Laith M Jazrawi

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Laith M Jazrawi, M.D.

Associate Professor; Chief of the Division of Sports Medicine
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery (Orthopaedic Surgery)
NYU Orthopedic Surgery Associates

Clinical Addresses

CENTER FOR MUSCULOSKELETAL CARE
333 E. 38TH STREET
NEW YORK, NY 10016
Hours: Mon. 9 - 5
Handicap Access: yes
Phone: 646-501-7223

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Medical Specialties

Orthopaedic Surgery

Medical Expertise

Meniscus Tears, Sports Medicine W/Arthroscopy, Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy, Elbow Surgery, Ligament Reconstruction, Chondrocyte Transplantation, Knee Problems/Surgery, Sports Medicine, Shoulder Problems/Surgery

Clinical Responsibilities

Dr. Jazrawi treats all types of orthopaedic sports injuries, including injuries of the shoulder, elbow, knee, ankle, and foot. He specializes in the arthroscopic treatment of shoulder problems, including rotator cuff repair as well arthroscopic ligament reconstruction in the knee. In addition, he performs artificial joint replacement for arthritic disorders. He is also certified in cartilage replacement surgery for the treatment of cartilage defects of the knee.<br><br>Dr. Jazrawi has published and presented his research at numerous local and national meetings on topics in total joint replacement and sports related injuries (see CV). He is an assistant professor at the NYU School of Medicine where he teaches both medical students and orthopaedic residents. He is also a member of the Sports medicine and Shoulder and Elbow center of the NYU-Hospital for Joint Diseases department of orthopedic surgery. His current interests involve the development of advanced arthroscopic techniques in the management of shoulder, elbow and knee disorders.<br><br>A native of Brooklyn, New York, Dr. Jazrawi graduated from Poly Prep Country Day School in Bay Ridge and completed his undergraduate training at Bucknell University in Pennsylvania. He received his medical degree with honors from Mount Sinai Medical School in NYC and completed a general surgery internship at New York University. He completed his orthopaedic training at the Hospital for Joint Diseases in NYC where he served as chief resident. He then completed a sports medicine fellowship with world-renowned James R. Andrews, MD, and William G. Clancy, Jr., MD, at the American Sports Medicine Institute and Alabama Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center.<br><br>During his fellowship training, under the supervision of Dr. Andrews, Dr. Jazrawi participated in the care of several high schools in the Alabama area, the University of West Alabama, the Washington Redskins, and the Tampa Bay Devil Rays.

Languages

Arabic

Insurance

AFFINITY EXCHANGE- ESSENTIAL, EBCBS EPO, EBCBS HLTHY NY, EBCBS HMO, EBCBS INDEMNITY, EBCBS MEDIBLUE, EBCBS POS, EBCBS PPO, FIDELIS EXCHANGE, HIP ACCESS I, HIP ACCESS II, HIP CHLD HLTH, HIP EPO/PPO, HIP HMO, HIP MEDICARE, HIP POS, MULTIPLAN/PHCS PPO, OXFORD EXCHANGE, OXFORD FREEDOM, Oxford Liberty, Oxford Medicare, Tricare, UHC EPO, UHC HMO, UHC MEDICARE, UHC POS, UHC PPO, UHC TOP TIER, UNITED EXCHANGE- COMPASS, US DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, WORKERS COMP

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Board Certification

2004 — Ab Orthopaedic Surgery - Orthopaedic Surgery

Education

1995 — Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Medical Education
1995-1996 — NYU Medical Center (Surgery), Internship
1996-2001 — NYU Medical Center (Orthopaedic Surgery), Residency Training
2001-2002 — American Sports Medicine Institute (Sports Medicine), Clinical Fellowships

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Research Summary

Research focusing on minimally invasive arthroscopic techniques for Shoulder reconstruction

Research Interests

arthroscopy, sports medicine, cartilage repair, arthroscopic rotator cuff repair, throwing injuries, running injuries

Research Keywords

shoulder, elbow, sports medicine, cartilage repair, ligament reconstruction, knee, rotator cuff, arthroscopy, fracture, osteotomy