Dr. Ronald Krinick

NY, NY
41 years experience male

About

Bio

Extremely active in sports thru life Always wanted to be a sports medicine expert. Trained at NYU for most of my post graduate training. Was part of surgical team for the NY Yankees and NY Islanders. Became Chief of orthopedic Surgery at age 34 and remained at that position until 57 Now Associate Chairman of the new department of Orthopedic Surgery Our hospital is now a part of NY-Presbyterian health care system

Languages spoken

Mandarin, Polish

Doctor Q&A

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krinick
41 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Lyrica (pregabalin): Lyrics can help with neurogenic pain. Not used mich for cuff problems. Cuff tissue has a poor blood supply. Best to know what tendon is involved and t ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krinick
41 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Shoulder tendon tear: Small tendon tear can easily become complete and need surgery. Be specific as to the tendon and what % is torn. I love to play too. Be smart.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krinick
41 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends on the break: Healing fractures need to be immobilzed. That means the joint above to the joint below. Sometimes the cast is extended to stop muscle activity as well ... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Krinick is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Krinick is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! I have arthritis inside my hip joints. This brings a great deal of pain throughout my lower back area. I am becoming less active daily. Help
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Dr. did say today I have a ganglion cyst (I have a lump on the back of my wrist), but I forgot to ask her about the popping. Thanks :-)
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Thank you for your reply! Calorie-wise I am minus, but my concern is that high of a percentage of my diet being from "good" fats.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

New York University School of Medicine, NY
Graduated 1979MD

Residency

NYU HOSPITALS CENTER

Awards

International Physician of the year
Outstanding Physician of the year
Teacher of the year

Affiliations

NYU School of Medicine
NYDH-NY Presbyterian network
NYU-HJD
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