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Melvin L. Adler, MD

Orthopaedic Surgery
Practice Specialty
Orthopaedic Surgery, Joint Replacement
Medical Education
SUNY Syracuse
Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Main Location
Montefiore North at Carpenter Avenue
4141 Carpenter Avenue
Bronx, NY 10466-2601
Phone: (718) 920-2060
Fax: (718) 920-6889
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Academic Title
Associate Professor, Orthopedic Surgery
Administrative Title
Director, Orthopedic Surgery (Wakefield Campus)
Clinical Focus

Nonoperative management of hip and knee arthritis, adult reconstruction, hip and knee replacement, revision hip and knee replacement


Unipolar vs Bipolar Hemostasis in Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Prospective Randomized Trial. Plymale, M.F., Capogna, B.M., Lovy, A.J., Adler, M.L., Hirsh, D.M., Kim, S.J.; J Arthroplasty. 2012 Jun.


Montefiore Residency Teacher of the Year Award

Castle Connolly Top Doctors


Melvin L. Adler, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in nonoperative management of hip and knee arthritis, adult reconstruction, hip and knee replacement, revision hip and knee replacements. Before joining Montefiore as Director of Orthopedic Surgery at Montefiore’s Wakefield Campus and as Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, he had a successful private practice for 15 years.

After completing military service, Dr. Adler attended medical school at SUNY Syracuse and received his residency training at Montefiore Medical Center. Currently, Dr. Adler is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and an active member of the American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS). For the last several years, he has been named one of Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors, and has also earned the Montefiore Residency Teacher of the Year Award multiple times.

Melvin L. Adler, MD, Director, Orthopedic Surgery (Wakefield Campus), Joint Replacement