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Matthew L. Buchalter, MD

Internal Medicine

About Dr. Buchalter

Dr. Buchalter was born in New York, NY and raised in the Riverdale neighborhood of the Bronx. He received his Bachelor of Science degree, graduating with distinction in 1999 from Cornell University. He received his MD degree from New York University in 2003. He then went on to complete his residency in Internal Medicine at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island in 2006. Following residency, he joined The Miriam Hospital in Providence as an Attending Physician for a year before coming to Hospital for Special Surgery.

Dr. Buchalter has been involved in the medical care of surgical patients at HSS being named an Assistant Attending Physician in 2007. He has a particular interest in quality and patient outcomes and serves on several hospital peer review committees. As a practitioner of perioperative medicine, he provides medical care for patients undergoing orthopedic surgery, commencing with the preoperative visit and continuing throughout the patient’s stay.

In addition to his role as Assistant Attending Physician at HSS, he holds the title of Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Weill Cornell Medical College.

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Assistant Attending Physician, Hospital for Special Surgery
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College


Internal Medicine, 2006


New York University School of Medicine


Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital


Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital

State Licensure


English, Spanish (some)

Publications by Dr. Buchalter

Selected Journal Articles


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 April 10, 2023, Dr. Buchalter 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.

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