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Peter McCann

  • SITE CHAIR, ORTHOPEDICS Mount Sinai Beth Israel
  • PROFESSOR Orthopaedics
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Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Education

  • Internship,
    St. Vincents Medical Center

  • Residency,
    St. Vincent Hospital - New York

  • Residency,
    New York Presbyterian Medical Center / Columbia

  • Fellowship,
    New York Presbyterian Medical Center / Columbia

Biography

    For 30 years, Dr. McCann has focused exclusively on the treatment of shoulder and elbow problems and is recognized for providing personalized service to his patients. He is also committed to the education of orthopedic surgeons through his nearly 100 presentations at national professional meetings and over 50 publications. He has been involved in post-graduate education for his entire career and continues to teach in the ACGME accredited Shoulder Fellowship program at Mount Sinai Beth Israel. Dr. McCann is Chairman, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mount Sinai Beth Israel; Professor of Orthopedics at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Editor-in-Chief of The American Journal of Orthopedics. Specialization Shoulder and Elbow Surgery Training, Certification, Titles and Professional Societies Medical School: College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY, 1980 Residency Training: Orthopedic Surgery, Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, 1982-1985 Fellowship: Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, 1985-1986 Board Certification: American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, 1988, recertified 1999, 2009 Fellow, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Member, American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons Member, American Orthopaedic Association Chairman, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Professor of Orthopaedics, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Professional Activities Editor-in-Chief, The American Journal of Orthopedics; Reviewer, Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery Professional Recognition New York Magazine: Best Doctors Castle Connolly: America’s Top Doctors Key Professional Media: NY Super Doctors Best Doctors Inc: Best Doctors Lifetime Achievement Award, Arthritis Foundation, New York Chapter, 2011

Awards

  • -
    NY Super Doctors
    Key Professional Studies

  • 2013 - Present
    New York Magazine: Best Doctors

  • 2011 -
    Lifetime Achievement Award
    Arthritis Foundation

  • 2007 - Present
    America's Top Doctors
    Castle Conolly

  • 2007 - 2011
    New York Magazine: Best Doctors

Publications

McCann PD. Commentary to . Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 2013 Dec; 42(12).

McCann PD. Continuing medical education-not enough to simply ''show up''. American journal of orthopedics (Belle Mead, N.J.) 2008 Feb; 37(2).

McCann PD. The practice of medicine: our changing landscape. American journal of orthopedics (Belle Mead, N.J.) 2014 Oct; 43(10).

McCann PD. A conversation with AAOS president Frederick M. Azar, MD. American journal of orthopedics (Belle Mead, N.J.) 2014 Jun; 43(6).

McCann PD. Preventing surgical site infection: preoperative bathing, why is it so important?. American journal of orthopedics (Belle Mead, N.J.) 2013 Jun; 42(6 Suppl).

McCann PD. Annual AAOS meeting: rock stars, fellowship, and MOC. American journal of orthopedics (Belle Mead, N.J.) 2012 Jan; 41(1).

Sarmiento A, McCann PD. Thoughts on the orthopedic guidelines and joint replacement registry. American journal of orthopedics (Belle Mead, N.J.) 2013 Jun; 42(6).

McCann PD. Education: the mission of The American Journal of Orthopedics. American journal of orthopedics (Belle Mead, N.J.) 2013 Feb; 42(2).

McCann PD. How we learn: can CME be fun?. American journal of orthopedics (Belle Mead, N.J.) 2013 Jan; 42(1).

McCann PD. Are we doing too many TKRs?. American journal of orthopedics (Belle Mead, N.J.) 2012 Nov; 41(11).

Down I, Wilson DP, McCann PD, Gray R, Hoare A, Bradley J, Donovan B, Prestage G. Increasing gay men's testing rates and enhancing partner notification can reduce the incidence of syphilis. Sexual health 2012 Nov; 9(5).

McCann PD. A conversation with AAOS president John R. Tongue, MD. American journal of orthopedics (Belle Mead, N.J.) 2012 Jul; 41(7).

