Dr. Paul S Issack MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Paul Issack is an orthopedic surgeon in New York, New York. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center and Lutheran Medical Center. He received his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 16 years. Dr. Issack accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 10 doctors at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center and one of 16 at Lutheran Medical Center who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Hip & Knee Reconstructive Surgery, Musculoskeletal Oncology/Cancer, Orthopedic Spine Surgery, Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Trauma, Pediatric Orthopedics

Education & Medical Training

New York University School of Medicine
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1999 - 2005

Hospital For Special Surg
Fellowship, Metabolic Bone Diseases/Orthopaedic Oncology, 2005 - 2006

Hospital For Special Surg
Fellowship, Adult Reconstructive Surgery, 2006 - 2006

Hospital For Special Surg
Fellowship, Orthopedic Surgery of the Spine, 2010 - 2011

New York University School of Medicine
Class of 1998

New York University School of Arts and Science
Other Training, Biochemistry, 1992 - 1995

New York University School of Arts and Science
Other Training, Biochemistry, 1995 - 1997

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified 25 years in Family Medicine

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Listed in “Guide to America’s Top Orthopedists”
2012

Patients’ Choice Award, Vitals.com
2011

Compassionate Doctor Recognition, Vitals.com
2011

OREF-DePuy-Biomet Clinician Development Program Spine Fellow Grant
2010

Saint Vincent’s Hospital Healing Hands Caregiver Recognition Award
2009

Senior Resident Research Award for Excellence in the Performance of Clinical or Basic Science Research in Orthopaedic Surgery, NYU-Hospital
2005

Frauenthal Award for Best Clinical Research Paper: “Sixteen-year follow-up of the cemented Spectron femoral stem for hip arthroplasty”, NYU-Hospital
2005

Reicher Award for Best Basic Science Research Paper, NYU-Hospital
2004

Reicher Award for Best Basic Science Research Paper: “A silencer element in the COMP gene is necessary for chondrocyte-specific expression”, NYU-Hospital
2003

Reicher Award for Best Basic Science Research Paper: “Chondrocyte-specific enhancer regions in the COMP gene”, NYU-Hospital
2002

First Place Award, 2nd Annual Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation New York Metropolitan Area Resident Research Competition and Symposium: “A silencer element in the COMP gene is necessary for chondrocyte-specific expression”
2002

George W. Booth Mathematics Award, Brooklyn College
1990

Department of Mathematics Senior Prize Exam Award, Brooklyn College
1990

Phi Beta Kappa
1990

Sigma Xi Award for Mathematics and Science
1990

Jonas E. Salk Medical School Scholarship for Scientific Research (City University of NY): “Expression of recombinant yeast pre-pro-alpha factor to study the molecular features of protein translocation”
1990

Jonas E. Salk Medical School Scholarship for Scientific Research (City University of NY): “Expression of recombinant yeast pre-pro-alpha factor to study the molecular features of protein translocation”
1991

Jonas E. Salk Medical School Scholarship for Scientific Research (City University of NY): “Expression of recombinant yeast pre-pro-alpha factor to study the molecular features of protein translocation”
1992

Jonas E. Salk Medical School Scholarship for Scientific Research (City University of NY): “Expression of recombinant yeast pre-pro-alpha factor to study the molecular features of protein translocation”
1993

Jonas E. Salk Medical School Scholarship for Scientific Research (City University of NY): “Expression of recombinant yeast pre-pro-alpha factor to study the molecular features of protein translocation”
1994

Sigma Xi Research Fellowship, Mount Sinai Medical Center, NY
1989

Lorraine Levine Mathematics Award, Brooklyn College
1989

Rhoda Pitkowsky Academic Scholarship, Brooklyn College
1989

Class of 1936 Scholarship, Brooklyn College
1988

New York State Regents College Scholarship (based on SAT score)
1987

New York State Robert C. Byrd College Scholarship (based on SAT score)
1987

Dean’s Honor List, Brooklyn College
1987

Dean’s Honor List, Brooklyn College
1988

Dean’s Honor List, Brooklyn College
1989

Dean’s Honor List, Brooklyn College
1990

New York State Empire State College Scholarship (based on SAT score)
1987

New York State Empire State College Scholarship (based on SAT score)
1988

New York State Empire State College Scholarship (based on SAT score)
1989

New York State Empire State College Scholarship (based on SAT score)
1990

Publications & Presentations

Treatment of fixed neuromuscular kyphoscoliosis of the cervical spine.

PTH and alendronate improve osteotomy healing in an osteoporotic rat model.

Sciatic nerve release following trauma or reconstructive surgery of the acetabulum.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueSelect
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United - River Valley Neighborhood Health Partnership
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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