Dr. Joseph H. Feinberg specializes in brachial plexus and peripheral nerve injuries and disorders as well as in the non-surgical management of musculoskeletal disorders.
He is currently the team physician for St. Peters College and has served as team physician for Seton Hall University, Jersey City State College as well as for the professional soccer team, the Jersey Dragons.
Dr. Feinberg treats injuries sustained in athletes of all ages from the professional level to amateur. These can be the result of acute trauma or overuse and include Burner/Stinger Syndrome and Thoracic Outlet Syndrome.
Dr. Feinberg is the editor of a book titled Peripheral Nerve Injuries in the Athlete, published by Human Kinetics. He has written many book chapters and co-authored many peer reviewed articles.
Dr. Feinberg serves on the Editorial Board for the Hospital for Special Surgery Journal. He has been the reviewer for many peer review journals and has participated in educational programs throughout the U.S. and internationally. His lectures are primarily in the area of brachial plexus and peripheral nerve injuries and disorders, and the role of electrodiagnostics (EMG).
Dr. Feinberg is part of a medical team called F.O.C.O.S. (Foundation of Orthopedics and Complex Spine) that travels to Ghana to treat patients with orthopaedic and neurological disorders. He has also volunteered his medical services internationally through medical missions to Havana, Cuba; Dominican Republic; Haiti; and Manila.
Dr. Feinberg has competed as a triathlete and marathon runner.
"Best Doctors in New York," New York magazine, 2001-2011
NYS Office of Professional Medical Conduct, Dept. of Health
NYS Office of Inspector General, NYS Workers Compensation Board, Consultant
NYS Dept. of Health Medical, Reserve Corps Volunteer
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MD, Albany Medical College, Albany, New York
Mt. Sinai Hospital, PGY2 General Surgery, New York
Rusk Institute of Rehab. Medicine, New York
Hospital for Special Surgery, Orthopedic Pathology, New York, 1985
University of Iowa, Orthopaedic Biomechanics, Iowa City, Iowa, 1986
AANEM-Certified in the specialty of Electrodiagnostic Medicine, 2010 - present
O’Shea K, Feinberg J, Wolfe S: Imaging and Electrodiagnostic Work-up of Acute Adult Brachial Plexus Injuries. J Hand Surgery. European Vol. 2011 in press.
Feinberg J, Radecki J: Parsonage Turner Syndrome. HSS Journal 6 (2): 199-2005, 2010
Besleaga D, Castellano V, Lutz C, Feinberg J: Musculocutaneous Neuropathy: Case report and discussion. HSS Journal 6 (1): 112-116, 2010
Pearce C, Feinberg J, Wolfe S: Ulnar Neuropathy at the Wrist. HSS Journal 5 (2): 178-185, 2009
Radecki J, Feinberg JH, Zimmer ZR: T1 Radiculopathy: HSS Journal 5 (1): 73-77, 2009
Castellano V, Feinberg J, Michaels J: Fascioscapulohumeral Dystrophy: HSS Journal 4 (2): 175-179, 2008
Swanson AN, Wolfe SW, Khazzam M, Feinberg J, Ehteshami J, Doty S: Comparison of Neurotization Versus Nerve Repair in an Animal Model of Chronically Denervated Muscle. J Hand Surgery 33 (7): 1093-1099, 2008
Feinberg JH, Radecki J, Wolfe SW, Strauss HL, Mintz DN. Brachial Plexopathy/Nerve Root Avulsion in a Football Player: HSS Journal 4 (1): 87-95, 2008
Grossman MK, Feinberg J, DiCarlo EF, Birchansky SB, Wolfe SW: Hereditary Neuropathy with Liability to Pressure Palsies: HSS Journal 3 (2): 208-212, 2007
Feinberg J, Doward DA, Gonsalves A: Cervical radiculopathy vs Parsonage Turner Syndrome. HSS Journal 3 (1): 106-111, 2007
For more publications, please see the PubMed listing.
Feinberg, JH, Spielholz,NI (ed): Peripheral Nerve Injuries in the Athlete. Human Kinetics, Champaign: 2002
Dr. Feinberg's clinical expertise and research experience has been in the application of electrodiagnostic testing (EMG) in the identification and management of brachial plexus and peripheral nerve injuries and disorders including Parsonage Turner Syndrome and Suprascapular Neuropathy.