Claudette M. Lajam, MD

  • Specialties: Orthopedic Surgery, Hip & Knee Reconstruction
  • Languages: English, Spanish
  • Phone: 646-501-7300
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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, day surgery, ambulatory surgery, orthopedic surgery, hip arthritis, frozen shoulder, shoulder tendinitis, hip labral tear, knee tendinitis, knee pain, groin tendinitis, sports injury, cartilage injury, stress fracture, osteitis pubis, hip fracture, tendon rupture, hip arthroscopy, hip impingement syndrome, hip arthroplasty, osteoarthritis of the shoulder, shoulder surgery, achilles tendon rupture, knee dislocation, knee fracture, patellofemoral pain syndrome, slipped capital femoral epiphysis, knee arthritis, shoulder labral tear, torn knee cartilage, groin pain, shoulder bursitis, revision of hip replacement, rotator cuff syndrome, viscosupplementation, sports hernia, surgical cutting of the bone, hip dysplasia, cartilage transplantation
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Credentials

Positions
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Chief Svc Tisch Hospital
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery - Orthopedic Surgery, 2009
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, Lenox Hill Hospital, Reconstructive Surg, 2005
  • Residency, Mayo Medical School, Orthopaedic Surgery, 2004
  • MD from Cornell University, 1999
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Interests

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Academic Contact

Academic office

380 Second Avenue, Suite 1001

New York, NY 10010

Phone

212-598-7650

Publications

  • Tribocorrosion in Total Hip Arthroplasty

    Dundon, John M; Ramkumar, Prem N; Lajam, Claudette Dundon, John M; Ramkumar, Prem N; Lajam, Claudette
    JBJS reviews. 2017 Mar 28. 5 (3): ?-?

  • Reducing liberal red blood cell transfusions at an academic medical center

    Saag, Harry S; Lajam, Claudette M; Jones, Simon; Lakomkin, Nikita; Bosco, Joseph A 3rd; Wallack, Rebecca; Frangos, Spiros G; Sinha, Prashant; Adler, Nicole; Ursomanno, Patti; Horwitz, Leora I; Volpicelli, Frank M Saag, Harry S; Lajam, Claudette M; Jones, Simon; Lakomkin, Nikita; Bosco, Joseph A 3rd; Wallack, Rebecca; Frangos, Spiros G; Sinha, Prashant; Adler, Nicole; Ursomanno, Patti; Horwitz, Leora I; Volpicelli, Frank M
    Transfusion. 2016 Dec 30. 57 (4): 959-964

  • Higher Modified Charlson Index Scores Are Associated With Increased Incidence of Complications, Transfusion Events, and Length of Stay Following Revision Hip Arthroplasty

    Lakomkin, Nikita; Goz, Vadim; Lajam, Claudette M; Iorio, Richard; Bosco, Joseph A 3rd Lakomkin, Nikita; Goz, Vadim; Lajam, Claudette M; Iorio, Richard; Bosco, Joseph A 3rd
    Journal of arthroplasty. 2016 Nov 17. 32 (4): 1121-1124

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