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Glenn A. Teplitz, MD
Specialty: Hand and Upper Extremity

Glenn A. Teplitz, MD, Vice Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Winthrop University Hospital, is also Chief of the Hospital's Hand Service. His expertise focuses on the diagnosis, conservative management and surgical treatment of hand and upper extremity disorders. Dr. Teplitz utilizes such state-of-the-art techniques such as arthroscopy to treat all ailments of the hand, wrist, and elbow, including such common conditions as carpal tunnel syndrome and trigger fingers, as well as complex fractures and sports-related injuries.
Education:

Medical School:
Tulane University , New Orleans, Lousiana

Residency:
University of Medicine & Dentistry, Newark, New Jersey
Fellowship:
Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York
Hand and Upper Extremity
Board Certification:
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 1996
Academic & Hospital Appointments:
Vice Chairman Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, New York Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery State University of New York Health Science Center Stony Brook, New York Director (Chief) of Hand Service Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola New York
Affiliations:
Winthrop University Hospital SUNY Health Science Center, Stony Brook Assistant Secretary/Treasurer Nassau Surgical Society
Honors and Awards:
Outstanding Orthopaedic Attending of the Year June 2005 Winthrop University Hospital Tulane Scholar Academic Deans List
Publications:
Lahav, A., Teplitz, G.A., McCormack, R. R.: Percutaneous Manipulation,Reduction and K-Wire Fixation of Depressed Intra-Articular Fractures of the Proximal Interphalangeal Joint, Am J. Orthop.2005 Feb;34(2):62-65 Khan, A.M., Ryan, M.G., Teplitz, G.A.: Bilateral Carpometacarpal Dislocations of the Thumb: Am J. Orthop.2003 Jan;32(1):38-41. Teplitz, G.A., McCormack, R.: Percutaneous Reduction and K-Wire Fixation of Impacted Intra-Articular Fractures of the Proximal Interphalangeal Joint. Winthrop University Hospital Medical Journal Affiliate of StateUniversity of New York School of Medicine,Stony Brook, New York 11794 Vol. 21, 1999, pg. 130-132. Review: MR features of benign and malignant masses of the hand and wrist. D. Winger MD, J.S. Luchs MD, G. Teplitz MD, K. Finzel MD, K. Math MD, S. Kenan MD. Educational Exhibit: 107th Annual Meeting of the American Roentgen Ray Society. Orlando, Fla. May 6-11, 2004. Joseph, S.A., Teplitz, G.A.: Pick-off fracture-An Intra-articular metacarpal head fracture. The Journal of Musculoskeletal Medicine, pp 599-601, August 2006. Review: MR features of benign and malignant masses of the hand and wrist. D. Winger MD, J.S. Luchs MD, G. Teplitz MD, K. Finzel MD, K. Math MD, S. Kenan MD. Educational Exhibit: RSNA, 92nd Scientific Assembly. Chicago, Illinois. Nov, 2006. Nelson, C. Levin, S., Teplitz, G.A.: Biomechanical Evaluation of Volar Locking Plates for Distal Radius Fractures. Podium Presentation American Association for Hand Surgery Annual Meeting, January 10-13, 2007 at the Westin Rio Mar Beach Golf Resort & Spa, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico.