Michael Alaia at [NYU Langone Medical Center]

Michael J. Alaia, MD

  • Specialty: Sports Medicine
  • Language: English

About Me

Conditions and Treatments

anterior cruciate ligament tear, ligament reconstruction, cartilage repair, osteoarthritis of the shoulder, dislocated shoulder, rotator cuff tear, total knee replacement (TKR), knee arthroscopy, knee dislocation, elbow surgery, ankle injuries, ankle surgery, torn medial meniscus, torn knee cartilage, knee injury, knee surgery, osteoarthritis of the knee, achilles tendon rupture
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  • Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, Lenox Hill Hospital, Sports Medicine, 2013
  • Residency, Hospital for Joint Diseases, Orthopaedic Surgery, 2012
  • MD from New York University, 2007

Locations and Appointments

68 Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Indemnity
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO/EPO
  • Affinity
  • Affinity Exchange- Essential
  • Cigna EPO/POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • ElderPlan
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Indemnity
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield MediBlue
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathways, Enhanced
  • Fidelis Child Health
  • Fidelis Exchange
  • Fidelis Family Health
  • Fidelis Medicaid
  • Fidelis Medicare
  • HIP Access I
  • HIP Access II
  • HIP Child Health
  • HIP Family Health
  • HIP Medicaid
  • HIP Medicare
  • HealthPlus Child Health (Amerigroup)
  • HealthPlus Family Health (Amerigroup)
  • HealthPlus Medicaid (Amerigroup)
  • HealthRepublic
  • HealthSmart (WTC)
  • Humana Medicare
  • Local 1199 PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Medicare
  • MetroPlus Child Health
  • MetroPlus Exchange Plans
  • MetroPlus Family Health
  • MetroPlus Medicaid
  • MultiPlan/PHCS PPO
  • NY Medicaid
  • NYS Empire Plan
  • Oscar
  • Oxford Exchange
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Liberty
  • Oxford Medicare
  • UPN Elite
  • United Exchange- Compass
  • UnitedHealthcare Community & State Plan
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Top Tier
  • Visiting Nurse Service (VNS) Medicare
  • WellCare Child Health
  • WellCare Family Health
  • WellCare Medicaid
  • WellCare Medicare
  • Workers Comp
*Insurance listed above may not be accepted at all office locations. Please confirm prior to each visit. The information presented here may not be complete or may have been changed.
NYU Orthopaedic Surgery Associates

133-03 Jamaica Avenue
Queens, NY 11433

NYU Langone Orthopaedic Associates - Long Island

1999 Marcus Avenue, Suite 306
New Hyde Park, NY 11042

NYU Center For Musculoskeletal Care

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

NYU Center For Musculoskeletal Care

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

NYU Orthopaedic Surgery Associates

333 East Shore Road, Suite 101
Manhasset, NY 11030


Phone: 516-466-3351

NYU Center For Musculoskeletal Care

333 East 38th Street
New York, NY 10016


Phone: 212-263-6338

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My Research


  • Restoring Isometry in Lateral Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction

    Alaia, Michael J; Shearin, Jonathan W; Kremenic, Ian J; McHugh, Malachy P; Nicholas, Stephen J; Lee, Steven J
    Journal of hand surgery (American volume). 2015 May. 40 (7): 1421-1427

  • Pasteurella multocida infection in a primary shoulder arthroplasty after cat scratch: case report and review of literature

    Ding, David Y; Orengo, Amanda; Alaia, Michael J; Zuckerman, Joseph D
    Journal of shoulder & elbow surgery. 2015 Jun. 24 (6): e159-e163

  • Patellar instability

    Alaia, Michael J; Cohn, Randy M; Strauss, Eric J
    Bulletin of the Hospital for Joint Diseases (2013). 2014. 72 (1): 6-17

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