Louis Catalano, III, MD

Louis Catalano, III, MD

Hand Surgeon at the CV Starr Hand Surgery Center, Mount Sinai Roosevelt

Louis Catalano III, MD, is a board certified orthopedic hand surgeon at the CV Starr Hand Surgery Center at Mount Sinai Roosevelt, which offers one of the oldest hand surgery teaching  fellowships in the U.S.  He is also the Residency Director in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Mount Sinai Roosevelt and Mount Sinai St. Luke’s. Dr. Catalano treats the full spectrum of injuries and conditions of the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder, including congenital conditions, nerve compression syndromes (carpal tunnel), sprains, tendon and ligament tears, traumatic injuries, and overuse injuries.  He takes care of many musicians from the NYC Philharmonic and Lincoln Center, as well as many Broadway actors and dancers.

Dr. Catalano’s numerous publications have appeared in the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Hand Clinics, Journal of Hand Surgery, and other leading surgical publications. He is an associate scientific editor for the Journal of Hand Surgery and a consultant reviewer for the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. He has been Fordham University’s team physician since 2002 and is the shoulder specialist for Team New York Aquatics swim team. Dr. Catalano frequently gives national research presentations on hand and upper extremity surgery, and was named teacher of the year by the St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Orthopedic Surgery Program in 2005.


Orthopedic Surgery, Hand Surgery

Specializations/Clinical Interests
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Elbow Conditions
Hand/Wrist Fractures
Shoulder Conditions
Congenital Lower Extremity Conditions
Trigger Finger
Ganglion Cysts

Board Certification
American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, Surgery of the Hand

Medical School
New York University Medical School, New York, NY, 1994

Washington University/Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, MO, 1995‑1999

Hand Surgery, C.V. Starr Hand Surgery Center, St. Luke's‑Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY, 1999‑2000
Shoulder Service, Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, 1999
Pediatric Hand Surgery, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital, Dallas, TX, 7/99-9/99

Academic Appointment:
Assistant Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery,  Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

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