James D. Slover, MD

  • Specialties: Orthopedic Surgery, Hip & Knee Reconstruction
  • Language: English
  • Phone: 646-501-7300
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About Me

My love for science—specifically anatomy—inspired me to become an orthopedic surgeon. As a physician at NYU Langone, I am committed to providing quality patient care using evidence-based practices. 

I provide surgical treatment to people who have primary and revision hip and knee reconstruction, infections, and complications from total joint replacements. I have a special interest in using minimally invasive surgical techniques to maximize early recovery and long-term treatment outcomes.

I also specialize in nonoperative care of people with hip and knee disorders. Treatment may include physical and occupational therapy and related treatment methods, therapeutic injections, bracing, and medical management of musculoskeletal disorders.

In addition to providing patient care, I conduct research on how to best improve care. I collaborate with other doctors to improve patient outcomes for the treatments we provide, and I’ve authored and coauthored numerous articles on these subjects. 


Conditions and Treatments

total hip replacement surgery, osteoarthritis of the knee, total knee replacement, revision of total hip replacement, revision of total knee arthroplasty, joint replacement, hip arthroplasty, arthritis, reconstructive surgery, avascular necrosis, avascular necrosis of bone, knee arthroscopy, torn medial meniscus, arthroscopic surgery, bone healing, cartilage repair, hip arthroscopy, knee fracture, knee ligament tear, knee surgery, coxarthrosis, hip dislocation, hip fracture, hip pain, osteoarthritis, joint pain, leg reconstruction, bone necrosis, hip labral tear, revision of hip replacement, ankylosing spondylitis, knee dislocation, viscosupplementation, hip arthritis, hip dysplasia, knee injury, knee arthritis, osteomyelitis, leg pain, knee pain, total hip replacement surgery, hip impingement syndrome, torn knee cartilage, hip core decompression, groin pain, orthopedic procedure, achilles tendon rupture, osteotomy
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Credentials

Positions
  • Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Chief, Orthopedic Surgery Services, NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery - Orthopedic Surgery, 2009
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital, Orthopedic Surgery, 2007
  • Residency, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Orthopedic Surgery, 2006
  • MD from Cornell University, 2001
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NYU Langone Orthopedic Center

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

Phone

646-501-7300

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NYU Langone Orthopedic Associates - Lake Success

1999 Marcus Avenue, Suite 202
New Hyde Park, NY 11042

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516-467-8600

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“My research is focused on patient outcomes, cost effectiveness, resource allocation, and quality improvement.”

James D. Slover, MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Research My Research

Interests

patient outcomes, quality improvement, arthritis , joint replacement

Research Summary

My research has been in collaboration with a wide variety of faculty members within our institution and others. It has focused primarily on patient outcomes, cost-effectiveness and resource allocation and quality improvement.  Since joining the NYU faculty in 2007, I have been an author or co-author on a diverse profile of publications. In addition, I obtained an internal NYU seed grant to develop the touch-screen patient reported outcome tools used by patients with assistance of administrative office staff, now collecting data on several thousand patients across several divisions of the department. I serve as site Surgeon Champion for the American Joint Replacement Registry, and we were one of the first sites to begin actively collecting data, serving as a pilot center for this national effort.  To date we have contributed data on thousands of total joint implant surgeries.  I have served as the site principle investigator for three industry funded trials, and am currently the site principle investigator for the NIH funded KASTPain study, a Phase III randomized controlled trial of a pain coping skills protocol for total knee patients.

 

Academic Contact

Academic office

301 East 17th Street

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New York, NY 10003

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212-598-6146

Research Interests Timeline

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