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Winthrop-University Hospital Announces the Arrival of Four New Orthopaedic Surgeons - Archived
Date
November 22, 2011
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Winthrop-University Hospital is pleased to announce the expansion of its Department of Department of Orthopaedic Surgery to include four new physicians – Bradley Wasserman, MD, who specializes in sports medicine orthopaedic surgery; Bryan Ding, MD, who specializes in foot and ankle orthopaedic surgery; Meredith Lazar-Antman, MD, a specialist in pediatric orthopaedic surgery; and Jason Gould, MD, a specialist in orthopaedic trauma surgery.

 “On behalf of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Winthrop, I would like to welcome Dr. Wasserman, Dr. Ding, Dr. Lazar-Antman, and Dr. Gould to our world-class team,” said James D. Capozzi, MD, Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Winthrop-University Hospital. “Each of these outstanding physicians brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to their positions and we are pleased to be able to offer their highly specialized services to Winthrop patients.” 

Bradley Wasserman, MD, a specialist in sports medicine orthopaedic surgery, most recently served as an assistant team physician to the Pittsburgh Penguins, Carnegie Mellon University’s football team, the University of Pittsburgh’s Division I soccer team, and the University of Pittsburgh’s volleyball team.

After earning his Bachelor of Science degree in human biology from the State University of New York (SUNY) at Albany, Dr. Wasserman completed the Physician Assistant Program at SUNY Stony Brook. Dr. Wasserman later earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from SUNY Stony Brook University School of Medicine. His postgraduate training includes a residency in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases, and a fellowship in the Department of Sports Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. A member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Dr. Wasserman has also published articles in a number of peer-reviewed medical journals. 

Bryan Ding, MD, specializes in foot and ankle orthopaedic surgery. Fluent in Mandarin Chinese and Spanish, Dr. Ding comes to Winthrop from Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, where he recently completed a fellowship in foot and ankle surgery.

Dr. Ding earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Rice University with a double major in biochemistry and biology. He completed his Doctor of Medicine degree at Baylor College of Medicine, followed by a residency in orthopaedic surgery at New York University’s Hospital for Joint Diseases.

Meredith Lazar-Antman, MD, who specializes in pediatric orthopaedic surgery, received her Bachelor of Arts degree in biochemistry from the University of Pennsylvania, and earned her Doctor of Medicine degree from New York Medical College. Her postgraduate training includes a residency in orthopaedic surgery at New York University’s Hospital for Joint Diseases and a fellowship in pediatric orthopaedic surgery at The Johns Hopkins University.

A member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, Dr. Lazar-Antman has also been published in peer reviewed journals.

Jason Gould, MD, specializes in orthopaedic trauma surgery. Dr. Gould earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Tufts University, and his Doctor of Medicine degree from SUNY Stony Brook University School of Medicine. Dr. Gould completed a residency in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital, followed by a fellowship in orthopaedic trauma at Orlando Regional Medical Center.

These four exceptional physicians join Winthrop’s outstanding orthopaedic team, which already includes specialists in primary and revision joint replacement; geriatric orthopaedics; fracture surgery; hand and upper extremity disorders; orthopaedic trauma; pediatric orthopaedic surgery; sports medicine and arthroscopy.

Winthrop-University Hospital’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery combines cutting-edge medical and surgical techniques with proven traditional methods to provide patients with the best orthopaedic care possible. A leader in total joint replacement, the Department continues to reach new frontiers in minimally invasive surgical procedures, total hip replacement surgery and total knee replacements, and joint replacement revision surgery. 

For more information about the breadth of services available within Winthrop’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, call 1-866-WINTHROP.

Contact: Carolann Martines
Associate Writer
(516) 663-2234
cmartines@winthrop.org