McCann PD. Beware: orthopedic surgery is hazardous to our health. American journal of orthopedics (Belle Mead, N.J.) 2012 Mar; 41(3).

McCann PD. A conversation with AAOS President, Joshua J. Jacobs, MD. American journal of orthopedics (Belle Mead, N.J.) 2013 Oct; 42(10).

Prestage G, Down IA, Bradley J, McCann PD, Brown G, Jin F, Hurley M. Is optimism enough? Gay men's beliefs about HIV and their perspectives on risk and pleasure. Sexually transmitted diseases 2012 Mar; 39(3).

McCann PD. Lessons we can all learn. American journal of orthopedics (Belle Mead, N.J.) 2011 Nov; 40(11).

Gray RT, Hoare A, McCann PD, Bradley J, Down I, Donovan B, Prestage G, Wilson DP. Will changes in gay men's sexual behavior reduce syphilis rates?. Sexually transmitted diseases 2011 Dec; 38(12).

McCann PD, Gray RT, Hoare A, Bradley J, Down I, Donovan B, Wilson DP, Prestage G. Would gay men change their sexual behavior to reduce syphilis rates?. Sexually transmitted diseases 2011 Dec; 38(12).

McCann PD. A conversation With AAOS president Daniel J. Berry, MD. American journal of orthopedics (Belle Mead, N.J.) 2011 Jul; 40(7).

McCann PD. The American Journal of Orthopedics turns 40. American journal of orthopedics (Belle Mead, N.J.) 2011 Feb; 40(2).

McCann PD. ACGME accreditation and national health care reform. American journal of orthopedics (Belle Mead, N.J.) 2011 Jan; 40(1).

McCann PD. Haiti-how to respond?. American journal of orthopedics (Belle Mead, N.J.) 2010 Mar; 39(3).

McCann PD. Sarmiento's opportunity. American journal of orthopedics (Belle Mead, N.J.) 2010 Feb; 39(2).

McCann PD. Health care reform--let the right voices be heard. American journal of orthopedics (Belle Mead, N.J.) 2009 Nov; 38(11).

McCann PD. A conversation with AAOS president Joseph D. Zuckerman. American journal of orthopedics (Belle Mead, N.J.) 2009 Jul; 38(7).

McCann PD. The economy and orthopedic surgery. American journal of orthopedics (Belle Mead, N.J.) 2009 Mar; 38(3).

McCann PD. Orthopedic surgery and integrative medicine--strange bedfellows. American journal of orthopedics (Belle Mead, N.J.) 2009 Feb; 38(2).

Brand R, Buckwalter JA, Wright TM, Canale ST, Cooney WP, D'Ambrosia R, Frassica FJ, Grana WA, Heckman JD, Hensinger RN, Thompson GH, Koman LA, McCann PD, Poehling GG, Lubowitz JH, Thordarson D. Patient care, professionalism, and relations with industry. Journal of surgical orthopaedic advances 2008; 17(2).

McCann PD. Sacrifice and the Afghan/Iraq conflict. American journal of orthopedics (Belle Mead, N.J.) 2008 Mar; 37(3).

McCann PD. Commentary to . American journal of orthopedics (Belle Mead, N.J.) 2013 Dec; 42(12).

Sanders R, Brand R, Buckwalter JA, Wright TM, Canale ST, Cooney WP, D'Ambrosia R, Frassica FJ, Grana WA, Heckman JD, Hensinger RN, Thompson GH, Koman LA, McCann PD, Neviaser RJ, Poehling GG, Lubowitz JH, Thordarson D. Patient care, professionalism and relations with industry. Journal of orthopaedic trauma 2008 Feb; 22(2).

McCann PD. A Conversation With AAOS President David D. Teuscher, MD. American journal of orthopedics (Belle Mead, N.J.) 2015 Jul; 44(7).

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. McCann did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2014 and/or 2015: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

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