Ira H. Kirschenbaum, MD
CHAIRMAN OF DEPARTMENT OF ORTHOPEDICS
Dr. Kirschenbaum is the chairman of orthopaedics at Bronx Lebanon Hospital and specializes in hip and knee replacement, complex revision surgery, major hip and knee surgery,and joint trauma surgery of all the joints.
Dr. Kirschenbaum practices at the Bronxcare Orthopaedic offices and operates at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital as well as NYU-Hospital for Joint Diseases in Manhattan.
Having performed thousands of joint replacement procedures, Dr. Kirschenbaum was awarded the prestigious Vohs Award for Quality. In 1994, when he was Chief of Reconstructive Surgery for Kaiser Permanente in the Northeast region, he was awarded the distinction for development of a nationally recognized hip and knee replacement program.
In addition to surgery Dr. Kirschenbaum is a leader in health information technology and one of the founding members of Medscape Orthopaedics. The following year he Spent Developing Medscape Orthopaedics he became the national health professional orthopaedics for WebMD. During that time he wrote two patient blogs and moderated the patient message board on joint replacement.
Dr. Kirschenbaum was formerly the National Health Professional for the Joint Replacement Community and Message Board of:
Dr. Kirschenbaum has been rated Top Surgeon by The Consumers' Research Council of America.
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