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Aaron Daluiski, MD

Lerner Children's Pavilion at Hospital for Special Surgery logoHand and Upper Extremity, Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
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About Dr. Daluiski


Dr. Aaron Daluiski is a clinician-scientist specializing in adult and pediatric 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.


Specialized Centers

Center for Brachial Plexus and Traumatic Nerve Injury
Children and Adolescent Hand and Arm (CHArm) Center
Congenital Hand and Arm Differences

Special Expertise

Adult and Pediatric:
Hand, wrist, and elbow disorders
Fractures of the upper extremity
Carpal tunnel syndrome
Arthritis of the upper extremity
Elbow pain
Hand surgery

Conditions Treated:
Webbed fingers
Amniotic band syndrome
Absent radius
Radial club hand
Absent ulna
Hypoplastic thumb
Small thumb
Brachial plexus birth palsy
Hereditary exostosis
Osteogenesis imperfect
Cerebral palsy
Fused fingers
Burn injuries in children's hands

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Associate Attending Orthopedic Surgeon, Hospital for Special Surgery
Associate Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College
Associate Attending Orthopedic Surgeon, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital


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


Board Certified, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery 2005
CAQ Hand


Castle Connolly Top Doctor - 10 Years
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors, 2016-2020
Castle Connolly Top Doctors in New York Metro Area, 2014-2022
New York Magazine Top Doctors, 2013-2022
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honors Society
Sigma Pi Sigma Physics Honors Society
UCLA School of Medicine Stafford L. Warren Medal (Outstanding Academic Achievement)
UCLA School of Medicine Hewlett-Packard Award for Top Medical Graduate


MD, UCLA Medical School, Los Angeles, California


UCLA, Department of General Surgery, Los Angeles, California


UCLA, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Los Angeles, California


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

State Licensure



For My Patients

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Surgical Locations

Dr. Daluiski performs surgery at the following locations:

Publications by Dr. Daluiski

Patient Education

Selected Journal Articles

Editorial Appointments

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


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 / Research Studies

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.

Below are the healthcare industry relationships reported by Dr. Daluiski as of June 19, 2023.

  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand - Board Member
  • ArmadilloMD - Ownership Interest
  • HS2, LLC - Ownership Interest
  • HSS ASC of Manhattan, LLC - Ownership Interest
  • Imagen Technologies - Board Member; Consultant; Ownership Interest
  • Pediatric Hand International Society of Surgeons - Board Member
  • The Journal of Hand Surgery - Author

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.

Patients should feel free to ask their HSS physicians questions about these relationships.