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Brian Ward, MD, MHS

Philosophy of Care

My practice is dedicated to providing the highest quality care to all patients with respect, compassion and attention to detail. As one of the former team physicians for the New York Giants Football team and Iona College, I am passionate about sports medicine and the prevention and management of sports-related injuries. My educational experience at the Hospital for Special Surgery allows me to use evidence based medicine to treat injuries with state of the art techniques. My goal is to educate and involve each patient so together we can make the best decision for each individual, focusing on patient-centered care.

  • General

    SPECIALTIES

    • General Orthopaedics
    • Sports Medicine


    PATIENTS SEEN
    Accepts both children and adults


    LANGUAGES

    • English


    MEDICAL INTERESTS
    Arthroscopy of the shoulder, elbow, hip, and knee, meniscal repairs, ACL reconstruction, cartilage restoration, rotator cuff repairs, shoulder stabilization, platelet rich plasma (PRP) injections, total knee/hip arthroplasty, Tommy John elbow surgery, hip arthroscopy with labral repair/reconstruction.


    PERSONAL INTERESTS
    Family, basketball, football, skiing, friends, travel


  • Education

    EDUCATION
    School Howard University College of Medicine
    Graduation Date 05/2013
    Degree MD
    Honors Alpha Omega Alpha, Gold Humanism Honor Society

    RESIDENCY
    School Hospital for Special Surgery
    Title Orthopaedic Surgery Chief Resident

    FELLOWSHIPS
    School Hospital for Special Surgery
    Specialty Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery

  • Memberships

    • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    • International Society of Arthroscopy
    • Arthroscopy Associate of North America
    • Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Awards and Accolades

    Name Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society

    Name Gold Humanism Honor Society

  • Media/Published Articles

    • Ward BE, Dines JS. Patient-Specific Guides/Instrumentation in Shoulder Arthroplasty. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2018 Feb;47(2). doi: 10.12788/ajo.2018.0013. PubMed PMID: 29494718.
    • Ranawat A, Ward B, Swartwout E. Editorial Commentary: Safe Insertion of Acetabular Labral Anchors-Preventing and Detecting Subchondral and Far Cortical Perforations. Arthroscopy. 2019 Aug;35(8):2355-2357. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2019.05.028. PubMed PMID: 31395169.
Health Topics Posts
By Brian Ward, MD, MHS
As the leaves begin to fall and the air starts to chill, it’s time to prepare for the fall sports season. Sports are a great way to get the exercise you need while showing some school spirit, however, they are also a common culprit of injury. The best way to lead your team to victory this season is to stay on top of your health. To help you care for your body this fall, I’ve outlined some tips on how athletes can stay safe and healthy in every sport this season.

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