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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
215 East 73rd Street, Suite 1C
New York, NY 10021
Phone: (347) 577-4564
Fax: (347) 577-4446
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Montefiore At 1250 Waters Place
1250 Waters Place
Bronx, NY 10461-2720
Phone: (718) 920-2060
Fax: (718) 405-8428
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Montefiore Greene Medical Arts Pavilion
3400 Bainbridge Avenue
Bronx, NY 10467-2404
Phone: (718) 920-2060
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Montefiore North at Carpenter Avenue
4141 Carpenter Avenue
Bronx, NY 10466-2601
Phone: (718) 920-2060
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Midtown Surgery Center
305 East 47th Street
New York, NY 10017
Phone: (212) 751-2100
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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.