Frances Cuomo, MD
- Orthopaedic Surgery
- Practice Specialty
- Orthopaedic Surgery, Shoulder and Elbow
- Medical Education
- New York University School of Medicine
- Lenox Hill Hospital
- New York Presbyterian Hospital
- Main Location
- Academic Title
- Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
- Administrative Title
- Chief, Shoulder and Elbow Service
- Clinical Focus
Open and arthroscopic surgery for shoulder disorders, including arthritis, instability, rotator cuff and fractures
- Research Focus
Improving the treatment and outcomes of disorders about the shoulder including fracture management and fixation; outcomes of rotator cuff, instability and replacement surgery.
Dr. Cuomo received her medical degree from New York University Medical School. She went on to complete a general surgery internship at Beth Israel Medical Center and an orthopedic surgery residency at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York. She then completed the Charles S. Neer, II Fellowship in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center.
A prolific author and speaker, Dr. Cuomo has published more than 40 scientific articles and 20 book chapters on the diagnosis and management of shoulder disorders, and has made over 150 national and international scientific presentations. She currently serves as secretary of the editorial board of the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery and is a reviewer for many orthopedic journals.
The first female orthopedic surgeon to be elected to the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons, it's first woman president, and the first woman ever to serve as president of any subspecialty society in the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Frances Cuomo, MD, joined the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Montefiore in October 2016 as Chief of Shoulder and Elbow Service.