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Melinda S. Sharkey, MD

Gender
Female
Department
Orthopaedic Surgery
Practice Specialty
Orthopaedic Surgery
Medical Education
University of Chicago
Residency
University of California San Francisco
Fellowship
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Main Location
Montefiore Greene Medical Arts Pavilion
3400 Bainbridge Avenue
Bronx, NY 10467-2404
Phone: (718) 920-2060
Fax: (718) 653-1587
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Montefiore at 1250 Waters Place
1250 Waters Place
Bronx, NY 10461-2720
Phone: (718) 920-2060
Fax: (347) 577-4451
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Academic Title
Associate Professor, Orthopedic Surgery
Administrative Title
Co-Director, Pediatric Orthopedics
Clinical Focus

Operative and nonoperative treatment of general pediatric and adolescent musculoskeletal problems, including traumatic injuries and congenital and developmental disorders

Research Focus

Intersection of contemporary social issues, orthopedic surgery and the practice of academic medicine; Effect of gender on participation and authority in academic medicine; Abusive fractures, metabolic bone disease and bone deformity

Publications
View Dr. Sharkey's publications on PubMed
Highlights

Wayne O. Southwick teaching award from graduating chief resident class for excellence in teaching, Yale Orthopaedic Surgery (2014)

Paper named one of the “Top 10 Most Influential Papers in CP” at the American Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine (2016)

Annual Meeting, Hollywood, FL, September 2016

Biography

Melinda S. Sharkey, MD, is an Attending Orthopedic Surgeon at Montefiore. She specializes in the operative and nonoperative treatment of general pediatric and adolescent musculoskeletal problems, including traumatic injuries, as well as congenital and developmental disorders. Her practice particularly focuses on the surgical treatment of bone deformities, foot deformities, limb length discrepancies, and metabolic bone diseases.

Dr. Sharkey received her Bachelor of Arts in Biochemistry in 1999 at Wellesley College. In 2004, she received her Doctor of Medicine at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. Dr. Sharkey completed an internship in General Surgery and a residency in Orthopedic Surgery at the University of California San Francisco from 2004 to 2009. She then completed a fellowship in Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Dr. Sharkey’s research focuses on contemporary social issues, orthopedic surgery, and the practice of academic medicine. She is also interested in exploring the effect of gender on participation and authority in academic medicine. Her work has been published in a number of reviewed journals and abstracts, and also presented nationally.

Dr. Sharkey is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. She is a member of numerous professional societies, including the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery and the American Orthopedic Association.

Melinda S. Sharkey, MD, Co-Director, Pediatric Orthopedics, Pediatric Orthopedics