Dr. Daniel Osei is a hand surgeon practicing in Saint Louis, MO. Dr. Osei specializes in caring for hand, wrist and forearm problems without the option of surgery unless necessary. Many hand surgeons are also experts in diagnosing and caring for shoulder and elbow problems and tend to suggest non-surgical treatments such as hand therapy or physical therapy.
Education and Training
Princeton University Bachelor Degree 0
Washington University Master of Science degree in Clinical Investigation and Statistics 0
Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania 2006
surgery of the hand
American Board of Orthopedic Surgery
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Areas of expertise and specialization
Faculty Titles & Positions
- Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery Weill Cornell Medical College -
- Associate Attending Orthopedic Surgeon NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital -
- American Society for Surgery of the Hand
- Orthopedic Trauma Association
- American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
- American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery
- Hospital for Special Surgery orthopedic
- Chang Gung Memorial Hospital microvascular surgery
- Hospital for Special Surgery (Orthopedics)
- Washington University hand surgery
- Washington University in St. Louis (Hand Surgery)
Professional Society Memberships
- American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Orthopedic Trauma Association, American Society for Surgery of the Hand, American Academy for Orthopedic Surgery
Dr. Daniel A. Osei, MD, MSc's Practice location
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Get to know Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Daniel A. Osei, who serves patients in New York, New York.
Dr. Osei is a dedicated clinician who treats a wide range of clinical problems affecting the hands, wrists, forearms, and elbows, from simple to complex. He also treats peripheral nerve injuries and other nerve conditions in the upper and lower extremities.
At Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), he sees patients at the office in New York, New York (HSS Belaire Building) & the HSS Paramus Outpatient Center in Paramus, New Jersey. He is affiliated with the following departments: Orthopedic Surgery & Hand and Upper Extremity Service.
HSS is nationally ranked No. 1 in orthopedics for 11 years in a row by U.S.News & World Report (2020-2021). No other hospital in the world focuses solely on treating and repairing bones, joints and their connective soft tissues. As a leader in cutting-edge medical technology and surgical innovation, its mission is to return patients to good health and productivity.
Pertaining to his educational background, Dr. Osei received his undergraduate degree from Princeton University, where he played soccer on the men’s soccer team. He then received his medical degree from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in 2006 prior to completing his orthopedic residency at Hospital for Special Surgery. He completed his fellowship training in hand surgery at Washington University in St. Louis and also received additional training in microvascular surgery at the world-renowned Chang Gung Memorial Hospital in Taiwan.
In addition to patient care, Dr. Osei is also dedicated to advancing the science behind the care of patients with disorders of the hand and upper extremity. Following his hand fellowship at Washington University, he spent two years completing his Master of Science degree in Clinical Investigation and Statistics. He is focused on producing high-quality clinical outcomes and epidemiological research.
Improving care and surgical outcomes for all of his patients, the doctor is board-certified in orthopedic surgery and surgery of the hand by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (ABS). The ABOS is an organization with the goal of establishing educational and professional standards for orthopedic residents and surgeons as well as evaluating the qualifications and competence of orthopedic surgeons.
Professionally, Dr. Osei serves as an Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College and as an Associate Attending Orthopedic Surgeon at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.
In order to stay up to date in his field, he remains an active member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand, the Orthopedic Trauma Association, the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, and the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery.
Orthopedic surgery is the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. Orthopedic surgeons use both surgical and non-surgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, spine diseases, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, and congenital disorders.
Throughout his line of work, Dr. Osei has authored numerous articles and his research is currently funded by several research grants, including those from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the US Department of Defense. He has given numerous research and clinical practice related talks and educational lectures nationally and internationally.
Additionally, he has won many awards, including: Excellence in Education Award, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, 2014-2016; ASSH Richard H. Gelberman Scholar Travel Award, 2015; ASSH Annual Meeting, top 8 paper, 2015 ORS/OREF/AAOS New Investigator Workshop, 2015; ASSH Young Leaders Program, 2014; Attending Physician Excellence in Education Award, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, 2014; Faculty Diversity Scholar, Washington University School of Medicine, 2012; J. Robert Gladden Orthopedic Society PGY 5 Scholarship Recipient, 2011; AAOS Annual Meeting Scientific Exhibit, Honorable Mention for Award of Excellence, 2011; AOA Emerging Leaders Program, 2010; Distinguished Housestaff Award for All-Around Excellence, New York Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, 2010-2011; AOA Resident Leadership Forum, 2010; William G. Munns Memorial Prize, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2006; and Meigs Merit Scholarship, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2002-2006.
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