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Kenneth J. Mroczek, M.D.

Assistant Professor; Ch Div Foot& Ankle Surgery NYUHC
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery (Ortho-Foot+Ankle Div Dir)
NYU Orthopedic Surgery Associates

Clinical Addresses

530 FIRST AVENUE, SKIRBALL 8U
SILVERSTEIN ELEVATORS
NEW YORK, NY 10016
Hours: Tue. 8 - 4; Thu. 8 - 12
Handicap Access: yes
Phone: 212-263-3490
Fax: 212-263-3486

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Medical Specialties

Orthopaedic Surgery

Medical Expertise

Meniscus Tears, Sports Medicine W/Arthroscopy, Ankle Surgery, Achilles Tendonitis, Achilles Tendon Tears, Chondrocyte Transplantation, Cartilage Repair/Replacement, Foot/Ankle Surgery, Ligament Reconstruction, Arthroscopic Surgery, Osteomyelitis, Fracture Surgery, Ankle Replacement, Sports Medicine

Clinical Responsibilities

Dr. Kenneth Mroczek is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon who completed 2 sub-specialty fellowships. The first fellowship, in sports medicine, focused on the latest arthroscopic treatments for shoulder, knee and ankle conditions. The second fellowship emphasized ankle and foot reconstructive surgery. Dr. Mroczek is the Chief of the Foot and Ankle Division and Director of The Diabetes Foot and Ankle Center at The NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. He is an Assistant Professor at the NYU School of Medicine.

Since Dr. Mroczek is uniquely trained in both sports medicine as well as foot and ankle reconstruction, his goal is to make every attempt to return the patient to their desired athletic activity. He has treated athletes in a wide variety of sports and has served as a consultant for several professional teams. Specific areas of interest include ankle instability, cartilage injuries and tendon disorders. Dr. Mroczek specializes in minimally invasive and arthroscopic treatment of sports-related injuries.

As Director of The Diabetes Foot and Ankle Center, Dr. Mroczek has vast experience in treating complications related to diabetes. His expertise includes the treatment of deformities related to charcot neuroarthropathy and infection. Dr. Mroczek uses the latest techniques in reconstruction for limb salvage to prevent amputation.

Dr. Mroczek is a member of The Center for Ankle Arthritis at The NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. He treats degenerative arthritis of the foot and ankle with bracing, injections and surgical reconstruction. A full range of surgical options including arthroscopic debridement, replacement and fusion are considered depending on the patient's needs.

Insurance

AETNA HMO, AETNA INDEMNITY, AETNA MEDICARE, AETNA POS, AETNA PPO/EPO, AFFINITY EXCHANGE- ESSENTIAL, Cigna HMO/POS, Cigna PPO, EBCBS EPO, EBCBS HLTHY NY, EBCBS HMO, EBCBS INDEMNITY, EBCBS MEDIBLUE, EBCBS POS, EBCBS PPO, FIDELIS EXCHANGE, GHI CBP, HEALTHREPUBLIC, HIP ACCESS I, HIP ACCESS II, HIP CHLD HLTH, HIP EPO/PPO, HIP HMO, HIP MEDICARE, HIP POS, LOCAL 1199 PPO, MAGNACARE PPO, NYS EMPIRE PLAN, OSCAR, 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, UPN Elite, WORKERS COMP

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Board Certification

2003 — Ab Orthopaedic Surgery - Orthopaedic Surgery

Education

1994 — SUNY Health Sciences Center at Brooklyn - Downstate Medical, Medical Education
1994-1995 — SUNY-Health Science Center at Brooklyn (Surgery (General)), Internship
1995-1999 — SUNY-Health Science Center at Brooklyn (Orthopaedic Surgery), Residency Training
1999-2000 — University of Chicago Medical Center (Sports Medicine), Clinical Fellowships
2000-2001 — Union Memorial Hospital (Foot & Ankle Surgery), Clinical Fellowships