Dr. Vulcano is an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in disorders of the foot and ankle as well as deformities of the extremities. In 2017 he became the first surgeon in the Northeast to perform percutaneous foot surgery.He completed a foot and ankle fellowship at the Institute for Foot and Ankle Reconstruction (Baltimore, MD). He then completed a second fellowship in limb lengthening, limb realignment, and complex reconstruction at the Hospital for Special Surgery (New York City). Recipient of national and international awards for excellence in clinical research, Dr. Vulcano has a strong research background in orthopedic surgery. He has co-authored several peer-reviewed publications and book chapters, and delivered presentations at national and international conferences. He is Assistant Professor of Orthopedics at The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Dr. Vulcano has a unique combination of training. This allows for a comprehensive clinical evaluation to tailor treatments around each individual patient. Percutaneous, arthroscopic, and minimally invasive surgery are employed whenever possible to shorten recovery time and decrease postoperative pain.
Ettore Vulcano's Expert Contributions
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It really depends on several factors. Maybe the realignment you had was not enough and you may need further surgery to make the knees perfectly straight READ MORE
It depends on several factors. I would need to evaluate you in person for a better understanding. A common cause of persistent pain may simply be that you were not realigned enough. Sometimes further realignment surgery can solve the issue READ MORE
I specialize in limb salvaging procedures. I may be able to save your foot READ MORE
It could be "growth" pain. This will often subside on its own READ MORE
Areas of expertise and specialization
Faculty Titles & Positions
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- Institute for Foot and Ankle Reconstruction, Limb Lengthening and Complex Reconstruction at the Hospital for Special Surgery, New York
Professional Society Memberships
- American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society, Limb Lengthening and Reconstructive Society
What do you attribute your success to?
- His international background and education
Hobbies / Sports
- Tennis, Travel
Favorite professional publications
- Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery
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He is exceptional. Best doc I have ever had. Very professional and caring. Got me back on my feet. Highly recommended
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