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James D. Capozzi, MD

James D. Capozzi, MD

Speciality: Primary & Revision Joint Replacement, Geriatric Orthopedics & Fracture Surgery

James D. Capozzi, MDJames D. Capozzi, MD, is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon with specialty training in joint replacement surgery. After receiving his Bachelor’s Degree from Columbia University, he went on to obtain his medical degree from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Capozzi completed his orthopedic training at Mount Sinai Hospital and the Otto Aufranc Adult Joint Reconstructive Fellowship at the New England Baptist Hospital in Boston. In addition to performing hip and knee replacements, Dr. Capozzi specializes in difficult revision surgery utilizing the newest techniques in joint reconstructive surgery including partial knee replacements, minimal incision surgery, and surface hip replacements. He also specializes in the care of elderly patients with fractures. Dr. Capozzi is the editor for the Ethics in Practice section of the Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. He is also is chairman of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Ethics Committee. Dr. Capozzi has published a book of reflections on the Psalms entitled “Beside Quiet Waters”.

Education

Medical School: Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York
Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York
Fellowship: Aufranc Adult Reconstructive Fellowship New England Baptist Hospital, Boston MA Adult Joint Reconstruction

Board Certification

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, 1989

Academic & Hospital Appointments

Chairman, Department of Orthopedic Surgery Winthrop University Hospital Mineola, New York

Affiliations

Winthrop University Hospital Mineola, New York SUNY Health Science Center Stony Brook, New York

Honors & Awards

Chairman, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Ethics Committee
Coordinator of “Ethics in Practice”, The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery

Publications

Capozzi, J. Rhodes, R. Gantsoudes, G: Ethics in Practice: Terminating the Physician-Patient Relationship. J. Bone & Joint Surgery Am 90:208-210, January 2008

Capozzi, J: Ethics in Practice: Physician Advertising. J. Bone and Joint Surgery Am, 89:2089-2091, September 2007

Capozzi, J, Rhodes, R: Ethics in Practice: Coping with Racism in a Patient. The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery Am, 88:2543-2544, November 2006

Capozzi, J, Rhodes, R, Gantsoudes, G: Ethics in Practice: Professionalism in the Face of Adversity. J. Bone & Joint Surgery, 88-A:1674-1676, July 2006.

Capozzi, J., Rhodes, Ethics in Practice: A Family’s Request for Deception. J. Bone & Joint Surgery, 88-A:906-908, April 2006

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