• Outstanding care
    for all hand, wrist & elbow conditions
  • Outstanding care
    for all hand, wrist & elbow conditions
  • Outstanding care
    for all hand, wrist & elbow conditions
  • Outstanding care
    for all hand, wrist & elbow conditions

Blogs

How you should be holding your smartphone, according to an orthopedic surgeon

WATCH | A wrist and hand doctor explains the health risks that come with holding a smartphone the wrong way Here’s a wakeup call for those of you poking your thumbs into your smartphones some thousands of times a day: You could be doing serious damage to your hands and wrists! That’s because, according to specialists […]

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Dr. Polatsch discusses hand and wrist injuries in professional gamers.

In traditional sports like football or soccer, injuries are a common and expected thing. In professional video games however, people who are not informed on the subject might not expect gamers to get injured. Staying fit in the real world is a still a key part of remaining a champion, even in eSports. Proper conditioning […]

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New York Hand and Wrist Center at Lenox Hill Opens

Northwell Health Physician Partners’ New York Hand and Wrist Center at Lenox Hill opened its new location at Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital located at 210 East 64th Street. Co-directors Daniel Polatsch, MD, and Steven Beldner, MD lead this world-class hand surgery center which offers expert treatment of hand, wrist and elbow fractures, tendon […]

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Congratulations Dr. Beldner and Dr. Polatsch on being chosen as one of New York’s “SuperDoctors” which was listed in this weekend’s New York Times Magazine.

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Top NYC hand surgeon Dr. Dan Polatsch discusses smartphone-related hand issues

Over the past year, cell phone users have been sharing photos of some wonky pinky fingers. The pinkies are curved or at an angle from the rest of the fingers, and users claim that the shape of their hands has changed from over-using their smartphones. A headline from an article posted today on the Daily […]

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  •  American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • North Shore-LIJ Health System
  • Harvard University
  • NYU Langone Medical Center
  • North Shore Lij Orthopaedic Institute