Hip, Knee, Shoulder
Arthritis, Arthroscopic Surgery, Deformity, Joint Replacement, Sports Medicine, Trauma/Fractures
My approach to treating patients
I believe in providing care to patients in an individualized manner. While many orthopaedic injuries require surgery, most chronic conditions are treated with careful and judicious use of non-operative modalities including medication and rehabilitation.
Education is emphasized in my office. Patients are treated best when they are adequately informed about their condition. At each visit, we thoroughly evaluate your condition and your response to the prescribed treatment. We also discuss different therapeutic options, treatment algorithms, and ultimate goals in treatment for the future.
The desired goals for all patients are the restoration of pain-free mobility and the maintenance of the highest level of functioning possible. The accomplishment of these goals is controlled largely by specific patient variables. Therefore, my intervention is fine-tuned to fit each individual patient, according to their specific needs.
I treat problems of the knee, hip, and shoulder with both arthroscopic and open surgery. I specialize in total joint replacement of the knee, hip, and shoulder, as well as arthroscopic surgery of the knee and shoulder. This includes meniscal surgery including repair, ACL reconstruction, arthroscopic rotator cuff repair and arthroscpoic shoulder instability repair.
Dr. Yasgur earned both his BS and Masters degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University in 1981 and 1982. He then worked as an Orthopaedic Engineer at the Hospital for Special Surgery from 1983 to 1987, where he designed and developed artificial joints for knee, hip, shoulder, elbow, and wrist replacement surgery.
Dr. Yasgur then completed 10 years of medical training, including his MD with Honors from Cornell University Medical College, in 1991. After finishing a general surgery internship at NYU/Bellevue Hospital, he then did his orthopaedic surgery residency at the Hospital for Joint Diseases, one of the nation's premier orthopaedic hospitals. His training culminated in a fellowship for Knee Reconstruction and Sports Medicine in 1997 at the Insall-Scott-Kelly Institute of Beth Israel Medical Center-North.
Dr. Yasgur is a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners and is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He was inducted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons in February 2001. Dr. Yasgur had been a member of the Katonah Medical Group since September 1997, until this group merged with the Mount Kisco Medical Group in June 2007. He remains affiliated with Northern Westchester Hopsital since 1997. He performs surgery at Northern Westchester Hospital, as well as at the Ambulatory Surgery Center of Westchester. Dr. Yasgur was named Director of Quality and Outcomes, Orthopedic and Spine Surgery Institute, Northern Westchester Hospital, Mt Kisco, NY in July 2010.
Dr. Yasgur was named to Castle-Connolly NewYork Metro Top Doctors in 2011 and 2012. He was named to Westchester Magazine Top Doctors in 2010 & thru 2012. Dr. Yasgur was named to Becker's Orthopedic & Spine Review Top Knee Surgeons in US 2009 thru 2011. He was named to Westchester Wag Magazine Most Distinguished Doctors 2007-2012.
Mount Kisco Medical Group 90 South Bedford Road MKMG Mount Kisco, NY USA 10536 Phone (914) 242-1365 Fax 914-767-3141
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