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Glenn A. Teplitz, MD

Glenn A. Teplitz, MD

Speciality: Hand and Upper Extremity

Glenn A. Teplitz, MDGlenn A. Teplitz, MD, Vice Chairman of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Winthrop University Hospital, is also Chief of the Hospital’s Hand Service. His expertise focuses on the diagnosis, conservative management and surgical treatment of hand and upper extremity disorders. Dr. Teplitz utilizes such state-of-the-art techniques such as arthroscopy to treat all ailments of the hand, wrist, and elbow, including such common conditions as carpal tunnel syndrome and trigger fingers, as well as complex fractures and sports-related injuries.


Medical School: Tulane University , New Orleans, Lousiana
Residency: University of Medicine & Dentistry, Newark, New Jersey
Fellowship: Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York Hand and Upper Extremity

Board Certification, 1996

American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons, Recertified 2006

Academic & Hospital Appointments

Vice Chairman Department of Orthopedic Surgery Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, New York
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery State University of New York Health Science Center Stony Brook, New York
Director (Chief) of Hand Service Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola New York
Past president Nassau surgical society
Executive Committee Nassau surgical Society
Medical Director : ASC at Winthrop University hospital 2005 thru present


Winthrop University Hospital SUNY Health Science Center, Stony Brook Assistant Secretary/Treasurer
Nassau Surgical Society

Honors & Awards

Outstanding Orthopedic Attending of the Year June 2005 Winthrop University Hospital Tulane Scholar
Castle Connolly Top Doctor 2007,2008,2009,2010, 2011.2012,2013,2014 and 2015
Listed in Newsday Top Doctor Metro Area 2010 thru 2105


Lahav, A., Teplitz, G.A., McCormack, R. R.: Percutaneous Manipulation,Reduction and K-Wire Fixation of Depressed Intra-Articular Fractures of the Proximal Interphalangeal Joint, Am J. Orthop.2005 Feb;34(2):62-65

Khan, A.M., Ryan, M.G., Teplitz, G.A.: Bilateral Carpometacarpal Dislocations of the Thumb: Am J. Orthop.2003 Jan;32(1):38-41.

Teplitz, G.A., McCormack, R.: Percutaneous Reduction and K-Wire Fixation of Impacted Intra-Articular Fractures of the Proximal Interphalangeal Joint. Winthrop University Hospital Medical Journal Affiliate of StateU niversity of New York School of Medicine,Stony Brook, New York 11794 Vol. 21, 1999, pg. 130-132. Review: MR features of benign and malignant masses of the hand and wrist.

D. Winger MD, J.S. Luchs MD, G. Teplitz MD, K. Finzel MD, K. Math MD, S. Kenan MD. Educational Exhibit: 107th Annual Meeting of the American Roentgen Ray Society. Orlando, Fla. May 6-11, 2004.

Joseph, S.A., Teplitz, G.A.: Pick-off fracture-An Intra-articular metacarpal head fracture. The Journal of Musculoskeletal Medicine, pp 599-601, August 2006. Review: MR features of benign and malignant masses of the hand and wrist.

D. Winger MD, J.S. Luchs MD, G. Teplitz MD, K. Finzel MD, K. Math MD, S. Kenan MD. Educational Exhibit: RSNA, 92nd Scientific Assembly. Chicago, Illinois. Nov, 2006.

Nelson, C. Levin, S., Teplitz, G.A.: Biomechanical Evaluation of Volar Locking Plates for Distal Radius Fractures. Podium Presentation American Association for Hand Surgery Annual Meeting, January 10-13, 2007 at the Westin Rio Mar Beach Golf Resort & Spa, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico.