Dr. Richard Popowitz

Orthopedic Surgery
Nanuet, NY
23 years experience male

About

Bio

Double board certified in orthopedics and sports medicine Assistant team physician for Miami Marlins professional baseball team 2004-present Associate professor Dominican college 2004- present

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Orthopedic Surgery

Sports Medicine

Doctor Q&A

91 Answers
78 Agrees
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Popowitz
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Possible bursitis: Pain on the outside of the hip typically is bursitis. That is simply inflammation of a burial sac over the outer portion of your hip. This is not arth ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Popowitz
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See an orthopedist: If you have severe shoulder and arm pain with weakness and loss of motion, consider seeing an orthopedist to evaluate your rotator cuff.
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Popowitz
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
6 months: Autograft acl (your own tissue)tends to incorporate faster ( 5 months) while allograft tissue ( cadaver tissue) tends to take longer (6months).

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Popowitz is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Popowitz is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! I was considering removing the nail. I am shocked this would not help with the pain:/
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This saved my life. Thank You! No pain,no swelling it's probably from wacking my knees with the paddl
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you so much, that sounds more realistic.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, NY
Graduated 1998MD

Residency

UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI HOSPITAL
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