George Pianka, M.D.

George Pianka, M.D.

Phelps Memorial Hospital Center, Sleepy Hollow, NY - Senior Attending
Lenox Hill Hospital New York, NY – Chief of Hand Surgery
Lenox Hill Hospital New York, NY – Attending
White Plains Ambulatory Surgery Center
Specialties
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Hand Surgery
Certifications
American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopedic Surgery
Certificate of Added Qualifications in Surgery of the Hand
Hand Surgery
American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Hand surgeon for:
  • New York Jets Football Club
  • Nicholas Institute for Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma
Fellow
National Board of Medical Examiners
Diplomat
Former Consultant – Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma (NISMAT)
Education & Hospital Training
  • University of Connecticut – M.D
  • Cornell University – Bachelor of Science – Magna Cum Laude
  • Internship / Residence: 7/84 – 6/89 – Orthopedic Surgery, Lenox Hill Hospital
  • Fellowship: 7/89 – 6/90 – Hand Surgery, Hospital for Joint Diseases Orthopedic Institute
Fellowship
Orthopedic Surgery, Lenox Hospital, 7/89-6/90
Training Program Role
  • Member of Core Faculty for Resident Training in Orthopedic Surgery – Lenox Hill Hospital
  • Lectures in Hand Surgery
Professional Memberships & Activities
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • New York Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • New York County Medical Society
  • Medical Society of the State of New York
Awards & Publications
  • Teaching Award for Resident Training, Lenox Hill Hospital 1995. Pianka, G.: Neurovascular Injuries. In: Nicholas, J., Hershman, E. (eds):
  • The Upper Extremity in Sports Medicine, C.V. Mosby Co., p. 665; 1995.
  • Pianka, G.: Wrist Arthroscopy. Hand Clinics, W.B. Saunders Company, 1991, 8:4, p. 621.