HandSport® Surgery Institute is the Manhattan based practice of Mark E. Pruzansky, MD, a pioneer in the field of Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery and Sports Injuries. As one of the country’s leading practitioners of Minimally Invasive Surgery, most patients have a quicker and less painful recuperation than with conventional surgery. Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release is just one representative example of his extensive experience, it alone includes over 3,000 cases.
Named one of the Tri-State region’s finest hand surgeons in U.S. News & World Report magazine’s medical peer-reviewed “Best Doctors” issue, 2013, Dr. 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 Surgery of the Hand and Upper Extremity, and Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injections for Tendonitis. Complex reconstructions, including Revision Surgery, are referred to the practice for evaluation and treatment.
Awarded Three Board Certifications – Hand Surgery, Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, and Orthopaedic Surgery – Dr. Pruzansky is one of a group of very few elite surgeons in the U.S. and the world (1.4%, June 2010) 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: wrist injuries, disorders of the hand, arthritis of the hand, wrist and thumb, tennis elbow, rotator cuff injuries, and labral injuries.
Dr. Pruzansky currently treats professional fighters, hockey and football players, and is eager to collaborate with the sports, business and hospitality communities at large to educate its members about the importance of preventative measures and to provide counsel and treatment in instances of injury.