Robert N. Hotchkiss, MD

Dr. Robert Hotchkiss specializes in the treatment of elbow injuries (arthritis and contractures in both children and adults), hand and wrist injuries and arthritis, and vascular disorders of the hand. He is Medical Director of Clinical Research, Director of Research in the Hand & Upper Extremity Service, and Director of Translational and External Initiatives at Hospital for Special Surgery. An Associate Attending Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Hotchkiss has also received additional certification in Orthopedic Hand Surgery.


Medical Director of Clinical Research, Hospital for Special Surgery
Director of Research, Hand & Upper Extremity Service, Hospital for Special Surgery
Director of Translational and External Initiatives, Hospital for Special Surgery
Associate Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon, Hospital for Special Surgery
Associate Professor of Surgery (Orthopaedics), Weill Cornell Medical College
Consultant in Orthopedic Surgery, Burke Rehabilitation Hospital


Special Expertise

Elbow injuries, arthritis and contractures in adults and children
Injuries and arthritis of the hand and wrist
Vascular disorders of the hand


"Best Doctors in New York," New York magazine, 2009, 2010, 2011

Specialized Centers

Insurances Accepted

Medicare (Status: Non-par using Medicare Limited Fee Schedule)

If your particular insurance plan is not listed, 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.


MD, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland


Johns Hopkins Hospital


Johns Hopkins Hospital, Orthopedic Research Fellow
Mayo Clinic, Orthopedic Biomechanics Visiting Fellow
Raymond M. Curtis Hand Center, Union Memorial Hospital, Hand and Microvascular Fellow


American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certificate of Added Qualification Hand Surgery

State Licensure

New York, Connecticut

Robert N. Hotchkiss, MD has contributed to the following educational materials:

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Selected Publications

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Dr. Robert Hotchkiss, Orthopedic Surgeon

Contact Information

Office Locations

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

Tel: 212.606.1964
Fax: 212.288.8260

Mailing Address

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

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