• Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Arthritis Management
    (Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis)
  • Wrist Arthroscopy
  • Tendon Transfers
  • Hand Infections
  • Hand, Wrist & Elbow Trauma
  • Microvascular Surgery
  • Sports Injury Managementof the Hand, Wrist and Elbow
  • Performing Arts Medicine
  • Fingertip Injuries

Leo M Rozmaryn, MD

Orthopaedic Hand & Upper Limb Surgeon

Leo M Rozmaryn, MD

Leo M. Rozmaryn, M.D., is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon, with specialized fellowship training in reconstructive surgery of the hand and upper extremity and microvascular surgery. He also has a special interest in performing arts medicine. A native of New York City, Dr. Rozmaryn graduated from Queens College in 1977. He was the recipient of the Arthur Colwin Award for Academic Achievement in Biology, and the City University of New York’s Dr. Jonas E. Salk Scholarship. In 1981, he concluded his medical school training at the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University, New York. After fulfilling six years of surgical and orthopaedic training at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Dr. Rozmaryn completed a combined fellowship training in hand and microvascular surgery at the Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center/New York Orthopaedic Hospital in New York City. Dr. Rozmaryn has attained the highest distinction in his specialty as a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and as an elected active member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. He is also a past President of the National Capital Society for Surgery of the Hand, and Adjunct Assistant Professor at Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland. Board Certified in orthopaedics and recertified with additional qualifications for surgery of the hand. Dr Rozmaryn served as Chief of Orthopaedics at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital for 2005-2006. Dr. Rozmaryn has been selected by the Washingtonian Magazine as one of it's "Top Doctors" for the past nine years, and has just been selected by the Washington Post as one of it's "Super Doctors."

Dr. Rozmaryn has participated in three disaster relief missions. First in 2005, he was in the first wave of volunteers flown down with the Maryland Air National Guard to New Orleans immediately after Hurricane Katrina and participated in setting up emergency outpatient clinics that treated 6,000 patients. The following year, Dr. Rozmaryn organized an emergency mission to help rebuild devastated villages in northern Israel immediately following the Lebanon war. In 2010, Dr. Rozmaryn was again spurred to action after the earthquake in Haiti, where he worked as an orthopaedic trauma surgeon at the University of Miami's Project MediShare field hospital in Port-au-Prince.

Dr. Rozmaryn currently sits on the Ethics and Professionalism Committee of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, and has just published a paper entitled: "Decency, Honor, and the Law in the Doctor/Patient Relationship".

Medical licenses

    State of Maryland Washington, D.C.

    Certification

    July 1991 Diplomat, The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

    February 1993 Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

    September 1992 Certificate of Added Qualification in Surgery for the Hand – American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery – Recertified

    January 2012 Recertified

    January 2002 American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Combined Hand & Orthopaedic Exams – Recertified

    Education

    Undergraduate Queens College
    B.S. Degree
    1973 – 1977

    Medical School Columbia University
    College of Physicians and Surgeons
    M.D. Degree
    1977 – 1981

    Board Exam National Board of Medical Examiners, Parts 1, 2, & 3 1983

    Internship Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center 1981 – 1982

    Residencies Bronx Municipal Hospital Center
    Jacoby Hospital General Surgery
    1982 – 1983

      Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center Orthopedics 1983 – 1987

      Bronx Municipal Hospital Center
    Jacoby Hospital Orthopedics
    1983 – 1987

      Hospital of the Albert Einstein Medical Center Orthopedics 1983 – 1987

      North Central Bronx Hospital Orthopedics 1983 – 1988

    Fellowships Senior Annie C. Kane
    Fellow in Hand and Microvascular Surgery
    Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
    1987 – 1988

      Columbia University Completed 100 hour laboratory course
    In microsurgery at College of Physicians and Surgeons
    Columbia University, Harold M. Dick, M.D., Director
    1987 – 1988

    Academic Title Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
    Uniformed Services University of Health Science Center
    1996-Present

     

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