Dr. Roman Isaac is an orthopedic surgeon with expertise in hand and upper extremity surgery. He has advanced training in both arthroscopic and open treatments of the upper extremity.
While born in Russia, Dr. Isaac moved to the United States and was raised in Queens, NY. After graduating from Hunter College with honors and a degree in Biophysics, he attended New York Medical College . He then completed an internship in General Surgery at the Level 1 Trauma Center of St. Vincent’s Hospital in New York City. Subsequently, Dr. Isaac finished his Orthopedic Surgery Residency at the world-renowned Rothman Institute of Thomas Jefferson University in Pennsylvania. His training includes surgical and non-surgical treatment of orthopedic conditions in a variety of patients including professional athletes.
After completing his residency, Dr. Isaac spent an additional year of Fellowship training in surgery of the hand and upper extremity at Beth Israel Hand Surgery Center here in New York City.Dr Isaac is a member of numerous professional societies including American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and American Society for Surgery of the Hand. He has published in professional journals and co-authored a textbook chapter.
Dr Isaac specializes in all conditions of the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder. He has special interests in fracture surgeries, nerve and tendon injuries. He is also fluent in the Russian language.
Common conditions Dr Isaac treats:
- Shoulder Arthritis – Total & Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty
- Rotator Cuff Tears/ Impingement – Arthroscopic or Open Repair
- Shoulder Labral (SLAP) Tears
- Shoulder Dislocations/Instability
- Shoulder AC Joint Arthritis/ Dislocation
- Shoulder Fractures
- Elbow Arthritis – Total Elbow Replacement
- Elbow Dislocation
- Elbow Instability – Tommy John Surgery
- Elbow Fractures
- Tennis Elbow
- Golfer’s Elbow
- Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
- Biceps Tear
Hand and Wrist:
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- Finger Fractures/Sprains/Dislocations
- Arthritis of the Fingers or Wrists
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Mallet Finger
- Wrist Sprains and Fractures
- Wrist Tendinitis
- Dupuytren’s Contractures
- Hand Trauma
- Trigger Finger
- Ganglion Cyst
- Nerve/ Tendon Lacerations
- Soft Tissue Mass