Neil J. Cobelli, MD

Chairman, Orthopedic Surgery
Professor, Orthopedic Surgery

Neil J. Cobelli, MD - Chairman, Orthopedic Surgery, Professor, Orthopedic Surgery - Joint Replacement
  • Montefiore at 1250 Waters Place
    1250 Waters Place
    Bronx, NY 10461-2720

    Montefiore Weiler Hospital
    1825 Eastchester Road
    Bronx, NY 10461-2301

    Montefiore Medical Center
    111 East 210th Street
    Bronx, NY 10467-2401

    Montefiore Wakefield Campus
    600 East 233rd Street
    Bronx, NY 10466-2604

    Montefiore Westchester Square
    2475 Saint Raymonds Avenue
    Bronx, NY 10461-3124

  • Joint Replacement

  • (718) 920-2060

Biography

Neil J. Cobelli, MD, is a recognized expert in the field of orthopedic adult reconstructive surgery with a focus on adult hip and knee replacements. Dr. Cobelli has served as Chairman of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine since March of 2002 and is a Professor of Orthopedic Surgery. Under his leadership, the Department has developed a strong academic reputation and a nationally renowned laboratory research base at Einstein in addition to its extraordinary clinical presence. He has also developed one the most competitive residency programs in the country, attracting top medical school graduates for orthopedic training.

Dr. Cobelli received his Bachelor of Science degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his medical degree from Dartmouth Medical School. He completed his orthopedic surgery training at Einstein and Montefiore after a term of service in the U.S. Public Health Service. His primary research interest is the physiologic reaction to wear debris generated by joint replacements.

Research Focus

Causes of osteolysis, the degradation of bone tissue, a major reason for the premature failure of joint replacement surgery along with physiologic reaction to wear debris generated by joint replacement

Clinical Focus

Adult reconstruction, hip and knee replacement, minimally invasive joint replacements, and nonoperative management of hip and knee arthritis

Education & Training

  • Medical School

    Dartmouth Medical School

  • Residency

    Montefiore Medical Center

  • Fellowship

    University of Washington

Highlights

  • Castle Connolly Top Doctors New York Metro Area

  • New York Magazine Top Doctor

  • New York Times Top Doctor

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