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Ramesh H. Gidumal, MD

  • Specialties: Sports Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery
  • 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

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

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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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
  • Agewell
    • Agewell
  • Amida Care
    • Amida Care Medicaid
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • BCBS Blue Access EPO
    • BCBS Blue Access GEPO
    • BCBS Blue Access HMO
    • 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 Pathway
    • BCBS Pathway Enhanced
    • BCBS Pathway Enhanced
    • BCBS Pathway X Enhanced
    • BCBS Pathway X Enhanced
    • Local 32BJ SEIU
    • New York Hotel Trades
    • Unicare
  • Centerlight Healthcare
    • CenterLight Healthcare DIRECT
    • CenterLight Healthcare PACE
    • CenterLight Healthcare Select
    • Centerlight Pace Medicare HMO
  • Centers Plan For Healthy Living
    • Centers Plan For Healthy Living
  • 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
  • Elderplan
    • Elderplan
    • Elderplan FIDA
  • GHI
    • American Plan Administrators
    • GHI CBP (City of New York Employees)
    • GHI Emblem Health EPO
    • GHI Emblem Health PPO
    • GHI HMO Medicare
    • GHI Medicare PPO
    • GHI Medicare Supplement
    • IUOE Local 14-14B
    • Wlny-TV Inc.
  • Health Smart
    • WTC Health Program-HHC
  • Humana
    • Humana Medicare Advantage
  • 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
  • Medicaid of New York
    • NYS Medicaid
  • Medicare
    • Medicare Part A
    • Medicare Part A and B
    • Medicare Part B
  • NYSHIP - The Empire Plan
    • NYS Health Insurance Plan - The Empire Plan
  • Oxford
    • Oxford Health Plans Freedom
    • Oxford Health Plans Liberty
  • Partners Health Plan Inc
    • Partners Health Plan FIDA
    • Partners Health Plan Medicaid
    • Partners Health Plan Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare
    • Palmetto GBA Railroad Medicare
  • Tricare
    • TRICARE
    • TriWest
    • US Family Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
    • AARP Medicare Complete
    • 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
  • Village Care
    • VillageCare
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Locations and Appointments

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

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Publications

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