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R. Kumar Kadiyala, MD, PhD

R. Kumar Kadiyala, MD, PhD

Chief of the Orthopedic Service, New York-Presbyterian/The Allen Hospital

Assistant Professor of Clinical Orthopedic Surgery


Office: 212-932-4403 | Appointments: 212-305-4565

Surgical Scheduling & Precertification: 212-305-0622

Dr. Kadiyala believes that a surgeon’s duty is to provide each patient with personalized treatment based on the latest in research and academic thinking. He is a specialist in orthopedic trauma and hand/upper extremity surgery with particular expertise in brachial plexus surgery in infants and children, as well as adults who require this surgery after experiencing trauma. 

Before joining New York-Presbyterian/ColumbiaDoctors, Dr. Kadiyala led the hand surgery service at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami, Florida. Born in India and raised in Indiana, where his father was an economics professor at Purdue University, Dr. Kadiyala went to medical school at Stanford University, where he earned MD and PhD degrees in the Medical Scientist Training Program. While there, he conducted a National Institutes of Health-funded molecular immunology research study related to cancer. He then completed a residency in orthopedics at the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Program and fellowships in orthopedic trauma and hand/upper extremity surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham & Women's Hospital and Boston Children's Hospital. He also completed a fellowship in adult reconstruction (hip and knee replacement) at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. 

He co-directed the shoulder and elbow service at the University of Iowa and conducted research on the molecular biology of peripheral nerve injuries before starting his own practice in Miami.

Dr. Kadiyala lives in New York with his wife and children.  He continues to serve patients and is the Chief of the Orthopedic Service at new York-Presbyterian/The Allen Hospital and a professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Columbia University Medical Center. 

 


Education

08/80 - 05/84Bachelor of Science
Purdue University
1990PhD, Cancer Biology
Stanford University School of Medicine
1991Doctor of Medicine
Stanford University School of Medicine

Postdoctoral Training

1991-1992Surgery Internship
Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
1992-1996Orthopaedic Surgery Resident
Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Program, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
1996Chief Resident/Orthopaedic Trauma Fellow
Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
1997Fellow in Adult Reconstruction
Beth Israel Deaconness Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
1997-1998Fellow in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
Brigham and Women's Hospital and Children's Hospitals, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Licensure

  •    California
  •    Iowa
  •    Florida

Board Certification

  •    American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  •    American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Certificate of Added Qualifications
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