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Charles A. Popkin, MD

Charles A. Popkin, MD

Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Columbia University Medical Center

Assistant Attending Physician, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital


Office: 212-305-5475 | Appointments: 212-305-4565

Surgical Scheduling & Precertification: 212-305-0622



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Dr. Charles A. Popkin, MD, specializes in sports-related injuries of the knee, shoulder, elbow, and hip for the pediatric, adolescent, and collegiate athlete. He serves as team physician for the 17 varsity teams of the City College of New York (CCNY) as well as for Bronxville High School. In addition, he is an orthopedic consultant to Mercy College and Sarah Lawrence College.

Currently, Dr. Popkin is conducting research on hockey injuries to the knee, ACL injury prevention, ACL reconstruction techniques in the pediatric athlete, the influence of parents on sports performance, and advanced arthroscopic techniques of the elbow.  He has lectured nationally on overuse injuries in pediatric and adolescent athletes, ACL injuries, tibial spine fractures, patellar instability and cartilage lesions of the knee.

Dr. Popkin was born and raised in Minneapolis, MN. He attended Colgate University in upstate New York, where he played football as a defensive back for the Raiders.  He is a life-long hockey fan and, during his training, has cared for college hockey teams in both Canada and Minnesota. Dr. Popkin resides in Westchester with his wife and two sons.



Education

1996-2000Bachelor of Arts
Colgate University, Hamilton, New York
2001-2005Doctor of Medicine
Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA

Postdoctoral Training

2005-2006Internship in General Surgery
University of Miami-Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL
2006-2009Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
University of Miami-Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL
2009-2010Administrative Chief Resident Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Miami-Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL
2010-2011Orthopaedic Surgery Sports Medicine Fellowship
Minnesota Orthopedic Sports Medicine Institute, Edina, MN
2011-2012Clinical Fellow, Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, ON

Licensure

  •    New York
  •    New Jersey
  •    Connecticut

Board Certification

  •    Board Certified, American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons
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