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Talia R. Chapman, MD

Hand and Upper Extremity Surgeon
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About Dr. Chapman


Dr. Talia R. Chapman is an Assistant Attending Orthopedic Surgeon at HSS specializing in orthopedic conditions and trauma of the hand and upper extremity. Her focus is the treatment of hand, wrist, forearm, and elbow injuries as well as fractures, degenerative conditions and benign tumors. At Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, she specializes in the treatment of upper extremity bone and soft tissue tumors as well as limb salvage and reconstructive procedures.

A New York City native, Dr. Chapman received her undergraduate education at Princeton University, attended medical school at Columbia University, and completed her orthopedic surgery residency training at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia. She received fellowship training in hand and upper extremity surgery at HSS and additional fellowship training in orthopedic oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. 

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Special Expertise

Trauma/injuries to the hand, wrist, and forearm
Upper extremity bone and soft tissue tumors
Limb salvage and reconstruction

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Assistant Attending Orthopedic Surgeon, Hospital for Special Surgery
Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College 
Assistant Attending Orthopedic Surgeon, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
Assistant Attending, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center


Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society


Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, 2014


Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 2015


Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 2019


Hand and Upper Extremity, Hospital for Special Surgery, 2020
Orthopedic Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 2021

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Research Interests

  • Evaluating the role of immunologic surveillance and modulation in the diagnostic, prognostic, therapeutic, and reconstructive aspects of upper extremity sarcomas
  • Evaluating the role of T-cell exhaustion in chronic orthopedic infections
  • Evaluating the risk factors and hazards of biopsies in the hand as well as the progression-free and overall survival after resection of soft tissue sarcoma in the hand
  • Evaluating the clinical significance of a local recurrence of soft tissue sarcoma
  • Evaluating pain outcomes after ray amputations using targeted muscle reinnervation

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 May 11, 2024, Dr. Chapman 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.