Thomas Einhorn, MD

  • Specialties: Orthopedic Surgery, Hip & Knee Reconstruction
  • Language: English
  • Phone: 646-501-7300

About Me

I decided to specialize in orthopedic surgery when I was in my third year of medical school. I realized that surgery was incredibly exciting, and that orthopedic surgery would give me the opportunity to make people’s everyday lives better.

I perform stem cell surgery, transplanting patients’ own stem cells to an area in their hip, knee, or shoulder to regenerate healthy bone. This procedure prevents joint collapse and helps people avoid the need for joint replacement. I have performed more than 200 procedures of this kind, and NYU Langone is one of the few places where the surgery is available.

When people come to me for treatment, the first thing I do is explain the procedure and the expected results. I tell them what to expect in the three months after surgery, six months after surgery, and so on. I always encourage patients to ask me questions. That way, when the time comes to make a decision, they can confidently do so.

My research on bone repair and regeneration supports the surgeries I perform by advancing techniques and improving outcomes for patients. I have written more than 240 articles and have contributed to multiple textbooks.


Conditions and Treatments

orthopedic surgery

Credentials

Positions
  • Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery - Orthopedic Surgery, 1984
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, Hospital for Special Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, 1982
  • Residency, St Luke's Roosevelt Hospital Center, Orthopaedic Surgery, 1980
  • MD from Cornell University, 1976
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NYU Center For Musculoskeletal Care

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Research Academic Contact

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212-598-2775

Publications

  • A Comprehensive Review of Stem-Cell Therapy

    Elbuluk, Ameer; Einhorn, Thomas A; Iorio, Richard Elbuluk, Ameer; Einhorn, Thomas A; Iorio, Richard
    JBJS reviews. 2017 Aug . 5 (8): e15-e15

  • An inception cohort analysis to predict nonunion in tibia and 17 other fracture locations

    Zura, Robert; Watson, J Tracy; Einhorn, Thomas; Mehta, Samir; Della Rocca, Gregory J; Xiong, Ze; Wang, Zhe; Jones, John; Steen, R Grant Zura, Robert; Watson, J Tracy; Einhorn, Thomas; Mehta, Samir; Della Rocca, Gregory J; Xiong, Ze; Wang, Zhe; Jones, John; Steen, R Grant
    Injury. 2017 Mar 27. 48 (6): 1194-1203

  • Progranulin growth factor promotes diabetic bone healing [Meeting Abstract]

    Ding, Y; Wei, J; Hettinghouse, A; Guo, Y; Tian, Q; Buza, J; Einhorn, T; Liu, C Ding, Y; Wei, J; Hettinghouse, A; Guo, Y; Tian, Q; Buza, J; Einhorn, T; Liu, C
    Journal of orthopaedic research. 2017 March. Conference: (2017):

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