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Ran Schwarzkopf, MD

  • Specialties: Orthopedic Surgery, Hip & Knee Reconstruction
  • Languages: English, French, Hebrew, Spanish
  • Phone: 646-501-7070
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About Me

I graduated summa cum laude from both my bachelor of science degree and master’s degree in biomedical engineering programs at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, where I later graduated as valedictorian of my medical class.

After a general surgery internship and orthopedic surgery residency here at the Hospital for Joint Diseases—now NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital—I completed a fellowship in adult reconstruction and total joint replacement surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, a major teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School.

My practice at NYU Langone focuses specifically on caring for people with hip and knee conditions. I have a particular interest in degenerative joint disease of the hips and knees. Other areas of focus include treatment for people with developmental hip dysplasia, avascular necrosis, posttraumatic arthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis.

I have had the privilege to train and learn from the founders of the field of joint replacement surgery. I have gained a vast amount of experience in performing complex and revision hip and knee surgery, partial knee replacement, ligament-sparing knee surgery, hip resurfacing, and hip fracture surgery. I use patient-specific implants, robotic and navigation surgery, and minimally invasive surgical techniques for hip and knee replacements to ensure that patients achieve the results they expect in order to maintain their lifestyle and activity levels.


Conditions and Treatments

Conditions
  • coxarthrosis
  • hip dislocation
  • hip fracture
  • hip pain
  • iliotibial band syndrome
  • knee dislocation
  • knee fracture
  • knee injury
  • patellar tendonitis
  • patellofemoral pain syndrome
  • torn knee cartilage
  • torn medial meniscus
  • ankylosing spondylitis
  • septic arthritis
  • sports injury
  • avascular necrosis
  • groin pain
  • knee arthritis
  • hip dysplasia
  • avascular necrosis of bone
  • hip arthritis
  • osteoarthritis
  • knee pain
  • psoriatic arthritis
  • bone necrosis
  • hip impingement syndrome
  • osteoarthritis of the knee
  • rheumatoid arthritis
  • bone or joint infection
  • implant failure
  • slipped capital femoral epiphysis
Treatments
  • hip arthroplasty
  • hip replacement
  • revision of total hip replacement
  • total hip replacement surgery
  • knee arthroscopy
  • knee surgery
  • revision of total knee arthroplasty
  • total knee replacement
  • steroid injection
  • joint replacement
  • orthopedic procedure
  • revision of hip replacement
  • minimally invasive surgery
  • osteotomy
  • viscosupplementation

Credentials

Positions
  • Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery - Orthopedic Surgery, 2014
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, Brigham and Women's Hospital (Harvard Medical School), Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery, 2012
  • Residency, Hospital for Joint Diseases - Rusk Institute at New York University, Orthopedic Surgery, 2011
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Insurance Plans Accepted

