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Ramesh H. Gidumal, MD

  • Specialties: Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
  • Language: English
  • Phone: 646-501-7223
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About Me

When I was in college, studying biology, I realized that I wanted to spend my life working in a field where I’d have the opportunity to learn something new every day. In medicine, things are always changing, so it was the logical next step for me.

I decided to pursue the specialty of orthopedics because it allows me to help people recover from musculoskeletal injuries. I enjoy practicing in a field where almost every patient can get better and return to doing the things they love to do.

At the Sports Medicine Center at NYU Langone Orthopedic Center, I see people of all ages with shoulder and elbow issues. I’m particularly interested in treating people who have shoulder fractures, as well as frozen shoulder—a condition that causes stiffness, pain, and decreased range of motion when the shoulder ligaments become inflamed.


Conditions and Treatments

ligament reconstruction, joint replacement, elbow surgery, shoulder replacement, achilles tendonitis, osteoarthritis of the shoulder, golfer's elbow, tennis elbow, shoulder bursitis, hand pain, hand injury, shoulder injury, wrist pain, shoulder tendinitis, ankle sprain, tendon rupture, knee tendinitis, frozen shoulder, triceps tendon rupture, achilles tendon rupture, elbow tendinitis, elbow fracture, patellofemoral pain syndrome, cartilage transplant, hamstring tendon rupture, shoulder fracture, knee dislocation, hip fracture, bursitis, stress fracture, wrist fracture, biceps tendon rupture, rotator cuff syndrome, loose body, shoulder labral tear, osteochondritis dissecans, knee ligament tear, osteotomy, cartilage injury, little league shoulder, torn knee cartilage, Osgood-Schlatter disease, ulnar collateral ligament tear, elbow replacement, foot fracture, shoulder surgery, plantar fasciitis, ankle arthroscopy, hand fracture, orthopedic procedure
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Credentials

Positions
  • Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery - Orthopedic Surgery, 1988
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, Shoulder & Elbow Surgery, 1986
  • Fellowship, Hughston Sports Medicine Hosp, Sports Medicine, 1985
  • Residency, NYU Medical Center, Orthopedics, 1985
  • MD from Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1980
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NYU Langone Orthopedic Center

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

Phone

646-501-7223

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Research My Research

Interests

frozen shoulder, stiff shoulder

Research Summary

We are investigating a variety of ways to speed the healing and decrease the pain in frozen shoulders.

Academic Contact

Academic office

333-339 East 38th Street

Fourth Floor

New York, NY 10016

Phone

646-501-7223

Research Interests Timeline

These focus areas and their associated publications are derived from PubMed and the MeSH term library.
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