Michael R Hausman, MD Email Michael Hausman
- PROFESSOR | Orthopedics
- Hand Surgery
- Orthopedics & Orthopedic Surgery
- Hospital Affiliations
- Mount Sinai St. Luke's and Mount Sinai West
- The Mount Sinai Hospital
Dr. Hausman is the Robert K. Lippmann Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Vice-Chairman of the Department of Orthopedics at Mount Sinai, and Chief of Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery for the Mount Sinai Health System. Dr. Hausman received his undergraduate degree and medical degrees, cum laude, from Yale University, interned in general surgery at the University of Colorado and returned to Yale for his orthopedic residency. He then received subspecialty training in Hand Surgery with the prestigious fellowship of Drs. J. William Littler and Richard Eaton in New York.
Dr. Hausman is an internationally recognized upper extremity surgeon who treats disorders of the hand, elbow, shoulder and peripheral nerves. Dr. Hausman also performs microsurgical reconstruction of congenital, trauma, burn and neoplastic conditions throughout the body. He has pioneered the use of arthroscopy for treating pediatric elbow deformities and adult fractures and dislocations and has been invited to lecture on these topics throughout the world. He has also served as Chairman and Director and faculty for international courses in elbow arthroscopy and reconstruction in America, Europe, South America and the Middle East.
Dr. Hausman has also devised new and novel treatments for conditions of the wrist and reconstruction of injured peripheral nerves as well as common conditions, such as tennis elbow. He has published over 100 articles about these treatments, as well as his research about the regulation of bone growth and about nerve injury.
Dr. Hausman is board certified in orthopedic surgery and has the additional certification in surgery of the hand, a rigorous, additional qualification for subspecialists. He has served on the board of directors of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand and serves Mount Sinai in a variety of capacities, including chairman of the Professionalism Committee of the Faculty Council. He is a member of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons and the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery. Castle Connelley and New York Magazine have recognized him as one of the nation’s and City’s top doctors. He resides in New York with his wife and three children and enjoys cycling, reading and music.
In the News
Dr. Hausman discusses elbow reconstructive surgery in The Daily News feature The Daily Check Up.
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American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
- Acute Compartment Syndrome
- Dupuytren's Contracture
- Elbow Fracture
- Wrist Fracture
MD, Yale University School of Medicine
University of Colorado
Residency, General Surgery
Yale-New Haven Hospital
Yale-New Haven Hospital
Fellowship, Hand Surgery
St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Ctr.
-Pediatric Elbow Reconstruction
-Treatment of Elbow Stiffness
-Fractures using Arthroscopic Techniques
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Below are financial relationships with industry reported by Dr. Hausman during 2018 and/or 2019. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.
- Checkpoint Surgical
- Stryker Corporation
Equity (Stock or stock options valued at greater than 5% ownership of a publicly traded company or equity of any value in a privately held company)
- Checkpoint Surgical
- NDI Medical, LLC
- SPR Therapeutics
- Smith and Nephew
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