Aaron Daluiski, MD

Dr. Aaron Daluiski is a clinician-scientist specializing in Hand and Upper Extremity surgery. He received his medical degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, and completed his clinical training in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at UCLA. Dr. Daluiski has also completed a research fellowship concentrating on the molecular aspects of limb development and bone biology. He has completed the Hand and Upper Extremity clinical fellowship at Hospital for Special Surgery. His current research interests include the isolation and study of genes involved with fracture healing and limb development.

Appointments

Assistant Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon, Hospital for Special Surgery
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College
Chief of Hand Service, New York-Presbyterian Hospital

Specialty

Subspecialty

Elbow
Hand
Wrist
Nerve
Pediatrics

Special Expertise

Hand, wrist, and elbow disorders
Fractures of the upper extremity
Carpal tunnel syndrome
Arthritis of the upper extremity
Elbow Pain
Pediatric hand surgery

Conditions Treated:
syndactyly
webbed fingers
amniotic band syndrome
absent radius
radial club hand
absent ulna
symphalangism
polydactyly
hypoplastic thumb
small thumb
Amelia
Brachial plexus birth palsy
Hereditary exostosis
Osteogenesis imperfect
Cerebral palsy
Camptodactyly
Clinodactyly
Ciliopathy
Fused fingers
burn injuries in children's hands

Awards

Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honors Society
Sigma Pi Sigma Physics Honors Society
Stafford L. Warren Medal (Outstanding Academic Achievement), UCLA School of Medicine
Hewlett-Packard Award for Top Medical Graduate, UCLA School of Medicine

Affiliations

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Society for Surgery of the Hand

Specialized Centers

Insurances Accepted

Aetna
Blue Cross HMO POS
Blue Cross PPO
Oxford
United Healthcare

If Dr. Daluiski does not participate with your particular insurance plan, you may still have coverage subject to the availability of 'out-of-network' benefits. Please do not hesitate to contact our office if you have questions regarding your insurance coverage.

Education

MD, UCLA Medical School, Los Angeles, California

Internship

UCLA, Department of General Surgery, Los Angeles, California

Residency

UCLA, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Los Angeles, California

Fellowship

UCLA, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Research Fellowship, Los Angeles, California
Hospital for Special Surgery, Hand and Microvascular Surgery Fellowship, New York

Certification

Board Certified, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery 2005
CAQ Hand

State Licensure

New York

Aaron Daluiski, MD has contributed to the following articles on HSS.edu:

Editorial Appointments

Reviewer; Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research
Reviewer; Journal of Orthopedic Research

Selected Publications

Liu SH, Daluiski A, Kabo JM. (1995) The effects of thigh soft-tissue stiffness on the control of anterior tibial displacement by functional knee orthoses. J. Rehab. Res. Devel. 32 (2): 135-140

Daluiski A, Seeger LL, Doberneck SA, Finerman GAM, Eckardt JJ. (1995) A case of juxta-articular myxoma of the knee. Skel. Rad. 24: 389-391.

Daluiski A, Rahbar B, Meals RA. (1997) Russellís Sign; subtle hand changes in patients with bulimia nervosa. Clin. Ortho. Rel. Res. 343: 107-109.

Daluiski A, Kuhns CA, Jackson KR, Lieberman JR. (1998) Publication rate of abstracts presented at the annual meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society. J. Orthopaedic Res. 16 (6): 645-649

Lieberman JR, Daluiski A, Stevenson S, Wu L, McAllister P, Lee Y, Kabo JM, Finerman GAM, Berk AJ, Witte ON. (1999) The effect of regional gene therapy with Bone Morphogenetic Protein-2 producing bone marrow cells on the repair of segmental femoral defects in rats. JBJS 81 (7): 905-917.

Jackson, K.R., Daluiski, A., and Kay, R.M. (2000) Publication rate of abstracts presented at the annual meeting of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America. J. Ped. Ortho 20 (1): 2-6.

Engstrand, T., Daluiski, A., Bahamonde, M., Melhus, H., and Lyons, K.M. (2000) Transient production of bone morphogenetic protein 2 by allogeneic transplanted transduced cells induces bone formation. Human Gene Therapy 11(1): 205-11.

Jackson, K.R., Porrino, J.A., Tan, V., Daluiski A. (2003) Reference accuracy in The Journal of Hand Surgery. J. Hand Surgery 28(3):377-80

Tan V, Pope J, Daluiski A, Capo JT, Weiland AJ. (2004) The V-sling: a modified medial intermuscular septal sling for anterior transposition of the ulnar nerve. . J. Hand Surgery 29(2):325-327.

Mintz MB, Sowers R, Brown KM, Hilmer SC, Mazza B, Huvos AG, Meyers PA, Lafleur B, McDonough WS, Henry MM, Ramsey KE, Antonescu CR, Chen W, Healey JH, Daluiski A, Berens ME, Macdonald TJ, Gorlick R, Stephan DA. (2005) An expression signature classifies chemotherapy-resistant pediatric osteosarcoma. Cancer Res. 65(5):1748-1754.

For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.

Research Description

We are currently involved with several projects involving fracture healing. Using gene chip technology we are exploring the molecular mechanisms for fracture healing in order to improve clinical care for our patients with fractures.

Research Interests

Molecular biology of fracture healing
Development of the limb
Thumb arthritis
Wrist fractures
Elbow stiffness

Clinical Trials

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Dr. Aaron Daluiski, Orthopedic Surgeon

Contact Information

Office Locations

East River Professional Building
4th Floor
523 East 72nd Street
New York, NY 10021

Tel: 212.606.1284
Fax: 212.288.8260

Mailing Address

Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th Street
New York, New York 10021

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