Dr. Edward A. Athanasian is Chief of the Hand and Upper Extremity Service and works primarily with orthopedic trauma and orthopedic conditions of the hand. He specializes in the treatment of upper extremity bone and soft tissue tumors, and in limb salvage and reconstruction. While attaining his medical education, Dr. Athanasian attended some of the finest institutions of higher learning, including Harvard and Columbia Universities. Additionally, he received training at some of the nation's best hospitals, including Boston's Beth Israel Hospital, Mayo Clinic, Memorial Sloan-Kettering, and Hospital for Special Surgery. Dr. Athanasian was born and raised in eastern Long Island and is currently an Associate Attending Orthopedic Surgeon.
Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Society
"Best Doctors in New York," New York magazine, 2009, 2010, 2011
Argani P, Athanasian EA. Malignant Ednovascular Papilary Angioendothelioma (Dabska Tumor) Arising Within A Deep Intramuscular Hemangioma, Arch Pathol Lab Med 121:992-995, 1997.
Healey JH, Nikolic ZG, Athanasian EA, Boland PJ. Quality of Life as Defined by Orthopaedic Oncology Patients. Ann Surg Oncol 4(7):591-596, 1997.
Athanasian EA, Bischop AT, Amadio PC. Autogenous Fibular Graft and Silicone Implant Arthroplasty Following Resection of Giant Cell Tumor of the Metacarpal: A Report of Two Cases. J Hand Surg 22A:503-507.
Athanasian EA, World LE, Amadio PC. Giant Cell Tumor of the Bones of the Hand. J. Hand Surg 22A 91-98, 1997.
Athanasian EA, Amadio PC, Beckenbaugh R. Treatment of Giant Cell Tumor of the Distal Radius. Orthop Trans. (In press)For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.