International Orthopedics Services at Mount Sinai

The Department of Orthopedics is internationally recognized for excellence in orthopedic care, including spine surgery, joint replacement, and the minimally-invasive treatment of sports injuries. Patients seeking orthopedic surgery abroad who choose Mount Sinai will be in the care of skilled orthopedic doctors and surgeons who are experienced in advanced diagnostics and minimally-invasive therapies.

“Our Department provides the highest level of care and integrity,” says Leesa Galatz, MD, Chair of the Department of Orthopedics. “We’re pleased to offer procedures and treatments not available anywhere else, and we practice an ongoing commitment to the best possible patient experience.”

Providing a multidisciplinary approach to musculoskeletal care, the Department of Orthopedics comprises many services dedicated to the best possible outcome for each patient. Our Joint Replacement Center offers the most up-to-date surgical and medical techniques available for both the hip and knee. Our Spine Care Unit takes a compassionate and comprehensive approach to the treatment of spinal conditions, and hosts a Spine School class that educates patients about their surgery. Our Shoulder and Elbow Service is home to internationally-recognized surgeons who attract patients from around the globe. 

Providing Advanced Orthopedic Treatments

Mount Sinai’s top orthopedic surgeons are highly skilled in areas such as the following:

  • Musculoskeletal reconstruction
  • Peripheral nerve injury reconstruction
  • Microvascular reconstruction of large traumatic, congenital, infectious or tumor-related defects
  • Arthroscopic elbow surgery
  • Complex shoulder surgeries, especially shoulder replacement
  • Disc herniations
  • Spinal disorders
  • Total and partial joint replacements of the hip, knee, and shoulder
  • Bone and soft tissue tumors
  • Pediatric/congenital orthopedic disorders
  • Sports medicine

Catering to Our International Clientele

The Department of Orthopedics strives to provide the most convenient and comfortable experience possible for our international patients by offering a multilingual staff and physicians (with languages including Spanish, Mandarin, Italian, French, Russian, and German), as well as a range of hospitality services that include a concierge staff and premium patient rooms.

While most of our current clientele hails from South America, Europe, and Turkey and typically seeks elbow reconstruction or microvascular procedures, we welcome patients from any location looking for top U.S. orthopedic surgeons.

The Mount Sinai Department of Orthopedics’ goal for international patients is to provide exceptional, compassionate care, and to be the "last stop" for complex problems for which no solution has been found elsewhere.