J David Abraham, MD


J David Abraham, MD

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Medical SchoolAlbany Medical College InternshipAlbany Medical College ResidencyAlbany Medical College - Orthopaedic Surgery Board CertificationsOrthopaedic Surgery - 1985

Specialties: Hip, Knee, Sports Medicine, & Total Joint Replacement

One of the founding providers of Northeast Orthopaedics in 1995, Dr. Abraham is a board-certified physician with almost thirty years of experience. His special interests are sports medicine and joint replacement, including the use of 'computer assisted surgery' for total knee replacements, and Birmingham Hip Resurfacing, a process that allows the two surfaces of the joint to be replaced while conserving bone.

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Dr. Abraham, a specialist in sports injuries and joint replacement surgery, was a founding partner of Northeast Orthopaedics upon its inception in 1995. A Delmar native, he graduated from Bethlehem Central High School and received his undergraduate degree from Colby College. He received his medical degree from Albany Medical College and he completed a residency in orthopedic surgery at Albany Medical Center. He spent four years in the Army as an active duty orthopaedic surgeon.

He is a member of the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American College of Sports Medicine and the New York State Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Dr. Abraham practices in all areas of orthopaedic surgery with special interests in sports medicine and joint replacement surgery. He is currently using the latest technology called "computer assisted surgery" for his total knee replacements. He has also been trained to perform the Birmingham Hip Resurfacing procedure. Hip Resurfacing is a type of hip replacement which replaces the two surfaces of the hip joint while conserving bone.

He has been team physician for both professional and college sports teams in the area including the Albany River Rats (AHL), Albany Choppers (IHL), Albany Capitals (NASL), New York Kick (Indoor Professional Soccer), SUNY Albany Basketball and Siena College Football. An avid hockey fan and player, he has also coached youth hockey in the Troy-Albany Youth Hockey Organization during the 1990's and has served as a board member for the organization.

Dr. Abraham is the former President of Northeast Orthopaedics and served as the Chief of Orthopaedics at St.Peter's Hospital from January of 2007 through December of 2013. He also served as the Chairman of the Medical Staff at St. Peter's Hospital from January of 2002 through December of 2003. He is the team physician for the Albany Academy for Boys.


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