Douglas B. Unis, MD - Orthopaedic Surgeon Your Practice Online
 
Dr. Douglas B. Unis
Dr. Douglas B. Unis in The  News
Patient Testimonials
Patient Forms
Office Location & Directions
Multimedia Patient Education
Super Doctors
Mount Sinai Roosevelt
Lawrence Hospital Center
Linkedin Twitter Facebook YouTube
Bookmark and Share
For Appointments Call Douglas B. Unis, MD: (212) 636-3800
My Practice
Douglas B. Unis MD
Douglas B. Unis MD

Douglas B. Unis, MD
Orthopaedic Surgeon

Douglas B. Unis, MD, is Chief of Adult Reconstruction at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center in Manhattan, New York City. Dr. Unis earned his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, OH, and completed a residency in Orthopedic Surgery at Northwestern University in Chicago, IL. Dr. Unis also completed a fellowship in total joint replacement at Rush University in Chicago, IL, an international center for minimally invasive knee and hip replacement innovation.

Dr. Unis is one of a handful of surgeons in the country extensively trained in muscle and tendon-sparing total hip replacement surgery, and also has extensive experience in minimally invasive muscle and tendon-sparing knee replacement surgery.

Academic Training:

College:
Duke University
Durham, North Carolina
Bachelor Of Arts, 1991

Medical School:
Case Western Reserve University 
Cleveland, Ohio
Doctor Of Medicine, 1998

Licensure:
New York State License
Number:  232089

Traineeship:

Fellowship:
Rush University: Adult Reconstruction
Chicago, Illinois
2003-2004

Residency:
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Chicago, Illinois
Orthopaedic Surgery Residency: 1999-2003
General Surgery Internship:  1998-1999

Board Qualification:

  • Board Certified, July 2006
  • Steps I, II, and III USMLE, PASSED
  • American Board Of Orthopaedic Surgeons Written Exam, Passed: 96 %

Professional Organizations and Societies:

  • Member, American Association Of Hip And Knee Surgeons 2009 - Present
  • Member, Orthopaedics Overseas 2002- Present
  • Member, International Cartilage Repair Society 2000- Present

Academic Appointments:

Assistant Clinical Professor
Columbia University
Department Of Orthopaedic Surgery

New York, New York 
November 2006 To Present

Hospital Appointments:

Assistant Attending Surgeon St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center
New York, New York
2004 To Present
Department Of Orthopaedic Surgery

Education Chairman St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center
New York, New York
2004 To Present
Department Of Orthopaedic Surgery

Special Orthopaedic Attending Lawrence Hospital 
Bronxville, Ny
May 2009 To Present

Honors (Including Election to Select Professional Societies, Important Invited Lectureships, Special Appointments: 

Medal For Service To The Kingdom Of Jordan, King Hussein 1997

Emergency Medical Technician
Eastchester Ambulance Corp.
Eastchester, New York 
1991-1993

Fellowship and Grant Support:

  • Research Grant Winner
  • Mid-America Orthopaedic Association 2003
  • Few Endowment, Research Grant Case Western University 1994

Departmental and University Committee Memberships:

Member, Health And Wellness Committee
St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital
New York, Ny
Present

Member, Physicians Leadership Committee
St. Luke’s- Roosevelt Hospital
New York, New York 
2004- Present

Elected Representative Medical Education Committee
Case Western University
Cleveland, Ohio
1994- 1998

Founder And Director Of Pegasus:
Non-Profit Organization Dedicated To Health Education On College Campuses
1992- 1994

Non-Medical Appointments:

Speech Writer
New York City Department Of Health
New York, New York
1991- 1992

Teaching Experience And Responsibilities:

Education Director
St. Luke’s- Roosevelt Hospital
Department Of Orthopaedic Surgery
September 2004 To Present

Coordinator, Core Curriculum
St. Luke’s- Roosevelt Hospital
Department Of Orthopaedic Surgery
September 2004 To Present

Curriculum Presentations To Medical Students And Residents
St. Luke’s- Roosevelt Hospital
Department Of Orthopaedic Surgery
September 2004 To Present

Other Professional Activities:

Presentations:

  • Poster Presentation 2010 American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons Meeting. Post- Operative MRI Examination of Tensor Fascia Lata in Patients Following Total Hip using Mini-Watson-Jones Approach. New Orleans, LA March 2010

  • Podium Talk: SIS Symposium. Regenerating Articular Cartilage using SIS-Chondrocyte Composite in Goats. February 2003

  • Podium Talk: Review of Regional Anesthesia Meeting. Anesthetic Issues in Minimally Invasive Total Joint Arthroplasty. December 2005

  • Grand Rounds Speaker: Department of Medicine; St. Luke’s- Roosevelt Hospital. May 2005

  • Grand Rounds Speaker Department of OB-GYN; St. Luke’s- Roosevelt Hospital June 2006

  • Podium Talk: DePuy Corail Symposium. Minimally Invasive Anterolateral Total Hip Arthroplasty. October 2007

Publications:

  • Unis D., Haddad S.: Hindfoot Trauma. Current Opinions in Orthopaedics. 2001

  • Hadzic A., William BA, Unis D., Hobeika P.: Interscalene Block Superior to General Anesthesia: A Discussion of the Conclusions Regarding These two Anesthesia Techniques. Anesthesiology. 2006 January; 104 (1): 208-209

  • Residency Thesis Presentation: Northwestern University. Regenerating Articular Cartilage using SIS-Chondrocyte Composite in Goats. May 2003

Research:

  • Unis D. : Post-Mastectomy Breast Reconstruction Outcomes. 1998

  • Unis D., Galante J., DellaValle C.: Miller-Galate II Hybrid Total Knee: Minimum 10 year follow ups. Submitted 2004

  • Unis D. : Regenerating Articular Cartilage using SIS-Chondrocyte Composite in Goats. Submitted 2005

  • Unis D., Davis D.: Controlled Randomized Trial Compartment Cemented to Press Fit Total Knee Arthroplasty. Currently Collecting Data

  • Unis D., Alapatt M.: Post- Operative MRI Examination of Tensor Fascia Lata in Patients Following Total Hip using Mini-Watson-Jones Approach. Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons as poster presentation. New Orleans, LA March 2010

  • Initiation of a Weight Loss Program in Obese and Overweight Patients by the Orthopaedic Surgeon. IRB Approved. Collecting Data

  • Gender-specific versus Standard Total Knee Prosthesis in Females: Prospective Randomized Control Trial. IRB Approved. Collecting Data

  • Clinical Outcomes of Trilogy AB Ceramic on Ceramic Total Hip Arthroplasty. IRB Approved. Collecting Data
© Douglas B. Unis, MD Orthopaedic Surgeon Minimally Invasive Joint Replacement New York, NY