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Neil J. Cobelli, MD

Orthopaedic Surgery
Practice Specialty
Orthopaedic Surgery
Medical Education
Dartmouth Medical School
Montefiore Medical Center
University of Washington
Main Location
Montefiore At 1250 Waters Place
1250 Waters Place
Bronx, NY 10461-2720
Phone: (718) 920-2060
Fax: (347) 577-4451
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Montefiore Weiler Hospital
1825 Eastchester Road
Bronx, NY 10461-2301
Phone: (718) 920-2060
Fax: (347) 577-4451
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Montefiore Medical Center
111 East 210th Street
Bronx, NY 10467-2401
Phone: (718) 920-2060
Fax: (347) 577-4451
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Montefiore Wakefield Campus
600 East 233rd Street
Bronx, NY 10466-2604
Phone: (718) 920-2060
Fax: (347) 577-4451
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Montefiore Westchester Square
2475 Saint Raymonds Avenue
Bronx, NY 10461-3124
Phone: (718) 920-2060
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Academic Title
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Administrative Title
Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Montefiore
Clinical Focus
Adult Reconstruction; Hip and Knee Replacement; Minimally invasive joint replacements; Revision hip and knee replacements; and Nonoperative management of hip and knee arthritis
Research Focus
Dr. Cobelli is a recognized expert in the field of orthopaedic adult reconstructive surgery. His clinical practice focuses on knee and hip replacements. His current research is on the causes of osteolysis, a major reason for the premature failure of joint replacement surgery.

Dr. Cobelli earned his undergraduate degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his medical degree from Dartmouth Medical School. He completed an internship at Geisinger Medical Center and completed training in orthopaedic surgery at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1983 after a term of service in the U.S. Public Health Service. He also completed a fellowship at the University of Washington at Seattle.

Dr. Cobelli has been an integral part of Montefiore’s surgical staff for most of his professional medical career. He first came to Montefiore for residency training in orthopaedic surgery and is now the Chairman and Professor of Orthopeadic Surgery at Montefiore and Einstein. Dr Cobelli is a well recognized expert in the field of Joint Reconstruction of the Hip and Knee. He has also developed a research laboratory at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and is an expert on the role of the immune system in the failure of joint replacements.

Dr. Cobelli is an active member of the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), the American Orthopaedic Association (Ortho Surgery "Honor" society), and Orthopaedic Trauma Association Charter Member. He is also a police surgeon and consistently recognized as a Best Doctor by New York Magazine, Castle Connolly and New York Times Magazine.