Paul Issack, M.D.
Adult Reconstructive Joint Surgery, Spinal Surgery, Trauma Surgery
Dr. Issack is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is a member of the American Orthopaedic Association, the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, the North American Spine Society, the Orthopaedic Trauma Association and the Orthopaedic Research Society. He has authored over 50 publications and abstracts on the topics of joint replacement, spinal reconstruction and trauma surgery in peer reviewed orthopaedic journals and textbooks, and has lectured on the above topics at national and regional scientific meetings. Dr. Issack specializes in adult reconstructive joint surgery, adult and pediatric spinal surgery and trauma surgery.
Dr. Issack completed a medical scientist training program earning Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees from the New York University Graduate School of Arts and Science as well as a Doctor of Medicine degree from the New York University School of Medicine. He then completed internship and residency training in orthopaedic surgery at the New York University Medical Center-Hospital for Joint Diseases/Bellevue Hospital in New York City. He then completed clinical fellowship training in Metabolic Bone Diseases/Orthopaedic Oncology, Adult Reconstructive Joint Surgery, Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery and Spine/Scoliosis Surgery, all at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. Dr. Issack is an attending orthopaedic surgeon at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. He currently serves as Chief of the Divisions of Adult Reconstructive Joint Surgery and Orthopaedic Trauma for New York Downtown Orthopaedic Associates at New York-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital. He has had an active role in resident and medical student education and holds the title of Clinical Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College/Cornell University. He also educates U.S. and international trauma fellows in his role as Director of the AO Trauma Fellowship at New York-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital. In addition, Dr. Issack performs emergent trauma surgeries in multiple level 1 trauma centers in the New York area including New York-Presbyterian/Queens in Flushing, NY, New York University Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY, and Richmond University Medical Center in Staten Island, NY.