Nicole S. Belkin, MD

Expertise in: 
Shoulder, Elbow & Sports Medicine
Board Certifications: 
Orthopedic Surgery
Accepting New Patients
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Overview

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Nicole S. Belkin, MD, an orthopedic surgeon, sports medicine specialist with expertise in non-operative and operative treatment of injuries and conditions affecting the knee, shoulder, elbo, and hip. Dr. Belkin earned her medical degree from the University of Florida School of Medicine and completed her residency in Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania. She conducted laboratory research for an additional year at the university and won the Orthopedic Research and Education Foundation’s Resident Clinician Scientist Award. Her research received both national and international recognition. Dr. Belkin completed a fellowship in Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York. Through this advanced training, she gained experience treating articular cartilage injuries, meniscus injury and meniscus deficiency, ligament reconstruction, patellofemoral conditions, shoulder dislocations and seperations, rotator cuff tears, elbow injuries and hip impingement. She is an expert in minimally invasive and arthroscopic techniques. Her clinical focus is in the treatment of ligament, cartilage, meniscus and patellofemoral injuries of the knee; rotator cuff and labrum injuries and arthritis of the shoulder; injuries and overuse conditions of the elbow and labrum injuries and impingement of the hip. Dr. Belkin provides individualized state-of-the-art care to athletes of all descriptions. She has served as an assistant team physician for the New York Giants, an associate team physician for Iona College Athletics, and an orthopedic consultant to the New York Public School Athletic League. She is currently the head team physician at Pace University and is the Chief of Orthopedic Surgery and Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine at the NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Campus.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Meniscus Tear
  • Non-operative Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Instability

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital

Gender

  • Female

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Insurance Accepted

  • Agewell Medicare
  • Amerigroup
  • ArchCare Advantage HMO
  • Beechstreet
  • Beechstreet Medichoice
  • Centerlight
  • Elderplan FIDA
  • Emblem Health GHI
  • EmblemHealth HIP
  • EPO
  • Healthcare Partners
  • Magnacare Commercial
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Liberty
  • Oxford Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Metro
  • Oxford Mosaic
  • Pacificare National
  • Pacificare PPO
  • POS
  • PPO
  • The Empire Plan
  • United Behavioral Health Commercial; Medicaid; HARP; Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare COMMUNITY PLAN
  • WellCare American Progressive Life
  • WellCare CHP
  • WellCare Medicare
  • WellCare MTLC

1199 National Benefit Fund

  • 1199 National Benefit Fund

Aetna

  • Aetna

Affinity

  • Affinity

Amida Care

  • Amida Care

Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield

Cigna

  • Cigna

Connecticare

  • Connecticare

Elderplan

  • Elderplan

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

Fidelis Care

  • Fidelis Care

Healthfirst

  • Healthfirst

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • MVP Health Care

TRICARE

  • TRICARE

Unicare

  • Unicare

UnitedHealthcare

  • UnitedHealthcare

VNSNY CHOICE

  • VNSNY CHOICE

WellCare

  • WellCare

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • MD, University of Florida College of Medicine
  • Medical Doctor (MD), New York Presbyterian Hospital
  • Internship: University of Pennsylvania Health System
  • Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Fellowship: Hospital for Special Surgery/ Weill Cornell Medical College

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery