Dr. Stephen Fealy, MD

Shoulder & Elbow Surgeon

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Stephen Fealy, MD, is a specialist in the field of shoulder, knee, elbow, and ankle surgery at Hospital for Special Surgery. Dr. Fealy attended college at Columbia, where he was a pitcher for the baseball team, and then continued on to graduate with honors from Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons. He completed his Orthopaedic Surgery Residency and Sports Medicine Fellowship at Hospital for Special Surgery; he was an assistant team physician to the New York Giants football team during his fellowship.

Dr. Fealy has been involved in both clinical and laboratory research at Hospital for Special Surgery for over 15 years. His innovative research has been nominated for the Charles S. Neer Award from the American Shoulder and Elbow Society five times and won the prestigious international award in 2002 and then again in 2006. His clinical and research interests include: cartilage repair and transplantation, arthroscopic shoulder repair (rotator cuff tears, labrum tears), arthroscopic shoulder stabilization, anterior cruciate and posterior cruciate ligament reconstruction, and elbow ligament reconstruction. Dr. Fealy performs the latest and most innovative arthroscopic techniques, including all-arthroscopic rotator cuff repairs, anterior cruciate ligament reconstructions, and multi-ligament knee reconstructions. Dr. Fealy performs total joint replacements of the shoulder and knee. He recently received an ongoing grant from Major League Baseball to evaluate common tendon injuries involving the shoulder, elbow, and knee.

Board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Dr. Fealy is an active member of many professional organizations, including: American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy Association of North America, American College of Sports Medicine, and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

He is the author of numerous peer-reviewed research articles and book chapters as well as a new textbook on Shoulder Replacement Surgery. Dr. Fealy was raised on Long Island and is active as a team physician for both high school and semi-pro athletic teams on Long Island and throughout New York City

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very nice, approachable and quickly provided medical care and arranged for minor medical procedure with other facilities. nice office staff as well!

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Wait time was a little long, but Dr. Fealy was great. Helped me to really understand exactly what happened to me and how we were going to fix it. Made me feel a lot better about having surgery and my prospects for recovering quickly.

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Dr. Fealy is a consummate professional with a personable demeanor.

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Dr. Fealy was patient to understand my condition. He asked a lot of questions to narrow in on my problems. He gave me hope that my pain is treatable.

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he is the man

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can't recommend highly enough

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Excellent conservative plan...

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Dr. Fealy and all the office staff were friendly, patient, and clearly explained what was necessary to treat my injury.

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