HandSport® Surgery Institute is the Manhattan, New York based practice of hand surgeons Mark E. Pruzansky, MD, a pioneer in the field of hand surgery, wrist surgery and elbow surgery, and Jason S. Pruzansky, MD, an expert hand and upper extremity surgeon noted for his work in traumatology, reconstructive and microsurgery. Our surgeons have special expertise in sports injuries of the hand wrist and elbow.
HandSport Surgery Institute is one of the country’s leading practices for minimally invasive surgery, providing patients with a quicker and less painful recuperation than with conventional surgeries. Wrist arthroscopic surgery and endoscopic carpal tunnel release are examples of the extensive experience Dr. Mark Pruzansky and Dr. Jason Pruzansky possess, with over 5,000 successful procedures completed to date. We are dedicated to optimizing our patients’ lifestyles. During every consultation and surgical procedure we focus on the details. Outcomes of both surgical and nonsurgical treatments are measured and compared using internationally recognized metrics.
Awarded Three Board Certifications – Hand surgery, Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, and Orthopaedic Surgery – Dr. Mark Pruzansky is one of very few elite surgeons in the U.S. and the world (2.1%, October, 2017) who have earned all of these distinctions and seamlessly blend the principles of sports medicine into the specialty of hand and upper extremity surgery. Conditions treated include: carpal tunnel syndrome, wrist fractures, ligament injuries of the hand and wrist, nonunions and arthritis, disorders and arthritis of the hand, wrist and thumb, tennis elbow, and nerve injuries of the hand and upper extremity, including the brachial plexus.
Dr. Jason S. Pruzansky specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of injuries and conditions of the hand, wrist, forearm and elbow. His expertise extends to integrating digital technology and orthopedic outcome measures to optimize non-surgical and surgical treatment regimens. Understanding that successful outcomes requires detailed comprehension of a patient’s occupation, sports, hobbies and personal goals, Dr. Pruzansky engages his patients with respect and detailed discussion during office visits to create their plan of care and maximize their performance.
Named one of the Tri-State region’s finest hand surgeons, Dr. Mark Pruzansky provides patients with innovative diagnostic and surgical techniques, as well as respect and compassion. Included among these techniques are wrist and microsurgical nerve reconstruction, arthroscopic hand and upper extremity surgery, and wrist fractures, and scaphoid nonunions. Complex reconstructions, including revision surgery, are referred to the practice for evaluation and treatment.
Dr. Jason Pruzansky utilizes minimally invasive surgical techniques for a range of treatments, from wrist ligament repair to endoscopic carpal tunnel release, allowing patients to have generally a less painful and faster recovery than conventional techniques. He has won numerous national awards, including scoring in the 100th percentile of all orthopaedic surgery residents nationally while at Mount Sinai Medical Center. He was recently named a SuperDoctors New York Rising Star for 2017.
Dr. Jason Pruzansky has also been recognized as a Diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners, is a member of the American Orthopaedic Association Emerging Leaders Program, recipient of Mount Sinai’s Shining Star Award for Excellence in Patient Care, and is board certified by The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He has been published frequently in leading medical journals and has presented nationally his clinical research.