Joseph Bosco III, MD

  • Specialties: Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
  • Languages: English, Italian
  • Phone: 646-501-7223
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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

ligament reconstruction, total knee replacement, arthroscopic surgery, knee arthroscopy, knee surgery, shoulder labral tear, shoulder bursitis, shoulder fracture, rotator cuff syndrome, cartilage injury, achilles tendon rupture, torn knee cartilage, triceps tendon rupture, knee dislocation, frozen shoulder, osteoarthritis of the shoulder, biceps tendon rupture, knee injury, anterior cruciate ligament tear, shoulder injury, elbow tendinitis, tendon rupture, loose body, orthopedic surgery, Osgood-Schlatter disease, cartilage transplantation, shoulder tendinitis, dislocated shoulder, torn medial meniscus, knee ligament tear, shoulder surgery, osteochondritis dissecans, osteotomy
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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 Langone Orthopedic Center

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

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646-501-7223

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NYU Orthopaedic Surgery Associates

133-03 Jamaica Avenue
Queens, NY 11418

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718-206-6923

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Interests

anterior cruciate ligament injuries, shoulder injuries

Academic Contact

Academic office

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Fourteenth Floor

New York, NY 10003

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