Richard J. D'Ascoli, MD


Richard J. D'Ascoli, MD

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Total Joint Replacement
EducationSt. Lawrence University 1975 Medical SchoolEmory University Medical School 1980 ResidencyGeneral Surgery Residency, Emory University 1982
Orthopaedic Residency, University of Rochester 1985
Board CertificationsBoard Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery 1987.
Hip, knee, and total joint replacement

Dr. D'Ascoli joined OrthoNY on July 1, 2014. He is an orthopaedic surgeon, board-certified in orthopaedics.

Dr. D’Ascoli graduated from St. Lawrence University in 1975 with a BS in Chemistry Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa. He graduated from Emory University Medical School in 1980 where he was President of his Senior Class and finished his General Surgery Residency in 1982 at Emory University. He Completed his Orthopedic Residency at the University of Rochester in 1985 where he was Chief Resident and an Instructor of Orthopedic Surgery. He was Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery in 1987.

Dr. D’Ascoli is an attending Orthopedic Surgeon at Ellis and Sunnyview Hospitals. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Orthopedic Association. His areas of special expertise include knee, shoulder and hip surgery including “small incision” total joint replacements. He was instrumental in the development of the “Joint Camp” (an educational program for patients undergoing total knee and total hip surgery) in use at Ellis Hospital. Dr D’Ascoli is a Clinical Assistant Professor at Albany Medical School and an Oral Examiner for the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He also serves on the Board of Directors of MVP Health Plan.


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