Nirmal C. Tejwani, MD

  • Specialties: Orthopedic Surgery, Trauma Surgery
  • Languages: English, Hindi
  • Phone: 212-598-6599
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About Me

I came to the United States more than 20 years ago, and I’ve been practicing as an orthopedic 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 orthopedics 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, ankle surgery, reconstructive surgery, foot surgery, ligament reconstruction, fracture nonunion, hip fracture, traumatic fracture, knee injury, shoulder injury, wrist fracture, knee fracture, shoulder fracture, clavicle fracture, fracture, elbow fracture, broken ankle, fracture of pelvis, tendon injury, orthopedic surgery
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Credentials

Positions
  • Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Chief, Orthopaedic Surgery Service, NYUHC-Tisch Hospital
  • Assoc Director& Chief Orthopedic Svc BV
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery - Orthopedic 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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NYU Orthopaedic Surgery Associates

240 East 18th Street, Suite 21
New York, NY 10003

Phone

212-598-6599

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Interests

atypical femur fractures, nonunion fracture, tendon injuries

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