Nirmal C. Tejwani, MD

  • Specialties: Orthopaedic Surgery, Trauma Surgery
  • Languages: English, Hindi
  • Phone: 212-598-6599

About Me

I came to the United States more than 20 years ago, and I’ve been practicing as an orthopaedic surgeon at NYU Langone since 1999. Living here has given me endless opportunities to apply my skills and gain new ones in my field.

I treat people who have experienced trauma and have broken bones and injured joints. It’s incredibly gratifying to help people who come to NYU Langone with disabling injuries, and to have the chance to “fix” their problems.

Seeing people recover from their injuries, get back on their feet—both figuratively and physically—and return to their pre-injury lifestyles are what our orthopaedics team finds most important and satisfying about the job.

In addition to offering surgical treatment for trauma, I treat people with foot and ankle conditions. I try to treat these conditions as soon as possible, because they can cause significant disability if not appropriately addressed.

To improve treatment outcomes, I am conducting research on atypical femur and stress fractures, which may be associated with medications used to manage osteoporosis. I’m also researching postoperative pain management that is provided immediately after fracture surgery.

I am honored to be on the national board of directors of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association.


Conditions and Treatments

orthopedic surgery, fractures, ankle surgery, reconstructive surgery, fracture of pelvis, foot surgery, ligament reconstruction, fracture nonunion, knee injury, shoulder injury, tendon injuries, broken ankle, clavicle fracture, elbow fracture, hip fracture, knee fracture, shoulder fracture, traumatic fracture, wrist fracture
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Credentials

Positions
  • Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Chief Orthopaedic Service NYUHC-Tisch
  • Assoc Director& Chief Orthopedic Svc BV
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Orthopaedic Surgery, 2007
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, Harborview Medical Center, Orthopedic Trauma, 1999
  • Residency, Royal London Hospital, 1998
  • MD from Bombay University, 1988
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240 East 18th Street, Suite 21
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Research My Research

Publications

  • Early Complications Associated with the Thompson Approach to the Proximal Radius

    Perretta, Donato J; Brock, Kenneth M; Tejwani, Nirmal C Perretta, Donato J; Brock, Kenneth M; Tejwani, Nirmal C
    Bulletin of the Hospital for Joint Diseases (2013). 2016 Nov . 74 (4): 293-297

  • Can Tibial Shaft Fractures Bear Weight After Intramedullary Nailing? A Randomized Controlled Trial

    Gross, Steven C; Galos, David K; Taormina, David P; Crespo, Alexander; Egol, Kenneth A; Tejwani, Nirmal C Gross, Steven C; Galos, David K; Taormina, David P; Crespo, Alexander; Egol, Kenneth A; Tejwani, Nirmal C
    Journal of orthopaedic trauma. 2016 Jul. 30 (7): 370-375

  • Does Brachial Plexus Blockade Result in Improved Pain Scores After Distal Radius Fracture Fixation? A Randomized Trial

    Galos, David K; Taormina, David P; Crespo, Alexander; Ding, David Y; Sapienza, Anthony; Jain, Sudheer; Tejwani, Nirmal C Galos, David K; Taormina, David P; Crespo, Alexander; Ding, David Y; Sapienza, Anthony; Jain, Sudheer; Tejwani, Nirmal C
    Clinical orthopaedics & related research. 2016 May. 474 (5): 1247-1254

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