Michael Alaia at [NYU Langone Medical Center]

Michael J. Alaia, MD

  • Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Language: English
  • Phone: 646-501-7223

About Me

Conditions and Treatments

anterior cruciate ligament tear, ligament reconstruction, cartilage repair, shoulder osteoarthritis, 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 knee, achilles tendon rupture
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  • Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Education and Training

  • 2013
  • Fellowship, Lenox Hill Hospital, Sports Medicine
  • Fellowship, Lenox Hill Hospital, Orthopedic Sports
  • 2012
  • Residency, Hospital for Joint Diseases, Orthopaedic Surgery
  • 2012
  • Residency, Hospital for Joint Diseases, Orthopaedic Surgery
  • 2007
  • MD from New York University


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 Healthy NY
  • 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
*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 Center For Musculoskeletal Care
333 East 38th Street, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10016


Phone: 646-501-7223

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NYU Orthopaedic Surgery Associates
133-03 Jamaica Avenue
Queens, NY 11433


Phone: 718-206-6923

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NYU Orthopaedic Surgery Associates
333 East Shore Road, Suite 101
Manhasset, NY 11030


Phone: 516-466-3351

NYU Langone Orthopedic Associates - Long Island
1999 Marcus Ave, Ste 306
Lake Success, 11042


Phone: 516-467-8600

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My Research


  • Patellar instability

    Alaia, Michael J; Cohn, Randy M; Strauss, Eric J 2014; 6-17, Bulletin of the Hospital for Joint Diseases (2013) — id: 1142792, year: 2014, page: 6, stat: Journal Article
  • The utility of plain radiographs in the initial evaluation of knee pain amongst sports medicine patients

    Alaia, Michael J; Khatib, Omar; Shah, Mehul; A Bosco, Joseph; M Jazrawi, Laith; Strauss, Eric J 2014 May; 526-536, Knee surgery, sports traumatology, arthroscopy — id: 996492, year: 2014, page: 526, stat: JOURNAL ARTICLE
  • The Incidence of Venous Thromboembolism (VTE)- After Hip Arthroscopy

    Alaia, Michael J; Patel, Deepan; Levy, Anna; Youm, Thomas; Bharam, Srino; Meislin, Robert; Bosco Iii, Joseph; Davidovitch, Roy I 2014; 154-158, Bulletin of the Hospital for Joint Diseases (2013) — id: 1142812, year: 2014, page: 154, stat: Journal Article
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