Practice contact
(212) 606-1636
(212) 774-2605
525 East 71st Street
1st Floor
New York New York 10021
US
Frank A. Cordasco MD
Orthopaedic Surgeon - Sports Specialty
Orthopaedic Surgeon - Academic
Primary Practice: Hospital for Special Surgery - Belaire Building
Primary Hospital: Hospital for Special Surgery

Practice Contact

Office Address
525 East 71st Street
1st Floor
New York New York 10021
US
Phone
(212) 606-1636
Fax
(212) 774-2605

Clinical Expertise

Knee Injuries ACL Meniscus Tears Shoulder Arthroscopic Surgery Arthroscopic Knee Surgery Shoulder Reconstruction Knee Reconstruction

Biography

Dr. Frank A. Cordasco is an Attending Orthopedic Surgeon in the Sports Medicine Institute at HSS and a Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College. He was elected to the Presidential Line of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons and served as the 35th President from 2018-2019. Dr. Cordasco served as the Co-Medical Director of the Leon Root Motion Analysis Laboratory from 2001-2016 and as the Surgical Director of the HSS Ambulatory Surgery Center from 2001-2014. Dr. Cordasco specializes in surgery for sports-related injuries of the knee and shoulder. He has treated numerous professional athletes who are members of teams from outside the New York area and travel there to obtain his consultation and care. Dr. Cordasco has cared for many professional ballet and modern dancers with injuries unique to their career. The primary focus of Dr. Cordasco's practice includes ACL reconstruction, meniscus repair, and multi-ligament reconstruction in the pediatric, adolescent, and adult athlete; arthroscopic and open shoulder instability repair; labral repair for shoulder dislocation; latarjet reconstruction for shoulder dislocation; pectoralis major tendon repair; rotator cuff tendon repair; bicep tendon repair; clavicle fracture repair; AC joint separation repair and reconstruction; and patellar and quadriceps tendon repair. Dr. Cordasco's research and education activities parallel and complement these clinical areas of expertise. Dr. Cordasco has received the Charles S. Neer II Award three times (1990, 2003, 2006) for recognition of outstanding clinical research in the field of shoulder surgery and he is the author of numerous peer-reviewed research articles and book chapters. He has been a member of the course faculty of countless national and international professional meetings and educational programs throughout the last decade. Dr. Cordasco is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and has a Subspecialty Certificate in Orthopedic Sports Medicine.
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Primary Practice

Primary practice
Hospital for Special Surgery - Belaire Building

Hospital Affiliations

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PRIMARY HOSPITAL
Hospital for Special Surgery
(212) 606-1236
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NEW YORK PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL - NEW YORK WEILL CORNELL CENTER
(212) 746-5454

Education & Training

FELLOWSHIP
New York Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia Campus
RESIDENCY
New York Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia Campus
INTERNSHIP
University of Arizona
MEDICAL / PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School