Dr. Roman Isaac is an orthopaedic surgeon with expertise in hand and upper extremity surgery. He has advanced training in both arthroscopic and open treatments of the upper extremity. While born in Russia, Dr. Isaac moved to the United States and was raised in Queens, NY.
After graduating from Hunter College with honors and a degree in Biophysics, he attended New York Medical College. He then completed an internship in General Surgery at the Level 1 Trauma Center of St. Vincent’s Hospital in New York City.
Subsequently, Dr. Isaac finished his Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at the world-renowned Rothman Institute of Thomas Jefferson University in Pennsylvania. His training includes surgical and non-surgical treatment of orthopaedic conditions in a variety of patients including professional athletes. After completing his residency, Dr. Isaac spent an additional year of fellowship training in surgery of the hand and upper extremity at Beth Israel Hand Surgery Center here in New York City. He has published in professional journals and co-authored a textbook chapter.
Dr Isaac specializes in all conditions of the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder. He has special interests in fracture surgeries, as well as nerve and tendon injuries. He is also fluent in the Russian language.