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Frances Cuomo, MD
Chief, Division of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, Department of Orthopedics, Mount Sinai Beth Israel
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Affiliated with:
Mount Sinai Beth Israel
Medical SpecialtyOrthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
Sports Medicine
Clinical Interests
Rotator Cuff
Shoulder Surgery
Shoulder Replacement
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Board CertificationsAmerican Board of Orthopedic Surgeons, 1991; Recertified, 2000
Medical SchoolNew York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, 1983
Residency TrainingOrthopedic Surgery, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY, 1984‑1988
FellowshipShoulder and Elbow Surgery, Columbia‑Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY, 1988‑1989
From the doctorFrances Cuomo, M.D. is the Chief of Shoulder Service and Director of the Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Mount Sinai Beth Israel. 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.

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.

Dr. Cuomo was named in the 2011 edition of Castle Connolly’s “Top Doctors: New York Metro Area.” In late 2011, she was named to the list "65 Outstanding Shoulder Surgeons and Specialists," released by Becker's Orthopedic, Spine & Pain Management Review.

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