Joseph Bosco, MD

  • Specialties: Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, Hip & Knee Reconstruction
  • Languages: English, Italian
  • Phone: 646-501-7223
Named
New York Magazine Top Doctor for 10+ Years
Nationally Recognized
Expert on Quality and Healthcare Policy

About Me

As an orthopedic surgeon at NYU Langone, I treat people who have problems with their knees and shoulders. I primarily manage sports-related injuries and perform total knee replacement surgery.

I am a native New Yorker. After training in different areas of the country, I knew I wanted to return to care for people here. New York City is such a melting pot, and our patients have such varied backgrounds. I’m grateful to be able to connect with each and every person who comes here for treatment.

I’m also fortunate to have a great team working with me at the NYU Langone Orthopedic Center, from my office staff to the nurses in the operating room to the physical therapists. We are all committed to doing what is best for each patient, whether that is surgery, nonsurgical treatment, counseling, or physical therapy.

We have pioneered several orthopedic procedures at NYU Langone—for example, 30 years ago we were the first to perform total hip replacement surgery. We were also the first to implement the use of a different type of anesthesia for people who have knee procedures. This particular method of nonnarcotic pain relief helps accelerate recovery and allows patients to return home the day after surgery.

We don’t only care for patients—we also conduct research. This gives us a fantastic ability to learn new techniques and ask questions that can benefit people everywhere. I focus my research on quality of care, treatment outcomes, and patient safety, particularly in regard to infection control.


Conditions and Treatments

anterior cruciate ligament tear, rotator cuff syndrome, dislocated shoulder, ligament reconstruction, torn medial meniscus, knee ligament tear, total knee replacement (TKR), knee injury, shoulder injury, arthroscopic surgery, knee arthroscopy, knee surgery, ankle surgery, osteoarthritis of the shoulder, triceps tendon rupture, ankle sprain, shoulder labral tear, orthopedic surgery, osteochondritis dissecans, shoulder surgery, shoulder fracture, shoulder tendinitis, achilles tendon rupture, frozen shoulder, tendon rupture, biceps tendon rupture, elbow tendinitis, torn knee cartilage, Osgood-Schlatter disease, loose body, knee dislocation, cartilage transplantation, shoulder bursitis, surgical cutting of the bone, cartilage injury, ankle arthroscopy
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Credentials

Positions
  • Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Director, Quality and Patient Safety, NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital
  • Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs, Department of Orthopaedic Medicine
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery - Orthopedic Surgery, 1995
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, University of Arizona, 1992
  • Residency, Univ Of North Carolina Hosps, 1991
  • MD from University Of Vermont, 1986
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NYU Center For Musculoskeletal Care

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

NYU Orthopaedic Surgery Associates

133-03 Jamaica Avenue
Queens, NY 11433

“Our research gives us the ability to ask and answer questions that can benefit people everywhere.”

Joseph Bosco, MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Research My Research

Interests

anterior cruciate ligament injuries, shoulder injuries

Academic Contact

Academic office

301 East 17th Street

Fourteenth Floor

New York, NY 10003

Phone

646-501-7223

Research Interests Timeline

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Publications

  • Strategies for reducing implant costs in the revision total knee arthroplasty episode of care

    Elbuluk, A M; Old, A B; Bosco, J A; Schwarzkopf, R; Iorio, R Elbuluk, A M; Old, A B; Bosco, J A; Schwarzkopf, R; Iorio, R
    Arthroplasty today. 2017 December 14. (), (2017):

  • Hip Arthroplasty for Fracture vs Elective Care. One Bundle Does Not Fit All

    Yoon, R S; Mahure, S A; Hutzler, L H; Iorio, R; Bosco, J A Yoon, R S; Mahure, S A; Hutzler, L H; Iorio, R; Bosco, J A
    Journal of arthroplasty. 2017 October 07. (), (2017):

  • The Surgical Hip and Femur Fracture Treatment Model: Medicare's Next Orthopaedic Bundle

    Elbuluk, Ameer; Iorio, Richard; Egol, Kenneth A; Bosco, Joseph A Elbuluk, Ameer; Iorio, Richard; Egol, Kenneth A; Bosco, Joseph A
    JBJS reviews. 2017 Oct 3. ?-?

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