Dr. Sheskier is a board certified orthopedic surgeron specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of problems of the foot, ankle and knee (especially fractures,sprains and tendon ruptures).He has been performing ankle surgery, orthopedic foot surgery and knee surgery in the NY Tri-state area for over 20 years. He has particular expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of complex foot and ankle problems including fracture care,arthroscopic techniques, and revision surgery. He has been performing ankle replacements for over 14 years.He has a particular interest in the developing field of the biological treatment of joint arthritis including PRP and bone marrow/stem cell therapy.
Working in conjunction with his partners (University Place Orthopedics), Dr. Sheskier also performs as a primary surgeon or assistant surgeon in complex surgeries of the shoulder, knee and hand.Dr Sheskier is a United Health care Premium Tier 1 provider and participates in the majority of UHC programs.
He is an assistant Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at NYU School of Medicine where he has helped train hundreds of residents in diagnosis and treatment of foot and ankle problems. He is an active member of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society .He has special interest in dance medicine and sports injuries of the lower extremity (knee, ankle and foot). He has participated in numerous overseas medical missions/lectures including Thailand,Vietnam, Cuba and most recently in Haiti. He also has been a consultant to the New York Rangers hockey team.
Dr Sheskier has been selected as a TOP DOC in New York area.Healhtap.com has named him as #1 Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgeon in USA as well.