James N Gladstone, MD
- ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine Service
Dr. Gladstone is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon. Dr. Gladstone is a specialist in sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery, and knee and shoulder reconstructive surgery. He attended Dartmouth College and Tufts University School of Medicine. He performed his orthopaedic residency at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center's New York Orthopaedic Hospital.
Following his residency he sub-specialized with a fellowship in sports medicine at the American Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham, Alabama under the tutelage of Dr. James Andrews and Dr. William Clancy. In 1996, he joined the Department of Orthopaedics at Mount Sinai as an assistant professor and specialist in sports medicine.
Dr. Gladstone's areas of expertise include arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, elbow, knee and ankle, ligament reconstruction of the knee, shoulder stabilization procedures for instability and dislocation, rotator cuff problems from bursitis to rotator cuff tears and knee and shoulder total joint replacement. As a result of intense exposure during fellowship, Dr. Gladstone is highly skilled and up-to-date in the latest techniques of arthroscopic surgery. This type of surgery, which uses fiberoptic pencil-thin camera, can reduce skin and muscle incisions and facilitate rehabilitation and a faster return to activities.
Dr. Gladstone has extensive experience in management of sports injuries from muscle strains, tendinitis and other overuse injuries to acute ligament tears and joint dislocations.
Dr. Gladstone's interest in sports medicine extends to acting as team physician for a number of area high schools, event coverage such as the New York City marathon and conducting seminars on sports injury prevention and treatment.In the News
Dr. Gladstone and his work with knee and shoulder injuries were recently profiled in The Daily News feature The Daily Check Up. View the PDF.
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
- Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury
- Chondromalacia Patella
- Knee Sprain
- Meniscal Tear
- Patellar Tendinopathy
- Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome
- Posterior Cruciate Ligament Injury
- Quadriceps Strain
- Rotator Cuff Injury
- Rotator Cuff Repair
- Shoulder Dislocation
- Shoulder Instability
- Shoulder Labral Tear
- Tendon Repair
MD, Tufts University
Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Ctr.
Fellowship, Sports Medicine, American Sports Medicine Institute
- Sports medicine
- Arthroscopic surgery
- Knee and shoulder reconstructive surgery
- The Columbia Shoulder Study
In January 1999 the FDA approved the Bigliani/Flatow Shoulder System, a device instrumentation system for the use in shoulder arthroplasty. The aims of the study are to establish safety, effectiveness, and value of the prosthetic system, and to collect information from expert ...