This provider accepts the following insurance plans.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Indemnity
    • Aetna International
    • Aetna Medicare Managed Care
    • Aetna Meritain Health
    • Aetna Open Access Elect Choice (EPO)
    • Aetna Open Access HMO
    • Aetna POS
    • Aetna POS (American Express Employer)
    • Aetna PPO
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
    • Aetna Student Health
    • Allied
    • Chesterfield Resources Inc
    • Christian Brothers Services
    • CoreSource
    • Healthscope
    • Nippon Life of America-Aetna
    • Nippon Life-Aetna
    • Starmark
    • WellNet
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • BCBS Blue Access EPO Large Group
    • BCBS Blue Access EPO Small Group
    • BCBS Blue Access GEPO Large Group
    • BCBS Blue Access GEPO Small Group
    • BCBS Blue Access HMO Small Group
    • BCBS Blue Access PPO Large Group
    • BCBS EPO
    • BCBS EPO (BlackRock Employees)
    • BCBS EPO (NYU Winthrop Employees)
    • BCBS EPO - Empire EPO (NYU Langone Employees)
    • BCBS EPO - Empire EPO (Sunset Park/Family Health Center Employees)
    • BCBS EPO - Empire NYU Care (NYU Langone Employees)
    • BCBS EPO - Empire NYU Care (NYU Winthrop Employees)
    • BCBS EPO - Empire NYU Care (Sunset Park/Family Health Center Employees)
    • BCBS Federal Program
    • BCBS HMO
    • BCBS Indemnity
    • BCBS Mediblue Medicare HMO
    • BCBS Mediblue Medicare PPO
    • BCBS POS
    • BCBS PPO
    • BCBS PPO (BlackRock Employees)
    • BCBS PPO (NYU Winthrop Employees)
    • BCBS PPO - Empire PPO (Sunset Park/Family Health Center Employees)
    • BCBS PPO/EPO Small Group
    • Local 32BJ SEIU
    • New York Hotel Trades
    • Unicare
  • Cigna
    • Apwu Health Plan
    • Cigna Great West PPO
    • Cigna HMO
    • Cigna Indemnity
    • Cigna Managed Care/POS
    • Cigna NALC
    • Cigna Open Access
    • Cigna Open Access PPO
    • Cigna PPO
    • Cigna Premier Plus
    • Consolidated Health Plans-NYU Student
    • Great West HMO
    • MVP-Cigna Network
  • Connecticare
    • Connecticare Commercial
  • Emblem
    • Emblem Select Care Basic Exchange
    • Emblem Select Care Bronze Exchange
    • Emblem Select Care Gold Exchange
    • Emblem Select Care Platinum Exchange
    • Emblem Select Care Silver Exchange
  • GHI
    • American Plan Administrators
    • GHI CBP (City of New York Employees)
    • GHI Emblem Health EPO
    • GHI Emblem Health PPO
    • GHI HMO
    • GHI HMO Medicare
    • GHI Medicare PPO
    • GHI Medicare Supplement
    • GHI Network Access - Benefit Services of PA
    • GHI Network Access - Total Plan Concepts
    • IUOE Local 14-14B
    • Wlny-TV Inc.
  • HIP
    • HIP Access I
    • HIP Access II
    • HIP Bridge
    • HIP Child Health Plus
    • HIP EPO
    • HIP HMO
    • HIP Medicare VIP
    • HIP POS
    • HIP Prime Basic
    • HIP Prime Bronze
    • HIP Prime Gold
    • HIP Prime Platinum
    • HIP Prime Silver
    • HIP VIP Medicare - Affinity
    • HIP VIP Medicare - VIP Go
    • HIP Vytra Healthcare Managed Care
    • HIP Vytra Healthcare POS
    • HIP Vytra Healthcare PPO
  • Health Smart
    • WTC Health Program-HHC
  • Humana
    • Humana Medicare Advantage
  • Island Group Administration
    • Island Group Administration
  • Local 1199
    • Local 1199 - NYU Hospital Member Choice
    • Local 1199 PPO
  • MVP Select Care Inc
    • MVP Preferred EPO
    • MVP Select Care Inc.
  • Magnacare
    • Magnacare PPO
  • Medicare
    • Medicare Part A
    • Medicare Part A and B
    • Medicare Part B
  • Multiplan
    • AXA Assistance USA
    • Administrative Concepts
    • Beech Street PPO
    • Diversified Administration Corporation
    • Fiserv Health
    • GEHA
    • Global Excel
    • Global Health
    • Guardian Life Insurance Co Of America
    • Health Net Of California
    • Health Republic Of NJ
    • Humana Health Plan
    • Insurance Design Administrators
    • Kaiser Foundation
    • Kaiser Permanente
    • Meritain Health
    • Multiplan PPO
    • Multiplan-Capital Dist Phys Health
    • Mutual Of Omaha
    • Nippon Life Ins Co
    • PHCS
    • Principal Financial Group
    • Professional Benefit Admin
    • Qualcare Inc
    • Screen Actors Guild
    • Teamsters Allied Benefits
    • US Life Insurance Company
  • NYSHIP - The Empire Plan
    • NYS Health Insurance Plan - The Empire Plan
  • National Health Care Solutions Inc
    • Allianz Global Assistance
    • American Assistance - WTA
    • BMI Companies
    • Berkley Canada
    • CAN Assistance
    • Complete Claims Management Prof
    • Crossborder Health Partners
    • DIKLA / Harel Insurance Company
    • Desjardins - Sigma Assistel
    • Eurocare INC
    • Federal Assist
    • Global Response LTD
    • Guardian Life and Health Insurance Comp
    • Healix
    • Intana Assist
    • Mayday Assistance
    • Medipac Assist
    • Morgan White Admin International
    • Olympus Managed Health
    • Oneworld Assist - Tugo
    • Pacific Bluecross
    • Penfield Care Management
    • Savitar Group
    • Sunmed International
    • TIS -Travel Insurance Specialists Ltd
    • TMCA
    • Tour Med Assistance INC
    • WTA- American Assist
  • Oxford
    • Oxford Health Plans Freedom
    • Oxford Health Plans Liberty
  • POMCO Insurance Company
    • POMCO Insurance Company
  • Qualcare Inc.
    • Qualcare Direct
  • Railroad Medicare
    • Palmetto GBA Railroad Medicare
  • Transamerica Life Insurance Company
    • Transamerica Life Insurance Company (PB Only)
  • Tricare
    • TRICARE
    • TriWest
    • US Family Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
    • AARP Medicare Complete
    • AARP Medicare Complete Mosaic
    • Oxford Health Plans Medicare Advantage
    • UMR
    • UMR WTC Health Program
    • United Healthcare AARP
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • United Healthcare Choice (AMEX employees)
    • United Healthcare Choice (Blackrock employees)
    • United Healthcare Choice (CBS employees)
    • United Healthcare Choice NSLIJ
    • United Healthcare EPO
    • United Healthcare EPO (NYU Langone Health Employees)
    • United Healthcare HMO
    • United Healthcare Indemnity
    • United Healthcare Indemnity (NYU Langone Health Employees)
    • United Healthcare JP Morgan
    • United Healthcare Medicare
    • United Healthcare Navigate
    • United Healthcare POS
    • United Healthcare PPO
    • United Healthcare Plus (NYU Langone Health Employees)
    • United Healthcare Student Resources
  • VNS Choice Advantage
    • VNS Medicaid Advantage
    • VNS Medicare Advantage
    • VNS NY Choice Select Health
  • Veterans Choice
    • Veterans Choice Program-VACAA
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Locations and Appointments

