Meet Dr. Dassa
Dr. Gabriel Dassa is a well- recognized orthopedic and hand surgeon. He has delivered quality orthopedic surgical services to patients in the Bronx and the Five Boroughs of New York City since 1998.
Dr. Dassa completed his Orthopedic Surgery Residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center. He then continued his training in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery under the guidance of Dr.’s Charles Melone, M.D. and Keith Raskin, M.D. at New York University Medical Center/Hospital for Joint Diseases. Dr. Dassa also completed a Clinical Fellowship in Spinal and Joint Manipulation, and is a credentialed practitioner of Spinal and Joint Manipulation Under Anesthesia.
Upon the completion of his training Dr. Dassa returned to the Bronx, NY where he has continued his practice in Orthopedic and Hand Surgery. Dr. Dassa served as the Chief of Orthopaedic Hand Surgery at Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center and Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center. He also served as the Chief of Orthopedics and Medical Director for AllMed Medical and Rehabilitation Centers of New York . He received the Distinguished Service Recognition Award from Our Lady Of Mercy Medical Center. Dr. Dassa has maintains active attending in good standing status at Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center and Mount Vernon Hospital Center.
Dr. Dassa treats all common General Orthopedic conditions including Arthroscopic Surgery of the Knee and Shoulder. Dr. Dassa has special expertise in treating Distal Radius Fractures(Colles Fractures), Carpal Syndrome, Joint Replacement of The Hand and Wrist, Reconstruction of the Hand and Wrist, Nerve and Tendon Disorders of the Hand and Upper Extremity, and Wrist Arthroscopy.
Dr Dassa has successfully treated numerous professional and amateur athletes, musicians, artists, performers, and other physicians for potential career ending injuries and conditions. He is a Physician for USA Boxing and serves on the Medical Team for the Daily News Golden Gloves Tournament.
Dr. Dassa has participated in several local, national, and international presentations and has been published on topics on the Hand and Upper Extremity. He also is a qualified Medical Expert in the field of Orthopedic Surgery.
He has been consistently recognized for his leadership work in his field with nominations to America’s Top Physicians, America’s Top Surgeons, and America’s Top Orthopedists. Dr. Dassa is Fellow and active member American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. He has achieved Board Certification in Orthopedic Surgery by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery.
Dr. Dassa is an avid singer and performs with an Acapella Group that were featured winners of Acapella American Idol in 2010.
Jonathan C. Griswald Clinical Fellowship in Spinal Manipulation Old Westbury, New York 1991
Internal Medicine Internship Coney Island Hospital Brooklyn, New York 1991-1992
General Surgery Residency St. Barnabas Hospital Bronx, New York 1992-1993
Resident and Chief Resident in Orthopedic Surgery Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Bronx, New York 1994-1997
Charles P. Melone/Keith Raskin Hand Surgery Fellowship New York University Medical Center/Hospital for Joint Diseases New York , New York 1997-1998.
Licensure & Certification
Dr. Gabriel Dassa is a well-recognized orthopedic and hand surgeon. He has delivered quality orthopedic surgical services to patients in the Bronx and the Five Boroughs of New York City since 1998.
New York State Medical License
National Board of Board of Medical Examiners
Diplomat American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Fellow
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Diplomat
American Osteopathic Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Diplomat
American Academy of Manual and Physical Medicine, Certified
Teaching and Hospital Appointments
Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center Bronx, New York 1998-Present
Our Lady Of Mercy/Montefiore Medical Center Bronx, New York 1999-Present
Mount Vernon Hospital Center Mount Vernon, New York 2010-Present
Associate Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, New York Medical College
Publications & Scientific Literature
Rettig, Michael R., Dassa, Gabriel L., Raskin, Keith B., Melone, Charles P., Wrist Fractures in the Athlete: Distal Radius and Carpal Bone Fractures. Sports Clinics of North America, Volume 17, Number 3, July 1998.
Dassa, Gabriel L., Insler, Harvey, Adar Uriel , Investigation of Bed Gatching: A Method for Heel Pressure Reduction.
Dassa, Gabriel L., Insler Harvey, Investigation of Skin Blade Vs Deep Blade: Surgical Blade Exchange A Method of Reducing Infection in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Dassa, Gabriel L., Rajan, Swaminathan, Insler, Harvey, Staging of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Its Surgical Management.
Staging of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Its Surgical Management. April 13, 1996 New York State Hand Society
Investigation of Bed Gatching: A Method for Heel Pressure Reduction. May 16, 1996
American College of Surgeons Regional Meeting
** Winner of Resident and Fellow Presentation Award
Disorders of the Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex, March 11, 1998
Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds, New York University Medical Center, New York, N.Y.
Investigation of Bed Gatching: A Method for Heel Pressure Reduction. April 1995
New Jersey and New York State Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting, Aruba.
Investigation of Skin Blade Vs Deep Blade: Surgical Blade Exchange A Method of Reducing Infection in Orthopaedic Surgery. April 18, 1996
New Jersey, New York and Connecticut State Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting, Nevis, West Indies.
Staging of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Its Surgical Management, April 19, 1997
New Jersey, New York and Connecticut State Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting, Grand Cayman.