Charles P. Melone, Jr., M.D.
Charles P. Melon, Jr., M.D. specializes in sports injuries to the hand& wrist, arthritis of the hand & wrist, wrist fractures, fracture dislocations, scleroderma, microsurgery and carpel tunnel syndrome. Over the past 40 years in practice, Dr. Melone has gained a reputation as one of the most knowledgeable hand surgeons in the United States.
Dr. Melone is Director of the Division of Hand Surgery at Mount Sinai Beth Israel and Professor of Clinical Orthopedic Surgery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He also received the Distinguished Service Citation from New York University Medical School in 1999.
Dr. Melone has committed himself to many professional organizations. He is a member of the American Orthopedic Association and fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a member of the American Society for Surgery of the hand, American Association for Hand Surgery and New York Society for Surgery of the Hand. He served as President of the New York Society for Surgery of the Hand from 1991-1992. He successfully completed the Certificate of Added Qualitifactions in 1993 and more recently, once again in 2003. In 1994 he was appointed to the Medical Advisory Board of the New York State Athletic Commission. Furthermore, Dr. Melone acts as a hand consultant for the Scleroderma Foundation and the Arthritis Foundation.
Dr. Melone has served as a hand surgery consultant for the majority of New York and New Jersey professional sports teams and the New York Public School Athletic League.