Somers Orthopaedic Surgery Doctors Named Top Docs in 2013

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Joel S. Buchalter,MD, FAAOS, FACS, Douglas J. Fauser, MD, FAAOS, FACS, and Victor Khabie, MD, FAAOS, FACS, recognized as leaders in Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine and acknowledged for advanced, innovative procedures that repair damage, reduce pain and restore mobility.

Drs. Joel S. Buchalter, Douglas J. Fauser and Victor Khabie, leading orthopaedic surgeons and sports medicine experts with Somers Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine Group, PLLC have been named top Orthopaedic doctors again.

Drs. Joel S. Buchalter, Douglas J. Fauser and Victor Khabie, leading orthopaedic surgeons and sports medicine experts with Somers Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine Group, PLLC have been named top Orthopaedic doctors again. The merit is from Castle Connolly Medical Ltd.’s annual survey and rigorous screening process to select top doctors. Doctors do not and cannot pay to be selected and profiled as Castle Connolly Top Doctors.

About the Doctors:

Joel S. Buchalter, M.D., F.A.A.O.S., F.A.C.S. – Adult Reconstruction Specialist, Leader In Total Joint Replacement, Sports Medicine
Dr. Joel Buchalter has been in practice since 1988 and is a founding partner of Somers Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine Group. He is the president of the medical staff and Co-director of the Orthopaedic Institute at Putnam Hospital Center. Dr. Buchalter is on staff at Putnam Hospital Center in Carmel, and Northern Westchester Hospital Center in Mount Kisco. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. Dr. Buchalter received his board certification in Orthopaedic Surgery in 1990 and re-certified in 2000 and 2010. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, a member of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Douglas J. Fauser, M.D., F.A.A.O.S., F.A.C.S. - Adult Reconstruction Specialist, Leader In Total Joint Replacement, Sports Medicine
Dr. Fauser received his board certification in 1990, re-certification in 2000 and 2010, and is a founding partner of Somers Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine Group. Dr. Fauser is on staff at Putnam Hospital Center in Carmel, where is is Co-director at the Orthopaedic Institute.. He is also on staff at Northern Westchester Hospital Center in Mount Kisco. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. Dr. Fauser is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons.

Victor Khabie, M.D., F.A.A.O.S., F.A.C.S. – Sports Medicine Specialist, Team Doc For Professional Boxers And Team Physician For Pace University Athletics, Newburgh Free Academy Athletics
Dr. Victor Khabie, a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon with Somers Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine Group, is Chief of Surgery and Chief of Sports Medicine Surgery at Northern Westchester Hospital. He is also the Co-Director of the Orthopaedic and Spine Institute at Northern Westchester Hospital in addition to the Co-Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Khabie is on staff at Northern Westchester Hospital in Mt. Kisco and Putnam Hospital Center in Carmel. He is also a Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. Dr. Khabie is a Ring Side Physician for the New York State Athletic Commission where he cares for professional boxers. He also serves as Team Physician for the Pace University Athletic Department, Newburgh Free Academy Athletics.

Somers Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine Group, founded in 1988, is one of the most comprehensive and specialized practices in the region. Highly trained physicians specialize in diagnosing and treating orthopaedic, rheumatological,podiatric and pain management problems in adults and children. All surgeons are board certified and experienced, having completed rigorous training at the finest medical institutions in the country. The staff includes 16 physicians, 6 physician assistants, 7 physical therapists and a supporting staff of over 100. The group's physicians perform all types of arthroscopic surgery, ACL reconstruction, minimally invasive joint replacement, computer navigation, revision joint replacement, sports care, spine surgery, fracture care, hand, ankle, and foot surgery. State-of-the-art facilities include digital radiology, MRI, ultrasound and on-site physical therapy. http://www.somersortho.com

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