peer reviewed articles and book chapters and has made many national and international scientific presentations.

Education

  • Medical School - New York Institute of Technology, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Harvard University, Master's in Biostatistics
  • NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases Orthopaedic Institute, Fellowship in Hand Surgery
  • Ohio University, Residency in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Peninsula Hospital Center (Internship)

Board Certifications

  • American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Professional Memberships

  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics

Language Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi
  • Russian
  • Spanish