Dr. Keith Raskin

Physician Information

Dr. Keith Raskin is a well-recognized hand surgeon in Manhattan, New York City. He is a Clinical Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and former Chief of Hand Surgery at New York University School of Medicine.

Dr. Raskin received his MD degree at The George Washington University School of Medicine. He completed his internship in general surgery and residency in orthopaedic surgery at New York University School of Medicine. He then continued his training in hand and upper extremity surgery under the guidance of the faculty at Johns Hopkins University at The Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore Maryland,

Upon the completion of his training Dr. Raskin returned to New York City where he has continued his practice in hand surgery at the Medical Center of New York University.

He has an interest in carpal tunnel syndrome, fractures, arthritis, congenital anomalies, and vascular disorders of the hand, wrist and forearm. His expertise also includes elbow injuries and disorders requiring surgical reconstruction.

Dr. Raskin is one of the few hand surgeons in the country today performing Needle Aponeurotomies for Dupuytrens Conditions of the Hand.

Dr. Raskin has successfully treated numerous professional and amateur athletes, musicians, artists, sculptors, actors and surgeons for potential career ending injuries and conditions. He has appeared on NBC, ABC, CBS, and CNN to discuss his opinion regarding the management of fractures, soft tissue injuries, and nerve conditions of the hand and upper extremity.

He has as been consistently recognized for his leadership work in his field with nominations to America’s Top Doctors, America’s Top Surgeons, The Best Doctors in New York, Top Doctors in New York Metro Area, and Who’s Who in America- Science and Medicine.

Dr. Raskin has over 150 local, national, and international presentations and over 50 publications on Hand and Upper Extremity Conditions.

He is an active member in a leadership role for the American Society for Surgery of the Hand and over 25 other professional organizations including the American College of Surgeons. He has been invited to serve on several related editorial boards and question writing task force for both the orthopaedic and hand surgical board examinations.

Dr. Raskin holds two patents on related medical devices, presently used in the field of hand surgery. He is an avid golfer and has been named to the Top Doctor Golfers in America featured in Golf Digest.

Education

Doctor of Medicine
The George Washington University School of Medicine
Washington D.C.
1983

General Surgery Internship
New York University Medical Center
New York, New York
1983-1984

Resident and Chief Resident in Orthopaedic Surgery
New York University Medical Center
New York, New York
1984-1988

Raymond M. Curtis Hand Surgery Fellowship
The Union Memorial Hospital
Baltimore, Maryland
1988-1989

Licensure and Certification

  • New York State Medical License
  • National Board of Board of Medical Examiners, Diplomat
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Fellow
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Diplomat
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Certificate of Added Qualification in Hand Surgery
  • American College of Surgeons, Fellow

Teaching and Hospital Appointments

Lenox Hill Hospital
2018 – present

Clinical Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
New York University School of Medicine
1996 to 2018

Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
New York University School of Medicine
1992 to 1996

Clinical Instructor of Orthopaedic Surgery
New York University School of Medicine
1989 to 1992

​​​​​​​Attending Surgeon
​​​​​​​Hand, Wrist and Elbow Surgery
New York University Langone Medical Center
1989- present

Professional Organizations

  • Raymond M. Curtis Alumni Hand Surgery Society, Member 1988
  • New York University Medical Center Credentials Committee, Orthopaedic Surgery Department Representative 1989
  • New York University Medical Center Day Surgery Committee, Orthopaedic Surgery Department Representative 1990
  • New York University Medical Center Resident Selection Committee, Orthopaedic Surgery Department Member 1990
  • New York County Medical Society, Member 1990
  • AO North America, Member 1990
  • American Medical Association, Member 1990
  • American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery, Member 1992
  • New York Society for Surgery of the Hand, Member 1992
  • Medical Society of the State of New York, Member 1992
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Member 1993
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Member 1994
  • New Millennium Hand Study Group, Member 1994
  • Eastern Orthopaedic Association, Member 1995
  • American Foundation for Surgery of the Hand, New York Area Leader 1995
  • The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Consultant Reviewer 1995
  • New York University Day Surgery Steering Committee, Orthopaedic Surgery Department, Member 1995
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Residents and Fellows Conference Committee, Member 1995
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Young Members Task Force, Member 1995
  • The Examination Subcommittee of the Joint Committee on Surgery of the Hand, Member 1996
  • American College of Surgeons, Fellow 1996
  • The 1841 Society of New York University, Partner 1996
  • Eastern Orthopaedic Association, Educational Development Committee, Member 1997
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Question Writing Task Force, Member 1998
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Distal Radius CD-Rom Task Force 1999
  • Techniques in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, Lippincott William and Wilkins Editorial Board 2000
  • ASSH Japanese Hand Society 3rd Combined Meeting Maui, Hawaii, Program Committee Member 2000
  • ASSH Industrial Relations Task Force, Co-Chairman 2000
  • ASSH/Italian Hand Society 1st Combined Meeting Rome, Italy, Course Chairman-ASSH 2001
  • ASSH Annual Meeting-Baltimore Program Committee, Member 2001
  • ASSH Commercial Support Oversight Committee, Co-Chairman 2001
  • American Orthopaedic Association, Active Member 2002
  • ASSH Annual Meeting Local Hosts Committee, Member 2004
  • ASSH Government Affairs Committee, Member 2004
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Please call the office during business hours Monday thru Thursday from 9:00 am until 4:30 pm for questions, concerns, and appointment scheduling.

To ensure a productive and efficient office visit, please bring any test results or applicable information with you, such as MRI scans/images, nerve conduction studies, or previous operative reports. Please be sure to bring with you both the reports and images.