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Dr. Lana Kang, Orthopedic Surgeon

Daniel A. Osei, MD, MSc


Orthopedic Surgery, Hand and Upper Extremity
Dr. Lana Kang, Orthopedic Surgeon

Daniel A. Osei, MD, MSc


523 East 72nd Street
New York, NY, 10021

Tel: 212-606-1435
Fax: 212-774-7320

523 East 72nd Street
New York, NY, 10021

Tel: 212-606-1435
Fax: 212-774-7320

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Dr. Daniel Osei is a dedicated clinician who treats a wide range of clinical problems affecting the hands, wrists, forearms, and elbows, from simple to complex. He also treats peripheral nerve injuries and other nerve conditions in the upper and lower extremities.

Dr. Osei received his undergraduate degree from Princeton University, where he played soccer on the men's soccer team. He then received his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania prior to completing his orthopedic residency at Hospital for Special Surgery. Dr. Osei completed his fellowship training in hand surgery at Washington University in St. Louis and also received additional training in microvascular surgery at the world-renowned Chang Gung Memorial Hospital in Taiwan.

In addition to patient care, Dr. Osei is also dedicated to advancing the science behind the care of patients with disorders of the hand and upper extremity. Following his hand fellowship at Washington University, he spent two years completing his MSc degree in Clinical Investigation and statistics. He is focused on producing high-quality clinical outcomes and epidemiological research.

He has authored numerous articles and his research is currently funded by several research grants, including those from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the US Department of Defense. He has given numerous research and clinical practice related talks and educational lectures nationally and internationally, and has won many awards, including the 2015 ASSH Richard H. Gelberman Scholar Award. Dr. Osei is committed to using the highest quality clinical research evidence to improve patient care and surgical outcomes for all of his patients.

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Appointments

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

Specialty

Awards

Excellence in Education Award, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, 2014-2016
ASSH Richard H. Gelberman Scholar Travel Award, 2015
ASSH Annual Meeting, top 8 paper, 2015 ORS/OREF/AAOS New Investigator Workshop, 2015
ASSH Young Leaders Program, 2014
Attending Physician Excellence in Education Award, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, 2014
Faculty Diversity Scholar, Washington University School of Medicine, 2012
J. Robert Gladden Orthopedic Society PGY 5 Scholarship Recipient, 2011
AAOS Annual Meeting Scientific Exhibit, Honorable Mention for award of Excellence, 2011
AOA Emerging Leaders Program, 2010
Distinguished Housestaff Award for All-Around Excellence, New York Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, 2010-2011
AOA Resident Leadership Forum, 2010
William G. Munns Memorial Prize, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2006
Meigs Merit Scholarship, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2002-2006

Affiliations

American Society for Surgery of the Hand
Orthopedic Trauma Association
American Society for Surgery of the Hand
American Academy for Orthopedic Surgery

Languages

English

Insurance Information

Aetna
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO HMO POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathway
Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathway Enhanced
Cigna
Connecticare
Emblem Selectcare
HIP
Medicare
Oxford
Oxford Medicare
United Healthcare
United Healthcare Compass

Please do not hesitate to contact our office if you have questions regarding your insurance coverage. You may still have coverage subject to the availability of 'out-of-network' benefits.

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Dr. Osei accepts the following insurance plans:

Aetna
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO HMO POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathway
Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathway Enhanced
Cigna
Connecticare
Emblem Selectcare
HIP
Medicare
Oxford
Oxford Medicare
United Healthcare
United Healthcare Compass

Please note, if your insurance is not on this list, you may still have coverage subject to the availability of out-of-network benefits.

If you do not wish to go out-of-network, our Physician Referral Service will help you find an appropriate doctor.

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Education

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Internship

Weill Cornell/Hospital for Special Surgery

Residency

Hospital for Special Surgery

Fellowship

Washington University School of Medicine

Certification

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
Subspecialty Certificate in Surgery of the Hand

State Licensure

New York, Missouri

Selected Publications

Osei DA, Groves AP, Bommarito K, Ray WZ. Cubital Tunnel Syndrome: Incidence and Demographics in a National Administrative Database. Neurosurgery 2017; 80(3):417-420.

An TW, Evanoff BA, Boyer MI, Osei DA. The Prevalence of Cubital Tunnel Syndrome: A Cross-sectional study in a United States Metropolitan Cohort. J Bone Joint Surgery Am 2017; 99(5):408-416.

Kazmers NH, Hippensteel KJ, Calfee RP, Wall LB, Boyer MI, Goldfarb CA, Gelberman RH, Osei DA. Locking Plate Arthrodesis Compares Favorably with LRTI for Thumb Trapeziometacarpal Arthrosis: Early Outcomes from a Longitudinal Cohort Study. HSS J. 2017; 13(1):54-60.

Osei DA, Rebehn KA, Boyer MI. Soft-tissue Defects After Total Knee Arthroplasty: Management and Reconstruction. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2016; 24:769-779.

Park KW, Boyer MI, Gelberman RH, Calfee RP, Stepan JG, Osei DA. Simultaneous Bilateral Versus Staged Bilateral Carpal Tunnel Release: A Cost-effectiveness Analysis. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2016; 24:796-804.

Dy CJ, Baty J, Saeed MJ, Olsen MA, Osei DA. A Population-Based Analysis of Time to Surgery and Travel Distances for Brachial Plexus Surgery. J Hand Surg Am. 2016 Sep; 41(9):903-909.

Knutsen EJ, Calfee RP, Chen R, Goldfarb CA, Osei DA. Factors Associated With Surgical Treatment of Lateral Epicondylitis. Am J Sports Med 2015; 43:2133-2137.

Krogue JD, Aleem, AW, Osei DA, Goldfarb CA, Calfee RP. Predictors of Surgical Revision After In-situ Decompression of the Ulnar Nerve. J Should Elbow Surg 2015; 24(4):634-639.

Osei DA, Calfee RP, Stepan JG, Boyer MI, Goldfarb CA, Gelberman RH. Simultaneous bilateral versus unilateral carpal tunnel release; a prospective cohort study of early outcomes and limitations. J Bone Joint Surg Am 2014; 96(11):889-896.

Osei DA, Stepan JG, Calfee RP, Thomopoulos S, Boyer MI, Potter R, Gelberman RH. The effect of suture caliber and core strands on intrasynovial flexor tendon repair: A biomechanical study in human cadaver. J Hand Surg Am 2014; 39(2):262-268.

For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.

Selected Presentations

The Role of Patient Demographics and Diagnostic Testing in the Surgical Decision Making for Treatment of McGowan Grade 1 and 2 Cubital Tunnel Syndrome. Annual Meeting of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Resident and Fellows Conference, Austin, September 2016.

Comparative Morbidity of Cubital Tunnel Surgeries: A Prospective Cohort Study. Annual Meeting of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Seattle, September 2015.

Outcomes of Acute versus Subacute Scapholunate Ligament Repair. Annual Meeting of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Seattle, September 2015.

An Epidemiologic Perspective on Scaphoid Fracture Treatment and Frequency of Nonunion. Annual Meeting of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Seattle, September 2015.

Simultaneous Bilateral versus Staged Unilateral Carpal Tunnel Release: A Cost Effectiveness Analysis. Annual Meeting of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Boston, September 2014.

Time to Surgery in the Treatment of Lateral Epicondylitis: A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis. Annual Meeting of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Boston, September 2014.

Effect of Perioperative Celecoxib on Postoperative Opioid Use Following Hand Surgery. Annual Meeting of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Boston, September 2014.