Nader Paksima, MPH, DO

  • Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Languages: English, Persian
  • Phone: 212-263-2192

About Me

Conditions and Treatments

hand surgery, wrist surgery, carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), trigger finger, tendonitis, dislocated wrist, sprain, finger fracture, wrist fracture, peripheral nerve injury, peripheral neuropathy, nerve surgery, nerve injury, compression injury of nerve, ganglion cyst
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  • Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Chief Svc Jamaica Hosp Med Ctr

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (Surgery of the Hand)
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Orthopaedic Surgery

Education and Training

  • 2002
  • MPH from Harvard University
  • 1998
  • Fellowship, Hospital For Joint Diseases
  • 1997
  • Residency, Grand View Hospital
  • 1992
  • DO from NY College Of Osteopathic Med


Locations and Appointments

41 Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Indemnity
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO/EPO
  • 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
  • HealthRepublic
  • HealthSmart (WTC)
  • Humana Medicare
  • Local 1199 PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan/PHCS PPO
  • NY Medicaid
  • NYS Empire Plan
  • Oscar
  • Oxford Exchange
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Liberty
  • Oxford Medicare
  • Tricare
  • United Exchange- Compass
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Top Tier
  • Visiting Nurse Service (VNS) 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
530 1st Avenue, Suite 8U
New York, NY 10016

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

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My Research

Wrist fractures (Distal radius), Flexor tendon repair, Carpal Tunnel syndrome, hand surgery


  • Association of Lesions of the Scapholunate Interval With Arthroscopic Grading of Scapholunate Instability Via the Geissler Classification

    Lee, Steve K; Model, Zina; Desai, Healthy; Hsu, Patricia; Paksima, Nader; Dhaliwal, Gurpreet 2015 Apr; 317-345, Journal of hand surgery (American volume) — id: 1528172, year: 2015, page: 317, stat: JOURNAL ARTICLE
  • Hand stiffness following distal radius fractures: Who gets it and is it a functional problem?

    Egol, K A; Karia, R; Zingman, A; Lee, S; Paksima, N 2014; 288-293, Bulletin of the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases — id: 1423822, year: 2014, page: 288
  • Displaced Intra-Articular Fractures Involving the Volar Rim of the Distal Radius

    Marcano, Alejandro; Taormina, David P; Karia, Raj; Paksima, Nader; Posner, Martin; Egol, Kenneth A 2014 Oct; 22-30, Journal of hand surgery (American volume) — id: 1370352, year: 2014, page: 22, stat: JOURNAL ARTICLE
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