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Frances Cuomo, MD
Chief, Division of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, Department of Orthopedics, Beth Israel
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American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons, 1991; Recertified, 2000
New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, 1983
Orthopedic Surgery, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY, 1984-1988
Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY, 1988-1989
Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
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Frances Cuomo, M.D. is the Chief of Shoulder Service and Director of the Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Beth Israel Medical Center. 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.
To learn more about Dr. Frances Cuomo, visit
10 Union Square East, Suite 3M
New York NY 10003
*All Board Certifications and Subspecialty Certifications are granted by The American Board of Medical Specialties, unless otherwise noted.
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