NYU Langone Orthopedic Center

333 East 38th Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10016

NYU Langone at Trinity

111 Broadway, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10006

Phone

212-263-9700

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NYU Langone Orthopedic Center

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

Phone

646-501-7300

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“I investigate the benefits of knee and hip replacement and the biomechanics of artificial hip and knee joints.”

Ran Schwarzkopf, MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Research My Research

Interests

total joint arthroplasty, total knee replacement, total hip replacement, biomechanics, outcome research, clinical outcome research, total joint biomechanics research, same day surgery, minimal invasive surgery, revision hip and knee surgery

Research Summary

Dr Schwarzkopf is the director of the Research Center for the Adult Reconstruction Division. Dr. Schwarzkopf’s research interest includes both clinical and basic science. He has published studies on topics ranging from hip fracture fixation to outcomes of total hip replacements. Dr. Schwarzkopf has received a young investigator grant from the Orthopaedic Research and Education Fund to explore patients' risk aversion from new technologies in total joint replacement. Dr. Schwarzkopf is involved in outcome research in total joint replacement and total joint biomechanics research​ at NYU and is a member of both the prestigious Hip Society and Knee Society.

Academic Contact

Phone

646-453-9026

Fax

646-453-9026

Research Interests Timeline

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Clinical Trials and Research Studies

  • Comparing pain related outcomes in patients who receive TXA alone and in combination with tourniquet in total knee arthroplasty.

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Publications

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