John E. Handelsman, MD, FRCS, MCh Orth

John E. Handelsman, MD, FRCS, MCh Orth

Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
28 Blossom Terrace
Larchmont , NY 10538
Office: 914-260-2751
Fax: 516-492-3299

Introduction

Dr. Handelsman is a Pediatric Orthopaedist with over 40 years experience.
During this period, he initially directed the first Pediatric Orthopaedic Program at Stony Brook University Medical Center and concurrently the Program at Nassau University Medical Center, then Pediatric Orthopaedics at Rhode Island Hospital of Brown University, and more recently, the Orthopaedic Service at Schneider Children’s Hospital (Cohen Children’s Medical Center), Northwell Health.

He is presently in active practice and has clinical appointments at NYU Langone Orthopedic and Hassenfeld Children’s Hospitals at NYU Langone, Cohen Children’s Medical Center of Northwell Health and Nassau University Medical Center.
He serves academically as Clinical Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery and Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York and Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery, New York University, Manhattan, New York.

Specialized Areas of Expertise:

PEDIATRIC NEUROMUSCULAR DISEASES
Cerebral Palsy, Spina Bifida, Muscular Dystrophy,
Peripheral Neuropathies

HIP DISEASES IN CHILDREN
Developmental hip Dysplasia and Dislocation, Perthes Disease,
Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis

PERIPHERAL DEFORMITIES
Club Foot, Rocker Bottom Foot, Pes Cavus, Leg length Discrepancy,
Missing Bones

FRACTURES IN CHILDREN
Growth Plate Injuries, Ostoegenesis Imperfecta

CHILD ABUSE
Orthopaedic aspects

Services:
Chart and X-Ray Reviews
Independent Medical Examinations (IME’s)


Areas of Expertise

  • Child Abuse
  • Independent Medical Examinations
  • Orthopedic Surgery


References

References upon request.