NYC Hand & Elbow Surgeon
General Orthopedic Surgery
Dr. Roman Isaac is a NYC hand surgery specialist with expertise in the hand, elbow and upper extremities, as well as general orthopedics. 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.