Neil J. Cobelli, MD

Chairman, Orthopedic Surgery
Attending Physician, Joint Replacement
Professor, Orthopedic Surgery

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

    Montefiore at 555 Taxter Road
    555 Taxter Road
    Elmsford, NY 10523

  • Joint Replacement

  • (718) 920-2060


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, Dartmouth Medical School

  • Residency

    Montefiore Medical Center

  • Fellowship

    INSTITUTION NOT PRESENT, University of Washington


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