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Jason Pruzansky

  • CLINICAL INSTRUCTOR Orthopaedics
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Education

  • MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

  • MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

  • Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery
    Mount Sinai Hospital

  • Fellowship, Hand Upper Extremity
    University of Buffalo

Biography

    Dr. Jason S. Pruzansky, M.D. is a hand surgeon with clinical expertise in hand, wrist, forearm and elbow surgery. His practice focuses on the treatment of fractures, arthritis and complex wrist ligament injuries. He utilizes minimally invasive techniques, including arthroscopically-assisted fracture and ligament surgery and endoscopic carpal tunnel release. Dr. Pruzansky is dedicated to the integration of digital technology and orthopaedic outcomes measures to optimize non-surgical and surgical treatment regiments, as well as evidence based medicine for best practices. Dr. Pruzansky received his undergraduate degree from Columbia University, and his medical school and orthopaedic surgery residency training at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. During his residency he earned the Excellence in Patient Care Award and while he was a chief resident he received the Academic Achievement Award for scoring in the 100th percentile among all orthopaedic surgery residents nationally. Dr. Pruzansky completed his subspecialty fellowship in hand and upper extremity surgery at the University at Buffalo, noted for traumatology, reconstructive and microsurgery. Working as a research fellow at the Philadelphia Hand Center, he analyzed the use of surgical antibiotic prophylaxis and new minimally invasive surgical techniques for the treatment of arthritis of the hand and wrist. Dr. Pruzansky's research has been published in numerous journals and he has presented at national conferences. He is an active member of the AOA Emerging Leaders Program and a candidate member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Society for Surgery of the Hand.

Awards

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    Mount Sinai Excellence in Patient Care Award

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    Mount Sinai Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Academic Achievement Award

Research

New topic

Evaluating surgical and non-surgical treatment using patient reported outcomes measures.

Publications

Little finger CMC arthroplasty technique and result in three cases. . Journal of Hand Surgery 2014; 39(9): 1734-1738.

Four-corner arthrodesis with a radiolucent locking dorsal circular place: technique and outcomes. . HAND 2014; 9(3): 315-321.

Treatment preferences for trigger digit by members of the American Association for Hand Surgery. . HAND 2014; 9(4): 529-533.

Prevalence of modifiable surgical site infection risk factors in hip and knee joint replacement patients at an urban academic hospital. . Journal of Arthroplasty 2013;; 29(2): 272-276.

lntraosseous pseudotumor of the distal radius in a patient with hemophilia: a case report. . Journal of Hand Surgery 2012; 37A: 532-537.

Atlas of Essential Techniques.. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2014;.

Industry Relationships

Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.

Dr.Pruzansky is not currently required to report Industry relationships.

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