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About Dr. Bertram

Dr. Matthew Bertram is a board certified anesthesiologist at HSS. Having completed his residency training at Weill Cornell Medical Center and Hospital for Special Surgery in 2005, he embarked on a career focused on enhancing patient care from his early days as a Clinical Instructor of Anesthesia at Weill Cornell Medical Center to a 14-year tenure at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco.

As Director of Regional Anesthesia and Acute Perioperative Pain Management, Dr. Bertram played a pivotal role in establishing the CPMC Fast Track Total Joint Pathway and implementing ambulatory total joint replacement in multiple outpatient centers, revolutionizing orthopedic care for enhanced efficiency and patient convenience. He also served as a Senior Team Leader on the Liver Transplant Team.

After returning to New York City, Dr. Bertram led as Director of Anesthesia for Gramercy Surgery Center in Manhattan and Queens, while simultaneously serving as Vice Chair for Optum Tristate Department of Anesthesiology. His professional interests include advancing anesthesia techniques for total joint replacement in the ambulatory setting and participating in orthopedic medical missions in developing countries.


Special Expertise

Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia
Ambulatory Anesthesia

Patient Stories


This provider is currently in the process of joining the networks of many commercial insurance plans and should show as a participating provider soon.

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Assistant Attending Anesthesiologist, Hospital for Special Surgery
Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Weill Cornell Medical College


American Society of Anesthesiologists
New York State Society of Anesthesiologists


Diplomate American Board of Anesthesiology


Sadel Wortis Klein Award - Excellence in Clinical Performance, New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 2005
Resident Award for Clinical Excellence in Regional Anesthesia, Hospital for Special Surgery, 2005


Medical: University of Minnesota School of Medicine, 2001
Internship: Hennepin County Medical Center, 2002
Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College, 2005

State Licensure



For My Patients

Publications by Dr. Bertram


Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

HSS has a long history of supporting appropriate relationships with industry because they advance HSS's mission to provide the highest quality patient care, improve patient mobility, and enhance the quality of life for all, and to advance the science of orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and their related disciplines through research and education.

As of February 23, 2024, Dr. Bertram reported no relationships with the healthcare industry.

HSS and its physicians make this information available to patients and the public, thus creating a transparent environment for those who are interested in this information. Further, the HSS Conflicts of Interest and Commitment Policy prohibits physicians from collecting royalties on products they develop that are used on patients at HSS.