Dr. John Mitamura MD
Orthopaedic Surgeon20 Beacon Hill Drive Suite 2a Dobbs Ferry NY, 10522
Dr. John Mitamura is an orthopaedic surgeon practicing in Dobbs Ferry, NY. Dr. Mitamura specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries, diseases and disorders of the bodys musculoskeletal system. As an orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Mitamura tends to bones, ligaments, muscles, joints, nerves and tendons. Orthopaedic surgeons can specialize in certain areas like the hand, spine, hip, foot and ankle, shoulder and elbow or the knee.
Education and Training
New York Med Coll- Valhalla Ny 1983
NEW YORK MED COLL 1983
New York Medical College 1983
Orthopaedic SurgeryAmerican Board of Orthopaedic SurgeryABOS
- Torn Meniscus
- Pinched Nerve
- Rotator Cuff Syndrome
- Westchester Med Ctr, Orthopedic Surgery; Lincoln Med Mntl Hlth Ctr, Orthopedic Surgery; Lincoln Med Mntl Hlth Ctr, General Surgery
- New York Medical College
- Brooklyn Hospital Center Program
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