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Bones, Muscles & Joints (Orthopaedics)

Meet the Orthopaedics Physicians

Neil J. Cobelli,MD

Orthopaedic Surgery
Practice Specialty
Orthopaedic Surgery, Joint Replacement
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
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Montefiore Westchester Square
2475 Saint Raymonds Avenue
Bronx, NY 10461-3124
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Academic Title
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Administrative Title
Chairman, Orthopaedic Surgery
Clinical Focus

Adult reconstruction, hip and knee replacement, minimally invasive joint replacements, revision hip and knee replacements, and non-operative management of hip and knee arthritis.

Research Focus

Causes of osteolysis, the degradation of bone tissue, a major reason for the premature failure of joint replacement surgery along with physiologic reaction to wear debris generated by joint replacements.


View Dr. Cobelli’s publications on PubMed and Einstein


Neil J.Cobelli, MD is a recognized expert in the field of orthopaedic adult reconstructive surgery with a focuson adult hip and knee replacements. From March 2002, he served as Director of the Orthopedic Division of Surgery, until his appointment as Chairman of the re-established academic department at Einstein in June 2012. As the University Chairman of the unified Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Montefiore and our Albert Einstein College of Medicine, he has worked to strengthen the academic side of the department, developing a laboratory research base at Eintein by collaborating with and supporting Einstein scientists whose programs relate to connective tissue biology. He has also developed one the most competitive residency programs in the country, attracting top medical school graduates for orthopedic training. He also serves as Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at our Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

Dr. Cobelli received his Bachelor of Science degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1973 and his medical degree from Dartmouth Medical School in 1976. He completed his orthopaedic surgery training at Einstein and Montefiore in 1983 after a term of service in the U.S. Public Health Service. His primary research interest is the physiologic reaction to wear debris generated by joint replacements.

Awards & Honors


New York Magazine Top Doctor
Castle Connolly Top Doctor
New York Times Top Doctor