Leon E. Popovitz, MD
Top-Rated Orthopedic Surgeon
Specializing in Arthroscopic Surgery of the Shoulder & Knee.
For appointments 212.759.4553

In The News

Dec 8
What Is A Hammertoe?

A hammertoe refers to a deformity of the second, third or fourth toe, in which the toe is bent to the side at the middle joint. While a hammertoe may be corrected conservatively at first, or it may begin to cause pain or... read more

Dec 7
How Can You Prevent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

What Is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? The carpal tunnel is a narrow passage situated on the palm side of the wrist that connects forearm to hand. Nerves and a tendon crosses through this passageway. The compression of the... read more

Dec 6
Epidural Steroid Injections Explained

What Are Epidural Steroid Injections? Epidural steroid injections are a treatment for pain, commonly given for chronic painful disc and nerve conditions in the back. The injected steroid serves to treat inflammation... read more

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