Sheref E. Hassan, MD

Sheref E. Hassan, MD

Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

Dr. Hassan treats acute and chronic Orthopaedic conditions and specializes in Sports Medicine and minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery. He earned his bachelor of arts degree magnum cum laude in biology from Columbia University. He was awarded his medical degree for Albert Einstein College of Medicine and went on to an orthopaedic surgery residency program at Albert Einstein College of Medicine’s Montefiore and Jacobi Medical Centers. He completed the Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship Program at Medstar Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore, MD. He subsequently joined Mount Sinai Hospital’s Brooklyn Heights Medical Group where he served as an attending physician and clinical instructor for Mount Sinai Health System and directed the orthopaedic department in Brooklyn Heights.

His specialty training included medical and orthopaedic team coverage for the Baltimore Ravens in the National Football League, the Washington Nationals in Major League Baseball, the Baltimore Blast in the Major Indoor Soccer League, and many collegiate sports teams.

Dr. Hassan has several orthopaedic publications and has written a book chapter regarding elbow throwing injuries. His bio-mechanical research on the elbow’s ulnar collateral ligament was featured and was presented by him at the annual meeting for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, as well as the annual meeting for the Arthroscopy Association of North America. He was elected as one of the top residents in his class and chosen to represent his residency at The American Orthopaedic Association’s Resident Leadership Forum. Some of his other awards include winning first place in his residency’s Annual Selznick Memorial Alumni Day Presentations for top research presentation, the Resident Anatomy Award and Scholarship, and winning the prestigious American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons’ Research Grant while in fellowship.

Dr. Hassan’s clinical interests are the surgical and non-surgical treatment of orthopaedic conditions and injuries that include but are not limited to general orthopaedics, minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery, sports injuries, ACL tears, meniscus tears, rotator cuff tears, elbow ligament injuries, cartilage injuries, tendon tears, injections, regenerative medicine, and other joint complaints.

He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is a member of The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, the Arthroscopy Association of North America, and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Conditions Treated

Our orthopaedic surgeon focuses on surgical and nonsurgical treatment of orthopedic conditions and injuries that include, but are not limited to:

  • ACL tears
  • Ankle injuries
  • Arthritis
  • Cartilage injuries
  • Elbow injuries
  • Elbow ligament tears
  • Elbow tendinitis
  • Fractures
  • Knee conditions and injuries
  • Knee sprains
  • Knee / patella dislocations
  • Ligament injuries
  • Meniscus tears
  • Overuse injuries
  • Patella chondromalacia / Patella-femoral syndrome
  • Rotator cuff tears in the shoulder
  • Shoulder dislocations
  • Shoulder instability
  • Shoulder labral injuries
  • Shoulder separation / AC joint injuries
  • Sports related injuries
  • Tendinitis
  • Tendon tears (Achilles, Biceps, Pectoralis, Hamstring, etc.)

Our Services

Dr. Hassan is an orthopaedic surgeon specialist who can help you effectively manage surgical and non-surgical treatment of orthopedic conditions and injuries. We provide excellent care for the following:

  • ACL reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic surgery of the ankle, knee, shoulder
  • Cartilage restoration surgery
  • Elbow ligament reconstruction
  • Evaluation for surgical and non-surgical treatment of acute and chronic orthopaedic conditions and injuries
  • Fracture bracing/casting
  • Fracture repair surgery
  • Hyaluronic acid/viscosupplementation injections
  • Joint aspirations and injections
  • Knee ligament repair or reconstruction
  • Medical therapies
  • Regenerative medicine (PRP, stem cells, etc.)
  • Rotator cuff repairs
  • Shoulder labral repairs
  • Shoulder stabilization
  • Tendon repairs (Achilles, Biceps, Pectoralis, Hamstring, etc.)

The Staff

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Brian Druker, MBA

Executive Director

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Roxana Peeke

Medical Billing

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Rita Rothenberg

Office Manager

Marissa Rathee

Patient Care Coordinator

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Sandra Nicolai

Surgical Coordinator

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Paulina Puk

Adminstrative Assistant

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Kimberly Kurimsky

Patient Services

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Brittney Almodovar

Patient Services


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