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Frances Cuomo, MD

Specialization: Shoulder & Elbow

Orthopedic Surgeon Manhattan | Dr. Frances Cuomo, MD | New York CityDr. Frances Cuomo, M.D. is the Chief of Shoulder Service and Director of the Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Beth Israel Medical Center. Dr. Cuomo previously served as Chief of the Shoulder Service at New York University (NYU)/Hospital for Joint Diseases, where she also was Director of the Shoulder Research Group and Shoulder Fellowship. Her academic appointments include Assistant Professor of Orthopedics at Albert Einstein School of Medicine and Clinical Instructor of Surgery at Cornell University Medical Center.

Dr. Cuomo holds a medical degree from NYU School of Medicine. She completed an internship in general surgery at Beth Israel and a residency in orthopedic surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital. Additionally, she completed the Charles S. Neer II Fellowship in shoulder and elbow surgery at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center and New York Orthopedic Hospital.

Board certified, Dr. Cuomo is a member of American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. She has taught numerous continuing medical education courses and has editorial responsibilities at such professional publications as Techniques in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery and Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery.

Dr. Cuomo’s area of expertise is Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, including rotator cuff injuries, instability, fractures and replacement surgery for arthritis. Both arthroscopic and open procedures are performed. Specific areas of interest and research include fracture fixation, outcome of arthroscopic rotator cuff and glenohumeral instability repairs as well as prosthetic replacement for arthritis of the shoulder.

Current Appointments

Service Chief Shoulder & Elbow, Department of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
Beth Israel Medical Center
New York, NY

Assistant Professor of Orthopedics
Albert Einstein School of Medicine
New York, NY

Clinical Instructor of Surgery
Cornell University Medical Center
New York, NY

Education and Training

Medical School
New York University School of Medicine
New York, NY

Surgery Internship
Beth Israel Medical Center
New York, NY

Orthopedic Residency
Lenox Hill Hospital
New York, NY

Fellowship
Charles S. Neer II Fellowship
Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
New York, NY

Licensure and Certifications

  • New York State Board for Medicine (Licensure)
  • American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Professional Affiliations

  • American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons
  • The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons

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