Dr. John Handelsman has been the Director of Pediatric Orthopaedic Programs in three major
Academic Hospitals over a 30 year period.
He is a Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Pediatrics at the School of Medicine at Hofstra
University in Hempstead, New York. He is also a Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery at New York University. His Hospital Affiliations include: NYU Langone Orthopaedic and Hassenfeld Children’s Hospitals; Cohen Children's Medical Center, North Shore/Long Island Jewish Health System (Northwell Health) and Nassau University Medical Center.
Areas of Expertise: * PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY * ORTHOPAEDICS IN THE ADOLESCENT * PEDIATRIC TRAUMA Fractures, Growth Plate Injuries, Dislocations * CHILD ABUSE Fractures, Fragile Bones (Osteogenesis Imperfecta) * PEDIATRIC NEUROMUSCULAR DISEASES Cerebral Palsy, Spina Bifida, Muscular Dystrophy, Peripheral Neuropathies * HIP DISEASES IN CHILDREN Hip Dislocation, Perthes' Disease, Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis * LOWER LIMB DEFORMITIES Club Foot, Flat Foot, Rocker Bottom Foot, Leg Length Discrepancy, Missing Bones
Education & Licenses
MB BCh (Witwatersrand University); MD; FRCS (Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons of England); MCh Orth (Master of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Liverpool)
Board Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery