Claudette M. Lajam, MD

  • Specialties: Orthopaedic Surgery, Hip & Knee Reconstruction
  • Languages: English, Spanish
  • Phone: 646-501-7300

About Me

Conditions and Treatments

joint replacement, total knee replacement (TKR), hip replacement, total hip replacement surgery, revision of total knee arthroplasty, revision of total hip replacement, knee ligament tear, knee arthroscopy, knee surgery, arthroscopic surgery, minimally invasive surgery, ligament reconstruction, knee injury, ambulatory surgery, day surgery
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  • Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Chief Svc Tisch Hospital
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Orthopaedic Surgery, 2009
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, Lenox Hill Hospital, Reconstructive Surg, 2005
  • Residency, Mayo Medical School, Orthopaedic Surgery, 2004
  • MD from Cornell University, 1999

Locations and Appointments

52 Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Indemnity
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO/EPO
  • Agewell
  • Alphacare
  • 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
  • HIP Access I
  • HIP Access II
  • HIP Child Health
  • HIP Medicare
  • HealthSmart (WTC)
  • Healthfirst
  • Healthfirst Essential
  • Humana Medicare
  • Independent Care System New York
  • Local 1199 PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Medicare
  • MetroPlus Child Health
  • MetroPlus Essential
  • MetroPlus Family Health
  • MetroPlus Medicaid
  • MetroPlus Medicare
  • MultiPlan/PHCS PPO
  • NY Medicaid
  • NYS Empire Plan
  • Oscar
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Liberty
  • Oxford Medicare
  • PHP
  • Tricare
  • UPN Elite
  • US Department of Labor
  • UnitedHealthcare Core and Charter
  • Village Caremax
  • Visiting Nurse Service (VNS) 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

NYU Langone at Columbus Medical

97-85 Queens Boulevard
Queens, NY 11374


Phone: 718-261-9100

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My Research


  • Cost Analysis of Total Joint Arthroplasty Readmissions in a Bundled Payment Care Improvement Initiative

    Clair, Andrew J; Evangelista, Perry J; Lajam, Claudette M; Slover, James D; Bosco, Joseph A; Iorio, Richard
    Journal of arthroplasty. 2016 Feb 24. ?-?

  • Regional analgesia for improvement of long-term functional outcome after elective large joint replacement

    Atchabahian, Arthur; Schwartz, Gary; Hall, Charles B; Lajam, Claudette M; Andreae, Michael H
    Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online). 2015 Aug 13. 8: CD010278-CD010278 CD010278

  • Ethics of Provider Risk Factor Modification in Total Joint Arthroplasty

    Bronson, Wesley H; Lindsay, David; Lajam, Claudette; Iorio, Richard; Caplan, Arthur; Bosco, Joseph
    Journal of bone & joint surgery (American volume). 2015 Oct 7. 97 (19): 1635-1639

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