Orthopedics is a branch of medicine that deals with correcting muscle and bone deformities. Doctors specializing in orthopedics focus on restoring joints, bones, and tissues in their proper form. Some of the common orthopedic surgeries today are hip and knee surgeries. Among the well-known orthopedic specialists today is Dr. Ira Kirschenbaum. Faulty joints can be replaced with implants.
Dr. Ira Kirschenbaum works for Bronxcare Health System where he serves as the chairman of orthopedic surgery. He holds an undergraduate degree from Brown University. He later attended Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Yeshiva University. For his fellowship in orthopedic surgery, he attended Rothman Institute. Dr. Ira Kirschenbaum also possesses a certificate in health care delivery management from the Harvard Business School. He was the founder of Medscape and other notable healthcare organizations.
Dr. Ira Kirschenbaum is known to many as an innovator and designer in the orthopedic field. His practice mainly deals with information technology, process engineering, and operational leadership. He has participated in the design of numerous joint replacement systems that are used today. Throughout his career, he has always looked forward to coming up with initiatives that will improve the state of the orthopedic field. He has published numerous educational materials in orthopedic surgery, technological developments in orthopedics and joint replacement.
Through many years of practice, Dr. Ira has managed to complete numerous joint replacement surgeries. Most of the surgeries he has completed are in the areas of knee, hip, and shoulder. Dr. Kirschenbaum has won awards for his contribution to the orthopedics field, positive work ethic, and quality care. Before joining Bronxcare team, Dr. Ira Kirschenbaum was running as an independent practitioner between 2000 and 2008. He has also served as the Chief of Adult Reconstructive Surgery and the Advisory Chief Technology Officer with Kaiser Permanente System and Swiftpath program respectively.